Copper Leg Art residency located in northern Estonia, near to the Estonian capital city Tallinn. Activities began in summer 2017 with the help of local municipality and Rae Culture Center. It is a meeting point for creative people, visual artists, musicians, writers etc. for making their art and showing it to people.

About Copper Leg Residency

Located 18 km from Tallinn city center, in the village of Vaskjala, in an old school building surrounded by fields. The house was constructed in 1934 and newly renovated in summer 2017. The residency is coordinated by the Estonian visual artist Janno Bergmann. The area is very calm and surrounded by beautiful nature which makes it a quiet space to live and work. At the same time, the Estonian capital city Tallinn is easily reachable, one can get to the City center in 25 min. by bus or in 15 min. by car.

1st open call winter / spring 2023 results

The Copper Leg Residency is pleased to announce the results of the Open Call Winter/Spring 2023!

Selected Artists for the Winter/Spring 2023 session (January – May):

Erik Alalooga (EST)
Marion Bruinenberg (NLD)
Henri Hütt (EST)
Katarzyna Pitek (POL)
Jonathan Stavleu (NLD)
Louise Franklin Wiberg (DNK/ESP)
Mia Felic (HRV)
Amanda Hunt (CHE/FIN)
Sanna Kartau (EST)

We thank all of you who applied and encourage you to apply again for future rounds!


Open doors day / John McGarity

Sunday, December 18, 2022 13:30 – 16:30 Open doors day at the Copper Leg Art Residency / John McGarity’s installation presentation. John McGarity is an American visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. His work utilizes multiple mediums including painting, video, photography, and multi-media installation.   “197: Order of the Old Line” is a series of works …

Open doors day / Anders Bergman / Tina Kohlmann

Saturday, November 26, 2022   13:30 – 16:30 Open doors day at the Copper Leg Art Residency/presentation of Anders Bergman and Tina Kohlmann artworks.    Anders Bergman is a Swedish artist who has lived and worked primarily in Helsinki since 2000. Bergman’s art practice is a journey through diverse fields of installation, painting, music, sounds and …

Yuri Landman / Electric string instruments workshop at MUBA

This week, the Dutch artist and master of experimental musical instruments, Yuri Landman, will lead a workshop on building electric string instruments at the Tallinn Music and Ballet School MUBA. 7 students from Estonia and 7 from Portugal will participate in the workshop. The result of the workshop can be seen in public this Thursday …



Mailing address:
Rae koolimaja, Ussiaugu tee 20, Vaskjala 75313, Rae vald, Harjumaa, Eesti