50 and 80 days
Paid by artist 

The residency fee is 150.000 ISK for 50 days and 250.000 ISK for 80 days. The residency fee is to be paid in advance and is non-refundable. Residents must provide for their own food, travel, and miscellaneous expenses. The residency fee covers accommodation and studio space(s).

Application guidelines 

Online application. Please read through the FAQ before applying.


Heima Art Residency

Heima Art Residency


Heima Art Residency is an independent nonprofit organisation founded in 2013. Heima offer residencies of 50 - 90 days accommodating 6 artists at a time. The residency program is self-organised and applications are accepted twice a year. They encourage applications from a wide range of artists of different cultural and geographic backgrounds. They are open for applications for all phases - from initial research to finishing works.


A group exhibition. Heima has the capacity and facilities to accommodate exhibitions in the studio space. All exhibitions are self-organised.

Accommodation Information 

Heima is both a living and studio space and all artists will be granted their own bedroom. All bedrooms are different in size and shape.

Studio Information 

Heima is both a living and studio space and all artists will be able to have a studio space. All studios are different in size and shape.

Technical Information 

They do not have any specific set-up or specialized facilities, but they have a wide veriety of hand tools, power tools, office supplies, a bank of materials and digital tools such as projectors, speakers, printers etc.

Everything there is free for all residents to use and the organizers can as well support and guide according to getting hold of specific materials, tools, etc.


Heima is located in Seyðisfjörður, a thriving port that is home to just 650 people and yet manages to support an art school, a cinema, a theatre, restaurants/bars, two artist residencies and the Dieter Roth Academy.

Austurvegur 15
710 Seydisfjordur

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