Casa Tamarindo

General information

Brief description of organisation

Casa Tamarindo is an independent organization organized by active artists. We are not supported by public funds nor sponsorships so we rely on artists and visitors kind contributions.

Our residency monthly fee is US$599 for a single artist, a very interesting cost considering a private bedroom, the artistic environment and facilities.

We are open to all artists and art lovers. As a paid residency we are more accessible and easier to enroll than public funded ones, as they are very selective and competitive to accept candidates. Not only artists are welcome but writers, designers, art collectors and creative people interested in an art immersion experience. Sometimes we host also short term visitors too, on daily fees.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

We are located in the heart of São Paulo capital, just a few meters from Av Paulista, our most important avenue. São Paulo is a huge city with a very rich contemporary culture: many museums, exhibition openings daily, international galleries, art fairs, public art events, theaters, art studios, shops, thousands of restaurant with the best food, Japanes and Chinese neighbourhood, Italian neighbourhood, antique fairs, bike lanes all over town. It is a veery important town for artists.

Casa Tamarindo offers complete print studio with press, and other areas for developing skills on watercolor, painting, sculpturing or just relaxing.
The artist resident will have his own bedroom with shared bathroom and may have technical assistance for sculpture on clay, etching printmaking and wood printing with the artist Rosane Viegas.
Or you may develop your skills on acrylic or oil painting with Cassiano Araujo.

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Printmaking
  • Experimental Printing on tetra Pak Package and on eletroetching.
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 2 weeks
Number of artists resident at one time


Companions allowed
  • Partners
Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation

Visitor presentation will be a public event to introduce him to some friendly art public, if desired

Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Supplies
Application who/how

Application by Mail

Selection procedure

By Curator

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Kitchen
  • Printmaking Facilities
  • Woodworking Tools
  • Metal Working Tools
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

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

How to reach

By plane

International flights will come to airport Guarulhos - São Paulo (GRU)
Domestic flights may come to Guarulhos or Congonhas (nearest airport but only regional flights)

Nearest airport

International Airport Guarulhos - São Paulo (GRU)

Contact information

Casa Tamarindo
Rua Maestro Cardim 1294
01323-001 Sao Paulo - SP - BRAZIL

Phone: 005511982634746

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