2 weeks – 2 months
Paid by host 

A private bedroom, studio space, and the possibility to use the printing press and photography darkroom, shared kitchen. There is also a small production budget for materials 250-500 € (depends on the project).

Paid by artist 

Travel and cost of living.

Application guidelines 

Applications are open for the 2nd Open Call Summer 2021. The residency will take place from May to August 2021.

To apply for this open call, we requireit is required to send in a short proposal containing:

  • A brief description of the idea for your proposed project
  • A selection of your previous works
  • Curriculum Vitae or short bio

Useful Extras:

  • A description of materials you are proposing to use
  • Initial costs breakdown
  • An initial sketch or design

You can send your application to [email protected]


Copper Leg Residency

Copper Leg Residency


The Copper Leg Art Residency is located 18 km from Tallinn city center, in the village of Vaskjala, in an old school building surrounded by fields. The house was constructed in 1934 and was renovated in the summer of 2017. It is a meeting point for creative people, visual artists, musicians, writers, etc. for making their art and showing it to people. The residency is managed by the Cultural Centre of Rae and provides residents with accommodation and working spaces, also supporting them in organizing public events, exhibitions, concerts, performances, workshops, and cultural gatherings. The area is very calm and surrounded by beautiful nature which makes it a quiet space to live and work in. At the same time, the Estonian capital city Tallinn is easily reachable, one can get to the City center in 25 min by bus or in 15 min by car.

The minimum stay is 2 weeks and a maximum of 2 months. 


According to the agreement, the artist has the obligation to provide workshops, organize events, or hold an exhibition on site.

Accommodation Information 

The residency provides a private bedroom, common kitchen, shared studio, shared toilets, showers, and sauna. They can host artist duo or small group.

Studio Information 

1 shared studio space and darkroom.

Technical Information 

Printing press and tools, construction tools, computer, printer, internet wifi.

Here you can read more about the project from Richard Eigner, developed in the residency and supported by i-Portunus, EU Mobility Scheme for artists and cultural professionals.

Rae koolimaja, Ussiaugu tee
75313 Vaskjala

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