Gwangju Museum of Art is supporting young artists in creating artworks and providing local artists with opportunities to enter the overseas art market. For these purposes, the museum operated the Palgakjeong Art Studio (1995~2011.3) and Yangsandong Art Studio (2004~2013.3), and it has been operating the Beijing Residency since 2009.
Following the signing of formal agreements, Gwangju Museum of Art has been operating international artists-in-residency programs with the Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Guangzhou Redtory, and 99 Art Museum in Beijing. To promote more vigorous international exchanges for Gwangju artists, > International Residency Studio is being constructed in Jungoe Park whose opening is scheduled for June 2017. A total of 4 artists -- 2 artists from Gwangju, 2 artists from abroad -- will move into > International Residency Studio as part of the international exchange expansions.
- Purpose: Promote international exchanges and support the creative activities of young artists in Gwangju.
- Size: 370㎡ construction area, 4 studios (45㎡ each), 1 office room, 1 resting area
- Location: 52, Haseo-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju (Inside Jungoe Park)