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

Studio Faire is a contemporary art space in South West France, providing residencies for Artists, Writers, Designers and all other creative practitioners.

We also run courses in photography and English language to people of all abilities.

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

Now taking applications for 2022

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

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 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, writers, screenwriters 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.

Latest News

Invited Curators for Filmshop Exhibition

Invited Curators for Filmshop Exhibition

Psst... fancy a date with us every weekend for the next few weeks? How about watching a bunch of short films with us? Films curated by some folks from Fox Searchlight, Executive Directors of the Oxford Film Festival in Mississippi, the head of New York Women and Film...

2020 Residency Award Announced

2020 Residency Award Announced

For this year’s Studio Faire Residency Award, we have partnered with the American literary journal and chapbook press, Ghost Proposal. The winner will receive a free 4-week residency at Studio Faire plus 15 printed copies of their chapbook.We are excited to announce...

Chemical Hearts Novel Adapted for the Big Screen

Chemical Hearts Novel Adapted for the Big Screen

What a joy it was to watch past Studio Faire resident, Krystal Sutherland’s first novel come to life on our screen last night! The film adaptation, produced by Amazon Studios, stars Lili Reinhart (“Riverdale”) and has just been released on Amazon Prime. Directed by...

Contact us

58 Avenue Georges Clemenceau
47600 Nérac, France

General enquiries and residencies

Courses and educational residencies

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

All detail & imagery are © 2020 Studio Faire, Colin Usher & Julia Douglas