Application and selection process

Eligibility and requirements
  • The age limit for applicants is 40 years.
  • During the residency period, the artist must spend at least 80% of his/her time in Timișoara. If the proposed project requires travelling for research outside Timișoara, amendments to the above requirement can be made.
How to apply and selection process

For April-June 2018, the period for submitting the application starts on March 6, 2018 and closes on March 30, 2018.

The applications shall be sent by email, at, and must contain the following attachments:

  • resume (2 pages maximum);
  • cover letter that should include information regarding the chosen period for the residency, the project to be carried out and the type of studio needed (2 pages maximum);
  • portfolio.

The residency program can accommodate only one artist at a time in each of the mentioned periods.

The resident will be selected by the Artistic Board of the Foundation, whose members are: Magda Radu (curator and art historian), Dan Perjovschi (artist), Cosmin Haiaș (artist), the Artistic Director of the Art Encounters Foundation and Ovidiu Șandor (President of the Art Encounters Foundation).

The selection process focuses both on the submitted project – the rigor of the artistic concept and the chosen method to put it into practice, and the applicant’s previous experience and the way in which he/she could benefit from the residency program.

Application and selection process
Selection results