Artist in Residence

What is 'artist-in-residence'?

Artist-in-residence programs and other residency opportunities allow artists to stay and work elsewhere 'for art's sake'. They offer conditions that are conducive to creativity and they provide for working facilities, ready to be used by individual artists.

Artist-in-Residence History 

Artist-in-residence programs have a history that is much older than is often thought.



Checklist of questions you must ask yourself before applying for an artist in residency program, in order to save yourself unnecessary trouble and to avoid disappointment.



Upcoming deadlines selection. Keep in mind that applying for an artist-in-residence program takes a lot of preparation time.




Trans Artists collects stories and reports from artists who are so kind to share their artist-in-residence experiences with YOU.



Together with our partners and other organizations, we collect and promote researches and publications into the AiR and cultural mobility sectors worldwide. Find here mappings of AiRs by country and/or disciplines, as well as various publications on AiR, mobility and other related topics.