Ria Keburia Gallery has been created in partnership with Ria Keburia Foundation in 2017 in Georgia, Eastern Europe. The main mission of the gallery is to facilitate multidimensional cultural exchange within the context of contemporary art, while providing Georgian and international artists and curators with opportunities to experience this unique country with rich cultural traditions. Creating positive collaborative environment is an important priority for the gallery and its newly established residency program located in the village of Kachreti, center of the famous wine-making region of the Caucasus. In the last year Ria Keburia Gallery has presented artists from Georgia, Russia, and Europe at its own exhibition space located in Kachreti as well as with at partner galleries and Tbilisi Art Fair
providing a fertile ground for exploration, networking, and sharing of
work and ideas. All of these artists were previous participants of the
The main goal of Ria Keburia gallery and foundation is to assist in creation of authentic and artistically valuable contemporary art through directly supporting the artistic development and stimulating the creative process without borders. The newly announced Open Call for the residency is also serving this function by enabling international cooperation between the Georgian and foreign artists, curators, and various arts professionals.
This is Open Call is a fantastic opportunity for ambitious emerging artists and curators to benefit from the Ria Keburia Artist-in-Residence and Curator-in-Residence Program by creating a new body of work as large and complex as desired, to experiment, take a new direction, to get acquainted with a new country and to develop once’s career. Artists and curators can join the residency program for any amount of time, 3 weeks being a minimal duration of stay while living at the peaceful and picturesque 4-star Ambassadori resort.
During the residency, the participants will have the opportunity to focus on their work, connect with other resident artists and curators, create and visit art exhibitions in Tbilisi, and interact with local art scene. Residents will also be able to meet and work with guests of the residency program, all respected professionals from the art field.
The works of artists created on the territory of the residency will be showcased in the exhibition space with the artist cohort of 2019.
Deadline: Saturday 2 January 2021 at 23:00h
Deadline: Sunday 28 July 2019 at 12:00h