Deadline: 17/06/2018

Art retreat or exhibition & workshop grant at Art See Ocean, Sweden

Art retreat in rural nature or art events with exhibition & workshop grant in Swedish archipelago.

Art See Ocean Gallery - Artist in residence 
Most welcome to Art See Ocean Gallery. 

Art See Ocean is run by artists Stefan and Theresa Lekberg.

Here you may choose to retreat into nature to regain energy to come into a creative process or you may want to work on a project, exhibit your art or have a workshop.

During the residency we make a short film with the artist in a life conversation with us about the process of being here.

This Summer we offer a unique space for artist to have a art retreat in nature.

Art See Ocean is located in a excuisite nature reserve in the swedish archipelago, here you find a oasis for resetting and coming back to yourself and your own creative process undisturbed in a rural nature surrounded by forest and ocean.

‚ÄčExhibition & workshop grants
As a Artist in resident at Art See Ocean you are welcome to have a exhibition, lecture, artist talk or workshop with a grant. Included in a grant can be material, marketing and/or per diem.

We are arranging cultural events with open studio exhibitions, live music and poetry readings, it is a good opportunity artists to reach a audience and connecting with other artists. 

The surroundings
The residency is located in a nature reserve and outside our kitchen window is probably the most beautiful archipelago around Sweden. It is a eldorado for sailing and paddeling ocean kayaks.

In the beautiful forest outside the door you can find "Sörmlandsleden", witch has Swedens longest hiking trails, with fire places and windbreaks if you want to spend the night. Bring your tent and sleeping bag.

Different kind of arts- who are you
If you are a painter it is easy because we are painters and have studios.
Film-workers have been here working with their movies and loved it here.
If you are a writer that is also perfect.
If you are a musician, you are in good company, we are happy to have you here.
We are also welcoming groups who want to come together.

Room- the houses
The residence can at this moment accommodate six to eight artists.

Studio- four studios
We have four studios in a total area of 100 square meters, with a restroom and kitchenette.

Depending on how much space you need there are plenty of rooms in the facilities.

You are welcome here from minimum two weeks up to three months.

375 € per week. The price includes room, studio space and food.

And pick up/ drop off att Skavsta airport or Vagnhärad train station.

Artist Group offer for the spring and summer.

We are happy to accommodate groups from three to five people, or six to eight people for a group price check 

If you like to come with your partner please send a email to 

The residency is self-catered about cooking and cleaning.

You bring your own art material or we arrange so you can get that when you arrive.

Apply for the most beautiful summer time in Sweden June to September.
June is only one spot left and a cultural event is taking place June 30th with open studio exhibitions, live music and poetry readings, it is a good opportunity to reach a audience and other artists. mail to

Connections - get here
One hour drive or train ride to Stockholm and forty minute drive to Stockholm Skavsta airport in Nyköping. The best way to get here is to buy a ticket with Ryanair to Skavsta airport, they fly from most big citys in Europe.

geo coordinates: N 58 47. 47 E 17 24. 32

You come here to relax from the conditions of a world in haste, but if needed there are wifi connection.

Art retreat or exhibition & workshop grant at Art See Ocean, Sweden

Art retreat or exhibition & workshop grant at Art See Ocean, Sweden


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