is a unified database of artist residencies and search tool designed to efficiently match artists with eligible programs. Residency Unlimited, Rate My Artist Residency, and China Residencies are uniting their platforms, networks, and extensive experience in the field to facilitate access to residencies, fellowships, travel grants, and opportunities across the globe.
RES founders are Katrina Neumann (Rate My Artist Residency), Sebastien Sanz de Santamaria (Residency Unlimited), and Kira Simon-Kennedy (China Residencies).
Katrina Neumann is the founder and executive director of Rate My Artist Residency. Founded in 2013, this growing resource provides a platform for artists worldwide to socially and critically engage in conversation about artist residencies. Neumann is also a visual artist, curator, and the director of Kent Fine Art.
Kira Simon-Kennedy is the co-founder and executive director of China Residencies, a nonprofit directory of opportunities and resources for artists and the people who host them in mainland China and Hong Kong. She also produces independent documentary films, and occasionally translates French and Mandarin.
Sebastien Sanz de Santamaria is the co-founder and director of operations of Residency Unlimited, an artist-centered organization dedicated to producing customized residency structures to support the creation, presentation, and dissemination of contemporary art.
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