LUX ARTIST RESIDENCY IN KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
It is ideal for artists who want to create in luxury in the tropical climate of Southeast Asia.
Arya Art Gallery makes this apartment available to selected promising artists for only a few months every year by invitation only.
An apartment with 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms on 22 floor of a resort style condo with luxury swimming pool and stunning views of the city and a mountain covered by lush jungle and populated by monkeys and beautiful tropical birds. Located in Northern part of Kuala Lumpur, 15 minutes walk away from famous Batu Caves Temple. KTM public train service to the city is 15 min walk away. A ride to the center is about 20 minutes, cost 50 cents.
The rental price includes utility bills. Use of swimming pool, sauna, sky garden and gymnasium. Local prepaid sim card with calls and internet will cost you about 50 cents per day. There is a coin laundry in the building, plus cafes, 2 supermarkets, shops, 7/11 and restaurants.
This studio is ideal for those of you who want to explore this booming part of the world and living a luxury lifestyle while creating and preparing your new future exhibitions. Most suitable for those who want to have an international career and enjoy an expat lifestyle in a big vibrant, multi cultural, multi racial, colorful South East Asian capital.
We also provide a second Artist Residency available to 3 artists at Kho Phangan Island in Thailand, which is about 1.5 hours flight away (tickets with AirAsia are on average 20 - 50 Dollars), ideal for those who are seeking a bigger expansion, cultural enrichment, tropical beaches and more networking in Bangkok. In that case we advise you to combine the two residencies.
There is a possibility of a solo exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore or online at the end of the stay, for those who come for a longer stay, have a big enough body of quality works and can finance their exhibition.
KUALA LUMPUR RESIDENCY is available to 2 artists:
1. Studio in front room with mini kitchen corner 27 m2 + 1 bedroom 12 m2 + shared bathroom in the corridor. Sleeping mat on the wooden floor, table, chair, ceiling fans. Stunning views from 22nd floor! View of the city, mountains. Big windows. Luminous! 490 Euros per month. Use of swimming pool, sauna, sky garden and gymnasium. The fee also includes a chat with our art consultant and branding on our social media.
studio 27 m2
small bedroom 12 m2
2. Studio in Master’s Bedroom 15.5 m2 + private bathroom 3 m2. Stunning views from 22nd floor! View of the city, mountains. Big corner window and a smaller side window. Luminous! 440 Euros per month. Use of swimming pool, sauna, sky garden and gymnasium. Sleeping mat on the wooden floor, table, chair, ceiling fan. The fee also includes a chat with our art consultant and branding on our social media.
master's bedroom - studio 15.5 m2 + private bathroom 3 m2
3. Studio in Smaller Bedroom 12 m2 + shared bathroom 3 m2. Stunning views from 22nd floor! View of the city, mountains. Big corner window and a smaller side window. Luminous! 395 Euros per month. Use of swimming pool, sauna, sky garden and gymnasium. Sleeping mat on the wooden floor, table, chair, ceiling fan. The fee also includes a chat with our art consultant and branding on our social media.
small bedroom - studio 12 m2
At times there will be the third artist in the third bedroom. It is possible to have the whole place (excluding the third bedroom) all by yourself at additional cost.
The sleeping mat in the room is queen size. You can come with a friend/spouse at 100 Euros extra per month for the second person.
Second month stay at 10% discount. Third month stay at 15% discount.
If selected, you will be asked to confirm your stay by paying 30% non-refundable reservation deposit. Final payment must be received 60 days before your arrival date.
You will be asked to pay 150 Euros deposit that will be used in case of damages or lost access card/keys. It will be given back to you on your departure day.
Please note, we work in silence. We ask you to bring headphones with you. Also, the flat is a non-smoking.
Application Fee is 15 Euros. Please, use our email firstname.lastname@example.org for payments with PayPal. The fee will be used for the expansion of our Artist in Residency Programs.
We want to empower women artists by making them travel, seeing the world, experience new cultures, expand their vision of the world, expand their art practice, help them promote their work, network, grow and prosper in this new part of the world.
You can APPLY for our Open Calls by sending us your introduction letter, CV and 5 - 10 photos of your work to email@example.com.
More photos of the view from the apartment and the nearby Batu Caves Temple and grounds including monkeys:
The fee also includes a chat with our art consultant and branding on our social media.
Swimming-pool with the View of the Jungle, Batu Cave Mountain
Master's Bedroom - Studio 15.5 m2,
with corner window and private bath
Big Studio 27 m2
Desk With a View, 22 Floor - Master's Bedroom - Studio
Small Bedroom - Studio 12 m2
Batu Caves Temple is only 5 min walk away from our condo building. It is huge, important temple site and tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia. Has vendors and many monkeys as well.