general information

(Please read the instruction carefully before filling in the form)
Site is an emerging art space, a gallery and a residency/studio situated in the Industrial estate in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. Its campus includes a gallery space, studio, and living quarter for a single artist, toilets/kitchen, café, library and the parent organization Rachaita Creative solutions, an art/architectural fabrication facility.
Contact person: Piyush Maheshwari
Contact Number: +91 989 805 0281 (Please keep in mind the time zone while calling this mobile)

Kindly fill in the application and send the same to The subject line should read- site application _(your name)_(your country). Application should be filled in ENGLISH.
The application form can be downloaded here .
  1. Application forms all column should be duly filled.
  2. Images of work (5 images in .jpg or .tiff format. Be certain to include the medium, size, date and title for each work. Alternatively, you may provide a web address where your works can be viewed). All 5 files should less than 1 MB.
We offer residencies to artists from all disciplines - visual arts, sculpture, architecture, product design & furniture design. Please note that students (including those taking full-time and part-time MA and PhD courses) are not eligible to apply for a studio residency.
The selected candidate should acquire visa and other related document to visit our country in advance. We can assist artists seeking grants or other forms of funding by providing a formal invitation letter when a candidature is accepted.

Situation, Type, Size and Accommodation of the Studio
The studio is set in a "factory style" site, situated in GIDC Makarpura, located 6 km away from  the city center.  Studio space for an artist would be a 250 sq. ft floor area in the factory with high ceiling and good light, metal and welding tools. The studio and living quarter will be separate.
  • Internet Connection
  • Electricity
  • Water purifier
  • Weekly cleaning
  • Kitchen with all basic amenities and stove.
  • Welding Tools
  • Metal Working Tools
  • Paid Man power assistance. (*welder/carpenter/machinist/mold maker)
  • Paid technical consultancy (*from experts)
Artist supplies/ material for work, daily food, local commute & packaged drinking water is at your charge.Living cost would be tentatively 500$ a month, the material and supply for the art work will depend on the medium, the artist choose to work with.We will assist to procure the material at the best prices.

We recommend necessary vaccinations, preventive medical procedures and appropriate medical insurance before departing to India.

Expected from artist

 Open Studio day in the artist-in-residence Studio during or by the end of the Artist Residency. Or, After reviewed by the curator an Exhibition of the artist work in our gallery space free of cost where in invitation design, printing, opening reception shall be taken care by the artist. Gallery will help for the promotion of the event. Gallery staff will guide you for the event.This exhibition will be up for a week  and in case of sale of an art work , gallery would charge 33% as commission.
Artist will have to share the hi-res images of the work(s) done during the residency with us for documentation purpose.

Fees structure
The cost for the studio is. 750 USD per one month and 2000 USD for 3 months which includes electricity, water, cleaning/weekly, and ADSL internet (Wireless). The period of residency can be extended, after the work and schedule of the work be reviewed by authority. The invoice raised would charge taxes as applicable.  
  • Charges are subject to change; please verify current charges with us.
As soon as the artist is notified his selection via email, He / She should confirm the invite by paying the residency fees via account transfer or Western Union. PAYMENT DETAILS along with an invoice would be sent to the selected candidate via email. The acknowledgment receipt of payment would be sent via email to confirm your booking.
In case, the selected candidate doesn't reply/acknowledge the mail. we would give 2 more reminders in the next 10 days. In this situation, Site residency reserves the right to re-allocate the booking to next eligible candidate.
A booking is considered tentative until payment in full has been made. This should be completed as soon as possible to secure your booking. Although we will consult with you, Site residency reserves the right to re-allocate the booking before payment is made.

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