HART offers Studio Grants to artists who are confident in themselves having the following qualities and experiences:

  • Recognised as a professional working in the field, mainly visual or performance artists with experiences -

    • Either represented by a local Hong Kong or International gallery; or

    • Exhibited in recognised museums, institutions or art spaces in Hong Kong or overseas for over five years; or 

    • Experienced working with independent art dealers, curators, managers or professional practitioners for over three years; or

    • Published at least two art books or catalogues published, best if it is properly distributed; or

    • Invited to talk(s) and sharing session(s) by recognised art initiatives, collectives, art spaces or institutions within the last three years

  • Demonstrate ambition and determination to pursue/ maintain an established/ promising career (i.e. HART team regard as having great potential)

  • Possess entrepreneurial spirit (Remark #1)

And young talents who demonstrate potential to become our YOUNG HAUSIANS: 

  • Graduated from recognised institutions (please refer to the list of Remark #2) in Hong Kong within 5 years  

  • Provide at least 1 recommendation by local institutions or galleries or professional practitioners in the art industry

  • With high potentials who will be likely to:

    • be represented by a local Hong Kong or International gallery; or

    • be invited to produce group or solo exhibition locally or internationally; or 

    • be working with independent art dealers, curators, managers or professional practitioners for businesses or projects; or

    • contribute to the local Hong Kong art scene, such as initiating a group show for the peers, initiated a collective or artist-run program/ project/ initiative

  • Demonstrate ambition and determination to pursue/ further career in the arts or creative industries (i.e. HART team regard as having great potential)

  • Possess entrepreneurial spirit (Remark #1)


Commitments of the Grant recipients as follows:

✓    Support HART programme and activities proactively

✓    Demonstrate willingness to contribute to the corporate and community projects by collaborating with HART

✓    Should be the ambassador representing HART, and support HART to gain exposure as a collective


Additional information needed from Studio Grant applicants: 

  • Detailed plans or proposals for HART programmes, tentative dates of activities to be launched at the studio marked with HART

  • Personal biographies for listing on HART website

  • Profile pictures and/or signature works photos for promotional purposes

  • Commitment to HART Haus educational/ community outreach programmes

  • Proposals to initiate or recommend potential collaboration to HART (even referrals - if any)


*Please make sure that you have completed the application for HART Haus Social Studio before applying for Studio Grant.