Cultural Foundation Art Residency 2021 Application

OPEN CALL APPLICATIONS CLOSE 15 NOVEMBER 2020.

 

Professional artists who are nationals or residents of the United Arab Emirates are welcome to apply for the six-month--long residencies. Each year, a jury selects 10 artists.

 

Artists in residence are offered: 

  • Dedicated studio space within Cultural Foundation
  • Access to Cultural Foundation facilities

 

The dates of the Art Residency are: 

  • 25 January – 20 June 2021
  • 25 June – 20 January 2022

Applicants must state in which half of the year 2021 they want to start their residency. 

Requirements for the application are: 

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, or a similar academic degree in visual arts or a relevant cultural field

  • Portfolio and relevant exhibition history
  • Five high resolution images of previous artworks
  • Short biography (max. 100 words)
  • Artist statement (max. 150 words)
  • Personal photo
  • Passport copy
  • Copy of Unified Number (UAE nationals)
  • Copy of Residency visa (Non-UAE nationals)

Please submit your documents to: Artresidency@dctabudhabi.ae