CreArt Network > Residency opportunities in Kaunas (Lithuania)

Kaunas is the second largest city of Lithuania, with active cultural life. Situated in the valley of the confluence of the two longest rivers of Lithuania, the Nemunas and the Neris, the town itself became an example of a confluence of people and cultures, an attractive blend of architecture and nature. Although Kaunas is called the city of students and rich in cultural, sport, students’ events, it is an important industrial and cultural city with a population of over 320.000.

Kaunas partners, PE “Artkomas”, have a large experience of organizing visual arts projects, and short-term residencies in their city as well as other cities and towns of Lithuania.

Eligibility:  4 visual artists (acceptable conditions for a painter, a photographer or a new media artist, possibility to work with new 3D equipment)

The organization will reimburse to artists travel expenses to Kaunas (up to 500 €). Studio and accommodation is free. The artists will receive a grant of 350 € + 250 € for materials.

Local artists  – born or resident – in any of the cities taking part in  “CreArt. Network of Cities forArtistic Creation” (Arad/Romania, Kaunas/Lithuania, Genoa/Italy, Delft/the Netherlands, Harghita County/Romania, Valladolid/Spain, Aveiro/Portugal, Linz/Austria, Kristiansand/Norway, Lecce/Italy, Pardubice/Czech Republic, Zagreb/Croatia and Vilnius/Lithuania) can apply. Preference is given to works with a wide variety and diversity. There is no age limitation, yet it is necessary to have a degree in a field of art (university level). If the applicant does not have a university degree, proof of equivalent ability must be provided through his or her artistic career. In a period of one month you will work towards a final public presentation.

Deadline: 20 June 2018

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