Art Park / Atlantic Artist in Residence

Art Park / Atlantic Artist in Residence from Atlantic Byron Bay

By: Atlantic Byron Bay  04-Oct-2011
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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. The residency is coordinated jointly by Art Park and Atlantic Guesthouses Byron Bay (Atlantic provide the artist with accommodation and studio space). Residency length 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 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. 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 $80.00AUS per day will be paid in advance to the artist to assist with miscellaneous daily expenses (food, surfboard hire, etc) What we require Each artist in residence is not required to produce a body of work, although we anticipate the environment may contribute to some creative output. We ask 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 & March Residency 2: Mid August & September 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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