Deadline: 22/08/2019

Writing and creating in September 2019, Italy

Experiencing the authentic Italian culture

Description of residency programs
“Arte Studio Ginestrelle” new program in Assisi town, near the Cathedral of San Rufino.
It provides two charming double bedrooms and studio (which might be also reserved as single rooms). The location would be ideal for couples of artists/writers, as well as for colleagues working in joint projects.

“Writing residency” program for individual writer/artist and couples, who desire to stay in the heart of Assisi, in a privileged position next to the Church of "Santa Maria delle Rose" and close to the Cathedral of Assisi "San Rufino". The Roman Empire built a Temple (I century B.C.) in this site. 

Enjoying the seasonal activities in September, as grape harvest, as well as exploring the Roman ruins, hidden shrines and water sources in Assisi - UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Availability for the whole month of September 2019 – suggested for couples or individuals
Half accommodation fee is offered for this last call in September. 

Solo and joint projects: 
Opportunities for developing projects created by individuals, couples/partners and colleagues.It is possible to apply for the last availability in Fall-winter 2019-2020, as well as for Spring, Summer and Fall-winter 2020

Duration of residency
It is possible to apply for weekly and monthly residencies.

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance

  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Literary Arts
  • Photography
  • Video projects
  • Film making
  • Curating/Galleries
  • Academics
  • Fine Arts (focused on watercolours and drawings, painting en plein air)
  • Performing Arts
  • Music 

Artists may request private or sharing accommodation

Fees and support
The daily residency fee usually ranges between 35 - 50 Euros according the length of the residency and type of accommodation (for individuals, couples or colleagues). 

For the selected writers and artists: we usually write an invitation letter to send to the Arts Council/University, in the country where their work and live, to support their applications.

Expectations towards the artist
The writer/artist who will be selected for both of our programs is invited in taking part in:
the annual International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2019. Further opportunities to apply for Art Fairs in Italy and abroad are also available. 

Application information
The selection process is focused on artist's CV and their projects-proposals to develop during residencies.

Applications are open for the last dates available in Fall-winter 2019, as well as for the 2020.
For the application-forms and any further details about our residencies programmes, please, contact us at

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Writing and creating in September 2019, Italy

Writing and creating in September 2019, Italy


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