Open Call for ArtsIceland Residency 2022-2024

Open Call for ArtsIceland Residency 2022-2024

ArtsIceland was founded in 2014 and is based in Ísafjörður but working across Iceland and beyond.

ArtsIceland in collaboration with Outvert Art Space offers artists and other art professionals a space to live and work for four to twelve weeks in the Westfjords of Iceland. Two residencies are offered with a private room and a private studio for visual artists, writers, designers, filmmakers, musicians and others who may profit from the environment/spaces. Kitchen facilities are shared. During the summer months there are also three residencies with a private room and shared studio and other facilities in a separate building. Artists pay a moderate fee for their stay at the residency.

Minimum stay is 4 weeks, maximum stay is 12 weeks. Priority will be given to those who apply for longer periods.

Please fill in the online application form for the residency from June 2022 to December 2024. In order to complete the application, please send the following in an additional email to [email protected] :

  • Full name, preferred period and studio
  • Project description/motivation letter (max 400 words)
  • Your CV (pdf-format, max. 3 A4 pages)
  • 3-5 samples of work (texts, images, sound samples or videos), including a brief description of each work (max. 100 words each).

Please keep your information in one PDF and mark it with your name (example: ArtsIceland_lastname_application.pdf).

Application deadline is 28 February 2022. Applications are reviewed by a panel of professionals and applicants will be notified of the results within 2 months of the application deadline.

Please note that applications not respecting the size and quantity limits as well as applications lacking any of the requested information will not be reviewed. Undergraduate students are not accepted for the program.

Visit ArtsIceland's website for details. To request more information on the residency is in the application form, please contact [email protected] if you have any questions.

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