The Independent Artist Residency is open throughout the year to Visual Artists as well as Scholars

Independent and Summer Resident artists have access to the Scuola’s large, professional Printshop, computer room and painting/drawing studio. They will be given the keys to the Scuola and will be allowed to use the facilites 7 days a week, from 9am to 10:30pm. The resident artists will be invited to participate in the Scuola’s life by taking part in our workshops, offering presentations and attending critiques. Provided accommodation consists of private bedrooms in the Scuola’s apartments in Campo San Maurizio, which is in the historic center of Venice, a 5 minute walk from Piazza San Marco and the Accademia. The furnished apartments are equipped with kitchen, bathrooms with showers, and laundry facilities. Complimentary WiFi Wireless internet is also provided.


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Independent Residency (Residencies in any period from 1 October to 31 May)Summer Residency (Residencies in any period from 1 June to 30 September)




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I would like to attend (duration of residency and fees):

Independent Residency
Any period from 1 October to 31 May

or Summer Residency
Any period from 1 June to 30 September

Artists can work in a semi-private (shared with one other artist) workspace with beautiful canal view at an additional fee of € 150.00 per week. Please let us know if you wish to use the separate studio.*
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Non housing residencis are granted a 25% reduction on the regular fees. Please let us know if you have alternative housing.*
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We apply a 15% discout to artists who are traveling together and wish to share a bedroom. Please let us know if you wish to share a bedroom and the name of the other artist who is traveling with you.

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Please let us know if you have any special housing needs, disabilities, or unusual factors that we should be aware of prior to your arrival.

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- Upon acceptance in the Program all artists are requested to pay a € 250.00 deposit, which will go towards the payment
of the Residency. The deposit is not refundable.
LATE CANCELLATIONS - Artists who cancel 30 days prior to commencement of the Program will be requested to pay 50% of their Residency fees.
FUNDING - We shall be glad to assist independent artists in the process of requesting funding in their country by providing them with 
a formal letter of acceptance in the program.
Accommodation is provided in private bedrooms the Scuola’s apartments in Campo San Maurizio, which is in the central historic area of Venice, a 5 minute walk from Piazza San Marco and the Accademia. The furnished apartments are equipped with kitchen, bathrooms with showers and laundry facilities. Free wireless DSL Internet connection is also provided. Painting in the apartments is not allowed.
STUDIO FACILITIES - Resident artists work in our large, luminous, fully equipped printshop with presses for all printmaking media. Additionally, a painting studio provides individual work spaces. Please note that our painting studio is not suited for oil paint, nor for painting methods which may provoke strong smells or require use of toxic materials. Painters are encouraged to apply for work projects based on painting techniques that are compatible with a shared space.
LIFE AT THE SCUOLA - Resident artists, as well as graduate students, have open access to the Scuola’s studio facilities. They are given keys 
to the Scuola and are welcome to use the facilites 7 days a week, from 9am to 10:30pm. Both artists and students enjoy 
participating in life at the Scuola through presentations and critiques. When in calendar, resident artists have the opportunity to attend our classes and workshops at no additional cost.
COMPUTER ROOM AND SERIGRAPHY - The computer room is equipped with 20 iMacs (running Adobe® CS5), a scanner and two printers. The cost of a color print-out as well as the cost of a xerox copy, is 25 cents. If you prefer, we can direct you to a printing shop for larger formats than A4 and for good quality printouts. The computer room is free all day from June to September, and in October to May from 16:45. 
Part of the compound has wi-fi; you can bring your laptop and connect it to the Internet. Resident artists also have access to 
a serigraphy studio equipped with exposure unit.
ART SUPPLIES - These Materials are available to everyone: Etching grounds, soft ground, alcohol, petroleum, abrasive powders, detergents, 
bites (ferric chloride, copper solphate), lithography stones and materials, screens and equipment for serigraphy, black ink for etching, lithography and typography, proof paper and vellum paper. Other equipment is available only on a limited basis (glue, acrylics, permanent markers, masking tape, cutters, carborundum, tarlatan). You are required to provide your own materials, including brushes and pencils. Gloves, tarlatan, coloured inks, etching paper, copper, aluminium, wood and zinc can be purchased from the Studio or in local stores. The equipment of the Scuola is valuable. Since everyone can use it, special care must be taken to return all such equipment where they belong. Things are NEVER to be taken out of the Scuola. Each morning a staff member checks all the equipment, printing characters, inks, rollers, brushes. Books are to be returned to their place after you have consulted them and are NEVER to be taken out of the Scuola.
SHIPPING GOODS TO ITALY - Shipping goods to Italy is a hazardous business, as customs may block them and request complicated paperwork. Shampoo, medicines, vitamines, health supplements will almost certainly be checked. The Scuola is unable to provide assistance in dealing with customs, therefore we strongly discourage all our resident artists from shipping items to Venice.
GUESTS IN THE APARTMENTS - We can accept in our housing facilities only our resident artists. Overnight guests are not allowed.
NON DISCRIMINATION POLICIES - The Scuola welcomes in its studios and apartments artists of all genders, ethnic groups, political and sexual orientations.
YOUR ART-WORK - All our resident artists are requested to donate a minimum of one art-work produced during their residency for the Scuola's collection.