Studio/Casa Residency Program

Studio/Casa Residency Apartment

  • Studio/Casa Residents are provided with a private studio apartment in downtown Siena (one double bed).
  • The apartment will be at or within a 20 minute walk of the Siena Art Institute's building where the resident's studio is located.
  • The apartment will be supplied with linens, basic kitchen utensils and dishes, hot water, electricity, and (during winter months) heating.   Please note the apartment will not have a dishwasher or washing machine. 
  • The apartment does not have air conditioning and artists are responsible for their own meals. 
  • The apartment does have internet access but it is not high-speed.
  • The apartment is non-smoking. Smoking is not permitted indoors. 
  • The Resident’s contract specifies that they will not cause any permanent damage to the apartment. The artist will be liable for any damage to the apartment or any lost keys. 
  • The Resident will need to pay a €100 security deposit in cash upon arrival to ensure against any damage to the apartment, studio, or furnishings.  This will be returned to you the day before your departure from Siena, provided no damage has occured.
  • Invited applicants are requested to inform us as soon as possible of any physical limitations to ensure that suitable accommodation is provided. Most Siena apartments involve flights of stairs and narrow doorways.
  • Studio/Casa Residents are not permitted to host overnight guests in their apartment. Summer Residents may be accompanied by their spouse/life-partner with prior approval. The Siena Art Institute is unable to accommodate guests, children, or pets. 

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