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Arquetopia Foundation & International Artist Residencies
Puebla, Mexico – Oaxaca, Mexico – Cusco, Peru
All Residencies for Artists, Designers, Writers, Curators & Art Historians
(Programs With or Without Master Instruction)
All Dates in 2021 / 2022 / 2023
Apply Now through Sunday, March 14, 2021. Spaces are limited. Residency applications are evaluated for selection as they are received vs. after the deadline has passed.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Founded in 2009, Arquetopia Foundation is an internationally established, award-winning nonprofit arts and cultural foundation with a social scope that emphasizes critical thinking through artistic practices. Our comprehensive, customized International Artist-in-Residence Programs www.arquetopia.org/residencies-general-info are the largest and most reputable in Latin America, with an array of contents anchored in a solid structure of collaborations with prominent cultural institutions, renowned experts, and notable artists. We are invested in approaching art and art history with a critical perspective by understanding Mexico and Peru’s complexity in context and incorporating nuances in narratives and interpretation especially of the 3,000-year heritage of visual culture of these two countries. Our residency programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, and cultural researchers age 20 and over.
Arquetopia is distinguished worldwide for its array of unique residency programs with substantial content. Our residency spaces function exclusively for productive art professionals, writers, and researchers and include structured, informative programs; a network of collaborative workspaces, institutions, and studios; and personalized project support.
TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR PAST RESIDENT ARTISTS
For profiles, feedback and testimonials from many of our outstanding past resident artists, art historians, and writers, don’t miss this page on our website: Arquetopia Foundation: Our Resident Artists www.arquetopia.org/our-resident-artists
Arquetopia Foundation is now welcoming applications for the following residency programs in the majestic central historic district of Puebla, Mexico; the open countryside of Oaxaca, Mexico; and the Sacred Valley of the Andes of Cusco, Peru for all dates in 2021, 2022, and 2023. Click on each link below for program info on our website.
PART 1 – FLAGSHIP RESIDENCY PROGRAM FOR ARTISTS, ART HISTORIANS, CURATORS, RESEARCHERS & STUDENTS: JUNE/JULY 2021
ART & ACTIVISM: Arquetopia’s renowned flagship residency program, ARQUETOPIASUMMER 2021 will focus on the relationship between art practices, activism, and the visual history of Mexico.
PART 2 – RESIDENCIES FOR ARTISTS, ART HISTORIANS, WRITERS & RESEARCHERS: ALL DATES IN 2021 / 2022 / 2023 (MENTORED, NON-INSTRUCTIONAL)
Flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks (Puebla) or 3 to 12 weeks (Oaxaca or Cusco); various techniques supported.
Flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks.
Flexible sessions of 6 to 12 weeks.
Flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks.
Develop new art education projects with students, exploring diverse pedagogic techniques with multiculturalism. Staff-assisted, extendable sessions of 4 weeks.
Explore magnificent southern Mexico’s unique archives and resources from pre-Hispanic to contemporary. Self-directed (staff-assisted), flexible sessions of 3 to 8 weeks.
Flexible sessions of 3 to 8 weeks.
PART 3 – ARTIST RESIDENCIES WITH MASTER TECHNIQUE INSTRUCTION: ALL DATES IN 2021 / 2022 / 2023
Learn Electroetching techniques from a Mexican master, with time for independent production in various other printmaking techniques. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
Learn an array of Gold Leafing (Gilding) and Estofado techniques from a Mexican or Peruvian master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
Learn jewelrymaking and silversmithing from a Mexican master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
Learn traditional Mexican Weaving or Embroidery from a Mexican master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
Learn traditional Mexican Tapestry from a Mexican master, with time for independent production. Sessions of 4 weeks.
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Inks specifically for silkscreening, from a Mexican master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Pigments for fiber dyeing, from a Mexican or Peruvian master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
Learn an array of Organic Painting techniques from a Mexican master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
Learn traditional Andean Weaving from a Peruvian master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
Learn pre-Columbian Ceramics techniques from a Mexican or Peruvian master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 5 weeks.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit the Arquetopia Foundation website at www.arquetopia.org
E-mail Chris at email@example.com
Complete and submit the Arquetopia Artist-in-Residence Online Application Form www.arquetopia.org/residency-application, following the instructions on the web page.
Following selection, applicants are notified immediately via e-mail.
Arquetopia is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our diverse local and international community. Arquetopia’s resident artist and staff backgrounds vary in all aspects. As part of Arquetopia’s mission is to promote diversity, Arquetopia actively fights discrimination by offering access to its programs and activities without regard to race, color, gender or gender expression, national origin, age, religion, creed, or sexual orientation.
Main Website: www.arquetopia.org
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