SCHOLARSHIPS: All Residency Programs for Artists & Writers – Cusco, Peru
Arquetopia Peru International Artist Residency – Cusco, Peru
Scholarship Sessions: All Residency Programs for Artists & Writers
Dates: All Sessions between February & May 2020, with 30% Tuition Scholarship
Now Welcoming Applications through Friday, February 21, 2020. Apply Now: Spaces are limited. Applications are evaluated for selection as they are received vs. after the deadline has passed.
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Founded in 2009, Arquetopia Foundation is an internationally established, award-winning nonprofit arts and cultural foundation with a social scope that emphasizes critical thinking through artistic practices. Our comprehensive, customized International Artist-in-Residence Programs are the largest and most reputable in Latin America, with an array of contents anchored in a solid structure of collaborations with prominent cultural institutions, renowned experts, and notable artists. We are invested in approaching art and art history with a critical perspective by understanding Mexico and Peru’s complexity in context and incorporating nuances in narratives and interpretation especially of the 3,000-year heritage of visual culture of these two countries. Our residency programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, and cultural researchers age 20 and over.
Arquetopia is now welcoming applications for the following residency programs in the Sacred Valley of the Andes of Cusco Peru. Partial tuition scholarship of 30% awarded to all artists and writers selected, for all sessions between February and May 2020.
Click on each link below for program info on our website.
PART 1 – RESIDENCIES FOR ARTISTS, ART HISTORIANS, WRITERS, & RESEARCHERS: 30% TUITION SCHOLARSHIP SESSIONS, BETWEEN FEBRUARY & MAY 2020 IN CUSCO, PERU
1. Art, Design, or Photography Residency.
Flexible sessions of 3 to 12 weeks (mentored, non-instructional).
2. Writers Residency.
Flexible sessions of 3 to 8 weeks (mentored, non-instructional).
PART 2 – ARTIST RESIDENCIES WITH MASTER TECHNIQUE INSTRUCTION: 30% TUITION SCHOLARSHIP SESSIONS, BETWEEN FEBRUARY & MAY 2020 IN CUSCO, PERU
3. Gold Leafing & Estofado Instructional Residency.
Learn Gold Leafing (Gilding) and Estofado techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
4. Natural Pigments Instructional Residency.
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Pigments for fiber dyeing, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
5. Peruvian Textiles Instructional Residency: Andean Weaving.
Learn traditional Andean Weaving, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.
6. Pre-Columbian Ceramics Instructional Residency.
Learn pre-Columbian Ceramics techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 5 weeks.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit the Arquetopia Foundation website at www.arquetopia.org
Following selection, applicants are notified immediately via e-mail.
Arquetopia is distinguished worldwide for its array of unique, customized residency programs with substantial content. Our residency spaces function exclusively for productive art professionals, writers, and researchers and are built on structured, informative programs; a network of collaborative workspaces, institutions, and studios; and individualized project support.
Arquetopia is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our diverse local and international community. Arquetopia’s resident artist and staff backgrounds vary in all aspects. As part of Arquetopia’s mission is to promote diversity, Arquetopia actively fights discrimination by offering access to its programs and activities without regard to race, color, gender or gender expression, national origin, age, religion, creed, or sexual orientation.
Main Website: www.arquetopia.org