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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 2021

Copper Leg Art Residency Open Call for artists in Estonia (Winter / Spring 2021)

Disciplines: All Disciplines

Location: Vaskjala village, Rae Parish, Harju County, Estonia (18 km from Tallinn city center)

Deadline: 1 December 2020

Residency period: January – April 2021

Duration: 2 weeks – 2 months

Eligibility: Artists of all nationalities and all ages currently living in/residing in Estonia.

Support: A private bedroom, studio space, and the possibility to use the printing press and photography darkroom, shared kitchen.

Costs: Free

URL: https://copperleg.rae.ee

Residency description:
The Copper Leg Art Residency is 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 was renovated in the summer of 2017. It is a meeting point for creative people, visual artists, musicians, writers, etc. for making their art and showing it to people.

The Residency is managed by the Cultural Centre of Rae and provides residents with accommodation and working spaces, also supporting them in organizing public events, exhibitions, concerts, performances, workshops, and cultural gatherings.

The area is very calm and surrounded by beautiful nature which makes it a quiet space to live and work in. 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.

The minimum stay is 2 weeks and a maximum of 2 months. According to the agreement, the artist has the obligation to provide workshops, organize events, or hold an exhibition on site.

Application process:
To be considered, send us a short introduction of yourself including a brief description of what you are planning to do here and the preferred time of your residency. Include your Curriculum Vitae, 6-10 recent work samples, or a webpage link. Send your application to copperleg@rae.ee.

 

Blog

Open Doors Day / Tim Sullivan’s exhibition opening

Saturday, November 21, 2020 14:00 – 17:00 Open day at Copper Leg Art Residency 15:00 Opening of Tim Sullivan’s exhibition Tim Sullivan is a London based artist, researcher, and lecturer currently researching for his Ph.D. at the University of Westminster on Photography, Theory, and Poiesis. His area of interest is in film, photography, and fine …

Open Doors Day / Aili Vahtrapuu exhibition opening

Sunday, October 18, 2020 14:00 – 18:00 Open Doors Day at Copper Leg Residency 15:00 Aili Vahtrapuu exhibition opening Aili Vahtrapuu is an artist and a long-term art pedagogue, born, raised in Tallinn, and spent the summers of his childhood in Assaku, Rae municipality. She studied sculpture at the Estonian Academy of Arts, continued his …

Silkscreen Workshop

Have a light-colored T-shirt or another textile item that could need a fresh look? Ever wanted to learn what screen printing is all about? This Workshop is perfect for Beginners who have little to no previous screen printing experience. In your time with us, you will learn all about the various materials and practices involved …

Contact

e-mail:
copperleg@rae.ee

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