For Artists / Opportunities

Green Olive Arts, Morocco / July/August 2017 Residency / Call for Artists

Submission fee
$20 application fee


Green Olive Arts, Tetouan, offers between 1- and 2-month-long, self-directed, artist-funded residencies to emerging and established visual artists, writers, scholars and other global creatives seeking a season of focused research and production in the rich context of Moroccan culture.

Our spacious, sunny studios are within a five minute walk to Tetouan’s ancient medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Artists enjoy access to secure WIFI internet, computer with printer/scanner, wood shop, a range of artist furniture, help in connecting with local craftsmen and materials suppliers, networking with local artists and gatekeepers, in-studio consulting and assistance with your creative process and production needs by one of our founding artists, culminating program exhibition space and promotion.

We do not provide housing, however we are happy to arrange your housing from among a wide range of locally partnering providers to suit your unique preferences and goals.

Open, self-directed residencies are available January-February, May-June, July-August & September-October, with application deadlines 3-4 months before start dates. Residencies are awarded to eligible applicants on a first-come-first-served basis … so don’t wait until the deadline!

Eligible media

All Disciplines, Arts-Related, Craft, Design, Emerging Fields & Cross-Disciplinary, Film/Media Arts, Folk/Traditional Arts, Literary Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts, Performing Arts, Photography, Public Art, Visual Arts