Arte Studio Ginestrelle: Creative & writing retreats in Assisi

Associated Residency Program

Arte Studio Ginestrelle and the Writing Residency are located in the heart of the historical town, famous for its frescoes by Giotto and Cimabue.

Last open calls: December 2022 and January-February 2023. 

Ideal for colleagues and partners, as well as for individual artists/writers who desire to be focused on their own projects.

Description of residency programs:
One of the main purposes of the new programs is to invite guests to daily experiencing the artistic and historical sites of Assisi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the natural environment of the sacred Mt. Subasio. To explore the town by walking “passeggiata” and hiking to the mountain, in harmony with nature, encouraging an
eco-friendly style of life.

From the historic center of Assisi it is also possible to reach, through a hiking path, or by bicycle, a small olive grove, located in the nearby countryside. This simple and Franciscan place offers moments of reflection and meditation, surrounded by olive trees and wild flowers.

Arte Studio Ginestrelle is located in Assisi city center, near the Cathedral of San Rufino. The location would be ideal for couples, as well as for colleagues or individuals.

Writing residency is suggested for individuals or couples, who desire to stay in the heart of Assisi, in a privileged position next to the Church of “Santa Maria delle Rose” and close to the Cathedral of Assisi “San Rufino”. The Roman Empire built a Temple (I century B.C.) on this site.

Deadline
Residency Length
1 week - 1 month
Languages
English
Spanish
Average Number of Artists in Residence at a Time
2
Collaborative Residency
Must apply and be accepted individually
May apply as a team
Discipline
Drawing
Interdisciplinary Arts
Mixed Media
Painting
Visual Arts
Book Arts
Costume/Fashion Design
Digital Fabrication
Installation Arts
Paper Arts
Textile & Fiber Arts/Weaving
Criticism
Fiction
Journalism
Literary Nonfiction
Literature
Nonfiction
Playwriting
Poetry
Screenwriting
Translation
Writing
Acting
Choreography
Dance
Performance Art
Theater
Music
Opera
Symphony
Animation
Digital Media
Documentary
Electronic Arts
Film
Moving Image
Multimedia Arts
Photography
Sound Art
TV + Radio
Virtual Reality
Graphic Design
Illustration
Industrial Design
Architecture
Environmental Arts
Landscape Architecture
Social Practice
Storytelling
Urban Planning/Design
Biology
Ecology
Environmentalism/Conservation
Science
Art Conservation
Art Education
Art History
History
Mathematics
Philosophy
Companions
Pets are not allowed
Country of Residence
Open to artists based anywhere in the world
Family Friendly
Spouses/partners allowed for full stay (non-collaborators)
Stage of Career
Any stage of career
Additional Expectations/Opportunities
Participate in open studio with fellow residents
Other
Accessible Housing
N/A
Meals Provided
Residents have access to private kitchen
No meals are provided
Studios/Special Equipment
Private Studios
Exhibition / Installation Space
Studios/Facilities Accessibility
N/A
Type of Housing
Private housing off campus (individual apartment/cabin/house)
Additional Eligibility Information

The selection process is focused on the project-proposal to develop during the stay.

For the application-forms and any further detail, please, contact the director Marina Merli at artestudioginestrelle@gmail.com

Number of Artists Accepted in Most Current Year
20
Artist Stipend
0
US Dollar (USD)
Travel Stipend/Material Stipends
0
US Dollar (USD)
Residency Fees
2000
Euro (EUR)
Fee Details

There is no application fee.

Residency fee for accommodation:

350 Euro (EUR) per person per week, for colleagues/partners
 
500 Euro (EUR) per person per week, for individuals

Cleaning is included and provided according to the guidelines for the prevention of COVID-19 infections.

The rooms are equipped with sanitized sheets, blankets, towels and hand soaps.

Grant/Scholarship/other Funding Support
0
US Dollar (USD)
Grant/Scholarship/Other Funding Support Details

Participation in the annual Assisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2023.

The literary and artistic projects will be featured in the art catalog.

Application Fee
0
US Dollar (USD)
Application Type
Open application