for a residency

Applying for the Marseille municipal artist studios

13 municipal workshops located across two sites:

— Place de Lorette, 13002
— Boulevard Boisson, 13004
— Cours Lieutaud, 13006

The 2019-2020 open call for application has been closed since 17 September 2018.

The next call for application will be launched in autumn 2020.


1/ Selection criteria
— visual artists
— aged under 35
— living in Marseille

2/ Contents of application
— covering letter + CV
— artist portfolio (print version recommended)
— copy of ID
— proof of address (applicants may be staying at a third party’s place of residence

Applications must be sent for the attention of:
Jacqueline NARDINI
Conseillère Arts Plastiques
Direction de l’Action Culturelle
40, rue Fauchier 13233 Marseille Cedex 20

3/ Selection process
The studios are allocated after a selection of applications by a commission comprising of artists, art critics, collectors, gallery owners, publishers and officials. Selection criteria are based on the applicants’ artistic merit, the quality of their research, their experience and their future potential.

The commission meets during December 2015 to deliberate.

For more information on the conditions of residency, please visit the Ateliers page.