Deadline: Open call

Eastside International Los Angeles 2019 artist residencies

Artist residencies available throughout 2019 at Eastside International in Los Angeles.

Eastside International (ESXLA) in Los Angeles has availability for it's international residency program throughout 2019.

Currently, the self-structured residency lasts from 1, 2, or 3 months and includes a bedroom and adjoining studio for contemporary visual artists to make work, connect with other artists, spaces, galleries, curators, and others and explore Los Angeles.  

Current residency fees are set at $1,600 US per month for residencies beginning 2019 until the end of the current year.

A community of artists live and work in Eastside’s facility, and the space has been in continual artist-run operation for over a decade. The AIR accommodations are for working artists; the facility is operated out of a converted industrial space on the grounds of the Brewery Art Colony complex. The AIR program at Eastside is artist-run, semi-communal, co-ed, and cooperatively operated with common areas, kitchen, WC and other facilities shared by the 5 resident artists, directors, and studio renters at the building. The costs for the AIR are kept as low as possible and help cover all the maintenance, overhead, and exhibition programming.

Eastside provides a space for the making of art and participating in the Los Angeles contemporary art community and is not recommended for artists expecting luxury accommodations, preferential treatment, or a vacation resort experience.  

Current AIR schedule (subject to change):
October 2018: Phebe Schmidt (AU), Silvia Lerin (ES/UK)

November 2018: Nick Fisher (US), Phebe Schmidt (AU), Sarah Lederman (UK)

December 2018: Nick Fisher (US), Karolina Magnusson Murray (UK), Sarah Osborne (CA)
January 2019:  Brock Piper (AU), Karolina Magnusson Murray (UK), Rachel Barron (DE)
February 2019:  Harry Cartwright (UK), Rachel Barron (DE)

March 2019:  Stephen Cummings (US), Rachel Barron (DE), Harry Cartwright (UK)
April 2019:  RESIDENCIES AVAILABLE, Stephen Cummings (US), Harry Cartwright (UK)
May 2019:  RESIDENCIES AVAILABLE, Stephen Cummings (US)

July 2019: RESIDENCIES AVAILABLE, Paula Baader (DE)


Current residency fees are set at $1,600 US per month for residencies beginning 2019 until the end of the current year, plus $750 US refundable deposit, and $50 application fee. 

Full application procedure and more details are at 

Eastside International (ESXLA) is an artist-run contemporary visual art kunsthalle and international artist residency based in Los Angeles, California, directed by artists Jason Ramos and Michelle Carla Handel.

Founded in 2014 by Ramos, Handel and artist Molly Shea, Eastside International’s artist in residence program hosts up to five visual artists to live, work, and immerse themselves in the Los Angeles art community. ESXLA’s parallel exhibition program features the work of local, national, and international emerging and established artists in a non-commercial, alternative venue.

Eastside International is one of the EMERGE Projects fiscally sponsored by Fulcrum Arts

Eastside International Los Angeles 2019 artist residencies

Eastside International Los Angeles 2019 artist residencies

United States of America

No application deadline / Open call

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