Application information

We're now receiving applications for 2023! 

Applicants are invited based upon resume, compatibility and stated artistic intentions. Decisions are made by a committee composed of artists and professionals. 

We also accept applications year-round, for residencies between April and October, and encourage you to suggest multiple residency date options where possible.

As an artist-run residency we launch Artist+1 a pioneering work-life balance program for those who want to bring along one family member or partner to the residency.


Please, check our Terms & Conditions before applying.

submit your proposal
Dates / Period of stay
Housing preference

**We are able to provide a single room with a desk and workspace for one person, a double room for couples with a desk or two different rooms for collectives so the members don’t need to share the bedroom space.

The access to the big 200m2 studio is free 24h for all the residents. 

You can check the Grotta AIR Materials List to know more about what can we offer you during your stay.

The residents will cover the costs of running the program. The fee for 2 weeks is € 600, each next week € 250. For collectives and artist+1 the price for 2 weeks is € 750, each next week € 325. Is requested a deposit of €200 when the applicant receives acceptance of the candidature. 

In order to complete the application, please send us your portfolio or some examples of your work at

Thanks for your application. We will read it carefully and come back to you soon!