Italian, English
ca. 3 months
Paid by host 

Accommodation, studio space.

Paid by artist 

Food, transportation, daily expenses, art materials, health insurance and medical expenses.

Application guidelines 

Please check for details about application.

Please note that you have to conform to the criteria of eligibility listed below:
  • Fluency in the English language
  • Between 25 and 38 years old
  • Teaching experience
  • Knowledge of Italian culture, travel experiences in Italy, and a working knowledge of the Italian language



Florence Artist in Residence at FUA School of Fine Arts


F_AIR is the brand-new space for contemporary art in Florence. Its concept is to communicate the vivacious and dynamic fine arts department of FUA, including an artist in residency program and art gallery open to the general public. The residency program is open to artists between 25 and 38 years old. The aim for the participant in the residency is not only to attain human and artistic growth but also to give academic and professional training to the students enrolled in the consortium of school buildings part of Florence University of the Arts, to which F_AIR also belongs. In addition, the residency proposes a scheduled exhibition of the artist’s work that will be presented at F_AIR.
F_AIR's studios for painting, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media, and the resident artists living and working quarters are open spaces, they unfold around the main courtyard and blend to encourage a continuous exchange of ideas between students in class and the artists who live on-site.

Accommodation Information 

1 studio apartment, with private kitchen and bathroom in the F_AIR building.

Studio Information 

1 studio working space in the F_AIR building.

Technical Information 

F_AIR basic studio equipment, including:
1 pottery wheel
1 electric pottery kiln 60 x 40 cm
1 compressed air paint sprayer
1 photocopy machine
1 easel
Drawing tables 120x120 cm
Canvas stretchers (different sizes)
Materials for drawing and painting (in limited quantities)
Fresco materials: pigments, lime sand, crashed lime stone, marble meal, plastering tools, plaster, palette
Wireless internet connection


The locations and facilities of FUA – School of Fine Arts and F_AIR are in historic “palazzi” throughout the center of Florence.

Via San Gallo 45/R
50129 Firenze
+39 055 0332950

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