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 2020

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

We Have Some BAD News…And Some GOOD!

We Have Some BAD News…And Some GOOD!

First the BAD News:In response to COVID-19, Studio Faire closed its doors to residents temporarily from 17 March 2020. We were sad to say goodbye early to our two residents, Kate Corroon Skakel (pictured), who was with us devising multimedia, site specific...

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Néracais Participer ! Walking a Line avec Collette Broeders

Néracais Participer ! Walking a Line avec Collette Broeders

Français Pendant les deux premières semaines d'avril, Studio Faire accueillera la résidence de Collette Broeders, une artiste des médias mixtes de l'Ontario, au Canada, qui fusionne les processus traditionnels avec les nouveaux médias et la performance. Avant sa...

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Krystal Sutherland is our 1st Writer-in-Residence of 2020

Krystal Sutherland is our 1st Writer-in-Residence of 2020

The day has finally arrived when we welcome our first 3 residents of 2020. We are so excited! Please allow us the pleasure of introducing you to the third of these talents, Krystal Sutherland, an internationally published author of books for young adults. Krystal's...

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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