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Tired of hot summers? Love the snow? Want to eat some herring? Denmark, Finland and Norway offer a variety of international artist-in-residence programs.

Residency in Denmark

Res Artis is a good source of general information for international residencies.


Danmarks Keramikmuseum (International Ceramic Reserch Center – Denmark)


Heilmannsvej 31A

DK-4230 Skelskør, Denmark

Tel: + 45 58190016

Email: acbo@odense.dk

Residencies of up to 6 months for Danish and foreign professional sculptors. Includes an exhibition. Marginal housing and studio rent does not include materials or living expenses. For more information on this residency program, visit: www.nifca.org under ‘Residencies.’


Algade 25

DK-4220 Korsør , Denmark

Tel: +45 58377890

Residencies of 1 to 3 months for artists in two- and three-dimensional media. Room in a shared house with access to computer room, photo atelier, digital photo, video and sound equipment, and painting, drawing, graphic and ceramic workshops. Room, studio, meals and travel paid by host.

Storstrøms Amt’s Grafiske Verksted (Storstrøm County’s Graphic Workshop)

Grønnegade Kaserne

‘Sygestalden’ 15

DK-4700 Nestved, Denmark

Tel: +45 55737578

Email: post@svanekegaarden.dk

Residencies available November–May for ceramicists, painters, writers and composers who stay in one of three small apartments. Use of living and workshop facilities is free; artists must pay for materials.

Vendsyssel Art Museum

P. Nørkjærs Plads 15

DK-9800 Hjørring, Denmark

Tel: +45 98924133


Cable Factory

Information on the biggest independent art center in Finland.

Ateljé Stundars


Handelsesplanaden 23 A

FIN-65100 Vaasa, Finland


Kemijärvi Artist Residency

Email: kolin.kulttuuriseura@islh.intermin.fi

Residencies of up to 4 months. Application deadlines are September 30 and March 31. Studio space and fully equipped apartment are each about 50 square meters (538 square feet). Visiting artists are required to pay a monthly rent (€100/month in 2006), but can apply for a sponsorship to cover accommodation costs. Travel and daily expenses must be covered by the artist.

Raumars Artist-in-Residence Program

Valtakatu 7

FIN-26100 Rauma, Finland

Tel: 00 358 5 0331 7465, Fax: 00 358 2 8387 4742

Email: heidi@flaggfabrikken.net

Residencies of 3 months, between September 10 and December 10, for artists working with camera-based art. Application deadline is June 15. With generous financial support from Bergen Municipality, Flaggfabrikken pays for the artist’s studio, accommodations and travel expenses, and provides a small grant toward covering other living expenses.

Lademoen Kunstnerverkst-Eder (LKV)

Kjetil Krøvel, Administrator

Mellomveien 5

N-7042 Trondheim, Norway

Tel: 00 47 7351 3515, Fax: 00 47 7551 3372

Email: (NDK)

N-6963 Dale, Norway

The NDK provides groups of visual artists, architects and designers residencies to work on specific projects. Application deadline is April 15, 2007, for 2008 residencies.

Residency in Finland

Christopher French is an artist and writer living in Houston. Terrie Sultan is the Executive Director of The Blaffer Gallery.

Residency in Norway

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