English, Spanish
20 days
Paid by host:

The residency fee covers:

  • Lecture on Shipibo-Conibo Art
  • Transportation to and from local airport to residency.
  • Additional residency related transportation.
  • 3 meals per day - local traditional cooking
  • Pucallpa City art tour
  • Use of horses
  • Mandatory farm clothing (rubber boots, rain poncho, etc)
  • Fetching art materials in Pucallpa city if necessary
Paid by artist:
  • 1370 USD for international artists
  • 1200 USD for peruvian artists.

Artists also have to cover:

  • Air or bus tickets.
  • Medical insurance.
  • Materials and tools to carry out personal projects.
  • Domestic or international telephone calls.
Application guidelines:


  • Must be 21 or older
  • Must have good command of Spanish and/or English
  • Must have experience in an artistic field.

To be considered, candidates must present a portfolio with the following (in PDF format):

  • Letter of intention (under 600 words)
  • CV including professional, personal and artistic experience
  • A minimum of 3 images of past work. Please limit videos to less than 5 minutes.

For individual residencies during other times of the year or other questions please contact the Centre at: [email protected]

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Centro Selva

Centro Selva


This is a Peruvian center promoting projects, studies and training in the arts and sciences in the Central Amazon region. Situated on the farmlands of the company Margenes del Bosque, the center is in the Amazonian tropical rain forest of Eastern Peru. This residency program seeks to create and encourage the exchange between Amazon based artists and foreign artists in search of mutual enrichment.



Studio Information

Outdoor shared studio (including shaded shelter in case of rain)

Accommodation Information

Shared rooms. Rural setting with primitive accommodations (running water and electricity available).

Technical Information


  • More than 400 hectares of agricultural and livestock land, grass, reforested areas, ponds, horses, local flora and fauna.
  • Native fruit garden
  • Kitchen
  • Traditional cooking
  • Limited internet access, computers provided by participants.

Centro Selva is located in the Ucayali region in the district of Campo Verde, 39 km (24 miles) from the region's capital city of Pucallpa.

Contact information

Campo Verde

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