Stiwdio Maelor was established in July 2014 by Australian artist Veronica Calarco to provide residency opportunities for artists and writers from the UK and other parts of the world. For 2020 Maelor will be in hiatus. There will be limited residencies available in the Attic and Chwech for artists and writers who completed residencies before (email Veronica). Donated art work will still be up for sale and if the work is sold artists will still be able to come to Maelor, Friends of Maelor will still continue to prepare for when Maelor reopens fully again. Applications will be open again in 2021, so if you are still thinking of Maelor then please contact Veronica in January 2021. 

Stiwdio Maelor offers selected artists and writers time and space out of their normal life to focus on the development of their work and explore the beautiful landscape of mid Wales. Residencies provide artists and writers the experience of working alongside other artists of different disciplines and at different stages in their careers.

As an independent, self-funded project, Stiwdio Maelor seeks to operate ecologically and sustainably on a not for profit basis. To this end, resident artists pay a contribution towards their accommodation and are requested to be as respectful of the environment as possible whilst at Maelor.

Artists often donate saleable works, which when sold provide funds to support a return visit by the artist at a future date.

As the support for Stiwdio Maelor grows, we hope to expand its opportunities and programs.

Donate: If you wish to donate to enable Maelor to continue to grow and support artists from all over the world – email stiwdiomaelor@gmail.com. Or you can support us in developing the Friends of Maelor initiative. An example of a reward we are offering when you become a Friend is discount on entry fees to competitions, bursaries etc. There are also other rewards and we hope to develop more in the future. Find more information and a form to become a Friend here: Friends of Stiwdio Maelor

Who we are: Veronica Calarco

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NON-DISCRIMINATION Policy: Stiwdio Maelor encourages applications from artists of all backgrounds and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, HIV status or marital status – so we don’t discriminate but sadly the building has lots of steep stairs and no money to solve it and so people who can’t do stairs sadly can’t come.