Inspiring natural surroundings, spacious studios, comprehensive resources,
supportive mentoring

Artist Residency Programmes

We welcome artists from around the world. Painters, Hip-Hop dancers, digital musicians, film-makers, writers, choreographers, theatre directors and more have benefitted from the creative environment, resources, mentoring and support offered in our residencies.

Engagement Residency

Aimed at creative practitioners who want to gain experience working with young people and community groups, while still being provided with the necessary resources to develop and produce new work of their own

Enhancement Residency

Aimed at creative practitioners with existing workshop experience, who want to explore new ways of working, or engaging within international contexts

Lotus Residency

Aimed at leading practitioners with significant and demonstrable critical acclaim in their chosen artistic field. This residency benefits from additional travel grants, marketing and press support

Additional Opportunities

Outside of our structured residences, we also provide opportunities to practitioners wishing to deliver workshops or masterclasses in one to five day time periods

Fully accredited programmes, with knowledgeable and experienced staff


Artist Residency Thailand

With no associated fees, highly experienced and passionate staff and a dynamic range of international partners, Artist Residency Thailand is one of Southeast Asia’s most progressive artist residency and development programmes.

Creative Director

The founding director of Artist Residency Thailand is Alex Soulsby. Alex is an International Arts and Creative Education Manager and Consultant with over eighteen years’ experience of Education, Creative Projects Management and Artist Mentoring.

Set within the beautiful ninety-acre campus, surrounded by mountains lagoons and rice paddies, 30 minutes from central Chiang Mai


Below are a selection of images and quotes from our residency programmes.

Welcoming all creative practitioners from all creative disciplines with no residency fees

Contact us
Apply for residency

We are currently accepting applications for August 2019 - June 2020.

For questions please read our F.A.Q.

Please email Alex Soulsby if you have other questions or require additonal information.

Please note that due to the number of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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