Untitled Space Artist in Residence Program encourages both young artists to continue their practice upon graduation and practicing artists to be keep inspired. Untitled AiR aims at providing an ideal living environment for all artists. Opens to all contemporary artists throughout the year (except February), during the residency, artists are encouraged to create a new body of work, engage in conversation with artists and researchers from China and around the world.


Eligible Applicants

Opens to all contemporary artists throughout the year. (Except February)。


Application Process

Between 1 and 3 months




Untitled Space will provide a sharing studio, each resident artist has their own working space. For painters, easels and tool trolleys are available. For printmaking artists, we have exposure machine for silkscreen and dark room. For photography and multimedia artists, we have a dark room for film developing and professional photography lighting gear, as well as a full HD projector and dual-channel speakers. For ceramic artists, kiln and throwing wheels are also available. Also, a wide variety of tools available for artists, as well as the high-speed wireless internet is available. Resident artists have 24-hours access to the studio.




Selected artists will be provided with a private bedroom with a queen size(1.5m wide) or super single size (1.2m wide) bed and air conditioner (warm and cold), a desk and a chair, an open closet. Artists are free to share the fridge, kitchen, dining table, washing machine and dryer in the common space. There is WiFi coverage in every room. Resident artists are responsible for cleaning their own room.



Program Fees

The residency program is run as a sustainable residency. Resident artists need to pay a residency fee of 8800 CNY per artist for one month stay, which is to meet the minimum cost of running the residency program.


Residency Program does not carry any funding or sponsorship program yet, so encourage artists to manage the scholarship application, grants or financial support in their home countries during the application period. Untitled Space will provide the necessary documentation to the selected applicant that so requires.


The artist is responsible for transportation, food, art material, and other living expenses.


Additional Information

Untitled Space is an artist-run space/gallery/residency based in Zhujiajiao, Shanghai. As the title ‘Untitled’ suggests, we strive to provide a creative space and exchange platform for contemporary artists without any restriction and boundary. Untitled Space is dedicated to showcasing contemporary art exhibitions, artist in residence program and providing workshops for the public, etc. In addition, United Space encourages collaboration between international artists and local artists in the context of Chinese contemporary society; where multicultural expression sparks fresh perspectives and ideas.