Artists in Residence

Dates of residency: Dates available over August and September 2015

Cost: £560 per month

Application deadlines: Applications are assessed on an ongoing basis however the last deadline for this opportunity is 5pm 28th June 2015. Please note some places are already booked so we recommend applying before this deadline.

The programme follows the calender month, starting generally on the first Monday and running for four weeks. Artists must be in residence for a least one month. The residency is self-led, with opportunities for peer-to-peer exchange through working in an open plan studio and shared living accommodation.

This programme is open to artists working in any medium, but proposals should demonstrate how the location and/or facilities of SSW will benefit their work. The programme costs £560 per month, to be paid by the artist. Materials and consumables are subject to further charges. Access to all areas, including the foundry, technical support and studio space are provided, alongside self-catering accommodation. Artists are asked to participate in the SSW community while in residency, and to give a presentation of their work. SSW also encourages artist-led activity with SSW or local residents. Please enquire with the office for further information and support available.

Emerging Artists spaces are also available during August and September, however these are limited to one EA artist per month. You may request to be considered as an EA resident if you are a student or recent graduate; BA up to 18 months after graduation, and MA up to 12 months after graduation.

For further information please contact Yvonne – yvonne@ssw.org.uk/ 01464 861372.

To apply please send a cover letter, short statement regarding your work, a digital portfolio or web link, an up to date CV and complete the Residency Application Cover Sheet. The application can be downloaded from our website on the Apply page.

Applications should be emailed to yvonne@ssw.org.uk, and should have the title of the residency programme in the subject heading.

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