About the Opportunity: This residency program commences in February 2011. Each residency is held in conjunction with Atlantic Guest House Byron Bay, who provide the artist with accommodation and studio space. Residency length is four to six weeks long.
In consultation with Art Park, each residency may incorporate a solo exhibition and a floor talk The Art Park/Atlantic Artist Resdency Program has an ongoing relationships with key galleries in Australia and will facilitate an exhibition of work should the artist desire.
Successful applicants are encouraged, but not required, to interact with the local community and schools by providing lectures or floor talks about their art practice.
Who can apply: We are happy to consider artists who work with wall mounted works, sculpture, photography, new technologies and installation
What is Provided:
Selected Artists will be provided Fully furnished accommodation for a period of up to 6 weeks. The apartment is free of rental, gas and electricity charges to the artist in residence. An internet connection is available. The accommodation is owned by Atlantic Guest House Byron Bay, and located centrally at 13 Marvel Street, Byron bay.
1.The accommodation consists of a bedroom, bathroom, access to laundry, etc. The accommodation is part of the Atlantic complex and is a 5 minute walk to shops, cinemas and the beach. A floor plan and further information is available.
2. A studio space is available adjacent to the accommodation. A larger printmaking studio is also available off site.
3. Economy class travel from the artists home to Byron Bay and return.
4. An daily allowance of up to $80.00AUS per day will be paid in advance to the artist to assist with miscellaneous daily expenses (food, etc)
Residency 1: Mid February & March 2011
Apply here before October 31st to participate in Residency 1
Residency 2: Mid August & September 2012 .
Apply here before Apri 1 2012 to participate in Residency 2