OPEN CALL: Visual artists of all media can apply for a 7-week summer residency at PARK: Platform for Visual Arts in Tilburg, The Netherlands

PARK is an alternative, non-commercial, artist run location for visual arts in Tilburg, encouraging experimental approaches. With roughly 250m² in the city of Tilburg, the heart of the Netherlands, PARK provides a regular program of exhibitions, performances, workshops, discussions and concerts. PARK is located 8 minutes walk away from the central railwaystation. Museum de Pont and TextielMuseum are our neighbours.

The main focus of PARK is stand alone solo and group exhibitions of emerging and mid-career contemporary artists. In addition the space is regularly used as place of production.
An annual artist in residence- program concludes the repertoire.

The current open call is open to artists who work at the field of contemporary fine art.

The residency will run for 7 weeks, from July 10 until August 26 2017


  • One selected artist will have the opportunity to stay seven weeks and work on a plan.
  • This call includes no media restrictions - installation-based, painterly, sculptural, multimedia or performative works are all welcome.
  • The artists will be provided with € 1000.- all-in budget for this residency. This budget includes all costs such as travel, equipment, catering and artist fees.
  • The artist will be provided with free accommodation in the centre of Tilburg and a 250 sqm workplace at the premises of PARK. The residency entails the realization of an open day presentation on Saturday 26th August.
  • PARK will provide technical and curatorial support plus advertising and announcement for the presentation.


The application is done solely digitally and should be sent as a PDF (max file size 7,5 mb) to

Digital applications (in PDF) must include:

  • Up-to-date CV
  • Copy of ID
  • Portfolio / Documentation of recent work
  • Plan of intentions and motivation

The deadline for applications is 30 May 2017

Applications that don’t meet the above will not be taken into consideration.

We will try to respond on all applicants in the second week of June. After that there will be no further correspondence on the outcome.

For more information about PARK click here

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