Calle Mayor 54 is a residency program since 2017; a 1920 house where artists are invited to reflect and produce art in a small village surrounded by magnificent nature; a private initiative whose objective is to boost the art in remote areas. It is opened to innovative visual artists with no age limit, nor restriction on nationality. Artists are selected by application.
Calle Mayor 54 is located in Lumbier, Navarra, Spain. Lumbier is a small North village with a population of -approximately- 600 in winter, and 2.500 in summer. There are beautiful walks from here; as Lumbier gorge, with a vulture community living there. Also, it is possible to take buses. Sangüesa -a bigger village- is 15 km away from Lumbier, and Pamplona -the province capital- is only 38 km away from Lumbier. Here, there are: 2 grocery stores, 2 banks, a fish shop, 2 bakeries, 2 butchers, 2 pharmacies, a small library, an outpatients clinic, 3 wine cellars, a swimming pool, a fronton, a post-office, a school, 2 hairdressers, a camping, a hotel, and several bars.
ACTIVITIES GOING ON HERE:
-Art workshops by artists
FACILITIES / RESOURCES:
- A studio
- A private bedroom
- A shared bathroom, kitchen and living room
- Internet connection
- A piano
- A sewing-machine
EXPENSES PAID BY ARTIST:
- Daily expenses
- Travel expenses
EXPENSES PAID BY HOST:
-Studio & living space
NUMBER OF RESIDENTS:
-3 artists in Spring, 3 in Autumn
-1 curator in Spring, 1 in Autumn
WHEN TO APPLY:
-Anytime. Deadline for each season is announced in the news & social nets.
Spring residence: March 1st-May 31st
Autumn residence: September 15th-December 15th
HOW TO APPLY:
Go to application form page: http://callemayor54.com/how-to-apply/
I am asking your resume + your website/blog + a portfolio (no more than 10MB, no more than 20 pages) + a project (no more than 5MB, no more than 10 pages). If files have to be bigger, If you already have a portfolio and doesn't match with this format, contact me.
Application language: Spanish or English.
Yolanda Pascual Ruiz de la Hermosa
Calle Mayor, 54. 31440 Lumbier, Navarra (Spain)
There are 2 studio + bedroom and one big studio with a separated bedroom. Studios transform into -1920's original furniture- bedrooms during the summer workshops.
Some places near by - 1 to 60 km distance- the artist residence.