Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Residency: Artsource -- GUNNERY, SYDNEY

DEADLINE: 15 November 2007 (RECEIVE)

Artsource / The Gunnery

Artists Exchange Program
Sydney, New South Wales
For residency October to December 2008

Download the Sydney Gunnery Application Form

Notifications: 30th November 2007

A rent-free studio / apartment in Woolloomooloo, NSW is offered to one practicing professional Western Australian visual artist for three months from October to December of each year. The residency is supported by artsource, via an investment from the Department of Culture and the Arts. The aim of the artsource Artist Exchange program is to provide opportunities for artists to develop their practice in a stimulating environment and to explore, research and experiment in the development of their work.

The Gunnery building is situated on the waterfront in Woolloomooloo, Sydney and is within easy walking distance of Kings Cross and Circular Quay. The building houses Artspace, NAVA and other arts organisations along with twelve residential and non-residential studios.

Situation & Equipment
Studio / apartment for 12 weeks, containing full living amenities suitable for one person.
You can view the studios via Artspace website www.artspace.org.au

Cost of Living
An artists allowance of $4,200 is awarded towards airfares and living expenses. The artist may need to contribute to personal living and material costs during the residency. Other costs, including telephone, personal and travel expenses, insurances and studio bond are to be covered by the artist.

A project report is required within three months of the completion of the residency.

Selection Criteria
- artistic excellence and potential for development
- ability to manage the organisational aspects of the residency
- ability of the artist to represent the State of Western Australia
- must be an artsource member

Selection Process
An independent panel of artists and arts industry professionals will select the recipient from applications received.

For more information, please visit the website: artsource.net.au

or contact:
Yvonne Holland
P: 08 9335 8366
E: yvonne@artsource.net.au