Artists-in-Residence Program in China

The Artists-in-Residence Program in JingDeZhen aims to support the growth and development of both emerging and established visual artists, fostering their creative, intellectual, and professional advancement. We offer residencies and assistance in various artistic disciplines such as ceramics, new media, photography, furniture design, metal design, woodworking, painting, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture. By providing access to our well-equipped facilities and studios, artists can work without the distractions of daily life. They also have the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary projects within a vibrant community of fellow artists, while receiving valuable feedback from renowned visiting artists and critics. The JDZ environment has been carefully designed to facilitate artists in their artistic production.

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Cost and Budget

The residency program is specifically designed to encourage artists to take risks and explore new projects and ideas. Residents will be provided with accommodation, studio space, and meals at reasonable costs. The average cost for housing for a four-week stay in JDZ China is $700 USD, which does not include the cost of meals, using studio space, tools, and materials, which will be provided upon inquiry. Residencies are available throughout the year, with each stay lasting four weeks. If desired, artists have the option to extend their visa for continuous stay in China. The application for our Artists-in-Residence program is open year-round.

Lodging in JingDeZhen

Our accommodation services cater to individuals working, residing, traveling, or retired in Jingdezhen, China. We offer a range of options including furnished apartments, homestay accommodations, hostels, and hotels, ensuring a comfortable stay for every need.

Artists-in-Residence Environment

Required Application Materials to Prepare

Application Form

Click the button below to fill in your Application form with your contact information.

Your resume/CV

Please send us your resume or CV or short biography. Do not repeat uploading. 

Statement of Purpose

What you plan to accomplish using the time, space and facilities if you are awarded a residency.

Two references

Two references (including contact information) who can attest to your ability to participate and work within an artistic community. Letters of recommendation are not required.

Images of works

Five to Ten images of work completed within the past three years including: images (up to 5MB each) and/or video (2 mins up to 250MB each). You may include external links or websites or pdfs. 

Purchase Membership

The applicant is required to purchase a membership, a $90 non-refundable fee, Submitting an application online, Payment via credit card or by PayPal.


Thank you for considering joining us! We're excited to have you in Jingdezhen and hope you'll find inspiration in our mission to enrich lives through art and community. Please take a moment to review the Jingdezhen ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE HANDBOOK for important information. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions.