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Residency Fees & Grants

2024 / 2025 

Private Bedroom  |  Private Studio  |  All Meals

During the residency we also host optional artist events,

Literature night, Life drawings, Open Studio, Business of Art, Writer's circle.

We also encourage activities such as sketch walks, hikes, swimming and other events

which may be suitable during the year.

100% of all fees are used for the running of the Artist Residency,

Expansion of the Residency & Sculpture park, and The creation of grant opportunities.

This also includes the rehabilitation of Chateau d'Orquevaux, The art galleries and The surrounding properties.

In time we hope there will be no out of pocket expenses for artists to attend the residency.

Payment Schedule: Deposit (Refundable), 2nd Payment (9 months prior to Residency) Final Payment (6 months prior)

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2024 / 2025

All accepted artists 
that join our grants & scholarships initiative
"Artists Supporting Artists"
PATREON account for a minimum of one year
(10/12 a month) will be awarded
The Denis Diderot Grant 
and for qualified artists
The Emerging Artist Grant
 
The grant will be applied towards partial cost of your residency.
The Diderot grant is awarded on the honor system.

You choose the amount needed up to the maximum below. 
2 week Denis Diderot Grant  (up t0)  €1,000
3 week Denis Diderot Grant  (up t0)  1,500
Any remaining balance helps to diversify the residency
and assists us in creating opportunities for other artists.


Our goal is that one day with a combination of 
Scholarships, Grants, Sponsorships, Donations, & Patreon
The Chateau d'Orquevaux Experience
will be available to all creatives. 
P l e a
s e  j o i n  u s !

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Deposit is 100% refundable up to 9 months prior to your residency. Upon second payment the deposit and other payments are all non-refundable. Any short notice cancelations can not be postponed, rescheduled, or refunded. DONATIONS and PATREON are nonrefundable. We are unable to refund any VAT already applied to processed payments. 

Please buy correct travel insurance in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Deposit and Grant are applied towards payment. All prices are in Euro. 

TAX REQUIREMENTS for FRANCE

Chateau d'Orquevaux France is a registered French company and is required to follow all French government laws. Chateau d'Orquevaux is required to collect a 10% VAT tax (Sales tax).

There is also a 2.9% service charge for credit card fees.

Please contact us if you prefer to pay by bank transfer.

 

There may also be a tourist/accommodation tax of €1 per night, which is for the benefit of Orquevaux village, and which will be charged at the time of residency. 

(2 week Residency €13 / 3 week Residency €20)

 

10% VAT Tax will be added at checkout.

Your actual cost: 2,950
Your actual cost: 4,425

2 Week Individual Residency

pre-grant Cost €3,950

 The Denis Diderot Artist Grant (up t0) 1,000

 

2 week residency shared bedroom & studio for 2

- Collaborative Team, Couple or Friends    5,200

All accepted artists that join our

"Artists Supporting Artists" 

PATREON account for one year 10 a month receive

The Diderot Grant towards residency.

(Taxes not included)

 

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3 Week Individual Residency

pre-grant Cost 5,925

The Denis Diderot Artist Grant (up t0) 1,500 

3 week shared bedroom & studio for 2

- Collaborative Team, Couple or Friends    7,750

All accepted artists that join our

"Artists Supporting Artists" 

PATREON account for one year 10 a month receive

The Diderot Grant

towards residency.

(Taxes not included)

An additional 

 Emerging Artist Grant

is available to 6 artists each month that qualify.

The artist must be under 29 years old at time of residency.

After both grants are applied the cost of the residency is:

2 Week Emerging Residency 

Your actual cost 2,350

(EAR GRANT is an additional 600)

2 week Emerging Artist residency shared bedroom & studio for 2

- Collaborative Team, Couple or Friends    4,120

3 week residency 

Your actual cost 3,525 

(EAR GRANT is an additional €900)

2 week Emerging Artist residency shared bedroom & studio for 2

- Collaborative Team, Couple or Friends    6,170

Emerging Artist COLLABORATIVE TEAMS may apply 

View Emerging artist accommodation here 

All Emerging Artists recipients that join our

"Artists Supporting Artists" 

PATREON account for one year 12 a month receive

The Diderot Grant and Emerging Artist Grant 

towards residency.

(Taxes not included)

Upon acceptance into the residency, all artists receive The Denis Diderot Grant and  when appropriate The Emerging Artist Grant will be awarded after Artists Supporting Artists PATREON membership has been completed. Grant total will be applied towards cost of residency once deposit is received.

The payments are processed over 3 installments as follows

Deposit form below to confirm residency (refundable prior to 2nd payment).

We will send a payment link for 2nd payment 9 months prior to residency,

and Final payment 6 months prior to residency. 

10% VAT (Sales tax) will be added to each payment at checkout.

There is also a 2.9% service charge for credit card fees.

Please contact us if you prefer to pay by bank transfer to avoid CC fees.

We are unable to refund any VAT already applied to processed payments. 

In exchange for The Denis Diderot Grant we hope The Artist will contribute 

one work to the permanent collection of

Chateau d'Orquevaux. (Not Mandatory) 

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