Experience Art & History Unite - JOIN ART RESIDENCY AT AMRITSAR


Welcome to Gulistaan, an unparalleled art residency nestled in the heart of Amritsar, Punjab. This unique event brings together talented artists from across the country for a transformative 5-day journey, where creativity meets heritage and history. At Gulistaan, we believe that art has the power to transcend boundaries, and during this residency, you’ll have the chance to immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Amritsar while honing your artistic skills.


September 30, 2023



Ignite Your Passion for Art in a Stunning Natural Setting

By attending Gulistaan, you’ll unlock a treasure trove of benefits that will elevate your artistic journey to new heights. Step into a world of endless possibilities and immerse yourself in a transformative experience at our art residency event. Unleash your creativity and find inspiration in the company of like-minded artists.

You’ll be performing art in a pleasant blend of nature and architecture – the architect’s own house. Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and connect with nature as you indulge in your passion for art. Our art residency event takes place in a picturesque location that will ignite your creativity and rejuvenate your soul.

Immerse Yourself in a World of Creativity and Inspiration

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Key Benefits

What's In It For You?


Immerse yourself in the architectural marvels of Amritsar as you capture the essence of its historical sites through live sketching sessions with fellow artists.

Green Space Creativity

Find inspiration in the serene and artistic ambiance of the house of Ar. Dalbir Singh, a haven for creative minds.

Amritsar Heritage Tour

Unravel the city's vibrant history during our exclusive heritage tour, where every step will ignite your creativity and bring your closer to cultural heritage.

Meet Local Artists

Connect with the soul of Amritsar as you meet and collaborate with local artists, gaining insights into their unique perspectives and techniques.



Art Supplies



Art is meant to be shared and experienced together. By participating in our art residency event, you’ll become part of a vibrant community of artists, forging lifelong connections and fostering collaborations that will shape your artistic journey.

Unlock Your
Artistic Brilliance

Are you an aspiring artist looking to take your skills to the next level? Join our exclusive art residency program and discover the secret to unlocking your artistic brilliance.

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Do You Resonate with the following?

Who Is This For?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then our art residency event is the answer you’ve been searching for!

Ar. Pearl Bhachu Architect and Organizer

From live sketching at iconic sites to engaging workshops and the chance to meet local artists, every moment at Gulistaan is an opportunity to grow and be inspired. As we embark on this creative odyssey together, remember that your artistic voice is invaluable. Let it resonate, let it weave a story, and let it leave an indelible mark on the canvas of Gulistaan.

Ar. Dalbir Singh Architect, Artist and Poet

Nature is the source. Architecture is the means to create happiness.

Ar. Pearl Bhachu Architect and Organizer

Gulistaan is not just an event; it's a canvas where your creativity will come to life against the backdrop of Amritsar's historical treasures. Each stroke you make, each idea you share, and each connection you forge will be a brushstroke on this masterpiece of culture, art, and camaraderie.

Our team has meticulously designed every aspect of this journey to ensure you're immersed in the rich heritage of Amritsar and empowered to explore your artistic depths.

Frida Kahlo

I paint flowers so they will not die.

Vincent Van Gogh

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Pablo Picasso

Everything you can imagine is real.

Vincent Van Gogh

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.

Pablo Picasso

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

Vincent Van Gogh

I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly'.

Let's Join Now!

Your Creative Transformation Awaits

Art is meant to be shared and experienced together. By participating in our art residency event, you’ll become part of a vibrant community of artists, forging lifelong connections and fostering collaborations that will shape your artistic journey.

Architect Pearl Bhachu

Explore The Artworks by the Organizer

Day-wise activities

Gulistaan Schedule




  • Arrival At Residence
  • Briefing & Introduction
  • Meeting The Team
  • Distribution Of Art Materials
  • Interaction: Artists In Residence
  • Design Sketching & Idea Making





Work & Play

  • Work At Residence
  • Interaction Session – Ar. Dalbir Singh (Famous Architect, Artist & Poet)
  • Play At Punjab Naatshala (Subject to availability)





Heritage Day

  • Amritsar Heritage Walk
  • Live Sketching At Heritage Site





Workshop & Interviews

  • Work At Residence
  • Art Workshop (Famous Amritsar Artist)
  • Interviews






  • Certificate Distribution
  • Exhibition At Art Gallery
  • Interaction With City Artists At Gallery



Register For Gulistaan (Paid Art Residency)

    Get In Touch

    Stay tuned for updates, schedules, and exciting announcements. If you have any questions or thoughts, don’t hesitate to reach out. The journey has begun, and it’s going to be nothing short of extraordinary.

    This is a Paid Art Residency

    INR 25,000 (+ GST)

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    Visual art artists, Photographers, designers, calligraphers, illustrators, writers.

    The residency is designed to free flow the mind, accessing nature and living & working in gardens open mind horizons.

    Artist to Environment & Artist to Artist Engagement.

    In general, the residency has Nature, Art & Heritage orientation. Residence space is basically Gardens full of plants and fruit trees & Amritsar city is a historical city full of art & architecture.

    Artists will work in peaceful natural environment and connect with each other, work on collective projects and Exhibit their works completed during residency and meet, collaborate with local artists.

    Experience & inspire from Heritage city via tours and working at a historical place.

    Amritsar city is also famous for street food – that can be explored on artist’s behalf.

    Exhibition, Interview, Workshops.

    Studio space is basically natural scape, gardens and sun room space, surrounded by trees, a free space for working & connecting.

    Art materials & art easels will be provided.

    Heritage tour, work space, basic Art supplies (canvas, acrylic paints, drawing books, pens & pencils), photography & interviews, Certificates, Interaction sessions & seminars.

    - Flight or Train Tickets,
    - Transfers & travel
    - Food & meals
    - Art Materials (i.e. not mentioned)
    - Shipping back artworks, sketchbooks

    The hotel stay is optional and can be provided at an additional cost. Please contact for more details.

    - Personal items: Any medication, toiletries, weather-appropriate clothing, and supplies/materials needed during the residency.
    - Art materials that are not mentioned in included.
    - Any electronic gadgets that an artist may need.

    No drinking & smoking in premises
    • Polite behavior & decent language with everyone
    • Respect property, no damage to property
    • Take care of plants, trees and nature around
    • Use only allotted area for residency
    • Respect everyone and be supportive, build healthy connection