The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten is a renowned international residency program based in Amsterdam that offers outstanding opportunities for talented artists from the Netherlands and abroad to develop their work at the highest level.
Resident artists work in an individual studio surrounded by approximately 50 peers from all over the world and have ongoing dialogues with a group of prominent artists and (art) professionals connected to the Rijksakademie as advisors. Ideas can be developed in co-operation with a team of interdisciplinary technical specialists in well-equipped technical workshops. Furthermore there is a Theory workshop offering a specialized art library, (historical) collections as well as a program with seminars and discussions related to topics arising from the artist community.
Every year, about 25 studios become available. The residency lasts one year and can be extended to two. You can apply for the 2015 residency by completing the online application form from January 1, 2014 on www.rijksakademie.nl
Deadline for application is February 1, 2014.