50 Days
Paid by artist 

Residency fee is 150.000 ISK. which covers housing and full access to our studio facilities. Residents must provide for their own food, travel, and specific materials.

Application guidelines 

Online application. At the bottom of the application you can link to your portfolio and attach artist statement and CV.




HEIMA Art Residency


Heima Art Residency is an independent nonprofit organisation founded in 2013. Heima is located in Seyðisfjörður, a thriving port that is home to just 650 people and yet manages to support an art school, a cinema, a theatre, restaurants/bars, two artist residencies and the Dieter Roth Academy. Heima is a multidisciplinary art residency for emerging and established artists located in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland. The physical space is a 350 square meter combined house and studio/exhibition space.

They encourage applications from a wide range of artists of different cultural and geographic backgrounds.They are open for applications for all phases - from initial research to finishing works. Heima Art Residency holds a dynamic structure that changes from year to year. In 2017/2018 Heima will offer multiple residency periods, each involving six artist carefully curated. The program offers completely free access to Heimas facilities for fifty days. Currently applications are open for three residency periods:

  • 01.10.17 - 20.11.17
  • 01.12.17 - 20.01.18
  • 01.02.18 - 23.03.18

To have a strong commitment to their practice and the ability to interact positively with the fellow artists-in-residence and community at large.

Accommodation Information 

HEIMA as a physical space is a 350 square meter house and studio space. The Living space consists of six sleeping spaces, one sleeping loft for guest, small library, two bathrooms, big kitchen, dining room and living room. The house is fully equipped and to live in.

Studio Information 

The studio space consist of two smaller workspaces, one office space, a utility room with toilet and a large work and exhibition space. All spaces are multifunctional and can be arranged as needed.

Technical Information 

They do not have any specific set-up or specialized facilities, but they have a wide veriety of hand tools, power tools, office supplies, a bank of materials and digital tools such as projectors, speakers, printers etc.

Everything there is free for all residents to use and the organizers can as well support and guide according to getting hold of specific materials, tools, etc.


Small fishing village by a fjord, surrounded by mountains, in the east coast of Iceland.

Austurvegur 15
710 Seydisfjordur

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