Deadline: 19/01/2018

International Writing and Artist Retreats 2018, Assisi, Italy

Spring 2018: March and April in Assisi, UNESCO World Heritage Site

We are selecting applications for residency opportunities in Spring 2018 (March and April), as well as for the annual Contemporary Art Exhibition 2018

Description of residency program
Exclusive residency program and the International exhibition
Program for individual writer/artist or an artist couple who desire to stay in the residency located in the heart of Assisi, in 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.

Duration of residencies
It is possible to apply for weekly and monthly residencies.
It is possible to apply for Spring - Summer and Fall-winter 2018.

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

Fees and support
The weekly residency fee ranges between 250 - 350 Euros, according the length of the residency and type of accommodation (for individual or couple)
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 2018, at the prestigious gallery in Assisi and in other Italian and International venues (Florence and abroad).
the cultural activities, which will be organized every week by the board members of Arte Studio Ginestrelle (as tours focused on the historical and artistic heritage of Assisi).

Application information
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

International Writing and Artist Retreats 2018, Assisi, Italy

International Writing and Artist Retreats 2018, Assisi, Italy


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