Vroman Fellowship 2022

Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands
Deadline: 30 April 2022

Image: Film still © Clara Jo

Image: Film still © Clara Jo

In collaboration with the Vroman Foundation, the Jan van Eyck Academie is offering a 6-month residency programme to an (inter)national artist, writer or a designer whose research falls within the intersection of art and science and who carries an inquisitive approach towards interdisciplinary thinking.

Residency period: 1 November 2022 – 30 April 2023
Application deadline: 1 May 2022, 23:59 CEST

In the spirit of polymath Leo Vroman (1915 – 2014), this residency programme accommodates one Fellow with a chance to further develop their research and projects using all Jan van Eyck facilities at hand: its labs – Photography & Audiovisual, Printing & Publishing, Food, Material Matters, Future Materials –, departments – Nature Research, Research & Education and Art & Society –, as well as the Library. The selected participant will also be able to network and collaborate with fellow participants as well as gather expertise from the academy’s guests, advisers, and staff members.

The Fellow will receive access to a private studio, a monthly stipend of € 1 000, a working budget of € 1 091, as well as accommodation for the duration of the residency period.

To apply, please submit a single pdf (no larger than 10 MB) consisting of the following materials presented in English:

  • ­A motivational letter and project proposal (max 500 w.)
  • Documentation of previous work (max 25 pages with 1 – 2 images per page). The presented material should not be older than 5 years
  • A curriculum vitae (max 2 pages)

Please make sure that all hyperlinks in the application portfolio function well and are valid. Please don’t forget to make clear any necessary passwords to access materials via Vimeo, YouTube or other channels.

If you have any questions or inquiries, please contact

A joint committee of the Vroman Foundation and the Jan van Eyck Academie is responsible for the selection. The outcome will be announced mid-June 2022.


APPLICATION FEE: €65 (excl. VAT) or €78,65 (incl. VAT)

The application fee is waived for applicants from and living in the Least Developed Countries, Low Income Countries and Lower Middle Income Countries and Territories on the DAC list. Please see the DAC list here.


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