HÄRKE ART CENTRE

Located adjacent to lake Storsjön (the Great Lake) on the island of Frösön with a spectacular mountain view, you will find HÄRKE KONSTCENTRUM (Härke Art Centre). It is a four-story building containing 14 artist studios of varying sizes, a 300 square meter large open access studio equipped for printmaking, an art exhibit hall and a guest apartment. The artists who are members in the association with the same name manage the activities in the building.

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AWARD

Annually, professional artists living outside the county of Jämtland are eligible to apply for the Härke Art Centre Artist in Residence Award. The chosen applicant receives a sum of money (presently 30.000 SEK) and a one-month stay in the guest apartment with access to the printmaking studio. Additionally, a solo exhibit at Ahlbergshallen Art Hall in central Östersund, to be executed within two years from the date of the award, and the possibility of becoming an honorary member of the printmaking association is offered.

Digital application form in swedish here.

For application in english: Send application to e-mail: anders(a)tecknadebilder.se in form of a short letter, a resumé/CV and 5-10 digital photos of representative works. Include your name, address, e-mail and, if you have, your website.

Last application date: 2017 March 28. The jury announces the selected artist in April each year.
For more information: anders(a)tecknadebilder.se

ÖSTERSUND OPEN ACCESS PRINTMAKING STUDIO

Our studio is well equipped for serigraphy, intaglio, digital and relief printmaking, with emphasis on working with non-toxic methods and materials. There are presently about 80 members. To apply for membership send 3 original prints, a resume and personal contact information to:

Östersunds Kollektiva Grafikverkstad
Härkevägen 5
SE-832 96 Frösön,
SWEDEN

Application due-dates are twice yearly, April 15 and November 15.
For more information: +46 (0) 63 431 57, or olarsson.art(a)gmail.com

ARTIST STUDIO ASSOCIATION

On the top three floors of the building are 14.studios of varying sizes rented by artists and artisans. If interested in available space, contact the chairperson of the association at: +46 (0) 63 43157.

Members in the association manage the guest apartment and curate shows. Activities such as exhibits, courses/workshops and open-house events, are often arranged by members as a group.

ART EXHIBITS

Art Exhibits are curated in two locations: Ahlbergshallen and Härke Art Centre. Ahlbergshallen, in central Östersund, is a large beautiful art hall owned by the municipality. Härke Art Centre has a 60 square meter exhibition hall on Frösön. This latter space, with its adjacent kitchen, can also be used/rented for other activities such as courses/workshops, meetings or parties. For booking call: +46 (0) 63-431 57.

APPLICATION TO EXHIBIT – AHLBERGSHALLEN

Digital application form in swedish here.

For application in english: Send application to e-mail: anders(a)tecknadebilder.se in form of a short letter, a resumé/CV and 5-10 digital photos of representative works. Include your name, address, e-mail and, if you have, your website.

A jury consisting of three artists will select from applicants for the four yearly exhibits. There is a 20 % commission on sales.

Last application date: 2017 March 28. The jury announces the selected artist in April each year.
For more information: anders(a)tecknadebilder.se

APPLICATION TO EXHIBIT – HÄRKE ART CENTRE

Applications to show at Härke Art Centre are reviewed continuously throughout the year. There is a 20 % commission on sales. For more information contact: Odd Larsson +46 70-205 38 52, olarsson.art(a)gmail.com

GUEST APARTMENT

On the top floor in the Härke Art Centre building is a cozy guest apartment with three single beds and a balcony with a spectacular mountain and lake view. Internet access is available. The facility is self-service. Cleaning, sheets and towels are not provided.

For more information and booking, contact: Odd Larsson +46 70-205 38 52, olarsson.art(a)gmail.com