International Artist Residency, Mexico & Peru
This Deadline Expired: Sunday, November 25, 2018
Arquetopia Foundation & International Artist Residency
Puebla, Mexico – Oaxaca, Mexico – Cusco, Peru
All Self-Directed & Instructional Residency Programs: All Sessions in 2019
Fee Waiver Options. Spaces are limited. All residency applications are evaluated for selection when 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 comprehensive residency programs in the majestic historic district of Puebla, Mexico; the open countryside of Oaxaca, Mexico; and the Sacred Valley of the Andes of Cusco Peru.
PART 1 – FLAGSHIP TRIPLE RESIDENCY FOR ARTISTS, ART EDUCATORS,
ART HISTORIANS, RESEARCHERS, STUDENTS, JUNE/JULY 2019:
SUMMER 2019 Triple International Academic Residency Program.
Prestigious 6-week, flagship 3-in-1 critical program for artists, curators, art educators,
art historians and students. Featuring international guest lecturers, master technique
instruction, critiques, museum tours, site-specific interventions, and self-directed art
production. June/July 2019 in Puebla.
PART 2 – SELF-DIRECTED RESIDENCIES FOR ARTISTS, ART HISTORIANS,
WRITERS, & RESEARCHERS: ALL SESSIONS IN 2019
2. Art, Design, or Photography Production Residency.
Self-directed, flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks. Various techniques and resources
offered in Puebla or Cusco.
3. Mexican Ceramics Residency.
Self-directed, flexible sessions of 6 to 12 weeks in Puebla.
4. Printmaking Residency.
Self-directed, flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks in Puebla.
5. Art Educators Residency.
Develop new art education projects with students, exploring diverse pedagogic
techniques with multiculturalism. Self-directed (staff-assisted), extendable sessions
of 4 weeks in Puebla.
6. 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 8
weeks in Puebla.
7. Writers Residency.
Self-directed, flexible sessions of 3 to 8 weeks in Oaxaca or Cusco.
PART 3 – ARTIST RESIDENCIES WITH MASTER TECHNIQUE INSTRUCTION:
ALL SESSIONS IN 2019
8. Gold Leafing and Estofado Instructional Residency.
Learn Gold Leafing (Gilding) and Estofado techniques, with time for independent
production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Puebla or Cusco.
9. Mexican Textiles Instructional Residency: Weaving, Embroidery, or
Learn traditional Mexican Textiles (back-strap Weaving, Embroidery, or Tapestry, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 or 4 weeks in Oaxaca.
10. Natural Ink Silkscreen Instructional Residency.
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Inks for silkscreening, with time for
independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Oaxaca.
11. 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 in Oaxaca or Cusco.
12. Organic Painting Instructional Residency.
Learn Organic Painting techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable
sessions of 3 weeks in Puebla.
13. Peruvian Arts Instructional Residencies: Painting or Sculpture.
Learn one of two Peruvian art techniques: Painting or Sculpture, with time for
independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Cusco.
14. Peruvian Textiles Instructional Residency: Andean Weaving.
Learn traditional Andean Weaving, with time for independent production. Extendable
sessions of 3 weeks in Cusco.
15. Pre-Columbian Ceramics Instructional Residency.
Learn pre-Columbian Ceramics techniques, with time for independent production.
Extendable sessions of 5 weeks in Puebla.