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The artist residency program started in 2013, and we have had around 50 artists from 15 countries. Most of them have stayed for one or two months, also conducting workshops and seminars. Now we want to concentrate on  profile with the Nordic countries and the Baltic, after some inspiring contacts.

We have invited artists from Iceland, Denmark and Sweden, who have projects also involving the local community. We are cooperating with "Energiverket Jakobstad" - Finnish artists- about "New Fluxus"- a project in the making, supported by The Nordic Culture.

We offer up to fifteen artist residencies for periods of one to three months, giving them the choice of length of stay and an a choice of  living and working arrangements, whether it be in the apartment building adjacent to the mainhouse or a room in the main building.

The main building has three floors with 5 studios, and a simple printmaking workshop, which houses two large presses. There are currently 3 local artist who have their studios in the building.

Living accommodations in the main house include seven bedrooms, two kitchens, a living room and a meeting room, in the adjacent apartment, two bedrooms, bath, and living room with a kitchen.

There are four local artists with studios, who contribute to helping visiting artists, a part-time custodian and part-time cleaning personnel.

Previous artists


Sonia Huges
Sofia Lotti Carvalho Dias
Klara Sofie Lundvigsen
Fredrik Rysjedal
Beatrice Alvestad Lopez
Marie Madlen Weber


Marte Edvarda Tidslevold
Anton Benois
Guerilla Plastic Movement

Tobias Liljedahl
Siri Kvitvik
Berit Rusten

Lise Anita Stenberg
David Michael
Marjolijn Kok
Line Kramer
Mohamed Elmasry
Hannah Viano
Linn Rebekka Åmo
Siri Borge
Naomi Fisher
Tanja Thorjussen
Thale Fastvold


Jelena Savić
Aleksandar Igrošanac
Ann Kristin Aas
Hildur Björnsdóttir
Anne Kristin Hagesæther
Tom Backe Rasmussen
Marthe Aune Eriksen
Dominika Kemila
Hanne Lydia Opøien Figenschou
Lamin Nilsen
Ana Vujic