10.01.2017

CreArt Network > Visual artists' residency, Kaunas (Lithuania)

Kaunas, Lithuania invites 4 artists (painter, photographer, new media artist etc.) from the CreArt Network to work for 5 weeks in Kaunas AiR in the period of February 27 - March 31, 2017.

Kaunas Artist-in-Residence programme is a new initiative of CreArt, launched in 2014. CreArt. 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. With their own focus on painting, “Artkomas” co-operates, however, with experts of other visual arts’ fields (like Kaunas Photo Festival, Kaunas Vytautas Magnus University New Media Studies Department, etc.). Therefore they are able to offer necessary conditions for creation to painters, photographers, and new media artists, who would like to participate in this part of CreArt project.

The organisation will reimburse to artists travel expenses to Kaunas (up to 600 €). Studio and accommodation is free. The artists will receive 400 € per month + 200 € for materials.

Eligibility: Local artists  – born or resident – in any of the cities taking part in  “CreArt. Network of Cities for Artistic Creation”*. 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  five weeks you will work towards a final public presentation.

CreArt is a collaboration between the 14 European cities: 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.

Deadline: 3 February 2017

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