Open Call – Head Start

Every year we offer one month free residency places in our single room “F27″ for artist that have graduated from art academy less than three years ago. The residency program focusses on giving you a head start in the art market, by supporting you in the preparation of your portfolio and writing your artist statement. End of April 2018 we will organize a show with work from the various Head Start residents in our gallery space in Barcelona centre.

Included in the open call
All regular services of our residency are included for free in this Open call:

  • exhibition in our gallery space in Barcelona city centre
  • one month single en suite private room (cleaned weekly, including bedsheets & towels (value €750)
  • guidance in writing your artist statement and enhancing your portfolio for the art market (value €150)
  • 20 m. studio space surrounded by the vineyards of Barcelona (in the Penedes)
  • shared kitchen (with max. 6 people)
  • access to an art documentary library with around 900 films
  • weekly transfer to the train station to go to Barcelona
  • screen printing workshop & equipment (for screens up to 150 cm. x 140 cm.)
  • access to a kiln, tools for welding, wood, etc.
  • mini market with produce from our ecologically run veggie garden and local producers

In return
The artist have to leave one work for the exhibition in April and have to cover the costs to return the work afterwards.
We ask to give a voluntary class in our art school in Barcelona city.

Application process
We are open to receive applications until 1 July 2017. Artists from all disciplines are welcome to apply. We reply to all applications within two weeks from receiving the full application. The application fee is €50. You will automatically be redirected to a payment page after you have send the application form.

Application data

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