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. Now in its 16th residency season, A.I.R. Vallauris has welcomed over 250 international artists since its conception in 2001.

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Small Art Objects 2017
Fire for Effect

Small Art Objects is a fund raising undertaking sponsored by A.I.R Vallauris and consists of a competition, involving the creation of all small art objects, their exhibition and sale. Small art objects can be made from any material, but are restricted in size to 15 cm x 15 cm x 15 cm. To submit works click here.

Artists in residence (April 2017)

We are delighted to host Australian artist Rita Brooks and David Packer from the United States of America, until May 5th. The exhibition of their artwork will occur end of April 29th to May 3rd in two spaces : 45 rue Clément Bel as well as the Gallery Aqui Siam Ben. Opening in presence of the artists : April 29th, from 11am to 1pm.

Residency Program

Deadline : April 30th
We are currently accepting applications for 2017 season. For more information and deadlines click here.

Atelier Tremplin

The "Atelier Tremplin" program is specifically designed for recent graduates of Ceramic schools: undergrad or graduate cursus. The goal of the Atelier Tremplin is to provide a platform for new graduates that will assist them in making their initial steps into the professional field. The program is designed to give recent graduates a structure to develop and explore their creative voice through housing, studio space, exhibitions and opportunity for community engagement.