Sunday, December 01, 2013

360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writers Residency Program

Deadline: January 18, 2014 (ONLINE)

Artist and Writers Residency Program

Chapala, Mexico
May 1 - May 31, 2014

The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writers Residency Program 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.
Three residents will be chosen for each residency.

We encourage applications from visual artists, writers, new media
makers and musicians. Residents will be inspired by the natural
beauty, history and culture of this special part of central Mexico.

Chapala is located 25 minutes from an international airport and 45
minutes from Guadalajara, one of the largest cities in Mexico boasting
abundant cultural resources: museums, galleries, theatre and artist
supplies. Xochi Quetzal is the Aztec goddess of creativity and
fertility and protector of artisans.

FEES: This is a free one-month residency. Your residency offers you
free wi-fi, weekly maid service, a food stipend of $1,000 pesos and
all utilities. You will only be responsible for your laundry, local
transportation, entertainment and additional food. International calls
can be made via skype. You are responsible for your travel to and from
the Guadalajara International airport.

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 visual artists,
photographers, writers and new media creatives over the age of 25 are
welcome to apply.

RESIDENCY DATES: The Spring residency runs May 1 - May 31, 2014.
There is some flexibility with the dates. We will be expanding our
residency schedule. Please let us know if you want to be notified
about the upcoming residencies by writing to us at

now available on CAFÉ. The application fee is $36.00 and if you apply
to both residencies, there is a $12 discount. Artists who are
re-applying also qualify for a $12 discount. Only one discount will

DEADLINE AND NOTIFICATION: Applications through CAFÉ will be accepted
now through Midnight Mountain time January 18, 2014 for the Spring
Residency. Applicants will be notified no later than February 2, 2014

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