A.I.R. Vallauris

Located in the heart of the old town Vallauris, A.I.R. Vallauris, (Artists in Residence) a non-profit association welcomes artists from around the world to its lodgings and studios to meet with local artists and to research and create new works in a unique setting. In its 13th residency season, A.I.R. Vallauris has welcomed over 200 international artists since its conception in 2001.

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Galerie Aqui Siam Ben
Works created in residence by over 50 international artists.
10 a.m.- 12.30 p.m. and 1.30 p.m.- 5.30 p.m.

Masterclass Workshop: Barbara BALZER

Barbara Balzer: Sculpture/Modeling: Classic cube to classic head
October 4/5 2014: 9h30 – 17h

Barbara will demonstrate how to sculpt a head from a cube of clay. She will offer instruction on general form and modeling within the X-Y-Z planes for the human head, and then show detailing for eyes, ears and lips. She will also show how form can be enhanced with surface treatment and decoration. Students will create their own works from a model or photo. This workshop is suitable for all levels.


2015 Residency Season:
The deadline for the 2015 residency season application is 7th December, 2014
We are pleased to announce that our schedule of residencies for 2015 is now available and accepting applications for the December 7th application deadline.

Artists in Residence

A.I.R. Vallauris looks forward to welcoming the artists Andrew HOEPPNER (USA), Kaitlin MAZZEI (USA), Amber THORPE (USA), and Kyle SIMON (USA). The artists will be in residence from 4th November till 12th December during which time they will create works which will be exhibited at the end of their residency. The exhibition is scheduled to open on 6th December 2014.