Open Call

Creative Residency in South West France

Studio Faire

No Funding
Nérac, France


Applicants are selected based on their experience, quality of work, project ideas and compatibility with any other residents staying at the same time.

Number of Participants

Applications are invited from individual creative practitioners. You will be provided with a private double bedroom and studio space. There are also communal areas that you will share with two other residents, two hosts and two labradors.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


May 30, 2019 - June 27, 2019


  • €960.00 program fee


Desk Space, Individual Studio, Installation Space




No meals

Public Programs

Open Studios, Retreat, Self-Directed


Conceptual Art, Design, Drawing, Fiber Arts, Fiction, Illustration, Installation, Makers, Nonfiction, Painting, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Textile, Visual Arts



Program Description

Studio Faire is a contemporary art space in South West France, providing residencies for all types of creative practitioner. Situated in the market town of Nérac, in the stunning Lot-et-Garonne region, on the northern edge of Gascony. Here you will find the ‘real’ unspoilt France. Your hosts have many skills between them. Colin Usher is a Photographer and Digital Media expert and Julia Douglas a Mixed Media Artist (specialising in Textiles) and a Web Designer. Residents live and work in the house, studios and gardens of Studio Faire, a 'Maison de maître' built around 1840 and still retaining its period characteristics. Rooms and studios are spacious and mature gardens offer private, shaded space for work and play. Studio Faire offers all creative practitioners a change of pace and the space to create. Visit the website to find out more and to apply.

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