Call for Entry Details• Lake Chapala, Mexico
Deadline: July 29, 2018
The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is located in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico on the shores of the largest lake in the country where the perfect year-round climate and stunning lake and mountain views have long established the region as an international artist mecca. We now offer four live/work spaces. Residents will be inspired by the natural beauty, history and culture of this special part of central Mexico. Chapala is located 25 minutes from Guadalajara International Airport and 45 minutes from Guadalajara, one of the largest cities in Mexico boasting abundant cultural resources: museums, galleries, theatre and artist supplies. Xochi Quetzal is the Aztec goddess of creativity and fertility and protector of artisans. She is sure to inspire you during your stay!
MISSION: Our aim is to support artists, writers and musicians who would benefit from having uninterrupted time to devote to their creativity. By providing free housing and five gourmet meals per week, we hope that our residents can make artistic progress without the stress and distractions of daily life.
2018 FIBER RESIDENCY: This year we will focus on fiber related applications. For visual artists, this may include all fiber related media: fiberart, fiber installations, basketry, embroidery, quilting, textile design and printing, knitting, mixed media, paper-making, book arts, crochet, felting, beading, dyeing, rug hooking, wearables, jewelry, weaving and tapestry, fiber sculpture, and vessels. We welcome applications from writers working on fiber-related themes: articles, books, research, profiles, art criticism, etc. Musicians and composers whose focus is stringed instruments are also welcome to apply. Be creative with your application proposals!
Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico
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