Sunday, January 20, 2013

360 XOCHI QUETZAL: Spring Artist Residency in Central Mexico

Deadline: March 16, 2013 (ONLINE)

Spring Artist Residency

Chapala, Mexico
May 1 - 31, 2013

The new 360 XOCHI QUETZAL artist residency is located in Chapala, Mexico on the shores of the largest lake in Mexico where the perfect year-round climate and stunning lake and mountain views have long established the region as an international artist mecca. Visual artists, musicians and writers will be inspired by the natural beauty, history and culture of this special part of central Mexico.

ELIGIBILITY: We base our selections on artists who demonstrate artistic accomplishment, a well-conceived residency project, indication that this residency will make a significant impact and evidence of the self-reliance required for a residency in the developing world. National and international artists, writers and new media creatives over the age of 25 are welcome to apply.

RESIDENCY DATES: Our next free one-month residency will begin May 1, 2013 and continue through May 31, 2013. Our next residencies will be in October 1 - 31, 2013 and December 21, 2013 - January 20, 2014. There is some flexibility with the dates.

STUDIO: There is a large work table and a 16 ft long x 8 ft high work wall. The adjoining Studio-Work-Surface-and-Wall bathroom doubles as a cleaning area. The studio also has a desk and there is free wi-fi. Plein air painters, writers and artists who draw have endless access to warm, outdoor beauty. There is a spinet piano downstairs for musicians.

LIVING: We offer a beautiful home with kitchen and living room downstairs and your bedroom and a spacious studio upstairs. There are also 2.5 bathrooms. You will also have free local phone service. International calls can be made via skype.

APPLICATION: Application fee is $36.00 and there are discounts for members of various artist organizations as well as a $12 discount for artists who are re-applying.

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