2016 artist applicants Guidelines

International Artists-in-Residence Program in Aso

top_002The Aso communities seek artists who want to make art in this unique setting.
Experience Aso for 70 days.

Aso is one of the world’s largest calderas- 50,000 people live here. Join us, meet the people, feel the culture.  The area has breathtaking vistas- extensive grasslands and dramatic volcanic scenery with an active volcano.


■ By staying in 5 districts in Aso, artists will be engaged in creative activities producing artworks in the motif of Aso.
■ Each place asks for different genre of art.

Kumamoto Prefecture
●Places to stay
    ・Minami Oguni-machi

■ While staying, artists are requested to participate in extra-curricular activities and have an exhibition of their creation・artworks, to deepen their exchange with local people.
■ Artists need to promote “Aso” through their work after their return.



 We will be seeking for artists 2016 soon!

Please carefully read application requirements below and apply.
●Application period:March 2 (Wednesday)~March 22 (Tuesday), 2016
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