Call for applications Postgraduate Art program 2024 – 2025

One of the support programs for artists run by the Ensba Lyon for many years now, the Post-graduate Art program consists of a year of high-level education and training for five artists, from different nationalities, with singular careers in the domain of the visual arts.

The Postgraduate Art program of the Ensba Lyon offers the following to five artists: 

• A 4800 € grant;

 • Accommodation provided in the form of a shared group apartment on the site of the Subsistances; 

• Access to all of the resources of the Ensba Lyon;

• A made to measure accompaniment. Artists are selected on the basis of a research project to be developed over the course of the year.  

Each session lasts for one academic year: from October to July. 

Calendar for application process

 • Call for applications and online registration ending on May 17,2024.

 • Qualifying results: June 10, 2024. • Interviews with preselected applicants: June 19 and 20, 2024. 

• Result of the admission’s panel: June 24, 2024. 

 More information from the Postgraduate education department ➔

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The Post-graduate program of the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Lyon is open to international candidates. All visual arts practices are welcome, including but not limited to: painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation, video, sound, performance…

It is open to all nationalities, irrespective of age, for five artists, art school graduates with a DNSEP (Master’s) or equivalent international degree, and the selection process is based on the candidate’s portfolio and an interview. Exemptions are possible, do not hesitate to contact the school’s Student Affairs department.

The final selection will be based on an interview with applicants in the Ensba Lyon (interviews can be done at distance or face-to-face depending on the applicant’s geographical location).

When selecting candidates, the jury considers the maturity of each artist, the artistic quality of their practice, along with the project’s potential.

The jury is composed of the Director of ENSBA, the assistant Director in charge of Studies and Research, the Director of the Art Post-graduate program, a teacher from the Ensba along with an art critic/curator, all involved with, and active in , the contemporary art scene.

Composition of application file:

To be transmitted in French or English, in a digital format only, consisting of:

– The pre-registration form completed on Taïga, the platform of the Ensba (link available from March 7 th ).

– A motivation letter.

– A CV.

– A presentation of a maximum of 4000 characters describing the intention of the project and how it fits with the artist’s approach.

– Documents relating to the applicant’s work, development and recent work. Make a selection: send what you think to be representative of the work and preferably use links to videos and sound pieces.

– Photocopies of degrees obtained. Degrees obtained abroad must be certified as conform and translated by a certified translator. Exceptions can be made.

– A photocopy of your National Identity Card or current passport.

Only completed applications will be considered.

More information:
Alain Ailloud , Postgraduate education department.

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