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Founded in 2009, Arquetopia Foundation is an internationally established, award-winning non-profit arts and cultural foundation based in Mexico, Peru and Italy, with a social scope that emphasizes critical thinking through artistic practices. Our comprehensive, customized International Artist-in-Residence Programs are the largest and most reputable in Latin America, with an array of contents anchored in a solid structure of collaborations with prominent cultural institutions, renowned experts, and notable artists. We are invested in approaching art and art history with a critical perspective by understanding Mexico and Peru’s complexity in context and incorporating nuances in narratives and interpretation especially of the 3,000-year heritage of visual culture of these two countries. Our residency programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, and cultural researchers age 20 and over. TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR PAST RESIDENT ARTISTS For profiles, feedback and testimonials from many of our outstanding past resident artists, art historians, and writers, don’t miss this page on our website: Arquetopia Foundation: Our Resident Artists OUR ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAMS Our customized International Artist-in-Residence Programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art […]
Avenida 15 Poniente 715, Centro Histórico. Puebla, Puebla 72000 MEXICO
Build in 2016 on a splendid rural location in michoacan-state in a small place called Umecuaro a 35 minutes drive from Morelia city. It is the perfect place to create works of art. We are specialized in Stone Sculpture, Ceramics, Painting and Land-Art. We organize also Residencies for artists who want to use the studio’s facilities to create their art works or who are invited to produce Land Art on selected sites. The studio has a painting and drawing space, a gallery ,a loft for accommodation for 2 persons with toilet and shower, a separate ceramic studio with 2 gas kilns and a site for stone sculpture. We are in the process of building a place to accommodate up to 6 people for residents and/or visitors. We organize exhibitions and cultural events. We have been working here for 5 years now and have organized 3 Land Art exhibitions called “Proyecto en Sitio”, exhibitions of our works and other artists and musical, theatre and poetry events and community projects.
Presa de Umécuaro, 58335 Morelia, Mich., Mexico