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Arquetopia Foundation – Puebla & Oaxaca, Mexico; Cusco, Peru Self-Directed & Instructional Artist & Writers Residencies: Spring & Summer Sessions 2018 | December 3, 2017.

 

Founded in 2009 in Puebla, Mexico, Arquetopia is an internationally established, award-winning nonprofit arts and cultural foundation with a social scope that emphasizes critical thinking through artistic practices. Our Artist-in-Residence Programs are the largest and most reputable in Mexico and Latin America, with an array of contents anchored in a solid structure of collaborations with prominent cultural institutions, renowned experts, and notable artists in Mexico and Peru. Our resident artists have come from 65+ countries on six continents, and many have returned multiple times. Our residency programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, and cultural researchers age 22 and over.

 

Deadline: Apply Now Through Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Spaces are limited. Our selection committee evaluates all residency applications when they are received vs. after the deadline has passed.

 

Website: http://www.arquetopia.org/new-open-calls-deadlines

E-mail Chris at info@arquetopia.org for more information.

We are currently welcoming applications for the following residency programs in Puebla and Oaxaca, Mexico and in Cusco, Peru:

 

SPECIAL 3-IN-1 ACADEMIC RESIDENCY FOR ARTISTS,

ART HISTORIANS, & CURATORS: SUMMER 2018

Click on the link below for program info.

 

1. ArquetopiaSUMMER 2018 Special 3-in-1 International Academic Residency Program (6 weeks, June 4 to July 16, 2018). Puebla, Mexico

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/arquetopia-summer-2018

Includes Organic Painting Technique Instruction and Self-Directed Art Production. Arquetopia’s flagship residency program, ArquetopiaSUMMER 2018 will focus on the complex subject of color. how is color a problematic subject? How can color facilitate the merging of the observer with the observed? How can color convey authenticity?


 

SELF-DIRECTED RESIDENCIES FOR ARTISTS, ART HISTORIANS, WRITERS, & RESEARCHERS: SPRING & SUMMER SESSIONS 2018

Click on each link below for program info.

 

2. Art, Design, or Photography Production Residency. Puebla Mexico or Cusco, Peru

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/self-directed/art-design-or-photography-residency
Self-directed sessions of 4 to 12 weeks in the majestic central historic district of Puebla or the spectacular countryside of Cusco. Various techniques and resources offered.

 

3. Mexican Ceramics Residency. Puebla, Mexico

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/self-directed/mexican-ceramics-residency
Self-directed sessions of 6 to 12 weeks in the majestic central historic district of Puebla.

 

4. Printmaking Residency. Puebla, Mexico

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/self-directed/printmaking-residency
Self-directed sessions of 4 to 12 weeks in the majestic central historic district of Puebla.

 

5. Art Educators Residency. Puebla, Mexico

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/self-directed/art-educators-residency

Develop new art education projects with students, exploring diverse pedagogic techniques with multiculturalism. Self-directed (staff-assisted) sessions of 4 weeks in the majestic central historic district of Puebla.

 

6. Art History or Cultural Research Residency. Puebla, Mexico

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/art-history-or-cultural-research-residency

Explore magnificent southern Mexico’s unique archives and resources from pre-Hispanic to contemporary. Self-directed (staff-assisted) sessions of 3 to 8 weeks in the majestic central historic district of Puebla.

 

7. Writers Residency. Oaxaca, Mexico or Cusco, Peru

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/writers-residency

Self-directed sessions of 3 to 8 weeks in the beautiful countryside of Oaxaca or Cusco.


 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES WITH MASTER TECHNIQUE INSTRUCTION: SPRING & SUMMER SESSIONS 2018

Click on each link below for program info.

 

8. Mexican Textiles Instructional Residency: Weaving or Embroidery. Oaxaca, Mexico

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/instructional/mexican-textiles-residencies
With master instruction, learn to create traditional Mexican Textiles (back-strap weaving or embroidery) in the countryside of Oaxaca, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

 

9. Peruvian Textiles Instructional Residency: Andean Weaving. Cusco, Peru

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/instructional/peruvian-textiles-residency
With master instruction, learn to create traditional Peruvian Textiles (back-strap weaving) in the countryside of Cusco, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

 

10. Natural Pigments Instructional Residency. Oaxaca, Mexico or Cusco, Peru

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/instructional/natural-pigments-residency
With master instruction, learn to create and use a variety of Natural Pigments in the beautiful countryside of Oaxaca or Cusco, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

 

11. Gold Leafing and Estofado Instructional Residency. Puebla, Mexico or Cusco, Peru

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/instructional/gold-leafing-residency
With master instruction, learn Gold Leafing (Gilding) and Estofado techniques in the majestic central historic district of Puebla or the beautiful countryside of Cusco, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

 

12. Organic Painting Instructional Residency. Puebla, Mexico

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist residencies/instructional/novohispanic-arts-residencies
With master instruction, learn Organic Painting techniques in the majestic central historic district of Puebla, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

 

13. Peruvian Arts Instructional Residency: Painting or Sculpture. Cusco, Peru

http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/instructional/peruvian-arts-residencies
With master instruction, learn one of two Peruvian art techniques: Painting or Sculpture, in the beautiful countryside of Cusco, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Visit the Arquetopia website at www.arquetopia.org

E-mail Chris at info@arquetopia.org for complete inclusions, fee, and terms.
Complete and submit the Arquetopia Artist-in-Residence Online Application Form, following the instructions on the web page.

Following selection, applicants are notified immediately via e-mail.

 

Arquetopia is distinguished worldwide for its array of unique residency programs with substantial content. In contrast to various property rental schemes, tourist resorts, B&B’s, and sublets elsewhere, our residency spaces function exclusively for productive art professionals, writers, and researchers and are built on structured, informative programs; a network of collaborative workspaces, institutions, and studios; and individualized project support.

 

Arquetopia is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our diverse local and international community. Arquetopia’s resident artist and staff backgrounds vary in all aspects. As part of Arquetopia’s mission is to promote diversity, Arquetopia actively fights discrimination by offering access to its programs and activities without regard to race, color, gender or gender expression, national origin, age, religion, creed, or sexual orientation.