Deadline: 22/09/2016

International Writing and Artist Retreats, Assisi, Italy

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Description of residency program
Arte Studio Ginestrelle's board members are very pleased to announce the opportunities to apply for their exclusive historical residencies:

  • Program one to one: to combine weekly residencies at the Writing residency in Assisi town, UNESCO World Heritage Site, with weekly residencies at Arte Studio Ginestrelle in the forest of the Regional Park of Mt. Subasio.

  • Program for writers and artists who desire to stay only in the residency located in the heart of Assisi, with a privileged position next to the Church of "Santa Maria delle Rose" and close to the Cathedral of Assisi "San Rufino", in the heart of the historical town. The Roman Empire built a Temple (I century B.C.) in this site.  

  • Program for writers and artists who desire to stay only in the residency located in the heart of the Regional Park of Mt. Subasio, surrounded by the natural forest and ancient sanctuaries, along the Franciscan paths.


Duration of residencies
It is possible to apply for weekly and monthly residencies.
Open calls for Fall 2016: September – October and November
The programs 2017 will start from March 1st through the end of November of next year. It is possible to apply for Spring – Summer and Fall.

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
- Literary Arts
- Middle Ages Research
- Academics
- Design
- Architecture
- Fine Arts (techniques of watercolours and drawings)
- Photography
- Curating/Galleries

Accommodation and studio/ workspace
The Writing residency in Assisi is equipped with private accommodation and private studio/workspaces
The residency Arte Studio Ginestrelle is equipped with private accommodation and sharing studio/workspaces

Fees and support
The weekly residency fee at the Writing residency in Assisi is: 500 Euros/artist
The weekly residency fee at Arte Studio Ginestrelle, Regional Park of Mt. Subasio, is: 350 Euros/artist
Only for the selected writers and artists: we usually write an invitation letter to send to the Arts Council/University, in the country where their work and live, to support their applications.

Expectations towards the artist
The writer/artist who will be selected for both of our residencies is invited in taking part in:

  • the International Contemporary Art Exhibitions 2016-2017, at the prestigious gallery in Assisi

  • the cultural activities, which will be organized every week for resident artists by the board members of Arte Studio Ginestrelle (as tours focused on the historical and artistic heritage of Assisi).

Application information
The selections are open for both of the residencies during Fall 2016 and in Spring – Summer and Fall 2017.
The selection process is focused on artist's CV and their projects-proposals to develop during residencies. The selection committee communicates to the applicant the result of the selection with the official acceptance letter.
For the application-forms and any further details about our residencies programmes, please, contact us at artestudioginestrelle@gmail.com

 

International Writing and Artist Retreats, Assisi, Italy

International Writing and Artist Retreats, Assisi, Italy

Location
Italy

Application deadline
22/09/2016

Residency starts
30/09/2016

Residency ends
30/11/2017

More information
http://artestudioginestrelle.wordpress.com/