This opportunity is for an emerging or an established artist, based in Latvia, and offers a fully funded 4-weeks residency at Ria Keburia Foundation (Georgia, Gurjaani region, Kachreti village, Sangali) from 15 September till 15 October 2023. 


Application Deadline: 1 August 2023

Residency time-slot: 15 September – 15 October 2023 

Ria Keburia Foundation in cooperation with VV Foundation, is announcing an open call for the Artists-in-Residence program at Ria Keburia Foundation (Georgia) in September-October 2023. The program is focused on enabling artists to develop new works, network, and interact with art professionals in Georgia.

The residency is open to contemporary visual artists working in all disciplines. 


The Artist-in-Residence program offers: 

private room;

shared kitchen with provided food supplies;

reimbursement of the travel costs; 

public talk/presentation by the artist; 

dinner with art professionals, dedicated to the artist;

participation in the exhibition at Ria Keburia Foundation Artists in Residency at the end of the residency.


Application Procedure:

Applicants should have a moderate level of spoken English. We accept digital applications only. Application should include the following in ONE PDF file:

A cover sheet with name, contact address, e-mail and telephone number

A confirmation of availability from 15 September – 15 October 2023, if selected 

An artist’s statement describing practice and areas of interest (up to 500 words)

A minimum of 10 images (or equivalent extracts from videos, sound work, etc) of recent work, with captions and a short description

A CV/Resume

A statement plans during the possible residency (this proposal can change during the course of the residency)


* Please note that only the successful artist will be notified by 10 August 2023. Due to the expected high number of applications, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants.  


The Ria Keburia Foundation, founded in 2018 by the Georgian patron of the arts Ria Keburia, aims to support development of the contemporary art scene in Georgia and the region of South Caucasus. One of the main goals of the Foundation is creating an ecosystem of international Artist-in-Residence programs and strengthening support and promotion of emerging and established Georgian artists. Read more about Residence here:

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