The Fire Station: Artist in Residence program is a nine (9) month residency from September to June of each year.
Selected artists are provided with:
• Studio space available 24/7
• Access to the wood workshop and fabrication lab support
• Mentorship and critiques throughout the program duration
• Media and social media coverage
• Networking opportunities and interactive sessions with artists and guest artists
• Open Studio Nights
• End of program exhibition at the Garage Gallery
• Monthly per diem
The residency provides an opportunity for artists in Qatar to develop their art practices and provides a platform to showcase their works to the world through media coverage, open studio nights, and a large exhibition at the end of the residency.
Artists are expected to be involved with the activities of the programincluding: networking sessions and collaborating with other artists, meetings with mentors, attending monthly talks and events, workshops, and engage in community projects.
Artists are expected to put the time to reflect and investigate their own practices and the proposed project, which they will exhibit at the end of the program.
Artists must apply online via the ApplicationForm once submissions are open. The open call is open from the 1st of February of each year and closes on 1st of April.
An esteemed panel of judges will assess applications and select artists to be enrolled in the program. Clickhere to know more about our jury.
Both accepted and rejected applications will be advised about their selection by 1st June via email.