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APPLY

ELIGIBILITY

RESIDENCY DATES

APPLICATION PROCESS

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 

RESIDENCY FEES AND FUNDING

 

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

We welcome applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and disciplines. The program is inclusive and accessible to artists of all ages, nationalities, and artistic fields. While our main focus is on visual arts, we also welcome applications from performing artists, writers, and filmmakers. We encourage both emerging and established artists to apply; however, all applicants should demonstrate a strong dedication to their respective practices.

 

RESIDENCY DATES

2024

All our programs have a duration of 26 days, and residents are anticipated to be actively engaged throughout the entire period.

March 7 - April 2

April 4 - April 30

May 2 - May 28

May 30 - June 25

June 27 - July 23
July 25 - August 20
August 22 - September 17
September 19 - October 15
October 17 - November 12
November 14 - December 10

 

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

 

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

2.  Kindly forward a PDF containing your CV, artist's statement, bio, and 5 to 10 images of your work to admissions@elsurmx.art. Please refrain from sending individual images; the PDF should be attached directly to the email. We do not access external links, Google Drives, Dropbox, etc.

 

 

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.

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