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Abu Dhabi Art Hub


The Abu Dhabi Art Hub is offering a one month Artist Residency program. The Residency is open to five individual emerging or established artists, working in the fields of visual arts (painting, drawing, sculpture, graphic art), contemporary art (collage, assemblage, mixed-media, video art), decorative arts & crafts (ceramics, mosaic art, tapestry, glass art) and other types of applied art (graphic design, fashion design, etc.). 

The Art Residency includes a working space, accommodation, gallery space as well as technical support and assistance with public relations.  In addition, the Abu Dhabi Art Hub offers the artists the possibility to meet local residents and potential interested arts commissioners, to participate in university programs, to experience the intricacies of life in the UAE, and to be part of a final exhibit opening (attended by high representative partners), where artists get a chance to showcase their artwork created during the residency stay.

The residency will incorporate the following:

  • Studio space
  • Accommodation at the Art Hub
  • Meals
  • Technical equipment (by arrangement and subject to availability) 

Applications require the following information:

  • Artist Application form
  • Artist statement
  • Curriculum vitae and artist photo
  • Artwork samples (at least 20 in jpg or pdf form)
  • Passport copy 

Applications should be sent to 

All complete applications received by this date will be considered. Applicants will be informed by e-mail of the review committee’s decision.


Mussafah, Abu Dhabi: United Arab Emirates

The Abu Dhabi Art Hub, the first artist community in UAE, is positioned between East and West, as a destination for artists across the world to come together on an intercultural and interactive platform with the facilities, spaces, and opportunity to create, live and a diversity of artistic expressions promoted.

Contact Information

PO Box 36149 MW5, plot 38
Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates