Open Call

Artist in Residency in the Colombian Andes


No Funding
San Bernardo, Colombia


All artists and culture makers and practitioners are invited to apply and will be selected by the ArteSumapaz Committee

Number of Participants

Groups may apply and participate Max. 10 People


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


April 01, 2020 - April 30, 2020


  • $700.00 program fee (monthly)


Conference Rooms, Co-Working, Desk Space, Shared Studio


Home-Stay, Kitchen, Private Bathroom, Private Room


Breakfast, Coffee, Dinner, Lunch, Snacks, Tea, Vegan, Vegetarian

Public Programs

Festival, Open Studios, Performances, Picnic Baskets, Self-Directed, Seminars, Workshops, Yoga


Acting, Architecture, Arts Administrator, Book Arts, Choreography, Cinematography, Comedy, Composers, Conceptual Art, Culinary, Dance, Dance Groups, Design, Drawing, Entrepreneur , Fiber Arts, Film, Illustration, Interdiscplinary Arts, Journalism, Land Art, Literature, Makers, Mime, Music, Music Composition, Opera, Painting, Pedagogy, Performance Art, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Printmaking, Public Art, Puppeteers, Sculpture, Singing, Social Practice, Sound Art, Theatre, Thinkers, Video Art, Visual Arts


English, Spanish

Program Description

Inspired by the legacy of such great residencies as Yaddo and Macdowell, we’ve designed our Artist-in-Residency program to be one in which visual artists, writers, musicians, and other makers, have the opportunity to experience profound growth. We believe there are three major aspects that can help contribute to break-through: inspiring working space; being surround by awesome nature; and commensality with like-minded souls. ArteSumapaz was founded on a former coffee plantation in a region in the Andean mountains outside of Bogota, where over a century ago, Frederick Church stopped to paint and draw. While much of the world still suffers from the impression that Colombia is a wild and dangerous part of the world, the country emerged over a decade ago from half a century of internal strife, and is frequently cited as one of the top destinations for travelers in 2020. Residents are provided with private accommodations, and cooked meals throughout the day. Artists share a communal table..

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