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Arthshila X Khoj Artist Residency 2023

The Arthshila X Khoj Artist Residency is a search for exceptionally talented artists working in Ceramics, Textile, Sculpture and Printmaking. We are looking for creative practitioners who have developed their artistic voice and have something to say.


About this edition

We’re delighted to announce the selected participants for the Arthshila X Khoj Artist Residency 2023;

Abhijit Sarmah

Deena Pindoria

Jit Natta

Moumita Basak

Purvi Sharma

Saroj Kumar Badatya

Special thanks to the jury Anita Dube, Arunkumar HG, Martand Khosla and Shailesh BR, and Abeer Gupta, who represented Arthshila, for reviewing the long list of applications provided by the Khoj curatorial team, and selecting the Arthshila X Khoj  Artist Residency 2023 artists-in-residence.

The residency is a fully-funded, on-site artist residency and will take place from 18 February – 23 March 2024 at Parivartan in Siwan, Bihar. Parivartan is an integrated rural community development initiative by the Takshila Educational Society.

This year, we’re happy to have Manvi Bajaj as the on-ground coordinator for the residency.

The Arthshila X Khoj Artist Residency incubates exceptionally talented creative practitioners working in ceramics, textile, sculpture and printmaking. 

Call for Applications

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Applications are now open for

– 6 artists in residence

Submit your applications here


  • This opportunity is for Indian nationals only
  • Early to mid-career artists with a substantive studio practice
  • Self-taught artists with a minimum of 3 years of experience

Application Requirements for Artists-in-Residence

  • Resume / CV
  • Up to 10 images of previous works with a short concept note or explanatory text accompanying it (preferably as a small sized .pdf format) Please note – Videos to be sent as links only (with viewing permission)
  • Details of 2 referees (Name, Relationship to the Applicant, Email, Phone Number) who may be senior artists or any other creative practitioners who have been following your work intimately
  • A brief statement describing how this opportunity will help your practice. This could be either a pdf file (400 words max.) / audio file / video file in Hindi or English

Application submission deadline – Sunday, 15th October, 2023

For any queries regarding the opportunity, please email us with the subject ‘ArthshilaXKhoj’ at

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