PECCIA, CENTRO INTERNAZIONALE DI SCULTURA, CANTON TICINO

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RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION

name of institution: Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura
address:
PO box (post office box):
postcode, city:  6695 Peccia
canton:  Ticino
country:  Switzerland
phone:  +41 91 755 13 04
fax:  +41 91 755 10 34
email:  info@fondazionescultura.ch
website:  www.fondazionescultura.ch

STUDIO

name of studio:  Centro Internazionale di Scultura
address:
postcode, city:  6695 Peccia
canton:  Ticino
phone:  +41 91 755 13 04
email:  info@centroscultura.ch
website:  www.centroscultura.ch
geographical location, how to get there:  by car or by bus. Peccia is 38 km away from Locarno. Peccia is a mountain village in the middle of the Ticino Alps. The professional quality and the special ambience characterised by the impressive and natural beauty of the upper Maggia valley offers ideal conditions for getting immersed in the world of the plastic arts.
language area: italian
number of studios: 5
rooms, description: Each scholarship holder will have an apartment in the artists’ house which is located in the village centre of Peccia. There are six residential units in this house. Each unit has its own shower/toilet and a small kitchenette. The house also has a large kitchen and dining area for communal use. The scholarship holders are expected to cater for themselves. Internet connection is available: WLAN
exists since:  under construction – opening 2020
remarks:  Every year from 2020, the Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura will award scholarships to artists who are dedicated to three-dimensional work. Length of stay: beginning of May to the end of October. Five artists will be selected by the jury, to live and work at the CIS. The scholarship is CHF 1500.00 per month. The artists will have at their disposal a personal studio, a shared work area with a 20-ton crane and three workshops equipped with all the necessary tools and materials for work with stone (marble), wood and metal etc. They will live in individual apartments in the artists’ house which is located in the village centre of Peccia. Please send digital applications every year by 31st March to the following address: info@centroscultura.ch

Further information: www.centroscultura.ch/call-for-artists

CONTACT

name:  Alex Naef / Almute Grossmann-Naef
phone: +41 91 755 13 04
email:   info@centroscultura.ch

COSTS/ADDITIONAL GRANT

costs for residents: The scholarship holders are expected to pay for their own journeys to and from Peccia. The scholarship holders are expected to cater for themselves.
additional grant:  The Fondazione grants financial support of CHF 9000.00 (as at 05/2020) for each scholarship. Payment is made in monthly instalments at the beginning of each month, starting at the beginning of May of the scholarship year (6x CHF 1500.00: six monthly payments of CHF 1200.00 and the remaining CHF 1800.00 on departure, provided there are no claims on the part of the FIS. The scholarship holders are responsible for day to day expenses in Peccia.
amount:  CHF 1500 each month (May to October)
financed by:  Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura

ALLOCATION OF THE STUDIO, CONDITIONS

allocation by:  Five artists will be selected by the jury, to live and work at the CIS.
appilcants: Professional 3-D artists may apply for a studio scholarship after completion of their studies at recognised university/academy. Recommended are 1-2 years professional experience and exhibitions of their work. Three-dimensional artists with no formal education may apply if they have been working as artists for at least five years and have exhibited their works publicly (in galleries, art spaces, museums) or have been able to exhibit three of their works in a public space.
art disciplines:  3-D arts / Sculpture
age:  There is no age limit for applicants.
duration of stay:  May to October

COSTS, HOW THE STUDIO IS FINANCED

rent, extra charges: In addition, the Fondazione covers the stated costs of materials, up to CHF 3000.00, and pays CHF 2000.00 per scholarship holder (as at 05/2020) for transporting the works created in Peccia.
financed by:  Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura

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