Artists of all disciplines are invited to apply for an art residency at Green Olive Arts, an international art studio in beautiful Tetouan, Morocco. Between grand views of the Rif Mountains and the busy labyrinth of the ancient Arab walled medina, the visual inspiration and warm hospitality are sure to inspire. Shared (2 artists) and private studios are available, along with weekly artist lunch gatherings and connections to a local network of artists and traditional artisans. Enjoy a balance of focused production and research along with creative community and cultural immersion to stir your work to new levels.
3 or 6 week artist-funded residencies are available. Applications for our residency seasons are being taken on an open basis for the available 8 studio spaces. Completed and approved applications (including a video interview) will be assessed by our Local Selection Panel before a final decision is made. Travel, housing, meals, and supplies are not included in the residency fee.
Residency Experience Summary
Green Olive Arts, Tetouan, offers 3 or 6 week-long, self-directed, artist-funded residencies to emerging, mid-career and established visual artists, writers, performers, scholars and other global creatives seeking a season of focused research and production in the rich context of Moroccan culture. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must submit the online application form, CV, portfolio of recent works, artist statement, application fee and complete an interview … Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Artists are accepted on an ongoing basis, so applications submitted early may encounter greater availability.
A 2000 MAD deposit is required upon acceptance to reserve residency space. Residency fees vary depending on shared or private studio choice and the length of the residency. Applications are currently being accepted for the following seasons:
FALL 2022 (3 weeks) Sept. 12 – Oct 1, 2022: SHARED (9,000 MAD) or PRIVATE (13,500 MAD)
FALL 2022 (3 weeks) Oct. 3 – Oct 22, 2022: SHARED (9,000 MAD) or PRIVATE (13,500 MAD)
FALL 2022 (6 weeks) Sept. 12 – Oct 22, 2022: SHARED (17,000 MAD) or PRIVATE (25,500 MAD)
WINTER 2023 (3 weeks) January 9 – 28: SHARED (9,000 MAD) or PRIVATE (13,500 MAD)
FALL 2023 (3 weeks) Sept. 11 – 30, 2023: SHARED (9,000 MAD) or PRIVATE (13,500 MAD)
FALL 2023 (3 weeks) Oct. 2 – 21, 2023: SHARED (9,000 MAD) or PRIVATE (13,500 MAD)
FALL 2023 (6 weeks) Sept. 11 – Oct 21, 2023: SHARED (17,000 MAD) or PRIVATE (25,500 MAD)
Residency fees vary depending on shared or private studio choice and the length of the residency:
9,000 MAD - Shared studio for 3 weeks
13,500 MAD - Private studio for 3 weeks
17,000 MAD - Shared studio for 6 weeks
25,500 MAD - Private studio for 6 weeks
Fees do not include travel, housing, all meals, or supplies.
1-2 meals per week ARE included in the fee as part of the program.