Copper Leg Art Residency Open Call for artists in Estonia (Winter / Spring 2021)


The Copper Leg Art Residency is located 18 km from Tallinn city center, in the village of Vaskjala, in an old school building surrounded by fields. The house was constructed in 1934 and was renovated in the summer of 2017. It is a meeting point for creative people, visual artists, musicians, writers, etc. for making their art and showing it to people.
The Residency is managed by the Cultural Centre of Rae and provides residents with accommodation and working spaces, also supporting them in organizing public events, exhibitions, concerts, performances, workshops, and cultural gatherings.
The area is very calm and surrounded by beautiful nature which makes it a quiet space to live and work in. At the same time, the Estonian capital city Tallinn is easily reachable, one can get to the City center in 25 min by bus or in 15 min by car.
The minimum stay is 2 weeks and a maximum of 2 months. According to the agreement, the artist has the obligation to provide workshops, organize events, or hold an exhibition on site.
Disciplines: All Disciplines
Location: Vaskjala village, Rae Parish, Harju County, Estonia (18 km from Tallinn city center)
Deadline: 1 December 2020
Residency period: January – April 2021
Duration: 2 weeks – 2 months
Eligibility: Artists of all nationalities and all ages currently living in/residing in Estonia.
Support: A private bedroom, studio space, and the possibility to use the printing press and photography darkroom, shared kitchen.
Costs: Free
Application process:
To be considered, send us a short introduction of yourself including a brief description of what you are planning to do here and the preferred time of your residency. Include your Curriculum Vitae, 6-10 recent work samples, or a webpage link. Send your application to copperleg [at]
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