Kristinestad Artists' Residency is a non-profit and artist/volunteer run organisation, anchored in the community of Kristinestad on the Finnish West coast. The residency programme is offered by the association Yelema in cooperation with the municipal cultural affairs office, the local art association Spectra and crafts association Hemslöjdsföreningen.

We would like to encourage reflection on issues and practices that are central to the local and Finnish context. We particularly welcome practitioners in visual arts, craft and design but also, for instance, musicians, writers and researchers.

For our White Nights' Residency in June 2022, artists have been selected. For 2023, dates have not been set yet. We will publish a call in July. Please do not send us any applications or proposals until then.

See our artists and projects of 2018 and 2019 here.