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an online artistic getaway



what paradise gives you

  •  a clear structure, framework and deadline

  • weekly meetings

  • a breakthrough in your artistic practice

  • one to one guidance 

  • a great community of inspiring fellow artists

  • in depth conversations 

  • easy access  from anywhere in the world

  • presentations about your art

  • final online exhibition

 the perfect space for art in your life 

an artistic getaway without having to leave your house, a place of timeless harmony. A place where you can find yourself again.

Paradise is designed for artists who have daily obligations such as a job, a family or who choose not to travel to distanced places. Paradise offers the experience of any other residency, online.

An easy structure with weekly sessions which help to deepen your artistic practice.


 The topic of the residency is Paradise.

You are free to research what Paradise means to you. A place of timeless harmony? A place where you can find yourself again? Is it an ideallic illusion? 

You can also use Paradise to question your practical working space.  What and where is the ideal place  or setting for you to make art? What if you change your boundaries and discover a new area?

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“Res Artis Worldwide Network of Artist Residencies”

Paradise is an official member of “Res Artis Worldwide Network of Artist Residencies”

Marieke Warmelink

Marieke Warmelink is the founder of Paradise and facilitates you and your fellow artists.

Marieke graduated with a cum laude BA in Graphic design & video design in England as well as a fine art degree at the Rietveld Academy, in Amsterdam,The Netherlands.

Marieke is a professional artist, currently living in Bali, Indonesia. Marieke has more then 15 years experience with an international artistic practice, developing projects around the world.

Marieke received various grants and funding schemes, gave quest lectures & studio visits at different University's such as Colombia University & Pace University in New York, US. Das Arts, Artez & The Rietveld Academy in the Netherlands and Shiv Nadar University in Delhi, India.

Marieke has experience with painting as well as performance, film and video. 

Marieke joined various residencies all over the world such as Turkey, India, Indonesia, New York & The Netherlands. Marieke worked as a facilitator at the famous artist in residency in Amsterdam; the Rijksakademy voor Beeldende Kunsten. 

This has given Marieke Warmelink a great range of experience and inspiration to set up her own residency platform to connect international artists from all around the world and give each artist the great joy of deepening their artistic practice. 


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