International Association of Residential Art Centers


ResArtis is the worldwide network of residential arts centres and programmes. It currently connects more than 200 institutions and initiative which provide international artists with facilities and conditions conducive to creative work.

In times of globalization the network represents the interests of residential arts centres and programmes internationally and provides in frequent meetings and conferences a forum of communication and dynamic exchange among ist members. Resartis website

ResArtis seeks to foster residential arts centres and programmes that show a genuine will to sustain or improve the quality of artistic endeavours in any cultures

Members of ResArtis reside in: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cypres, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, USA.

Members of Res Artis not only include residential arts centers but also individuals, artists’ unions (for example the Estonian Writers' Union), multidisciplinary venues and art factories (like the ufafabrik in Berlin) and organisations that represent numerous residential arts centers themselves (for example the Alliance of Artists’ Communities, USA, representing nearly 100 artists’ communities).