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10 Jan 2020

Denmark | Hollufgård Artist Residence – Skulpturpark

Hollufgård Artist Residence – Skulpturpark will be conducting a residency program in April-June 2020 for two visual artists exploring the concept of sculpture. The residency program is carried out in collaboration with the Funen Academy of Art and is supported by The Danish Arts Foundation.

Applicants with an international career and teaching/lecturing experience will be given priority. The resident is expected to document the project with an exhibition and an artist talk as well as a lecture or workshop at the Funen Academy of Art on the subject of sculptural concepts. The completed project may be included in the sculpture park at Hollufgård.

Description of the residency program:

“Exploring the concept of sculpture” offers the opportunity to work profoundly around ideas and conceptions of sculpture in a self-selected project course of up to 3 months. The program is aimed at two professional, non-resident artists who can document significant exhibition experience as well as self-reliant craftmanship and professional experience in working with sculptural expression.

The program includes:

Free travel and free acommodation / workshop plus a monthly scholarship of DKK 5000. Grants for material expenses and coverage of expenses for activities related to the program. Support for the artist’s professional development and the artist’s work process during the stay. Contacts can be established to relevant networks within Danish contemporary art.

Application Deadline: January 10, 2020
Answer to application can be expected on February 15.

Hollufgård was founded in 1982 and is one of Denmark’s largest artist residencies and artist workshops. Every year we receive residents from all over the world who enjoy the peace, quiet, nature and old manor culture of the place. Hollufgård is financed by the municipality of Odense, the Cultural Region of Funen and private foundations and it offers some of the country’s most well-equipped facilities with bronze foundry, forge, mixed media workshop workshop, carving area, painter’s studios and graphic workshop.

Adjacent to the residence is Skulpturparken, a large exhibition area situated around an old manor. House dating from the Renaissance and consisting of a manor park and a forest area of outstanding diversity. Each year we invite Danish and foreign guest artists to create new, site-specific works for the area.