Since its creation in 2013, 25 artists or artistic duos from 17 EU Member States and Turkey have participated in the Artists Development Programme.

38 bodies of work have been produced and 29 have been acquired by the EIB to further enrich its collection thus impacting the artistic career of many.

Meet below our 2020 artists in residence!


    • Meta Drčar

      Meta Drčar is a Slovenian artist living in Paris, France. She graduated with a BA Hons in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins, College of Art and Design, London (2009) and completed her MA in Dance Theatre; Body in Performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London (2012).

    • Panayiotis Doukanaris

      Panayiotis Doukanaris is a Cypriot artist currently living and working in Cyprus. Doukanaris completed his MA in Fine Arts at Birmingham City University in 2016, and his integrated BA in Visual and Applied Arts at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2015. He is currently a PhD Student at the Cyprus University of Technology in

    • Niamh Schmidtke

      Niamh Schmidtke is a visual artist with a dual Irish and Swedish heritage. She is based between Dublin and London where she will complete her MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths in 2021. In 2019, she completed a Bachelor’s degree in Sculpture and Combined Media at Limerick School of Art and Design.