Arquetopia Foundation Residency Open Calls 2023-24

Arquetopia Foundation Residency Open Calls 2023-24

This Deadline Expired: Sunday, May 15, 2022

Arquetopia Foundation is now welcoming applications for the following residency programs
in the majestic central historic district of Puebla, Mexico; the open countryside of Oaxaca,
Mexico; the Sacred Valley of the Andes of Cusco, Peru; and Naples, southern Italy, for all
dates in 2023 and 2024. Click on each link below for program info on the website.

PART 1 – RESIDENCIES FOR ARTISTS, DESIGNERS, ART HISTORIANS, WRITERS & RESEARCHERS:
ALL DATES IN 2023 & 2024 (MENTORED, NON-INSTRUCTIONAL)

A. Art, Design, or Photography Residency (Puebla, Cusco, or Naples). https://www.arquetopia.org/art-design-or-photography-residency
Flexible sessions of 3 to 6 weeks; various techniques supported.

B. Mexican Ceramics Residency (Puebla). https://www.arquetopia.org/mexican-ceramics-residency
Flexible sessions of 6 to 8 weeks.

C. Printmaking Residency (Puebla). https://www.arquetopia.org/printmaking-residency
Flexible sessions of 4 to 6 weeks.

D. Art History or Cultural Research Residency (Puebla, Cusco, or Naples). https://www.arquetopia.org/art-history-or-cultural-research-residency
Explore magnificent southern Mexico’s unique archives and resources from pre-Hispanic to
contemporary. Self-directed (staff-assisted), flexible sessions of 3 to 6 weeks.

E. Writers Residency (Oaxaca, Cusco, or Naples). https://www.arquetopia.org/writers-residency
Flexible sessions of 3 to 6 weeks.

ARTIST RESIDENCIES WITH INTENSIVE TECHNIQUE INSTRUCTION BY LOCAL MASTER
ARTISTS: ALL DATES IN 2023 & 2024
F. Electroetching Instructional Residency (Puebla).
https://www.arquetopia.org/electroetching-residency
Learn Electroetching techniques from a Mexican master, with time for independent production
in various other printmaking techniques. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

G. Gold Leafing & Estofado Instructional Residency (Puebla or Cusco). https://www.arquetopia.org/gold-leafing-residency
Learn an array of Gold Leafing (Gilding) and Estofado techniques from a Mexican or Peruvian
master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

H. Mexican Jewelry & Silversmithing Instructional Residency (Oaxaca). https://www.arquetopia.org/mexican-jewelry-residency

Learn jewelry making and silversmithing from a Mexican master, with time for independent
production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

I. Mexican Textiles Instructional Residency: Weaving or Embroidery (Oaxaca).
https://www.arquetopia.org/mexican-textiles-residencies
Learn traditional Mexican Weaving or Embroidery from a Mexican master, with time for
independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

J. Mexican Textiles Instructional Residency: Tapestry (Oaxaca).
https://www.arquetopia.org/mexican-textiles-residencies
Learn traditional Mexican Tapestry from a Mexican master, with time for independent
production. Sessions of 4 weeks.

K. Natural Ink Silkscreen Instructional Residency (Oaxaca).
https://www.arquetopia.org/natural-ink-silkscreen-residency
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Inks specifically for silkscreening, from a Mexican
master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

L. Natural Pigments Instructional Residency (Oaxaca or Cusco).
https://www.arquetopia.org/natural-pigments-residency
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Pigments for fiber dyeing, from a Mexican or
Peruvian master, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

M. Organic Painting Instructional Residency (Puebla).
https://www.arquetopia.org/organic-painting-residency
Learn an array of Organic Painting techniques from a Mexican master, with time for
independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

N. Peruvian Textiles Instructional Residency: Andean Weaving (Cusco).
https://www.arquetopia.org/peruvian-textiles-residency
Learn traditional Andean Weaving from a Peruvian master, with time for independent
production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

O. Pre-Columbian Ceramics Instructional Residency (Puebla or Cusco).
https://www.arquetopia.org/pre-columbian-ceramics-residency
Learn pre-Columbian Ceramics techniques from a Mexican or Peruvian master, with time for
independent production. Extendable sessions of 5 weeks.

HOW TO APPLY
Visit the Arquetopia Foundation website at https://www.arquetopia.org
E-mail info@arquetopia.org
Complete and submit the Arquetopia Artist-in-Residence Online Application Form
https://www.arquetopia.org/residency-application, following the instructions on the web
page.

Andrew Chalfen's colorful abstract-geometric paintings, drawings, and mixed-media pieces are dense, vibrant worlds of precisely rendered patterning, suggestive of aerial views, cartography, architectural renderings, psychedelia musical notation, urban-like densities, circuitry and digital life. His process is a mixture of focused intentionality and generative randomization strategies.
Andrew Chalfen
Andrew Chalfen

Andrew Chalfen's colorful abstract-geometric paintings, drawings, and mixed-media pieces are dense, vibrant worlds of precisely…

Andrew Chalfen's colorful abstract-geometric paintings, drawings, and mixed-media pieces are dense, vibrant worlds of precisely rendered patterning, suggestive of aerial views, cartography, architectural…

Andrew Chalfen's colorful abstract-geometric paintings, drawings, and mixed-media pieces are dense, vibrant worlds of precisely rendered patterning, suggestive of aerial views, cartography, architectural renderings, psychedelia…

Sam Nejati
Sam Nejati
Eli Smith is a Philadelphia based artist who works with oil paint. Most of his works depict strong emotion through use of the human body and figure, often using black and white pigments and little color, with many works in grayscale. Most of his paintings are on canvas or panel.
Eli Smith
Eli Smith

Eli Smith is a Philadelphia based artist who works with oil paint. Most of his works depict strong emotion through use of…

Eli Smith is a Philadelphia based artist who works with oil paint. Most of his works depict strong emotion through use of the human body and figure, often using black and white pigments and little color,…

Eli Smith is a Philadelphia based artist who works with oil paint. Most of his works depict strong emotion through use of the human body and figure, often using black and white pigments and little color, with many works in…

Morgan Thomas Shankweiler
Morgan Thomas Shankweiler
Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised art teacher in both New York and Philadelphia. In mid-career she earned a degree in interior design/space planning (U of Arts) after which she completed major projects for many corporate clients. She's returned to her artistic roots and now shows at many galleries and centers garnering awards.
Barbara Dirnbach
Barbara Dirnbach

Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised…

Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised art teacher in both New York and Philadelphia. In mid-career she earned a…

Barbara majored in art and art education at New York University, earning a BA and MA in Art Education and was a highly praised art teacher in both New York and Philadelphia. In mid-career she earned a degree in interior design/space…

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