French, German and English
3 months
Paid by host 

Bursary of 1,500 CHF per month.

Application guidelines 

To participate in the competition, an application package must be compiled with the following documents:

  • A portfolio of recent artistic work
  • A statement of interest
  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae
  • The application may be accompanied by a small project for (alternative: by a small work of art for display at) the Ferme-Asile Residence.

Send the application package only by e-mail: [email protected]


Atelier Ferme Asile

Atelier Ferme Asile


The Ferme-Asile is a Swiss Center of Art in Sion (Valais). It has a large exhibition space, a lobby, a concert hall, ten artist’s studios, and a restaurant. It promotes artistic creation at regional and national level, organizing ambitious exhibitions of Swiss and foreign artists. The Ferme-Asile organizes a Residency program. It welcomes every year artists working in the field of visual arts. The duration of the stay is 3 months. 


An artistic event will conclude the artist's stay in residence: for example, an exhibition, a performance, a presentation evening, or the setting-up of an in-situ work of art. This event is directly linked to the artist's work and it will be determined with the curator.

Studio Information 

The artist has at their disposal, free of charge, a 45 m2 apartment and an individual studio/workshop of 36 m2.


Situated in the Sion Valley in the French part of the Alp region.

Promenade des Pecheurs 10
1950 Sion

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