Akumal International Artist Residency

General information

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

To create a space for visual, literary and performing artists to be inspired by the jungles and seas of the Mexican Caribbean to imagine and develop worthwhile work in their field, while in conversation with the community about diverse art and ideas; thus creating an environment where each nurtures and learns from the other.

Open Call!
Upcoming 4 week residency in Akumal, Mexico: October 23-November 20, 2018
All disciplines welcome. Please come join us in the jungles of the Maya Riviera!

Application deadline: August 1, 2018
Rolling acceptances. Apply now!


Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Educational Programmes
  • New Media
  • Animation
  • Printmaking
  • Film Making
  • Architecture
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 1 month
Number of artists resident at one time

between 5 and 10

Companions allowed
  • Partners
Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Supplies
  • Food

breakfast included and 5 hot meals a week

Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Exhibition
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Housing
Application who/how

Open Call

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency


Rural---in Akumal, MX Fall 2016

  • Kiln
Number of studios

between 5 and 10

Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

  • Private Room
  • Shared Room
Working language(s)
  • English
  • Spanish
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Exhibitions
  • Cafe/Restaurant

How to reach

By plane


Nearest airport

Cancun, MX

Contact information

Akumal International Artist Residency


Phone: 6466426957

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