"Art in old lithuanian manors" 2012 short-time residence/ workshop

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"Art in old lithuanian manors" 2012 short-time residence/ workshop


It is with great pleasure that the international visual arts festival “Art in Old Lithuanian Manors” announces the call for its first international short-term residence in Kaunas, Lithuania, 2012. We are looking forward to applications from professional artists, working in the traditional fields of fine arts (painting, watercolour, pastel, mixed techniques).

The two-weeks programme of the residence includes introduction to the project “Art in Old Lithuanian Manors”, several sightseeing tours, an exhibition of works produced during the residence and a series of masterclasses performed by the participant artists.

Selection is based on artistic merit and the quality of artistic practice. This is assessed on the basis of the following information: CV, examples of previous work (3 photos of at least 300 dpi with measurements).

The total cost of the residence is 1000 Euros (see below), 500 Euros is covered by the organizers with the sponsorship of Kaunas city. The remaining 500 Euros should be paid by the artist.

Upon request, the organisers will write recommendations to participants needed while applying to funds and sponsors for grants or financial support.

Please send your letter of applications (in free form and data) to residence curator kristina@menasdvaruose.lt by February 1, 2012.

TIME: July 2012
LOCATION: Kaunas, Lithuania
DURATION: 12-14 days