Australia’s Art Park 2011 Residency

Juxtapoz // Thursday, 17 Mar 2011
We think we could probably do an artist residency here in Byron Bay, Australia. Looks good right about now. And you can apply for the four-six week Australia's Art Park 2011 artist residency program right now, held in conjunction with Atlantic Guest House Byron Bay, who provide the artist with accommodation and studio space.

Application for the August/September Residency closes on March 31, 2011. Click here to register.

Here is the full bit of information:

The Residency Program

This residency program commenced in February 2011. Two residencies are held each year, the first in February/March and the second in August/September. Each residency is held in conjunction with Atlantic Guest House Byron Bay, who provide the artist with accommodation and studio space.

Residency is four to six weeks long. We are happy to consider artists who work with wall mounted works, sculpture, photography, new technologies, and installation.

The Art Park/Atlantic Artist Residency Program will supply and fund:
Fully furnished accommodation for a period of up to 6 weeks. The apartment is free of rent, gas, and electricity 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. The accommodation consists of a bedroom, bathroom, access to a laundry, etc. This building 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.

A studio space is available adjacent to the accommodation. A larger printmaking studio is also available off site.

Economy class travel from the Artists home to Byron Bay and return.

An daily allowance of up to $80 AUS per day will be paid in advance to the artist to assist with miscellaneous daily expenses (food, surfboard hire, etc)



Each artist in residence is not required to produce a body of work; although, the environment anticipates contributing to some creative output.

Art Park asks the artist to leave behind 2 works of any size and format. These works will become part of the Art Park /Atlantic Artists Residency Program permanent collection.

Residency times

Each residency can range from four to six weeks in the following months:

Residency 1: Mid-February and March 2011

Residency 2: Mid-August and September 2011


Collaborations with other Institutions

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.



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