"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



Golden Ticket 

Fellowship Recipient 

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."


Fellowship Recipients 

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."

In exchange for the Golden Ticket Fellowship,

The Artist agrees to contribute

one work to the permanent collection of

Chateau d'Orquevaux.



For chance to win 2 week residency fellowship

simply follow our Instagram account

and, Tag work #ChateauOart


Simply follow our Instagram account

In the event that the artist chosen has already applied and been accepted to participate, the artist will be reimbursed any costs paid towards

the residency.


Thank you for following, 

Good Luck!

We Look Forward to Meeting You.

(Travel, Food and Supplies are not included)

Winner Announced | New Year's Day

Congratulations to our


 Fellowship Recipients! 


2018 | Yari Ostovany, Iran/USA


2017 | Toby Penney, USA Tom Pazderka,USA



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."

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
Chateau d'Orquevaux

Chateau Orquevaux

18 Grande Rue

52700 Orquevaux



TEXT:  516-901-7928 (USA)

Tel:  516-901-7928 (USA)

Tel:  Texting  or email is Best (France)      Email: contact@ChateauOrquevaux.com

©  Chateau d'Orquevaux llc.  USA 2020