"Make your life a dream and the dream a reality.”
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
author of The Little Prince
( French writer, Poet, Aristocrat, Journalist, Pioneering aviator, and
had stayed at his family's estate of Chateau d'Orquevaux )
Chateau d'Orquevaux in conjunction with a generous donation
(2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
Present the following grants
Each accepted Artist-in-Residence will be awarded
2 week program "Denis Diderot A-i-R Grant" $750
All grants will be applied towards cost of residency
4 week program "Denis Diderot A-i-R Grant" $1,500
2020 Golden Ticket Fellowship
Yari Ostovany | Iran/USA
November 2nd - 30th, 2018
"I approach painting as the visual evidence of, and not a report on, an experience; not a representation of spiritual energy but a translation of it into light and texture, navigating the space between stasis and movement, between emergence and disappearance."
Toby Penney | USA
Sept. 19th - Oct. 3rd, 2017
"Daily I document life in both paint and photograph. I merge the two disciplines into images that capture the heart and soul of the people I encounter and embody the essence of the places I go."
Tom Pazderka | USA
Oct. 5th - Oct. 19th, 2017
"I burn, I draw, I construct and deconstruct objects loaded with historical and social baggage and conflicting ideologies. Often I combine a particular Czech fatalism with an American optimism to strange effect."