2 sessions of 4 weeks in the summer months only
Paid by artist 

Application Fee: $50. Travel cost, travel and accident insurance and all material costs are the responsibility of the applicant.

Application guidelines 

Each application must include:

  • Completed application form
  • Resume
  • Two letters of reference
  • 10 work samples on a CD, labeled with the applicant’s name
  • Work reference sheet, explaining work samples
  • Application fee

    Download Application Form

Please note that no formal residency sessions will be offered in the summers of 2014, 2018 and 2022. 


Baer Art Center

Baer Art Center


Baer Art Center provides visual artists and architects with the opportunity to deepen and develop their creative spirit in a selective group of internationally diverse and professionally established individuals. The art center also offers its residents the unique experience of remoteness, seclusion and sublime nature within a modern society. the centre gives foreign and domestic architects and visual artists an opportunity to share insights, ideas and different cultural experiences. It acts as a temporary residential base for individuals that seek out a unique work environment and a place of inspiration.

Accommodation Information 

Baer Art Center is located in a rural and quiet setting. It offers its residents free living and studio accommodations including three meals per day, use of all artist equipment and facilities, a common computer area with Internet access and one excursion per week. Lines and towels are provided along with access to laundry facilities.

Studio Information 

The rustic spaces around the farm can be utilized as work areas for artists/architects that wish to work on outdoor sculptural, environmental or installation projects.


Baer Art Center is located on a beautiful seaside farm in Northwestern Iceland, approximately 400km (4 hour drive) from the capital, Reykjavik. It's setting on the east coast of Skagafjördur, a large fjord facing the Arctic Circle, is quite unique with its access to the ocean, a freshwater lake, extensive birdlife, outdoor activities and Icelandic farm life.

566 Hofsos
+354 453 5090

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