Open Call

Artist Residency for Printmakers 2020-21

Córtex Frontal

No Funding
Free / No Costs
Arraiolos, Portugal


We welcome printmakers and visual artists (who would like to print or start printing) to our residency. We provide housing and equipped printmaking/silk screen studio in a peaceful town of Arraiolos, Portugal, 110km far from Lisbon and 20km from Évora. Artists receive technical/artistic/critical support and can work in different modalities: on their own, with technical support and in specific workshops. Artists are hosted in a XVIII manor house in the center of the town equipped and furnished. We invite individual artists or work groups (up to 15 people). Study trips to artistic/cultural/industrial heritage, open studios and local community activities are a complement in our program and we will encourage resident artists to join.

Number of Participants

ARP Program welcomes individual artists or groups of up to 15 people. With our masters we are able to organise individual or group residency courses for: Etching Aquatint Etching & Aquatint Drypoint Chine-collé Woodcut Linocut Monoprint Artist´s book Basic Silk Screen printing Advanced Silk Screen printing techniques


No deadline


September 19, 2020 - December 31, 2021


Ceramic Facility, Conference Rooms, Desk Space


Apartment, Kitchen, Private Bathroom


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Courses, Discussion, Exhibition




English, French, Portugese , Spanish

Program Description

Accommodation Artists are accommodated in a XVIII century manor house in the center of the town, in private bedrooms, sharing common areas. The house has six bedrooms and four bathrooms. Common areas are: living rooms, kitchen, laundry, library, terrace, courtyard and garden. Linen and towels are provided by us.There is wifi in the house.We have two bikes available for residents.Arraiolos has supermarkets and local shops within walking distance. It has also cafes and restaurants. Disciplines, work equipment and assistance The studio is equipped with machines and tools for printmaking and silk screen.Our printmaking/silk screen partner master will assist artists with technical/artistic support. Studio Artists can use the three house´s studios (located inside the house) and the printing studio (located 10 minutes walk from the house). Fees Individual Artists:Housing 150€/week, 525€/month Printing studio 30€/day 125€/week without technical support. Technical support: varies please ask.

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