Studio Faire is a contemporary art space in South West France, providing residencies for Artists, Writers, Designers and all other creative practitioners.
We also run courses in photography and English language to people of all abilities.
Studio Faire offers a change of pace and the space to create.
Now taking applications for 2023
Situated in the market town of Nérac, in the stunning Lot-et-Garonne region, on the northern edge of Gascony.
Here you will find the ‘real’ unspoilt France
Shhh, don’t tell everyone!
Your hosts, Colin Usher & Julia Douglas
Our Aims & Objectives
Support the development of ideas and the production of new work, by offering comfortable, self-catering, accommodation and workshop and study space for experimentation, development and creativity.
Offer a relaxed and beautiful meeting place for national and international working partnerships to develop.
Create a social atmosphere which encourages interdisciplinary feedback or collaboration between contemporary artists, designers, photographers, writers, screenwriters and other creative professionals.
Host events including workshops, talks and presentations by invited specialists, so residents and other visitors to Studio Faire can gain knowledge from other’s expertise.
Contribute and support Nérac and the surrounding region’s cultural calendar, in order to increase its current creative offerings and support the local economy, and, in so doing, help in improving quality of life for our neighbours.
Develop funding opportunities from foundations, trusts and individuals and continue to cultivate partnerships with other funding bodies, organisations and societies who can offer fees and cover other costs to selected visitors.
Whatever you want to make…
do it in France at Studio Faire.
Tout ce que vous voulez faire…
faites-le en France au Studio Faire.
Well, it’s not the way we planned it, but it looks very likely that we are going to be eased back into Studio Faire life nice and gently with the arrival of our first resident of 2021 next week! We are currently preparing the rooms (following 17 months of silence) to...
A message for friends who had the privilege of meeting or knowing our labrador Becca. We’re heartbroken. We had to say goodbye to our wee Becca on Thursday 29 July. She passed away naturally in the garden, surrounded only by Colin, Julia and Dougie. A perfect way to...
It's great to hear that Kate Corroon Skakel's stunning installation, 'Murmurations', which she created in part at Studio Faire, will get a second life in New York at Art Austerlitz from 19 June to 25 July.'Kate Skakel’s installation Murmurations began with several...