R.A.R.O Madrid



Location: Madrid, Spain


Mission: R.A.R.O is a new itinerant residency program that allows national and international artists, to develop their projects in the different studios that R.A.R.O.´s team offers around the cities of Madrid and Buenos Aires.

The itinerant nature of the R.A.R.O residencies, is designed for the resident, to work in his or her project in different artists’ studios, achieving greater feedback and sharing wider experiences in a very diverse environment.

R.A.R.O born in Buenos Aires in 2014 . This program comes from an interest in creating opportunities for exchange and creation, where artists find a common place for production and artistic development. This type of itinerant residencies organization, manages to generate an original and unique artistic space and creates opportunities for artists to carry out their projects.

Cost: However our residencies are in a range of 900 € – 1500 €. Some times even lower than that, but very unlikely to be higher.

To give a precise residency fee, the artist have to send us the application form first. The residency depends of the specification of the project, including: How many and which studios does the artist want to work in, materials, accommodations, final exhibition or open studio, etc… Artists have to be clear with these specifications in the application form.

Artists are expected to cover the full residency fee. Some grants or scholarships might be granted upon availability.


Application Fee: No application fee


Number of Artists: Between 1 to 5 artists at a time


Length of Stay: One Month




Accommodations:  We offer multiple kinds of accommodation option to our residents. From hostels or shared rooms, to private apartments or private rooms in local artists houses. It all depends on the resident budget and needs. If the resident wants to do an Urban Art Residency, we can provide with specific materials like sprays or markers.


Demographic/Medium: R.A.R.O is intended to emerging and established, national and international artists of all disciplines who are interested in making itinerant residencies and who want to share studios with other artists. With 9-16 studios to choose from, R.A.R.O residencies cover a wide range of techniques with all kind of equipments and full assistance all the time.

During their stay, artists may exhibit their work, get in contact with local artists, curators, collectors among others.

Finally, they would be given the chance of showing their final work either as an Open Studio or exhibition.

We have variety of artistic format to work at the residency: painting, drawing, printmaking, installation, site specific, performance, urban art, street art, murals, video art, sound art and photography.




Benefits: R.A.R.O Madrid provides:

  • Open Studios
  • Exhibition Opportunities
  • Work-Exchange Programs
  • Studio Visits
  • Time & Space
  • Facilities and particular work spaces
  • Local adventures
  • On-hand administration
  • Consultations and project counseling
  • Community
  • Workshops
  • Teaching opportunities
  • Get in contact with local artists, curators and collectors among other art related enthusiasts.


Deadline: August 15, 2017


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