The stay should never be less than 2 weeks and not more than
Paid by artist 

-Monthly fee for the appartment and the workshop is 400 €. The fee must be paid three months prior the stay. 
-Deposit is 5.000 ISK  (30 €) and will be returned when the occupier vacates the premises, provided that they are left in the same condition as when the occupier arrived.

Application guidelines 

To apply for residency in Herhúsid follow this link and fill in the application: application



Deadline for the sommer months (june-august) is the 1st of february, but you are




Herhúsid is a newly renovated artist-in-residence home and workshop, in the northernmost town of Iceland. It is currently accepting applicants who are working in visual arts, music, literature, poetry and other artisitic endeavours.


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Accommodation Information 

The artist’s residence is a 2-level house with a 70 square metre (750 sq ft) workshop on the main floor and a bright, furnished studio appartment in the upstairs loft. There are two beds in the apartment

Studio Information 

The studio appartment contains two beds, chairs, a table and stools, radio and cd player. The kitchen is equipped with a refridgerator, coffee maker, toaster, microwave oven, food processor and two hotplates. The house is wireless ADSL enabled.

The workshop has 4 metre (10 ft) ceilings, hardwood floors, an industrial sink, an easel, 3 working tables and a sofa. The bathroom and shower are located on the main floor.


Located in the centre of Siglufjörður, the northernmost town in Iceland, surrounded by towering mountains all around. The environment is exceptional, in winter you will experience white mountains and northern lights and in summer the pure Icelandic nature.

Norðurgata 7b
580 Siglufjörður
+ 354 8945219
+354 467 1905

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