Künstlerhaus Lukas

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Künstlerhaus Lukas offers residential scholarships for artists working in the genres fine art, literature, dance and composition. The scholarships are open to applicants whose principal place of residence is in Germany, another country bordering the Baltic Sea, or in Norway, the United Kingdom or Iceland.

Programme description

Künstlerhaus Lukas invites artists to apply for residential scholarships. The listed Künstlerhaus, which is over 120 years old, is located in the historic art village of Ahrenshoop near Stralsund and offers seven scholarship holders excellent working conditions in an area of great natural beauty. Selected exchange locations in Denmark, Sweden, Lithuania, Iceland and the Russian Federation complete the international scholarship programme.

Target group

Professional artists working in the fine arts (painting, sculpture, graphic arts, photography, artist books, video, crafts/design), literature (prose, poetry, drama, film/TV scripts, essay, literary translation), dance (choreography, performance), music (composition) and curators whose principal place of residence is in Germany or one of the other countries bordering the Baltic Sea (Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark), in Norway, the United Kingdom or Iceland. There is no age limit.

Scholarship benefits

The programme awards - biennally - up to 60 for one-month working visits and exchange scholarships, two-month curator scholarships and two-week workshop stays. The maximum monthly rate is 1,000 EUR; costs for accommodation and travel to and from the Künstlerhaus are covered.


for the application forms and further information. The application period runs for two and a half months, from May to July. The independent specialist jury announces its decision in the autumn.

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