Assisi International contemporary art exhibition 2013, invitation jpg


Art Gallery Le Logge, Assisi, Italy

November 30th – December 8th, 2013

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 30th, 5-8 pm





natural swimming pool, Tescio's river, Mount Subasio

Opportunities to work in a natural environment and to take part in the Exhibitions 2013/2014

The International residency Arte Studio Ginestrelle lies in the hills of the Regional Park of Mount Subasio, near the historic town of Assisi (UNESCO World Heritage site), famous for its fresco by Giotto and Cimabue.

The fantastic landscape offers inspiration to all and subject matter to others (natural materials such as stone and wood may be made available).


the International Contemporary Exhibitionof all the works created during the residencies will be shown at the prestigious Art Gallery “Le Logge” in Assisi,  November 30 – December 8, 2013.

Le Logge, Art Galley, Assisi

Disciplines: Literary Arts, Visual Arts, Environmental Arts, Design, Architecture, Curating/Research, Film, Video, Music, Performing Arts

Availability for accommodation in single room (for individual artist) and in double room (for couple of artists/colleagues).

accommodation installation 2

the residency fee includes Bed&Breakfast accommodation in single/double room, electricity, water, heating and cleaning.

We usually write invitation letters for the selected artists. Please, contact us for the residency fee and invitation letters.

Arte Studio Ginestrelle offers the use of a number of common spaces and facilities:

  • studio

  • work and exhibition spaces

  • refurbished barns adapted as workspaces

  • kitchen

  • living room

  • internet wireless connection

  • some organic foods such as olive-oil, vegetables and fruit are also included according to season

  • natural materials such as stone and wood may also be made available

kitchen for breakfast

We will be glad to send you further information regarding how to apply for the residency program, open studios, cultural meetings and exhibitions 2013. Applications are also open for the year 2014. Please, contact:

Arte Studio Ginestrelle, Santa Maria di Lignano, 11 Regional Park of Mount Subasio, Assisi Italy



You are invited to the opening reception on Sunday, 2nd December 2012, 4:30 p.m.

Art Gallery Le Logge, Assisi, Italy

the exhibition will run until 8th December 2012

Curated by artestudioginestrelle, Marina Merli director – graphic artist Satoko Nagashima (Japan)

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Arte Studio Ginestrelle International artist residency

Regional Park of Mount Subasio, Assisi, Italy

ph. 39.3388134078 – 39.075802336



Literary, visual, and performing artists worldwide are welcome to apply for weekly/monthly residencies.

The center supports an exchange of ideas through opportunities to participate in workshops and in the International exhibition in Assisi, Gallery Le Logge, December 2012.

The fantastic landscape offers inspiration to all and subject matter to others (natural materials such as stone and wood may be made available).

The residency program includes visits to:

  1. Asisium (Latin name of Assisi’s town) and its artistic, historical and cutural heritage
  2. the Hermitage,set in the Mount Subasio, where S. Francis lived and prayed
  3. the highest level of the Sacral Mount,1290 metres above sea level
  4. the main historical towns of Assisi’s surroundings

For Summer/Fall/Winter A.I.R. & Cultural Programs 2012/2013, please contact us:

ArteStudio Ginestrelle
Dr. Marina Merli director/A.I.R. coordinator
Santa Maria di Lignano, 11 – Regional Park of Mount Subasio
06081 Assisi (Perugia) Italy

tel. +39.075.802336 – mobile +39.338.8134078


Where Arte Studio Ginestrelle, Regional Park of Mount Subasio Assisi, Italy

Spring Cultural Programs are coming: March-April-May

Summer Cultural Programs: June-July-August

Fall Programs: September-October-November  Special Winter Session: December&January





Ginestrelle is a sympathetically restored traditional farmhouse set in the hills of the Regional Park of Mount Subasio, near the historic town of Assisi (UNESCO World Heritage site), famous for its frescos by Giotto and Cimabue. It offers residencies to artists from all artistic disciplines but its aim isto 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.

Aims to promote contemporary art in all its diverse forms within an international context, to stimulate creativity through direct contact with nature and 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.

Each artist will have the opportunity to develop his/her project within a number of different artistic fields: Visual Arts painting, drawing, photography, installation art, land art, sculpture, etc. Literary Arts fiction, poetry, script writing, novel, short stories etc. Performing Arts dancing, music, drama. Work can either be done in the studio, within the residency, or outside in one of the two refurbished barns which have been adapted as workspaces.

Groups of artists Ginestrelle provides the prefect milieu for international groups of artists already involved in a joint project to work together. The residency will provide an opportunity to bring to fruition any current project. Each group will have the chance to exhibit in Assisi at the end of the each year. Skills: an ability to work as a team How to apply: send a brief description of the project and the working practices of those involved demonstrating an ability to work as a team.

Grants The cultural association Ginestrelle can assist artists seeking grants or other forms of funding in their home country/institution, by providing an invitation letter when a candidature is accepted.

The International collective exhibition of all the works created during the residencies will be shown in Assisi at the prestigious Art Gallery Le Logge, from the 2nd to the 9th of December 2012.

For further information about the program, how to apply and more details about the residency contact the director Dr. Marina Merli, please:

Arte Studio Ginestrelle

Santa Maria di Lignano, 11 – Regional Park of Mount Subasio

06081 Assisi (Perugia) Italy

Tel. +39.075802336 Cell. +39.3388134078





 international contemporary art guide 2011

The International Contemporary Art Guide aims to present a summary of the artistic projects developed during 2011 at Arte Studio Ginestrelle artist residency, located in the Regional Park of Mount Subasio. The projects are exhibited collectively at one of the most prestigious galleries in the heart of the city of Assisi, the UNESCO World Heritage site.

 The exhibition is proudly supported by the Council of Assisi through the provision of the gallery space and the production of this guide.

Visual, Literary, Performing, Video

Art Gallery Le Logge, Piazza del Comune, Assisi

 When: 8th -15th October, 2011 – Opening on Saturday 8th October at 5 p.m.



 AUSTRALIA Elizabeth Brown, Lynne Flemons, Sarah Parker, Benjamin Sheppard, Katie Shriner, Sally Stokes

BRAZIL Gabriela Brioschi

CANADA Joelle Couturier & Manuel Bisson, Christina Gouthro, Serge Marchetta

FINLAND Matti Kilponen , Karri Kokko, Tommi Parkko

 ITALY Didymos (Alessia Certo & Giulia Vannucci), Eva Terzoni

MALAYSIA Annabelle Ng

PORTUGAL Margarida Rodrigues

RUSSIAN FEDERATION Tatiana Bugaenko, Muza Bugaenko, Diana Grigoryeva , Philip Firsov

SOUTH KOREA Haiyun Jung , Seonghwa Justine Lee


 UNITED KINDOM Connie Gallagher, Keith Wilson

UNITED STATES Josephine Garibaldi&Paul Zmolek, Anthony Hawley & Rebecca Fischer,
Spencer Hutchinson , Janne Larsen, Jenna Pallio, Roman Serra , Sal Sidner, Amy Vander Els