Open Call

Call for Applications 2020

Jan van Eyck Academie

With Funding
Maastricht, Netherlands


— Artists, designers, curators, (landscape) architects, writers, fashion designers — Participants are generally between 26–41 years of age. — Artists who previously have been in resident at another post academic institute (Rijksakademie, De Ateliers) in the Netherlands, cannot apply for a work period at the Van Eyck. — Duo’s or collectives can apply with 1 project proposal for 1 residency at the Van Eyck.

Number of Participants

32 up to 35 spots are available each year.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


April 15, 2020 - March 31, 2021


  • €2,000.00 material budget (one-time)
  • €900.00 stipend (monthly)


  • €70.00 application fee
  • €2,750.00 program fee (one-time)


Conference Rooms, Darkroom, Film Editing Suite, Gallery, Individual Studio, Installation Space, Large Format Printers, Library, Print Shop, Wood Shop


Studio Only


Breakfast, Coffee, Lunch, Tea, Vegan, Vegetarian

Public Programs

Exhibition, Group Dinners, Mentors, Open Studios, Publication, Readings, Visiting Professionals, Workshops


Architecture, Cartoonist, Cinematography, Collective, Conceptual Art, Culinary, Curatorial, Design, Digital Media, Drawing, Film, Illustration, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Literature, Multimedia, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Printmaking, Research, Sculpture, Sound Art, Textile, Video Art, Visual Arts


Dutch, English

Program Description

Artists, designers, curators, photographers, (landscape) architects, writers and researchers are invited to apply for a 12-month residency at the Jan van Eyck Academie, starting in either spring or autumn 2020. As a post-academic multiform institute for fine art, design and reflection, the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht (NL) offers the time, space and expertise at hand to allow its participants further develop their projects and artistic practice. Every participant gets their own studio; can benefit from studio visits by external as well as internal advisers; can access well-eqipped Labs (Printing & Publishing Lab, Photography & New Media Lab, Wood and Metal Lab, a Library, Food Lab, and a Lab for Nature Research). The participants are also encouraged to partake in collaborations and in the external and internal programme of events, workshops, lectures, exhibitions, presentations, etc. For more information visit our website:

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