Visual Arts Residency Program

PLEASE NOTE: It is with great disappointment that due to a funding cut, our Residency Program will not be offered in 2016.

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Brand X have partnered with Auswin TWT Developments to activate a Creative Precinct in Atchison Street, St Leonards. Part of this precinct is a fine-arts studio and gallery housing six workspaces for professional Visual Artists and a gallery to exhibit their work.

Thanks to Arts NSW, Brand X is calling for applications from NSW based Visual Artists to apply for a six-month residency in an open-plan, shared studio environment. The program exists to support the development of creative practise by offering free space to work and exhibit. The program takes a very broad view of the term Visual Arts and may include (but is not limited to) painting, sculpture, digital arts, installation and design.

RESIDENCY LOCATION:
TWT Visual Arts Studio; 62 Atchison St, ST LEONARDS

RESIDENCY DATES:
#1: April 6 – October 3 (6 x 6-month residencies available)
#2: October 12 – April 9, 2016 (6 x 6-month residencies available)

ELIGIBILITY:
• 18 years of age and over
• A resident of New South Wales, living and working in Sydney
• Independent professional artist/groups (emerging or established)

SELECTION CRITERIA:
• Calibre of artist/group
• Clear articulation of rationale and intended process for the residency
• Benefit of residency to the development of your work and practise

PROPOSAL GUIDELINES:
Applications should not exceed two A4 pages and must include the following:

WHICH: residency you are applying for
WHO: including full contact details along with brief biography of the individual/group applying
WHAT: you aim to do during the residency
WHY: the residency program will benefit the development of your work or practise
INDICATE: which residency dates you prefer

Support material should only be supplied in the form of links to websites, reviews or video documentation of previous work and submitted within the two-page application limit.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE EMAILED TO:
james@brandx.org.au by 5pm, Friday 6th March 2015
(Identify which residency you are applying for in the email subject heading. Late or incomplete applications will not be eligible. Please do not send documents over 2MB)

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
On the residency program contact: james@brandx.org.au
On the 2014 Brand X resident artists: http://brandxinc.tumblr.com/