Application Summer Residency

Since 2005, Künstlerhaus Dortmund has been offering an artist residency during the summer months for artists:inside from abroad from all branches of the visual arts.

4-6 weeks from mid-July (by arrangement).

Free accommodation:   
Combined living/bedroom, shared kitchen, shower and WC on the floor.

Free working space: own studio

Cost absorption by the Künstlerhaus:    

  •     Travel allowance to the Künstlerhaus Dortmund up to an amount of 500 EUR
  •     Subsidy for living expenses of 10 EUR per day in Dortmund
  •     Production costs subsidy of up to 500 EUR (only after consultation and submission of invoice)

The artist is responsible for his/her own health insurance.

A presentation at the end of the residency will be gladly supported. For this, the Künstlerhaus will take care of the press and public relations as well as the invitation cards. The Künstlerhaus will support the guest artist in all organizational and practical matters.

Next application period: 1.10. - 31.10.2022 (postmark)

Applications are open to foreign artists residing abroad in all fields of visual arts without age restriction. However, students at German and foreign universities are excluded. The incoming applications will be juried by a commission of members.

Application form for download (PDF)

Written application in printed form only with:

  •     completed application form
  •     Curriculum vitae (max. 2 pages)
  •     Project description (max. 1 page)
  •     5 - 10 work samples from the past 3 years (prints, max.18 x 24 cm or A4, labeled with name, title, medium, year)

and optionally

  •     Description of the work samples (max. 1 page)
  •     DVD (for performance/video/moving image, max. 10 min)


Künstlerhaus Dortmund
Keyword: A.i.R. Program / Summer Residency
Sunderweg 1
D-44147 Dortmund

Please note:

  •     Digital applications by e-mail or on data media only will not be considered.
  •     Application materials will not be returned; please do not send catalogs.
  •     Please do NOT send your application by registered mail.
  •     Please refrain from using plastic envelopes of any kind.
  •     Unfortunately, we are unable to send confirmation of receipt for applications.