Residency for illustrators in Tábor

The Miroslav Šašek Foundation, in cooperation with the town of Tábor, announces a residency for one illustrator, comic book or graphic novel author
The following are eligible to apply for this residency:
- illustrators working in the field of literature for children and youth and adults, authors of comics and graphic novels
The aim of the creative residency is to give the selected applicant from 15 April 2023 to 14 May 2023 the space to work concentrated and creatively on their own project, to connect and get acquainted with the local cultural community and to build on a long-standing cultural initiative in Tábor. The artist will be accommodated in a residential apartment (two rooms including kitchenette) in the historical centre of Tábor. In addition, the author will receive a stipend of 30,000 crowns (CZK).
The author applies with his/her own project. In addition, he/she undertakes to participate in one or two public events (reading, presentation, workshop) during his/her stay, if the partner organisation organises them,  and to promote the project through an interview in the local media.
The deadline for applications is 17 March, with the announcement of the results on 24 March.
The application form (downloadable here), which includes a description of the creative project carried out during the residency, a professional CV and a structured portfolio (pdf or website link), must be sent to by 17 March 2023.
Due to the international nature of the project, the selection documents must be sent in English or Czech.

The result of the grant procedure is here (