English, French, Hindi, Gujarati.
1 to 3 months
Paid by host 
  • Studio cost, and tea / coffee is always on the house.
  • An open house or talk hosted by Tvak 
  • The cost of refreshments and associated costs taken care of by Tvak
Paid by artist 

Residency fee, travel, materials and show / exhibition costs if hosted at an external venue or they hire any vendors as per artists needs.

Application guidelines 

Individuals and groups can apply, those that wish to further their practice.

Download here the application form



Tvak Artist Residency

Tvak Artist Residency


The Residential Art Studios provides an opportunity to Visual Artists and Artists working with new media or interdisciplinary arts to work and experience and explore the city’s art culture. A tailor made experience for the resident artists, very open in terms of structure and allows the artist to work /interact with others at a level comfortable to every individual. The artist can focus on their work and meet other interesting artists. This program seeks to connect artists from various genres. The purpose is not only to advance the arts, but also to provide an atmosphere to foster cultural exchange between the artists and their adopted home.

The residency is independently run by Artist Deviba Wala.

  • Artist will be provided opportunity to participate in different Art Events by TVAK during their term .
  • Teaching or conducting Workshops is optional. The host offers the artists the choice of working on certain projects during their stay as an earning opportunity.
  • Artists may be asked to do a Presentation and Slide-show of his/her work in front of Invited Experts.
  • At the End of Term Artists have to Contribute 1 Original Artwork to TVAK.
Accommodation Information 

Bedroom with attached bathroom. A bungalow that has a large open space compound and parking. New location at Shilpgram- Vaishnodevi Circle.

Studio Information 

Good lighting, work desk, easels and basic equipment

Technical Information 

Easels are available for use by the artist. all material such as stone, clay, metal is easily available and the host helps the artist source whatever their requirements be. Both studios have a mini library with a collection of books and movies on Art and a TV connection.

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27, Sunrise Park,
Ahmedabad Gujarat 380052
+91 9898164336

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