English, Chinese, Icelandic
1 - 6 months
Paid by artist 
  • 700 EUR monthly for a single bedroom + working space for one person
  • 850 EUR monthly for a double bedroom + working space for one person
  • 1,000 EUR monthly for a double bedroom + working space for 2 people
  • 900 EUR ​monthly for a 1-bedroom apartment without extra working space


* Artists stay more than 3 months can get discount of the residency fee.
* Extra ceramic workshop and mechanical workshop can be arranged.​​​

Short term visit and guests visit are allowed, check with the organizers for the additional prices.



Application guidelines 

Immediately applications are accepted and can be reviewed within 2 weeks. Application should include a complete application form, resumé or CV and samples of works or personal website and email to [email protected].


Listhús Artists Residency Program

Listhús Artists Residency Program


Listhús Artist Residency Program is established in 2012. It is basically a self-direct program for creative people who like to be inspired by raw landscape and enjoy quiet. The home like setting gives residency artists a warm and intimacy feeling.  They can host 8 artists up to 14 artists at the same period, so, the program also provides an excellent opportunity for international exchange and collaboration.

Format: Welcome party and informal presentation in the beginning of the month A round up presentation/exhibition by the end of the month​​ Artists are welcome to organize events themselves, using a number of available venues, at no or low cost. Artists are also welcome to process their community/school project or join the festivals.

Presentation, open house, art workshop, exhibition, concert, performance, outreach visit/program, etc…
Accommodation Information 

Listhus 10 (main building):
Built in 2000, over 260sqm. 4-bedroom apartment (120sqm.), shared bath room, living room and fully equipped kitchen

Listhus 12:
2-stall house built in 1940s, 160sqm with 3 bedrooms, a living room, 1 kitchen, 1 bathroom and 1 shower

60 sqm. Individual apartment with a double bedroom, a living room, a dinning room, kitchen and bathroom. It's built in 1930s and kept in old Icelandic style interior. In the living room, there is a sofa bed for extra guests. It's suitable for a couple or small family.

Studio Information 
  • Listhus 10: 1 studio 16 sqm. (for 2 artists) and 2 individual studios 8 & 6.5 sqm. (for 1 artist).
  • Listhus 12: 2 studios 15 & 25 sqm (for 2 artists).
Technical Information 

Facilities: A4 all-in-one inkjet printer, 135mm film scanner, basic tools (hammer, cutters, etc...), lights, media and book library.

Ægisgötu 10
625 Ólafsfjördur
+354 8449538

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