Open Call

FLAD / AiR 351 Grants (4 months)

AiR 351

With Funding
Free / No Costs
Cascais, Portugal


US based artists. FLAD / AiR 351 Grant offers a monthly allowance of 1150 euros for a total period of 4 months plus residency fees. That amount should cover living expenses including accommodation, travel expenses and health and/or accident insurance . All applications should be written in English and must include on the same file (1 document only): – Personal information (including contacts) – Letter of motivation including a brief description of current practice, statement of intent and goal of the residency (500 words max.); – Curriculum Vitae; – Portfolio (max. 10MB total) – Optional: letters of recommendation (3 max.) Please keep in mind: – Letters of recommendation should be written in English; – Only digital material is accepted; – Candidates should be proficient in spoken and written English Applications must be submitted via email to the following email address referring to the FLAD / AiR 351 Grant open call:

Number of Participants

2 grants. Selection Process First, there is a pre-selection by AiR 351 international Selection Committee (Nathalie Anglès, Sébastien Pluot and Delfim Sardo). Then, the final decision is a joint responsibility of FLAD and AiR 351. For further information about AiR 351 project please visit Inquiries about these Grants should be sent to the following email: with the following subject: FLAD / AIR 351 Grant.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


October 15, 2019 - February 15, 2020


  • €1,150.00 stipend (monthly)


Individual Studio, Library


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Critique, Grant, Open Studios, Professional Development, Visiting Professionals


Visual Arts


English, Portugese

Program Description

These grants fully sponsored by Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento (Luso American Development Foundation) are targeted for US based artists at any stage of practice and cover a period of 4 months starting until October 15, 2019. Exception: current or past residents at AiR 351. AiR 351 is an independent international visual arts residency program located in Cascais, Lisbon region (Portugal). Its team works closely with each resident on a supportive environment, prodiving curatorial and technical assistance on a daily basis. The program includes access to an individual studio and to communal spaces at AiR 351´s headquarters. AiR 351 will involve the 2019 FLAD / AiR 351 Grant recipients in its general activities program: integration in the local artistic community, technical and curatorial assistance, possibility of working within AiR 351 partners network (namely art schools workshops), studio visits, open studios and public presentations, when possible.

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