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 entering its 17th residency season, A.I.R. Vallauris has welcomed over 280 international artists since its conception in 2001.
Call for Artists 2018 Our 17th Season!
The schedule for 2018 artist residencies programme is now available. Applications are open to all artists (fine-arts, crafts, design, sculpture, architecture, filmmakers) seeking an opportunity to present and realize a project in a rich cultural environment. For more information click here.
Residency Fall 2017
We are happy to welcome the artists Corinne Durbas (France), Shauna La (USA), Alexander Rudd (USA), Stephen St Amant (Canada), Pauline van Tonder (South Africa). They are in residency from Tuesday, October 4h to Friday November 24th, 2018. An exhibition of their works will occur from Saturday November 18th to 22nd.
Small Art Objects
The “Small Art Objects” consists of a biannual event as well as an online exhibition and sale of small art objects. We invite you to visit this website which is regularly updated with works "Made in Vallauris":
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 creativity through housing, studio space, exhibitions and opportunity for community engagement. More details here.