AARK offers a meeting place for professional artists and researcher representing various disciplines and nationalities.

During the summer season it might full of artists, sometimes  – especially winter months – it might be just 1.

  • Seaside apartment is 72m2 with 2 separate bedrooms:
  • Own bedroom and you share kitchen and living room + we/shower with the other artist. Sometimes it might be just you. For an artist couple or duo 1 apartment is ideal.
  • Single Studio 3rd floor is 56m2 apartment for 1 or a couple or a family.
  • Artist families can apply.
  • Families and partners can visit by agreement(fee).
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1st floor bedroom South. Opposite is a small boats wharf.
Window 2nd floor kitchen
Window 2nd floor kitchen

Applications OPEN CALL

The ferry between Nauvo – Korpo. You can see AARK on the right.
The ferry between Nauvo – Korpo. You can see AARK on the top right corner.

Selection procedure by a small team.

Digital application with all materials: 

Founder and director, artist Renja Leino will be answering you asap.

  • A short motivation letter, why do you want to have a residency in AARK?
  • timetable, when do you wish to come. 1, 2 or 3 months.
  • website   ( or 5 low res. images of recent works, exhibitions views.)
  • CV including year of birth, gender and nationality (passport)
  • SPACE:  2 shared Seaside apartments with 2 separate bedrooms each, 440€.
  • Single Studio 56m2 for 1 person 550€ .( + 150€ /person).
  • Important: Please indicate if you are willing to share the apartment with persons of the opposite sex. Separate bedrooms.
  • Artist families can apply.
  • Be aware that a confirmation payment shall be paid soon after approval. 140€.

Residency costs

Artists / residency quests pays their own expenses: living costs, food and travel.

Residency fee:

  • paid by the artist, for one person in a single room is 440€/ month in a shared apartment.  Single Studio 56m2 is 550€ + 150€ / add. person
  • A quest only short visit possible and by agreement with the host (fee).
  • Cleaning by the artist.
  • A travel and liability insurance is required.

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Email us:
Bank: Nauvon OP
Address: SOMMARTORGET 1, 21660 NAUVO, Finland
FI40 5560 0920 0269 61

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