Applying and selection

The artists can apply for a place at the Residency by an informal application or using the official application form of the Residency. With the application please send a copy of your CV with original signatures, picture material about any earlier works / portfolio, working plan during the visit, the preferred duration of the Residency, and the facts concerning the working studios that will be needed.

The Kemijärvi Sculpture and Culture Foundation is responsible for the selection of the artists. The selected applicants will be informed personally.

The application period to the Kemijärvi Residency is at any time during the year.

If the applicant would like the material to be returned, please attach a self-addressed envelope with the materials. Please, do not send any originals.

Print the application here.


Working periods

The length of a working period can be agreeded individually.

All the expenses like apartments, electricity, personal expenses like food quest will pay itself. The use of working studios is included to the rent.

The artist is expected to receive a grant from his / her own country to finance the stay here. The Residency will give help with applications for Finnish grants. When needed, the Residency will also give a statement in case of international applications for international grants.