Sculptors Qld has had many successful artists in residence.

These relationships have been of great mutual benefit and expressions of interest are welcome.

Residency

Residencies

Current Residency

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE : Genevieve Memory

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Studio Facilities

Situated in inner city Brisbane, Queensland, Australia the Sculptors Qld Studio 'The Shed' is an old wooden building set in the grounds of the historic Old Museum Building.

The Shed is surrounded by large fig trees that provide shade and cooling to the studio. The Shed is divided in two, the studio residing in the smaller garage extension with a concrete floor. The artist will have intermittent access to the main space around community events, workshops and meetings. The main space is generously framed by 7 metre walls, high ceilings and two massive wooden doors

  • 4 x 3 month residencies available
  • Onsite parking available
  • An SQ membership ($60) is compulsory for successful applicants for liability insurance.
  • As a non-residential studio artists are responsible for their own accomodation.

Aims

  • Encourage and provide a professional development opportunity and experience both for SQ and the artist.
  • Broaden the experiences of SQ members and the resident artists.
  • Provide interaction of members with working artists through observation, discussion and mentoring.
  • Develop closer ties between the community and SQ through educational talks, workshops and exhibitions emanating from the presence of the resident artist.
  • Create a vibrant and inclusive arts hub.

Focus

  • Each Resident will reside for 3 months and will maximise audience engagement through either a public forum, workshop, artist talk or exhibition.
  • Local Artists are encouraged to apply as the program does not include residential accomodation.
  • The history of the residency to be recorded via photographs and video. The resident artist will work with the residency coordinator to plan their own events in line with their initial proposal, such as an end of residency exhibition or open studio.

Artist’s Medium

In consideration of the medium and their method of working, the artist must:

  • Provide their own tools.
  • Work in a way that is free of Health and Safety issues for themselves and others.
  • Attracts no Insurance Issues.
  • Work in a way that accommodates use of “clean” facilities.

Entry Applications

Applicants should provide:

  • A completed Artist Residency Application form; indicating preferred residency timeframe and agreement to pay membership fee for liability insurance.
  • A brief proposal of what they would like to do during their stay (Max 300 wds)
  • Summary of what their residency can offer SQ
  • History of professional activity (Max 1 page CV)
  • Folio of past and recent work (Max 10 Images)

For more information contact: workshops@sculptorsqld.org.au

SQ RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITIES in 2021 - applications due November 29, 2020

4 x 3 month residencies in 2021 (FEBRUARY - MAY / MAY - AUGUST / AUGUST - NOVEMBER / NOVEMBER - FEBRUARY) *As a non-residential studio artists are responsible for their own accomodation.

TO APPLY:

Complete an ‘Artist Residency Application Form’; indicating preferred residency time frame and agreement to pay membership fee for liability insurance.

A brief proposal of what you would like to do during your stay (Max 300 words).

Summary of what your residency can offer SQ (Max 300words).

History of professional activity (Max 1 page CV).

Folio of past and recent work (Max 10 Images).

for more info, or to apply, contact: workshops@sculptorsqld.org.au