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Application and Other Questions:


How do I apply for the residency?

We accept applications by e-mail. You should send us the following information: CV; information about the chosen discipline; short description of the initial idea for participating in the residency connected with the theme. The artists should present their works by sending info about website, portfolio or images.

To apply for a residency please contact us here: oldschoolresidence@gmail.com.


When is the next deadline to apply for the residency?

May 9, 2018 for August 2018.


Is there a fee for application?

Yes, there is an administrative fee for processing applications: 10 euro. You can pay it through PayPal – https://www.paypal.me/Oldschoolresidency/10.


How many residency editions are in each year?

The residency is held once a year – usually during August, for 10 days.


Is it possible to apply in collaboration with other artist?

Yes. In this case each artist needs to submit separate application.


What is the cost of the residency? 

The stay in The Old School residency is at no cost to the artist. The participants should pay only their travel expenses to Gorna Lipnitsa.


Does the residency supply artist materials?

Yes, we supply materials for work – canvases, paints, brushes and so forth. The provided materials depend on the chosen discipline.


Is there a free Internet connection in the residency?

Yes, we provide free Internet access.


Is printing equipment available at The Old school residency?

Yes, you could print a small quantity of copies in the village. More options are available in the nearest town.


What’s the weather like during August?

Bulgaria enjoys a temperate climate with hot, dry summers. August is one of the hottest months of the year with average daily temperature 30-35 deg C.