Association of Villa Romana e.V.
The patron of the Villa Romana and founder of the Villa Romana Prize is the registered non-profit association Villa Romana e.V. The Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media is the largest sponsor since 2021. The association is also funded by private sponsors - companies, foundations and private individuals.
Dr. Brigitte Oetker (Chairman)
Villa Romana e.V.
The Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM)
Deutsche Bank Foundation
Deutsche Bank AG
The Villa Romana is an artists’ house which encourages the production and exchange of art. Every year it provides the Villa Romana fellows with a stipend as well as with a wide network of contacts in the art world, in Germany, Italy and internationally. Through exhibitions and events Villa Romana appears in public both locally and internationally.