ABOUT GWANGJU MUSEUM OF ART
Gwangju Museum of Art is built as a public art museum to support artistic professionals. It was the first public art museum in the Gwangju area, opening on August 1st, 1992. The existence of numerous painters in Gwangju explains why Gwangju is called the home of art.
The Gwangju Museum of Art has studios that are designed as working spaces for young talented artists and others, the museum also features various programs such as exhibitions, seminars, and artist exchange programs. The studio space is 46m2.
This program is designed for discussing works, engaging in discourses and information exchange and forming personal networks.
The open studio offers a glimpse into the studios of artists in residence and provides opportunities for us to view the processes of their work.
The Gwangju Museum of Art actively introduces residing artists and writers and supports their exchange through cooperation with domestic and international art studios.
RESIDENCY AT GWANGJU MUSEUM
Gwangju Museum will offer the writer a 46㎡ space to stay, as well as a desk at their office to use for their writing.
Additionally the writer was given an opportunity to give a one-time lecture about Indian Contemporary Art at the Museum.
They also got to spend 2 hours a day at their office in the museum. The to and fro travel fare of the writer was incurred for.
A small stipend was given to the writer for a month stay at the museum by Shrine Empire.