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.

3rd Open Call Autumn / Winter 2022 results

The Copper Leg Residency is pleased to announce the results of the 3rd Open Call 2022! 

Selected Artists for the Autumn/Winter 2022 session (running September through December): 

Kiwa (EST) 

Anders Bergman (SWE/FIN) 

Tina Kohlmann (DEU) 

John McGarity (USA)

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


Open doors day / Elsa Mencagli / Nienke Fransen / Kris Sahlholdt

Sunday, August 14, 2022 13:30 – 16:30 Open doors day at Copper Leg Art Residency / Art presentations by Elsa Mencagli, Nienke Fransen, Kris Sahlholdt. Elsa Mencagli (DK/IT) is a multimedia artist currently based in Italy. She holds a Bachelor’s from Aarhus School of Architecture (Denmark, 2016) and a Master of Fine Art in Performing …

Open doors day / Alberonero / Teresa Lane / Maya Simkin

Sunday, July 17, 2022  13:30 – 16:30 Open doors day at Copper Leg Art Residency / Art presentations by Alberonero, Teresa Lane, Maya Simkin.  Alberonero [black tree] is a designer, painter, sculptor, and sometimes a farmer. Born in Lodi (1991), he soon started experimenting with painting in relationship to physical space through graffiti techniques. While …



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