Visual Arts Photography
English, French
2 weeks to 6 months
Paid by artist 

Residency costs between 1200 and 1600 euros / month, depending on the room you have. All other costs (travel, food, material, etc) are paid by the artist.

Application guidelines 

Selection made by committee, based on viewing recent work and the proposal of each artist. Work and proposal to be submitted by email. Download first the application form on Galerie Huit website.



Galerie Huit

Galerie Huit


A multi-disciplinary artist residency has been hosted by Galerie Huit since 2008 with the aim to provide a creative and inspirational environment to both established and emerging artists. Founded by writer/curator/heritage conservationist, Julia de Bierre, A.I.R at Galerie Huit is a non-profit association and welcomes artists from all horizons. writers, photographers, journalists, composers, academics, archaeologists, heritage conservationists, actors and poets.
Anexhibition space occupies the ground floor of the prestigious 17th century mansion and the upper floors comprise seminar rooms, guest rooms and self-contained apartments for artists' residencies.

Between 1 and 6 artists are hosted at the same time.


 The potential to exhibit or give recitals and readings is considered on a case by case basis, with limited availability.

Accommodation Information 

Private apartments within the Galerie Huit mansion.
Minimum size 38m2.
Double bed.
Sitting area with sofa and chairs.
Dining table/desk area.
Wardrobe and storage space.
Own shower room and WC.
Own equipped kitchen.
Attractively and comfortably furnished.
This ancient house, sadly, is not suitable for persons with reduced mobility. (No lift.)

Studio Information 

Different workspaces are available at the Galerie.

Technical Information 

Internet connection
Private kitchen
Communal room, depending on the season
Computer and printer
Potential to exhibit, case by case basis, limited availability
Dark room in 2013


Galerie Huit is situated in the pedestrian-friendly, historic heart of Arles, in the PACA region (Provence Cote d'Azur) between Marseilles, Avignon and Montpellier and borders the Camargue National Park. Arles has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1981.

8 Rue de la Calade
13200 Arles

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