Language:
English, Portuguese, German, Dutch
Founded:
2002
Duration:
3 weeks - 2 months
Paid by artist:

The rate for one person for renting an apartment is 100 € per week. If you need a studio this is additional 25 € per week. Please check their website for all their rates for different housings.

Application guidelines:

Please read the guidelines before filling in the online application form.

Deadline:
Deadline:
Ongoing

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Foundation OBRAS Art residencies

Foundation OBRAS Art residencies

Portugal
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Description

Obras-Portugal is located on a hill overlooking a rolling landscape with cork oaks and a medieval fortress. Nature starts at your doorstep. Highlights in the wider surroundings are megalithic monuments, abandoned marble quarries, dreamy villages and Évora: a university town with UNESCO world heritage status.

Obras offers professional artists an inspiring residency in a peaceful, rural environment, with good working spaces and if you wish support for specific activities (such as open studio and other public events).

Generally, there will be around 6 artists. Each work individually and have all privacy; collaborations are on your own initiative. Twice a week they organise an artist talk and shared dinner in an informal atmosphere.  

In 2022 you can still apply for a residency in 8 April – 28 June and 15 August – 30 October.See www.obras-art.org for more info.

Outcome

They generally expect you to give an artist talk in an informal atmosphere.

Studio Information

There are 5 artist's studios ranging in size from 5x5m up to 10x30m for working. One studio has a piano and is dedicated to music. Near to the house is a pergola for sculpting. On walking distance are many places in nature to work, exhibit, contemplate or relax.  

Accommodation Information

The Centre has eight double-bed apartments and two cottages (each with own kitchen and bathroom) for living. There are a swimming pool and lots of terraces, spots with wide views and spots where you can be completely on your own.

Technical Information

Several music instruments (including piano) and basic material for painting and sculpting are available.

Contact information
Addresses

Herdade da Marmeleira, N18 Evoramonte
7000-300 Estremoz
Portugal

Email
foundationobras [at] gmail.com