Deadline: 11/11/2018

Art See Ocean - artist residence- walk without fear

Art See Ocean-We are artists, every day we make a decision to transform Shit into Beauty into Art.

Art See Ocean Gallery & Artist in residence program,
Artist Residence in rural nature, Swedish archipelago.

Art See Ocean is run by artists Stefan and Theresa Lekberg.
We are living off grid in a farm in a beautiful nature reserve working in our ateliers,
We work on a daily basis to transform Shit into Beauty in to Art.
as we believe Art to be a power of transformation in facing our fears.

In this residence we offer artists what we love
Our home, solitude, a place in nature & studio space.

And the inner journey that naturally takes place when being with yourself in nature.
During the residency we make a short film journal with the artist in a life conversation with us about the process of being here. 

Artist program-
Art See Ocean is located in a excuisite nature reserve in the most beautiful Swedish archipelago.

Here you find tranquility for resetting a busy mind and coming back to yourself and your creative process in your own studiospace, undisturbed in a rural nature surrounded by forest and ocean.

Since we have studios, gallery and living space of 300 sqm, it is only possibilitys,

depending on you energy how you want to make use of it.

In the beautiful forrest 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.

If you want to explore the ocean you can rent a kayak for paddeling or go sailing with us.

Room- the houses
We can accommodate six to eight residents.

Or larger groups.

Studio- four studios
The studio in the big house is 45 square meters and depending on how much space you need there are plenty of rooms in the facilities.

We have three studios is in a total area of 100 square meters, with a restroom and kitchenette.

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.

Artist Groups
We welcome artist groups to come together and have special offers for groups of 3-5 artists and 6-8 artists.

Please see the website.

Money- fee
The price includes room, studio space and food.

And pic up/ drop off att Skavsta airport or nearest bus/ train station.

The artist usually stay for the whole time in the residence since everything is provided on spot.

And dont spend any extra money for the residence period.

Price for two weeks 1000 €, one month 1500 €.

You are welcome here from two weeks to three months.

If you wish to bring your partner send a email to

The residency is self-catered about cooking and cleaning.
You need to bring your own art material or we arrange for you to get it once you arrive,
we have a small art material store on sight.

Connections - get here
A 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.

Send us a mail with a short film clip with you, your life and your art.
Let us know about your expectations on your residency stay
and when & for how long you wish to stay. 

Welcome to Art See Ocean residence
/Stefan & Theresa Lekberg

Art See Ocean - artist residence- walk without fear

Art See Ocean - artist residence- walk without fear


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