Norvegian, Scandinavian, English
2 to 12 weeks
Paid by host:

Unfortunately, they don’t offer any grants but they do issue a formal letter of invitation for applications who need to seek grants and support elsewhere. Sometime there is possibility to apply for "lower price", but it's nothing like free lunch, read more here.

Paid by artist:

The Residency fee includes:

  • studio space (private or shared),
  • private bedroom, shared bathroom,
  • bed linen and towels, electricity, water, heating. Fully equipped kitchen, washing machine & internet.

Artists take care of their expenses for:

  • materials (art supplies).
  • travel cost, transportation to and from the airport,
  • visa, daily living expenses, medical insurance.
Application guidelines:

Online application.

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Atelier Austmarka

Atelier Austmarka


An atelier for artists in residence in the village of Austmarka, Finnskogen, in Southeast Norway. This quiet studio is surrounded by fresh nature, wild life, mystic forests and lakes. They welcome creative people worldwide in different disciplines the opportunity for artistic production and contemplation. The Atelier Austmarka is a recently renovated building in the village of Austmarka near the border between Norway and Sweden. The aim of the Atelier is to host artists for a retreat and concentraded work period in a rural area. The residents are expected to work independently.


Each artist needs to write a small article and give some impression of their stay/experience at Atelier Austmarka. It should be written in the artists' native language, and it will be used on the residency website and social media. 

Studio Information

One large studio to share with other renters with access to water and good light. One small studio for writers or digital work.

Accommodation Information

The house can host 6 artists at the same time in 6 small private bedrooms. There are two shared toilets, bathroom, kitchen and living.

Technical Information

Wifi (professional connection).


The residency is in a new building in the centre of Austmarka village, in the middle of Finnskogen, the largest forest in the region.

Contact information

Holmenvegen 70
2224 Austmarka

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