Art Quarter Budapest

  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Est. 2008
  • The Hungarian capital’s rich cultural scene and the large AQB properties near the river Danube provide a unique setting to the residency programme.


  • Art Quarter Budapest
  • Nagytétényi út 48-50
  • Budapest
  • Hungary
  • 1222

CONTACT & LINKS Artist-in-Residence – Spring 2015

Co-organized with Art Quarter Budapest

About the Open Call

The call for the Residency hosted by AQB is open to visual artists from around the world and applies to a stay of 1 month in the facilities of Art Quarter Budapest. 

The Residency covers traveling costs (max. 800 USD) as well as the studio rental fee for the selected artist. Also included in the residency program is an option for exhibition in the AQB exhibition space (depending on the artist's production), a written art review by a local art professional and a Pro Account.

The residency will take place during spring 2015, based on the selected artist's availability.

AQB provides the selected artist with:

  • Shared studio space (up to four artists) 
  • Private room with shared bathroom and kitchen
  • Involvement in the local art network (Opening visits, studio visit by curators, etc.)
For detailed info about a residency at AQB please check the institution's residency program or visit the their website.

Application Requirements

  • Artist info (Name, place of birth, current location, contact details)
  • Current portfolio (comprehensive selection of artworks with infos)
  • Artist CV (Biography and educational info, list of exhibitions, awards, etc.)
  • Artist statement (max. 500 characters)

Once applied, you may add changes to your portfolio until the deadline - the changes will automatically update.

Selection Criteria

  • The selection is based on your submitted portfolio, consisting of artworks, CV and a artist statement.
  • Please note that only completed portfolios will be reviewed by the jury. 


  • Participants will be informed about the results of the selection on January 12th 2015.
  • The selected candidate will be sent further information on how to proceed, the details of their stay, and financial conditions.
  • The residency will take place during spring 2015, based on the selected artist's availability.

Residency Program Committee

  • Katalin Timár, Art historian, Curator at Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art Budapest
  • Zsolt Petrányi, art historian, Head of the Contemporary Collection at the Hungarian National Gallery
  • János Sugár, artist, Professor at the Intermedia Department of the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest
  • Patrick Urwyler, Gallerist (Chimera-Project), Chief art officer at

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SIGN UP Open Call application requirements & conditions:

  • To be reviewed your profile must be complete and your portfolio must consist of documented artworks, a comprehensive CV section and a short artist statement.
  • Please read the CRITERIA section of this open call to be sure that your application meets the calls specific requirements.
  • Up to the open call deadline, you can change and update your profile and portfolio anytime, it will automatically be updated.


Application Period:

November 14, 2014 - December 21, 2014

Announcement Date:

February 5, 2015

Residency Location:

Budapest, Hungary