Deadline: 31/07/2018

Apply for 2018 residency in France

Create and exhibit new work on the French Riviera.

Description of residency program
Located in the heart of the old town Vallauris, on the French Riviera, A.I.R. Vallauris (Artists in Residence), a non-profit association, welcomes artists from around the world to its lodgings and studios to meet with local artists and to research and create new works in a unique setting.

In its 17th season, A.I.R. Vallauris has welcomed near to 300 international artists since its conception in 2001.

The Association has three primary objectives: The hosting of international artists and the support of contemporary creation. Education in (primarily, but not exclusively) the field of ceramic arts. The organisation and realisation of cultural events.

Duration of residency
One month

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Artists in Residence A.I.R. Vallauris accommodates several artists at a given time in its residence and studios. Using different mediums artists (ceramists, sculptors, painters, photographers, video and multimedia) work from an equipped studio, live in individual furnished spaces and are afforded access to a gallery where their works are displayed and celebrated at the end of their residency period. Media involvement encourages the interest of an invited and engaged audience.

Accommodation & Studio/ workspace
On admission, artists are provided with a private bedroom and workspace. The residence is equipped with a common kitchen for food preparation as well as a common dining area. Internet access is available from your own material through a WiFi connection.

Fees and support
2500 euros

Includes Accommodation, 24/7 Studio Access. Exhibition and day-to-day support.

Expectations towards the artist

  • Create and display original work.
  • Take part in the residence show that take place at the end of each session.
  • Participate to local events, demonstrations and workshops organized by A.I.R Vallauris.

Application information
The quality of artistic creation is one of the major concerns addressed by the program. A selection committee evaluates applicants based on their artistic experience, merit and project proposal. Please email us at to request an application form.

Apply for 2018 residency in France

Apply for 2018 residency in France


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