Residencies

AiR Frosterus, Kärsämäki

AIR FROSTERUS, KÄRSÄMÄKI

AiR Frosterus is an international artist residence, providing artists time and peace to focus on their work. Artists can apply for residency visits as well as for virtual residencies. The beautiful location allows guests to get inspired by Finnish nature and the four seasons. The office of the Kattilakoski cooperative and the artist residence is located in the old vicarage of Kärsämäki, owned by the cooperative. The vicarage is on a very scenic spot on the banks of the rapids of Kattilakoski, neighbouring the renowned Kärsämäki shingle church.

The virtual residency enables artists to create their own profiles for exhibitions, social media feeds and streams. Further information: https://airfrosterus.org/about-virtual-residency/

DURATION

1-6 months (applies also to virtual residencies)

ACCOMODATION

4 bedrooms for 1-2 persons.

Shared spaces: kitchen, hall, sauna, washroom, shower rooms and several toilets

VARIOUS ART FORMS AND WORK SPACES

The residency can house 4 artists or artist couples from various art forms at the same time.

2 large studio spaces for artists groups

2 work rooms for individual artists

Gallery and exhibition spaces

RENT

Double room / one person – 315€/month

Double room / two persons – 415€/month

A booking fee of 100€ will be charged after the confirmation of the residency period. The booking fee will be compensated in the rent but not refunded if the residency period is cancelled

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We wish that the artist would participate in the local cultural activities: presenting one’s work, exhibitions, concerts, workshops.

Travel expenses to the residency are paid by the artist.

The artist is responsible for personal and material expenses during the residency.

APPLICATION

Currently open throughout the year. Response within a few weeks.

Application