The Valparaiso Foundation is a private, not-for-profit institution founded in March 1990 by Paul and Beatrice Beckett and registered in the Ministry of Culture’s Register of Foundations. Its aims, according to its statutes, are to promote the creation of artistic works and research in the field of fine arts, literature and music. These aims are principally carried out by the residence for artists, writers and researchers in the Foundation’s facilities in Mojacar (Almeria), providing financial assistance to any cultural activity or individual involved in teaching and research in these fields and holding seminars, conferences, exhibitions and prizes across the various artistic disciplines.
The registered office of the Valparaiso Foundation is located in Madrid. The Artists’ Residence is in Mojácar (Almeria).