Conception Arts is delighted to announce it's annual art-residency award contest. A two-week, winter residency taking place December 3-17, 2020 in Orquevaux, France.

One artist will be awarded the following:

  • Two-week art residency at Chateau Orquevaux, France
  • Family style dinner each evening
  • $500 artist grant
  • $500 travel stipend


Get your creativity flowing in the French countryside. Enjoy two-weeks dedicated entirely to your craft. 


Our travel sponsor, Hiatus Tequila is providing our lucky winner with $500 towards travel expenses.

$500 GRANT

A $500 grant to do with as you wish. Purchase new art supplies for your trip or spend it elsewhere.


To be considered for our 2020 Art Residency prize, complete the application form. Be sure to provide a working link to your website, portfolio or, social media account where our jurors can view your work.

A $35 non-refundable submission fee applies.

This form collects information we will use to send you updates about promotions, special offers, and news. We will not share or sell your personal information. You can unsubscribe at any time. ----------- Terms + Conditions-------- Who is eligible: The Conception Arts Annual Residency Contest is open to artists, designers, photographers, illustrators, sculptors and makers aged 21+. --------- Submissions: Please note that no entry will be processed unless the entry fee has been received. Applications submitted without working links and payment will be disqualified. After payment has been made, entries cannot be altered. ---------- Payments and Refunds: Once a submission fee has been paid, there are no refunds provided. If you have been wrongly charged for any reason, we will be happy to credit the amount that is due. --------- Use and Ownership of Materials: Copyright remains with the artist. By entering contest artist acknowledges and warrants that all artwork submitted for consideration through link is artist's original artwork, created by artist and that artist possess all legal rights to said work. ----------- The Selection Process: After all submissions have been finalized, the Conception Arts committee will begin the process of selecting the official shortlist. The committee will announce its final 10 entrants on Monday, September 21st. These final 10 will be presented to the juror panel for review. All shortlisted entrants will receive a notification via email. Final 10 will be announced via social media. One grand prize winner will be selected (by the jurors) from the final 10 and will be announced on Wednesday, September 30th. Additional Terms & Conditions may apply to the grand prize. Jurors decision is final.