Photo: Erika Gentry

Ginestrelle (the name comes from the presence of the Broom Plant, Cytisus Scoparius)is a sympathetically restored traditional farmhouse set in the hills of the Regional Park of Mount Subasio, near the historic town of Assisi, famous for its frescos by Giotto and Cimabue.

It offers residencies to artists from all artistic disciplines but its aim is to support excellence and originality, though young artists at the beginning of their careers are also encouraged to apply.

Applications will be judged on the basis of CVs and portfolios submitted.


– to promote contemporary art in all its diverse forms within an international context

– to stimulate creativity through direct contact with nature and a respect for the environment

– to set up an exchange of ideas within various disciplines of contemporary art practice

– to establish workshops, exhibitions, and open-air art events in the Regional Park of Mount Subasio



  1. Hi, my name is Emilia Rinaldini. I am a working artist currently living in New York. I am very interested in your residency program. I would like to do at least 2 weeks there between September 9th and December 1st. I would like to know what the application process is/what you need me to send. Thank you for your time, I hope to hear from you soon!

    +1 917 544 4260

  2. Hello! I am working on a based on 30 interviews with women with the working title: Inspiring Entrepreneurial Women: Creating a Healthy, Resilient Planet. I would be interested in applying for your residency. Can you please tell me how I may apply? Thank you! with kind regards,

    • Dear Mr. Mark Fabiano,
      Thank you very much for the interest in our residency programs. We have just forwarded the application-form and programs to your e-mail address.
      Please, do not hesitate to contact us for any further questions and information. With best wishes,
      from Arte Studio Ginestrelle

  3. Dear Art studio Ginestrelle, I am an artist (drawing printmaking,soundscape field recording, and performing musician(piano)working on Crossdisciplinary Phd. I am interested to take my contemporary sound/drawing location specific project to you,which I started in Venice .Please send me an application form , Best,Victoria.

    • Dear esteemed artist, thank you very much for your kind message.
      We are delighted to let you know that we have sent the program and application-form to your e-mail address.
      With best wishes, artestudioginestrelle

    • Dear Artist Deanna Krueger,
      Thank you for your kind message. We have sent the program and application-form to your e-mail address. We are available for any further questions.
      With best regards, artestudioginestrelle

  4. Hello there-

    Would you be kind enough to forward any information or
    application materials I might need to apply for a residency
    at Studio Ginestrelle. I would greatly appreciate it.
    Thank you so much for your time!

    Allen Tombello

  5. I would like to apply a residency during next winter / spring. I am working on the manuscript of a history book on early modern prostitutes in Finland.

    With kind regards
    Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen

  6. Hello,
    My name is Shamhalova Sofia, I am Russian artist from Moscow. You can find more about my works here:
    I would love to apply for a residency in any time of autumn if it is available. Could you please send me the necessary information on email.
    Looking forward to your feedback,

  7. Hey there,

    I’m an Irish playwright that is looking to redevelop one of my plays before touring across the UK and Ireland next year. How does one apply for this residency?

    Best regards,

    Scott Lupms

    • Hello Scott,
      Thank you very much for your kind message. We have just sent the programs and application-forms to your e-mail. Please, kindly contact us for any further information. Kind regards, artestudioginestrelle

  8. Hello,

    I am a painter currently residing in New Orleans, Louisiana. I am very interested in learning more about your residency and the application process. I would appreciate it if you could email me with more information on how to apply.


    Rachel Loyacono

  9. Hello,

    I’m a writer from Zimbabwe, currently based in Montpellier, France. Could you please email me further email on your program and application process?

    Thanks very much, and best regards.

    • Buongiorno, Sig.ra Maria Howard,
      Sì, gli scrittori sono ammessi al nostro programma. Le sto inviando una e-mail con le informazioni riguardanti le modalità di partecipazione.
      La ringraziamo e rimaniamo a disposizione per ulteriori domande. Cordialmente da Assisi, Marina Merli


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