Artist-in-Residence Program

We are an independent cultural center, run by artists devoted to:

- Artist's Residence;
- Workshops,
- Lectures;
- Art and technology courses;
- Group of studies;
- Temporary exhibitions;
- Private and public events.

We welcome all kinds of artists and our staff is specialized in painting, collage, video, grafitti, drawing, performance and art curatorship. Here you can find skilled people to help with your project.

In our Artist Residency Program, we are open to receive artists, scholars, freethinkers, curators and all sorts of creative people to take time and space away from your usual environment and obligations. Here, you can create opportunities for engagement and cultural exchange with local artists and audiences.

We provide time for reflection, research, presentation and production, encouraging collaborations and intercultural and interdisciplinary dialogues, and the development of new working methods. You can explore their practices within a new community, meeting new people, using new materials, experiencing life in a new location.

In our Artist Residency Program, we emphasize the importance of exchange of informatios and multiplicity immersion in another culture. The artists who come to our program are all around the world and they are in all stages of their careers and work in all media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, new media, installation, writing fiction and non-fiction, poetry, dance , music, programming, social practices, architecture ...

There are no preconditions for acceptance in terms of field of artistic activity, age, nationality, etc., though there are limitations to our physical facilities.The Instituto Volusiano Residency is available throughout the whole year. No submission deadlines apply unless separately stated. It is recommended that proposals are submitted in advance.

The Instituto Volusiano receives no governmental or from any other institution financial support, we are a totally independent space, therefore, we can not grant scholarship or financial support to artists.
If you are interested in come to our Residence Program, please fill the APPLICATION FORM
Attachment to enclose, preferably in PDF:
- Your CV;
- Letter of intent, including your project;
- Link to webpage/examples of work.

We have plans according to the needs of each guest / artist:
- Basic Accommodation (daily, weekly)
- Art Residency (weekly and monthly)
- Art Residency (weekly and monthly) with exhibition

We have two bedrooms, one standard with shared bathroom and a luxury, with private bathroom and jacuzzi; in both we provide linens and towels.
- Laundry;
- Multi-use space;
- Studio;
- Garden;
- Sauna;
- Wi-fi;
- Nice location in wooded residential neighborhood;
- Near to shops and public transportation;
- 15 minutes walk from Metro Vila Madalena;
- Exhibition space (price upon request).

- Nearby public libraries, galeries, museums, parks...



We are registered in the 


Rua São Gall 110  São Paulo  Brasil  05054-170

+5511 3862 8590  ●  999 522 440


Please check our  Residence Rules & Regulations
Find out more about  our staff in this link in portuguese