After more than a year of the Corona pandemic and all the associated restrictions on art and culture, Artcation would like to give young artists the opportunity to spend a month in an Austrian cultural metropolis and to work artistically there.

Who can participate?

Artcation is aimed at artists under the age of 40 from all over the world. There are no requirements with regard to a specific genre or production method. Applicants can come from the entire spectrum of the visual arts, from painting, drawing and sculpture to photography, video and film, performance, digital art and time-based media.

Requirements for an application are:

  • Completed studies at an art academy or art university or
  • in training at an art academy or art university or
  • Participation in at least three group exhibitions in an art museum, an art association or a comparable institution and at least one solo exhibition in a gallery or art institution.

There are no further requirements. For the age limit of 40 years, the cut-off date is the beginning of the residency, i.e. the applicant must have been born after 12 July 1981.

What is offered?

As part of Artcation, three artists are given the opportunity to live and work in an Austria Trend Hotel in Vienna, Salzburg or Innsbruck for one month. The applicants can choose the hotel or the city themselves. In concrete terms, the Artcation residency programme includes the following:

  • Stay from 12 July to 12 August 2021 either at the Austria Trend Parkhotel Schönbrunn in Vienna, at the Austria Trend Hotel Europa Salzburg or at the Austria Trend Hotel Congress Innsbruck
  • Room with traditional Austrian breakfast
  • Additional, spacious working room
  • Professional support from Galerie Crone staff

Working materials are not provided. You must arrange your own travel to and from the hotel.

What deadlines must be followed?

The following deadlines and dates apply to submission and participation in Artcation:

  • Applications must be received by 31 May 2021 at the latest.
  • The decision on participation will be made on 11 June 2021.
  • Announcement and notification of the three participants will take place on 15 June 2021.
  • The residency begins on 12 July and ends on 12 August 2021, postponement is not possible. 

The deadlines and dates are subject to possible restrictions due to the Corona pandemic.

In order to apply or for more information, kindly visit the Austria Trend website here.