Call for artists: A.I.R./International Artist Residencies, Budapest 2012

Online Application Only!

Deadline: February 28, 2012

Applications should consist of:

* Application form

* Artist's statement/Project Description/One-page resume/CV

* $35 application fee by PayPal (see instruction at the end of the Application Form)
* Visual Artists: Provide 5 jpg images representing your most recent work.
* Video/Performance/Time-based Artists   Link to work on YouTube.

* Curators/writers  sample of written work(s). Maximum 6 pages.


Further Information and Costs:

Applications accepted on basis of availability and quality of work.

While HMC does not provide funding for residencies, we are helping to facilitate the creation of program, the cost of the exhibitions and cover %40 of total cost, artists cover %60.   We encourage the applicants to apply for a grant or scholarship.  


The residence offers shared room/bath as living quarters, and working area, few single rooms may be available at an extra fee.  Exhibition, Artist Talk, field trip, gallery tour are included in the cost. 

There is a cost to attend the residency of $1250 or Euro 900.  Longer or shorter stays can be arranged.  Artists are expected to pay all travel expenses, personal costs, visa (if necessary), insurance, and to supply artist materials for their use during the residency.   We can provide basic materials and tools.

Artists are expected to give at least one informal public audio-visual presentation about their work during their residency and to leave one piece of work made during the residency as a donation to the HMC.


Successful applicant wish to be accompanied by family members or an assistant, it is necessary to consult with HMC beforehand.  

Artists will give at least one informal public slide/powerpoint/DVD/CD presentation (30 - 45 minutes) about their work during their stay at the HMC and leave one exhibition ready art work made during the residency as a donation to the HMC.  Exhibitions are arranged at the Pen Club and at Raday Konyveshaz Gallery, Budapest in August, 2012.


The Hungarian Multicultural Center, Inc.® (HMC), 501(c)(3), Dallas, TX/Budapest, Hungary based non-profit organization.  The HMC dedicated to inspiring, connecting, exhibiting, and promoting artists.  The HMC invites interested visual artists, writers, performers  to submit application for its residency program in Budapest, Hungary.  The residencies offer participants to interact with other artists representing a variety of cultures and backgrounds.  

End of your residency we are asking a Residency Evaluation submitted by you (1page) detailing your experience at Budapest and what you were able to accomplish during your residency regarding your specific Art project.

For Residencies Application Form, click here.