Application for GilsfjordurArts Residency 2020
GilsfjordurArts offers an artist residency in a former farmhouse in Gilsfjörður, Westfjords, Iceland. Inspired by the remote location, the "Brekka" is immersed in stunning landscape and silence at the end of the fjord. Brekka is roughly 12km along an unmade road from the village of Króksfjarðarnes on Route 60 about 200km north of Reykjavik. We offer seven 25 day self guided residencies to artists in our four bedroom farmhouse with shared upstairs studio, fees range from €700-900 Euros depending on room types. Please email me
with any questions you have.
****In addition to filling out the form below, please email a copy of your CV In One PDF document with the subject Line
“Your full name – CV” (example: Dagrún Bjornson –CV) to
. I will return a paypal invoice for the application fee of 25 Euros.
Applicants full name
Which 2020 Residency are you interested in?
All residencies begin on a Sunday (please do not arrive before noon) and end on a Friday (Please depart by noon)
1: Thaw Residency (the last astronomical twilight) April 19 - May 15, 2020
2: No more Night Residency May 17, - June 12, 2020 (Jack's room and Olafia are occupied)
3: Midnight Sun Residency June 14 - July 10, 2020
4: Summer Residency July 12, - August 7, 2020
5: Return of the Evening Residency (glimpse the auroras) August 9, - September 4, 2020
6: Sheep Gathering Residency (and aurora return) September 6, - October 2, 2020
7: The Hushed Residency October 4 - November 1, 2020
Any that are available
Mobile phone number
(with country code) eg (354) 434 7767
Date of Birth:
Day/Month/Year - for example 17/05/1962
(with postal codes, country etc)
Country of Issue
(for grant purposes)
Which room do you prefer?
All rooms have heat, bedding, windows, cupboards, European plug sockets (like France and German), window shades. Fees are to cover program cost for running the residency and not to be consider rent.
Magga (fjord view) €700
Ólafía (mountain view) €800
Reynir (largest, double bed, fjord view) €900 for one person
Reynir (largest, double bed, fjord view) Same room as above but for a couple €1400
Jack's Room (upstairs leads off studio, view of the mountains) €800
I'd rather explain in text about my room choices
(If the above multi choice is not sufficient tell us more)
If applying as an artist couple please provide the name and email address of the second artist.
Some people who care about you who are not with you. Name/email/phone
How did you learn about the GilsfjordurArts residency?
Please provide a reference contact
name, job title and email address of someone in your professional life
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