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La Escocesa, Art Center is a center for visual art production settled in Barcelona (in the District of Sant Martí, Poblenou neighborhood) specialized in painting, sculpture, serigraphy, design, graffiti, illustration, physical installations, ephemeral architecture.

It is an artists residency founded and managed by the visual artists association “Associació d’Idees”, being an complementary official production Art Factory center for resident visual artists to improve their creativity and professional career, being a member of Barcelona City Council’s Art Factories Project (Fàbriques de Creació) to provide a public service for creation oriented to the best upcoming visual artists of the city and the sector.


Call to application in La Escocesa, Creation Center to make a residency in 4 working studios.

Vacant Spaces

I. 2 long-term residence studios for a period of two years (with a possible exceptional extension of 1 year depending on the evaluation of the project by the art committee).

A. 1 studio – beginning of the residency after November 24, 2014

B. 1 studio – beginning of the residency after March 1, 2015

II. 2 short-term residence studios for a period of 6 months:

C. 1 studio – beginning of the residency after November 24, 2014

D. 1 studio – beginning of the residency after June 1, 2015


- 4 studios available in the building of La Escocesa

- The studios are about 7×5 meters big

- Monthly Price:

o   Individual artists= 100 €

o   Artists collective= 150 €

Prices includes services as:

o   Wireless Internet, electricity, water and supplies. Ability to make use of the common areas (kitchen, exhibition space -Espai M-, common use computer, kitchen, utility room and technical equipment of La Escocesa)

o   Ability to apply for international residency and production – exhibition grants for the resident artists, the opportunity to exhibit at Espai M and to participate in other collaborative projects of the center.


The selection will be impartial and made by a jury with the following structure:

3 external members:

- José Antonio Carulla (N2 Gallery)

- Marie Claire Uberquoi (art critic and journalist)

- Eulàlia Valldosera (artist)

1 member of the Institute of Culture of the City of Barcelona

2 internal members (of the Associació d’Idees – La Escocesa)

- Xavier Vilagut (artist)

- Tamara Zaitseva (artist)


October 27: Artists call Opening

November 16: End of the artist call

More Information at: http://bit.ly/LaEscocesa-En

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