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We accept applications throughout the year. To be considered for the Residency, please send us a completed Residency Application Form, CV and 5-10 recent work samples to If your medium is written then we would ask you to send at least one excerpt from a recent work.

Your application will be reviewed and normally answered within one week via email.

We are also members of ResArtisTransArtists, and Residency Unlimited where you can check our Open Calls.

Residency periods in 2024

October – 4th to 17th (short residency, 80.000ISK)
November – 1st to 28th (last spots)

Residency periods in 2025

January – 13th to 29th (short residency, 80.000ISK)
February – 3rd to 28th
March – 5th to 31st
April – 3rd to 29th
May – 5th to 30th
June – 4th to 30th
July – TBA / Summer Break
August – 4th to 29th
September – 3rd to 29th
October – 2th to 28th
November – 3rd to 28th
December – Winter Break

It is possible to stay at our Residency for consecutive months. The period of stay extends from the first day of the initial residency period to the last day of the final residency period.

Price 2024

Shared Studio 135.000 ISK per period (Arriving on the 1st/2nd day of your residency period and departing the latest on the last day of your residency period. Pickup is included, but please note that drop-off and other transportation fees are not covered for rates in 2024)

Price 2025

Shared Studio 150.000 ISK per period (Arriving on the 1st/2nd day of your residency period and departing the latest on the last day of your residency period). 

Included 2025

The Residency Fee includes 24/7 access to the Workshops & Facilities in the Centre, in consultation with a team member and based on individual skills. This access excludes Studio Silo, which can be booked for an additional fee. Artists are also provided with Accommodation, a private bedroom in one of the Artists’ houses. Upon arrival, each Artist gets a towel and bed linen. In the houses, we provide internet connection, toilet paper, products for house cleaning, and washing machine soap.

On arrival, we provide a pick up from the Egilsstaðir Airport, and this is limited to the 1st and 2nd day of your residency period based on the morning flights. Additionally, we offer drop-off on the last day of your residency period. Should you want to arrange your transportation in different way, please check more information about transport in General Information. Other expenses, such as meals, and art supplies, are the responsibility of each participant. Please contact us before booking your domestic flights to avoid any misunderstandings.

Confirmation Fee 2025

A deposit of 50.000 ISK for residency period is to be paid within 7 days of receiving the invitation to the programme. The reservation of your residency will only be confirmed after this payment has been received. This Confirmation fee will be subtracted from the total of the Residency Fee. Please note that Confirmation Fee is non–refundable, though it is transferable for up to one year within your original booking.

Residency Fee

The Residency fee is to be paid no less than 12 weeks before your arrival and you will receive an invoice 14 days in advance. The Confirmation fee which has already been paid will be subtracted from the total of the Residency Fee.

Rescheduling Policy

Rescheduling of your Residency stay is possible, with a new reservation taking place no later than one year of the original booking. If needing to reschedule then you must contact us at least 90 days prior to your Residency. Your outstanding Residency Fee must be paid in full in order to confirm the revised booking.

The Residency Fee is no longer refundable after you have rescheduled your original booking.

We are not able to accommodate a second rescheduling of your residency stay. An exception to this rule applies if participating artists are not able to travel due to a travel ban in Iceland or their home country. Traveling to and from Iceland and the preparation of required documents for travel is the responsibility of each Residency artist.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received more than 60 days in advance of your Residency stay will receive a 50% refund on the Final Residency Fee. Note that the Confirmation Fee is non-refundable.

Cancellations received less than 60 days in advance of your Residency stay are not eligible for a refund.

If you wish to cancel your Residency stay and you have already rescheduled your original booking before, the Residency fee is non-refundable.

Payment Method

For more information visit Payment Method.