Apply to Monte Azul
The fee for a two-week residency at Monte Azul Center for the Arts is
USD $2,000, with additional weeks at approximately USD $1,000 each depending on the total amount of time planned for your residency.
One Week Option
Due to demand, as of November 2019, Monte Azul designates a limited number of one-week residencies each month as an option for artists with limited time who desire the immersive experience at Monte Azul Center for the Arts.
The fee is USD $1,350.
Casita offering complete privacy (kitchenette, living/bedroom, bath) with private indoor and outdoor work areas
Catered breakfast, lunch and dinner served family style in Communal Lounge. Vegetarian meals are offered but we are unable to accommodate some dietary restrictions.
Access to the Monte Azul Studio facilities
Some studio supplies provided, please specify your requirements
Travel to/from Monte Azul Center for the Arts from San Jose, Costa Rica in a modern coach where you will be picked up in San Isidro upon arrival and driven to your private casita
Private studio visit and discussion
About our Master Printmaker
Luis Astuy Losada brings to Monte Azul more than 25 years of experience in the discipline of printmaking.
After many years of formal academic and studio training in Spain and Italy, in 1998 Astuy founded the Asociación de Grabadores P.A. in Málaga, southern Spain. Through the association’s nationwide membership, Astuy was solicited to teach expert level courses in newer techniques such as photogravure and cyanotype, and contracted by professional artists for his expert skills as Master Printmaker.
Astuy’s passion and artistry for this discipline, along with his flawless technique, are applied guiding an interested in exploring or expanding their artistic lexicon. Offering his insights and experience, Astuy applies his mastery of techniques to support the artist in producing a series of works, from initial concept to materialization.
For additional information on the optional services for our Master Printmaker, please check the appropriate box in the application form.