Grabart Art Print Barcelona



The master Joan Barbarà working with Joan Miró

The master Joan Barbarà working with Joan Miró

Grabart Art Print Barcelona

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Artist residence studio workshop in Barcelona, provided by the legendary art print studio founded in 1945 by Joan Barbarà. GRABART  is the residence program of Taller 46 by Joan Barbarà, this is an international artists residency program providing the opportunity to live and create work in Barcelona, located at the Joan Barbará Printmaking workshop, one of the most important and historic workshops of Europe that hosted masters such as Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Joseph Beuys, Victor Vasarely, Salvador Dalí, Antoni Tàpies, and contemporary artists like Jaume Plensa.

Our objective is to provide facilities for artists to easily start their projects and offer a community in which they can participate as much as they like. We provide the necessary support and encouragement to help you get the most out of your stay here. We are here for our residents regarding any concerns or needs that they may have during their stay. A highly recommended and very unique experience.


The workshop is located in the original atelier of the legendary artist Joan Barbará in a typical Catalan home of the early 20th century nestled in the heart of Gracia, a beautiful and dynamic area of Barcelona city renowned for maintaining its local and traditional character.

- The selected artists will work at the Joan Barbarà workshop for a period from one week to 3 months.

More info:


calle República Argentina, 46. Barcelona
08023 Barcelona Barcelona

Year Founded
Residency Structure
Embedded in historic site
Residency Program Type
Studio-based (no housing)
Studio-based (with housing)
Residency Length
1 week - 3 months
Collaborative Residency
Must apply and be accepted individually
May apply as a team
Mixed Media
Country of Residence
Open to artists based anywhere in the world
Family Friendly
Children allowed for full stay
Stage of Career
Any stage of career
Additional Expectations/Opportunities
Participate in public programming
Participate in open studio with fellow residents
How does your residency program support artists?
Opportunity to be in another context
Opportunity to travel
Immersion in new culture and/context
Art production support
Access to studio space to create new work
Access to equipment, specialized facilities and/or technical support
Access to training on new artistic techniques and/or apprenticeship
Inspiration from natural environment
Inspiration from cultural context
Professional development support and/or trainings
Opportunities to develop relationships with local or regional artists/arts organizations
Opportunities to collaborate with local or regional artists/arts organizations
Opportunities to collaborate with other artists/residents
Opportunities to develop relationships with other artists/residents
Opportunities for work with the local community
Opportunities to exhibit or perform new work
Additional Eligibility Information

Application guidelines:

Please send the following to:

1. Name, Surname and Place of Residence
2. Resume describing your academic, artistic, professional and other relevant experience.
3. One-page cover letter explaining why you are interested in this program and what you hope to achieve by attending it.
4. Artists must submit 5 samples of work, in case the artist have a website please also provide the link.
5. Desired period of residence.
6. Do you need accommodation in Barcelona? 

Artist Stipend
Euro (EUR)
Travel Stipend/Material Stipends
US Dollar (USD)
Residency Fees
Euro (EUR)
Fee Details

It's depends of the duration, please contact with us telling us your desired period of residency and if you are interested in acommodation too.

Grant/Scholarship/other Funding Support
Euro (EUR)
Application Fee
Euro (EUR)
Application Type
Open application
What does your program provide during the residency experience?
Communication before arrival to discuss accommodations, medical conditions, or other health needs
Orientation upon arrival
Contact information and available accommodations for programs, events, and campus
Full description of accessibility on campus
Links to resources, effective practices, grievance procedures, etc.
Contact info for accessibility requests for event/programming
Is your campus wheelchair accessible?
Housing available on campus
Local arrangements coordinated by staff
Accessibility Contact Name
Accessibility Contact Email
Type of Housing
Private housing on campus (individual apartment/cabin/house)
Accessible Housing
Housing for Companion And/or Caregivers
Housing available
Case by case consideration
Accessible Communal Spaces
Additional Housing Information
Access to laundry in housing
WIFI available in housing
Meals Provided
No meals are provided
Additional Meals Information
Computer/Internet Access
Wireless Internet (WIFI)
Studios/Special Equipment
Private Studios
Shared Studios
Painting Workspace (Oil)
Printmaking Workspaces
Etching Press
Acid Room
Lithography Studio
Studios/Facilities Accessibility
Studio Support/Tech
Studio/facility orientation provided
Studio support provided by staff
Studios/facilities Details