Estudio Nómada - Mas els Igols

General information

Brief description of organisation

Estudio Nómada is an art institute situated in the neighborhood ‘el Gotico’ downtown Barcelona and on wine estate ´Mas Els Igols´ in the vineyards surrounding Barcelona. Managed by visual artist Iris Tonies and linguist/journalist/captain Arnout Krediet an active group of artists takes part in the vivid cultural life of Barcelona. In 2008 Iris and Arnout moved by boat from the Netherlands to Barcelona to establish themselves as artists. Ever since Estudio Nómada developed into a prominent art centre in the neighborhood and in the city by organizing events and by taking part in established events like LOOP Barcelona (first price for best project 2012 & 2014), Tallers Oberts and Primavera Sound.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

Mas Els Igols is a residency & artist retreat that we offer to artists that seek to work in tranquility on a project or artwork. You will get a beautiful newly refurbished (2014) studio with high ceilings (>4 m.) in 250 year old wine Estate ‘Mas Els Igols’. The estate is situated in la Verna (Torrelles de Foix) some 60 Kilometers from Barcelona city centre.The residency program consists of:

* 20 m studio space surrounded by the vineyards of Barcelona (in the Penedes)
* large private room with your own bathroom
* large shared kitchen (with four artists)
* weekly trip to Barcelona
* professional screen printing workshop & equipment (for screens up to 150 x 140 cm.)
* tools for welding, wood, etc available
* access to a kiln (50 L, 1000 celsius)
* large vegetable garden that can supply you with healthy food
* exhibition in Barcelona (after a minimum stay of 3 months this is included in the fee)

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Educational Programmes
  • New Media
  • Animation
  • Printmaking
  • Curatorial
  • Film Making
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Performing Arts
  • Literature
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time

between 5 and 10

Companions allowed
  • Partners
Grants available

There are no grants available. However we support the artists in obtaining funds through their home country or the EU.

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
Application who/how

Open Call

Selection procedure

By Curator

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Metal Working Tools
  • Plaster Room
  • Kitchen
  • Printmaking Facilities
  • Ceramics Facilities
  • Welding Tools
  • Woodworking Tools
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

  • Private Room
Working language(s)
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Films
  • Exhibitions
  • Art Education

How to reach

By train

R4 from Barcelona Sants or Barcelona plaza Catalunya in the direction of Vilafranca del Penedes or Sant Vincenc de Calders. Get out in La Granada or Vilafranca del Penedes. A transport can be organized from the station.

By plane

Barcelona Reus or Barcelona el Prat

By car

Coordinates 41.389721,1.590267

Nearest airport

BCN - Barcelona, Reus

Contact information

Estudio Nómada - Mas els Igols
cami la berna s/n, Mas Els Igols
08737 Torrelles de Foix, Barcelona

Phone: +34622689032

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