Umsókn // Application: Artist in residence

Applications to the Textile Center may be submitted at any time. They will be reviewed as soon as possible, or 3 weeks after your submission at the latest. Please contact residency@textilecenter.is if you are uncertain whether we have received your application. You may wish to prepare the following documents before beginning to fill out the online application form below:

  • CV or resumé describing your professional approach/working field (PDF/DOC format)
  • short project description/intentions for your stay – max one page (PDF/DOC format)
  • Four images showing examples of your work, marked with artist’s name and title (JPG format)

PART 1: Personal Details

First name, surname
I.e., academic degree

PART 2: Residency Dates



(e.g. June + July, 2019)

PART 3: Work Focus

(e.g. June + July, 2019)
(e.g. September + October, 2019)








Please choose the three items you are most interested in. This does not mean you won't be able to access other facilities / equipment.

PART 4: Lodging Type & Fees








SUMMER fees are for May 1st to September 30th residencies. WINTER fees are for October 1st to April 30th residencies. If your residency falls within the WINTER and SUMMER season, your final residency fee will be reflected in your acceptance letter as a combination of both fees. For prices regarding house 33, please contact us at residency@textilecenter.is

PART 5: Required Application Attachments

Please attach the following to your application:

  • CV or resumé describing your professional approach/working field (PDF/DOC format)
  • short project description/intentions for your stay – max one page (PDF/DOC format)
  • Four images showing examples of your work, marked with artist’s name and title (JPG format)

PART 6: Terms of Payment and Cancellation Agreement

Payment policy

Don't worry, we're not charging you anything yet. If you are approved for a residency at the Icelandic Textile Center, we will send you a letter of confirmation including documents to sign and send back to us. You will then be charged a 5000 ISK confirmation fee (approx. 35 Euros). Please note that this fee is not refundable. 

The full residency fee can be paid any time after confirmation. It is due 3 months prior to arrival at the latest. 

Both the confirmation and residency fee can be paid with a credit card online. If you are approved for a residency, we will provide you with the necessary information.  

Cancellation policy

Please contact us as soon as possible if you need to cancel your residency or reschedule. If you cancel your residency later than 3 months prior to your arrival in Blönduós, we will not be able to give you a refund.