6 months.
Paid by host 

Accommodation, studio

Paid by artist 

Board, food, individual traveling expenses, working material.

Application guidelines 

Applications can be made at any time during the year. Application forms available from the Culture Office of Tornio.



Viippola Residency

Viippola Residency


The house is owned by the city of Tornio and its culture office has the responsibility for all Artists Residence activities in the house. The guest artists will be staying in a fully equipped house with a studio.

Accommodation Information 

Combined with studio. The house is fully equipped with a studio, total area 93 sq m. One studio is 26,5 sq m. In addition to the studio the house consists of 2 rooms, kitchen and bathroom. In the summertime there is a room available in the attic.


Viippola International Artist Residence is situated in a newly renovated wooden house in the centre of the city. Tornio is a town of 23.000 inhabitants at the head of the Gulf of Bothnia, close to the border of Sweden. There is a lively cultural live in the town throughout the year.

Keskikatu 22
95400 Tornio
+358-16-432 424
+358-16-432 612

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