Deadline: 09/09/2018

Artists´ Point Meghalaya 2018, Deadline for application postponed to 9.9.2018

International art residency in Meghalaya, India. Deadline for application postponed 9.9.2018

The art residency programme will gather professional artists from around the World in Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, North-East India for one month.  The art residency will provide an opportunity to experience untouched beauties of nature, Khasi tribal lifestyle and culture, mysterious monoliths, root bridges, traditional music and folklore of the hills.

Reference (video document from Artists’ Point 2016): 

G U I D E L I N E S   F O R   A P P L I C A T I O N 

1.(A) Submit photograph of your artworks ( 3-5 color photos of your artwork, jpg format suitable for printing of bulletins) and registration form filled completely as an e-mail attachment to: 

B) Or enter your website + send completely filled registration form as an e-mail attachment to: 

2. Who can apply?
Professional painters who finished their master degree in fine arts from recognized university (4-5 participants)

Professional Audio visual artists who will be working towards production of the art residency video (1-2 participants)
(Picasso Pupils reserves the right to change the final number of participants)

There is NO ENTRY FEE.

3. Deadline for the application: 9. September 2018

4. Selected artists will be notified asap via e-mail.

5. Selected artists will have up to 48 hours to confirm their participation.

C O N T E N T   O F   A R T   R E S I D E N C Y   P R O G R A M M E

The artists will get opportunity to explore the authentic evidences of history, mythology and culture of Khasi Hills. They will visit the famous root bridges as well as those ones still hidden for tourists, they will experience the spirit of Sacred Forest and they will interact with local people who are rooted in traditional Khasi life style. Artists will be provided the time for individual contemplation and for execution of their art works in studio space. The interaction of invited artists with the artists from Meghalaya will be expected. Artists will contribute their knowledge in organized workshops for  children and youth of  Meghalaya. In the end of the residency programme there will be final exhibition where each artist will present the art works created during the art residency. There will be space for open discussion about the art works with the visitors of the exhibition.

Art Residency will provide:

Accommodation – Accommodation in natural beautiful environment, surrounded by trees and valleys.  Two artists will be accommodated in one room with attached bathrooms. The local market, shops, restaurants, taxi stand are reachable by walk from the accommodation.

Studio Space –   Studio space will be provided.

Art Material - Canvass and acrylic colours will be provided. The brushes and other tools for painting, digital cameras and devices for audio-visual artists has to be carried by the participants

Food – Breakfast, lunch and dinner, tea etc. will be provided. Food outside the residency campus during the trips/travel has to be covered by participants.

Trips – There will be organized trips to visit root bridges, caves, waterfalls, Sacred Groove etc. Transportation and accommodation during trip will be provided.

Certificate - Artists will be given a certificate of participation at the end of the art residency.

We expect from participating artists:
The Artists’ POINT Meghalaya art residency requires that participants donate three of their art works created during the residency program (each of approximate size 100 x 80cm) towards Artists’ POINT art collection (applicable for painters) which will be farther exhibited during international art exhibitions organized by Picasso Pupils (An Art Society).

The Artists’ POINT Meghalaya art residency reserves rights to use any produced document (video/audio/photographs) during art residency for promotional purposes and farther presentation via exhibitions organized by Picasso Pupils (An Art Society).

Artists retain all ownership rights to their images submitted in portfolio and photos taken during the art residency programme. However, Picasso Pupils international art community reserves the right to use the images of all accepted applicants for promotional purposes involving the website or bulletins. Picasso Pupils (An Art Society) is not liable for breaches of copyright by the entrants.

Artists should bring all other material for painting which are not provided by organizer (for Painters) and all necessary devices to shoot, edit and produce art residency videos and musical instruments, sound recorders, microphones to produce audio art works(for Audio-Visual artists).

All artists in residence are expected to facilitate a mentorship workshop for youth within the duration of their residency. Artists’ POINT is planning two to three days art workshop followed by open call for art competition for children and youth of Meghalaya and one day visit of schools working towards the art competition.

Artists have to prepare digital presentation (power point or JPGs saved in order on pendrive) of his/her most important art works and achievements, which will be presented during introduction evenings between participants.

Food outside residency campus, during the trips will be arranged on the expense of participants. Organizers will always arrange the best and most suitable restaurant unit in the place of destination.

Participating artists will bear their transportation expenditure from their home country to Shillong (Capital city of Meghalaya, India) and back. Organizers will help to arrange the most suitable pick up and drop op at the Airport.

Participating international artist has to attend the art residency in full period of time.

We need kind cooperation from the participants during art residency programme in maintaining friendly atmosphere and patience in case of any technical or logistic difficulties. We hope that respected artists will understand that sometime it may not be possible to fulfil some of the luxury needs, but hopefully it will be replaced by the extraordinary ethnic experiences.

Please ask for application form at:

Artists´ Point Meghalaya 2018, Deadline for application postponed to 9.9.2018

Artists´ Point Meghalaya 2018, Deadline for application postponed to 9.9.2018


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