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Ginestrelle A.I.R. Artists-in-Residence 2010-2011

Where  Arte Studio Ginestrelle, Regional Park of Mount Subasio Assisi (Italy)


When 13 of March 2010 - 11 of January 2011


Deadline Until Full



Objectives (Aims)

-         to promote international artistic mobility

-         to stimulate creativity through direct contact with nature and respect for the environment,

-         to favour a moment of interchange of ideas on contemporary art,

-         to set up artistic workshops, exhibitions, and open-air art along the paths of Ginestrelle, in the Regional Park of Mount Subasio.



During the stay each artist will be able to develop his/her project-work in the various artistic fields:



-         Visual Arts (painting, drawing, photography, installation art,

      land art, sculpture, etc.)

-         Literary Arts (fiction, poetry, script writing)

-         Performing Arts (dancing, music, drama)



All creative work can be done both:

-         inside, in the common studio and/or in the common work hall;

-         outside, in two refurbished barns re-adapted as laboratories and in the local surroundings.




The cultural association  “Ginestrelle” can  assist artists seeking grants or other forms of funding in their home country/institution, by providing invitation letters when the candidature is accepted.



Cultural aspects

All artists will have the possibility to show and promote  their works in Assisi – UNESCO Patrimony - and in other places of Umbria.


The Association Ginestrelle has the possibility to organize the opening of any exhibition. It can also organize press conferences and campaigns to inform the public.


§        A personal exhibition will be organized at the end of the residency at the Arte Studio Ginestrelle.


§        A final collective exhibition of all the works will be presented in Assisi at the prestigious art gallery “Galleria Le Logge” from 25 of November to 02 of December 2010.




Duration of residencies: 1 week to 1 month


The program fee includes: Bed & Breakfast accommodation in double or single room, use of electricity, water, heating, final cleaning


In common, the centre offers:

-         studio

-         work and exhibition spaces

-         2 ex refurbished barns re-adapted as laboratories

-         some natural materials as stones, wood etc.

-         wireless internet access

-         biological foods: olive-oil, vegetable, fruit, marmalade, cake, pasta

-         kitchen

-         living room

-         3 bathrooms



All other expenses for transportation, materials and equipment are not included.


Participants are responsible for all their own insurance coverage.



Application: who/how

Applications are open to artists of all levels from beginners to advanced.
Candidates should submit:

a) an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae with personal details
b) an example of recent work (photographs, catalogues, publications, articles, CDS, short writing sample)
c) an explanation or outline of the project to be undertaken during the residence
d) the desired dates of stay

Send application to



For further information contact Marina Merli


Tel. +39 075.802336


Cell. +39 338.8134078






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