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APPLY

ELIGIBILITY

 

Although our primary emphasis is on visual arts, we invite applications from individuals across a wide range of backgrounds and disciplines. Our program prides itself on being inclusive and open to artists of every age, nationality, and artistic domain. We are keen to attract both emerging and established artists, yet it is essential for all applicants to exhibit a profound commitment to their practice.

Art residency exhibition in Mexico City

RESIDENCY DATES

 

There are set start and end dates, and residents are expected to fully participate throughout the entire duration of the program.

IMMERSIVE

RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Intensive

(26 days)

July 18 to August 13, 2024 

August 15 to September 10, 2024 

September 12 to October 8, 2024

October 10 to November 5, 2024

November 7 to December 3, 2024

February 20 to March 18, 2025 

Standard

(33 days) 

December 5, 2024 to January 7, 2025

April 24 to May 27, 2025

Art Week Extended

(40 days) 

January 9 to February 18, 2025 

FOUNDATIONAL

RESIDENCY PROGRAM

 

Standard

(33 days) 

March 20 to April 22, 2025

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, and there is no fixed deadline. We recommend submitting your application six months to one year in advance to secure your preferred dates and allow sufficient time for potential funding applications. However, opportunities may also arise within a matter of weeks due to unexpected openings. You can expect a response from us within 2 weeks to 1 month after submitting your application. If you are chosen as a finalist to advance in the selection process, we will extend an invitation for an interview with two members of our team. If selected to participate in our program, you can expect to receive an invitation letter within a week following the interview.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 

 

IMMERSIVE

RESIDENCY PROGRAM

1. Complete the application form, ensuring all fields are filled out.

2. Forward a PDF document comprising your CV and portfolio (including a bio, artist's statement, and 10 images of your work) to admissions@casalu.org. Please refrain from sending individual images; the PDF must be attached to the email. We do not access external links, such as Google Drive or Dropbox.

 

3. When composing the email subject, please write “APPLICATION FOR IMMERSIVE RESIDENCY PROGRAM”.

FOUNDATIONAL

RESIDENCY PROGRAM

1. Complete the application form, ensuring all fields are filled out.

2. Submit your CV and include 10 images of your previous work to admissions@casalu.org. Please refrain from sending individual images; the PDF must be attached to the email. We do not access external links, such as Google Drive or Dropbox.

3. When composing your email subject, please write “APPLICATION FOR FOUNDATIONAL RESIDENCY PROGRAM”.

RESIDENCY FEES AND FUNDING

 

Numerous international artists secure funding to cover their residency expenses through their respective cultural ministries or other funding programs. Once admitted, we will provide artists with an invitation letter that can be utilized for funding applications. You can explore funding resources here

Alternatively, artists have the option to personally cover the residency costs. Details about residency fees can be found here

Funding resources for Mexican Artists can be found at our sister Residency: El Sur

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