Think Tank


Artist Residency in China

Tao Hua Tan
MissionTao Hua Tan Residency emphasizes the importance of meaningful and multi-layered cultural exchange and immersion intro another culture while exploring the link between the traditional and contemporary aspects.

Overview The invited participants are free and independent in choosing the subject, style, and technique of their work during their stay on the location. However, they will be proposed to make one painting on canvas size 120 cm x 120 cm and two more works on canvas size 60 cm x 60 cm, destined for the permanent collection of the organiser future World Art Museum at The Peach Blossom Pool Arts and Holiday Riverside Resort, Tao Hua Tan, Anhui Province, China.

Application Requirements 
Please send art resume, 6 high resolution images of previous works, an artist personal photo, postal address, email address, and mobile phone number by email. To:  

Facilities and Grants
All the canvases and oil and acrylic paints, as well as any special materials requested by the artists, will be provided free of charge by the organizers, who will also cover all the expenses for full board and lodging including visits to selected historic, natural and cultural sites. The invited artists should only pay the transportation costs from their city/country to Shanghai, China and back. The organizer will meet the artists at meeting points in Shanghai and transport them by bus or to the resort.

The residency will end with an exhibition of the works produced in Tao Hua Tan and an open day reception for the press, collectors, critics, gallerists and the general public. The catalogue book of the residency will be produced by the organizers and 3 copies will be mailed to each of the participating artists.

After the residency, the organizers will organize and pay for the transportation back to Shanghai Pudong airport.