Deadline: 15/09/2019

Residency program for creative travelers in the caribbean coast.

Come and get inprired by nature

Description of residency program
La Katia Creative is a Residency program for creative travelers looking for a long term stay in a natural environment.  Is based in a hostel outside of Santa Marta in the Colombia Caribbean. This area has a richful nature and indigenous history. Located very close to the famous Tayrona National Park is also a strategic location for day trips to the city, beaches, rivers, and other natural attractions. We want our guests to be inspired by nature.

Duration of residency
The duration is 3 weeks

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
We are able to accommodate painters, makers, designers, textile artist.

The residency fee includes 2 beds in our hostels shared dormitory. Due to the fact that we are in a rural area, we have a limited Wi-Fi, that is not fast but, good enough for social media, emails, and research, it works in certain areas.

Studio/ workspace
The residency program provides the artists 2 studios. One for painting and mixed art and the other for woodworking and welding. The studio has abundant natural light, electricity and water access. Panting supplies: Brushes, roller, buckets, spatula, air compressor, airbrush, tables, liners. Design supplies: Table saw, drill, jigsaw, anglegrinder, electron welding machine, and nonelectrical hand tools. Textile: sewing machine.

Fees and support
The cost of the residency program is 150 Dollar for the 3 weeks. The artists have the possibility to exchange some knowledge or make some money giving workshops for people interested.

Expectations towards the artist                                                                                                                            
We expect to have an open-minded artist that likes to share knowledge and space with other people. To be nature-friendly is very important, we are in the tropics, you will see many kinds of animals and plants and be prepared for the hot and humid days. (don’t worry, we have a river 1 min away to refresh from hot days) Communication is important, be free to express what you need, we will assist you in everything that is possible for us.  

Application information
Please apply sending a presentation of yourself and work via email, the application process is free.  

Residency program for creative travelers in the caribbean coast.

Residency program for creative travelers in the caribbean coast.


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