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The Art Department - Casa dell’Arte International Artists' Residency | Bodrum, Turkey

The Art Department


Art Residency
from 2 to 8 weeks for 1 artist + final exhibition

The residency includes:
- round trip flight ticket
- accommodation and meals
- studio
- materials
- logistics support

Reserved to artists who submit at least 2 works to the same section

Bodrum, Turkey

The Art Department is dedicated to providing resources for the production of inspiring art projects and organizing educational programs in order to expand awareness through contemporary art.

Since 2011, The Art Department has been organising International Art Residency Programs in Bodrum, Turkey at Casa dell’Arte Hotel of Arts & Leisure. The Art Department is also responsible for the management of The Büyükkuşoğlu Family Collection and the cultural programming at Casa dell’Arte Hotel of Arts & Leisure. Casa dell’Arte Hotel of Arts & Leisure, Turkey’s first boutique art hotel founded by Büyükkuşoğlu family displays the Büyükkuşoğlu collection, as well as hosting exhibitions by local and international artists at the hotel gallery through the summer.

The Art Department takes advantage of the off-season period at Casa dell`Arte in order to share the hotel’s resources with artists, and have Bodrum become a production site for contemporary art inspired by the area and the local community. Casa dell’Arte Art Residency Program is considered as one of the very first residencies in Turkey. The purpose of Casa dell’Arte Art Residency Program is to develop a network of young artists by creating a friendly environment for their artistic production and supporting their projects both during and after the residency period.

The program takes place at Casa dell’Arte Hotel in Bodrum,Torba, located in the southwest of Turkey, during the off-season period. Artists-in-residence work together, exchange ideas and experience the location and the local life of Bodrum.


Zita DavidZita David
(Budapest, Hungary)

Winner at 12th edition
Residency period:
30th April - 4th June 2018

Discover Zita's experience >
Cristina RodriguesCristina Rodrigues
(Porto, Portugal)

Winner at 11th edition
Residency period:
28th September - 31th October 2017
Inge Van HeerdeInge Van Heerde
(Emmeloord, The Netherlands)

Winner at 11th edition
Residency period:
6th October - 3rd November 2017

Discover Inge's experience >