Gapado AiR


Gapado Artist in Residence (AiR) received professional consul-ting on matters such as resident artist recommendation and residency program planning from Gapado AiR committee members consisting of internationally renowned curators and professionals.


Visual arts (Painting, sculpture, installation, design, video, photography etc.), Architecture, Literature
Individual, Duo group
Residency duration
3~5 months
Residency period
March and September every year
Individual/Group studio, individual accommodation, living expenses, work and activity related expenses, round-trip airfare
How to Apply
Recommendation by Gapado Artist in Residence (AiR) Committee or Open call (Open call will be started at a later date)


  • Visiting Curator

    This program invites prominent curators from home and abroad who are visiting Jejudo, in order to facilitate active communication with the artists. It serves as an opportunity for the artists to gain detailed feedback about their creative process and works; also gives curators a chance to discover new artists and ideas.

  • Residency Artists’ Exhibition

    Artworks created during the residency period are exhibited under diverse themes and formats in the Gapado Artist in Residence (AiR) gallery to share the works by the artists in residency. Support for the introducing and exhibiting of works by artists in residency in other art museums and galleries will be provided in the near future.

  • Open Studio

    Work space, materials, equipment and creative work of the artist are open to the public, offering visitors a chance to understand the process of creating an artwork and experience the Gapado Artist in Residency (AiR) space. For the artists, it serves as an opportune moment to promote their activities and reflect on their work from a new perspective.

  • Culture & Art Field Trip

    Field trips to key culture and art destinations in Seoul and Jejudo to boost understanding and interest in contemporary Korean art.

  • Residency Exchange Program

    An exchange program with renowned residency programs overseas, to offer the artists a chance to work in a new culture and environment.

  • Local Community Event

    Events highlighting the local characteristics, and programs where residents participate will be organized to deliver the artistic values created by the Gapado Artist in Residence (AiR) artists dedicated to the culture and people of Gapado.