Finnish, Swedish, English, French
1-2 months
Paid by artist:

Artists do not pay any rent for the residence apartment with work space. However, a monthly maintenance fee of €300 is required from all artists for the complete period of residence. The fee covers maintainence and hosting costs. Artists must finance their own travel to/from the village, her/his own food and other daily requirements, including working materials.

Application guidelines:

Applications are run via an online application form during the call period. Open application is also possible.

For open application, please send

  • your CV
  • your written project plan and max 5 images or link to web pages / portfolio

to [email protected] with your name on the subject field and mention which months you are interested in.

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Fiskars village artist in residence

Fiskars village artist in residence


The residency is mostly self-directed and the Fiskars AiR coordinator and Onoma staff will do their best to connect you with local professionals and organisations for studio visits and possible collaborations. Workshops, artist talks, screenings, micro exhibitions or other events are encouraged and it is their wish that the visitor donates an art piece or product to the AiR collection at the end of his/her residency.

⚠️ Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no open call for 2021 has been organized. Fiskars is trying to reschedule cancelled residencies as much as possible and accept open applications until the situation returns to normal.


Workshops, presentations, pop-up exhibitions and open studios will be arranged according to individual interests.

Accommodation Information

The residency studio apartment houses 1-2 persons or a small family. The apartment has a large, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and living room with sleeping alcove. The apartment has one 120cm wide bed that it is best suitable for a single person or a couple. There is additionally a sofa-bed available for use for example for children or visiting guests. The residence apartment is fully equipped for everyday living with washing machine, bed linen, towels and fully equipped kitchen.

There is also a large, heated basement space with running water, best suited for rough or large scale work. The basement can also be used for workshops, artist talks, screenings or exhibitions.


Fiskars village is situated approximately 90 km west from Helsinki, in the municipality of Pohja.

Contact information

Fiskarsvägen 22
10470 Fiskars

Fiskars Artist in Residence; The Cooperative of Artisans, Designers and Artists in Fiskars;
Clock Tower Building

10470 Fiskars


fiskarsair [at]