Arts Itoya

General information

Brief description of residency program

Arts Itoya is an artist in residence program in Takeo, Saga Prefecture, Japan. Studio Kura, the company in charge of the long running residence progam in Fukuoka Prefecture, started it in 2018 after reforming an old kimono shop called Itoya.

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Educational Programmes
  • Animation
  • Curatorial
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Literature
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time


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

90,000 yen fee (10,000 deposit upon acceptance)

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

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Kitchen
  • Computer
  • Woodworking Tools
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

  • Private Room

Wheelchair accessible studios and accomodation.

Working language(s)
  • English
  • korean japanese
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Exhibitions

How to reach

Nearest airport


Contact information

Arts Itoya
Oaza Takeo 7271T akeo City Saga Prefecuture
843-0022 Takeo city

Phone: +81923251773

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