Garden at Studio Faire, South West France
Garden at Studio Faire, South West France

Studio Faire is a brand new contemporary art centre in South West France, providing residencies for artists, writers, musicians and all other creative practitioners. We also organise creative and cultural events and courses to complement our residencies.

Studio Faire offers a change of pace and the space to create.



Situated in the market town of Nérac, in the stunning Lot-et-Garonne region, on the northern edge of Gascony.

Here you will find the ‘real’ unspoilt France

Shhh, don’t tell everyone!

Studio Faire

58 Avenue Georges Clemenceau, Nérac Click here for directions

Doors open Spring 2018. Be one of our first residents!

Need help funding your residency?

We currently have two options for those who need help funding their residency.
Work exchange or assisted fundraising. Find out more on our ‘Costs‘ page.







Your hosts, Colin Usher & Julia Douglas



Our Aims & Objectives

Support the development of ideas and the production of new work, by offering comfortable, self-catering, accommodation and suitably equipped workshop and study space for experimentation, development and creativity.

Offer a relaxed and beautiful meeting place for national and international working partnerships to develop.

Create a social atmosphere which encourages interdisciplinary feedback or collaboration between contemporary artists, designers, photographers, performers, writers, musicians, dancers, actors and other creative professionals.

Host events including workshops, talks and presentations by invited specialists, so residents and other visitors to Studio Faire can gain knowledge from other’s expertise.

Contribute and support Nérac and the surrounding region’s cultural calendar, in order to increase its current creative offerings and support the local economy, and, in so doing, help in improving quality of life for our neighbours.

Develop funding opportunities from foundations, trusts and individuals and continue to cultivate partnerships with other funding bodies, organisations and societies who can offer fees and cover other costs to selected visitors.

Whatever you want to make…
do it in France at Studio Faire.


Tout ce que vous voulez faire…
faites-le en France au Studio Faire.

Contact us

58 Avenue Georges Clemenceau
47600 NéracFrance


Call: +33 (0)6 34 56 10 70

All detail & imagery are © 2017 Studio Faire, Colin Usher & Julia Douglas