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International Craft & Design Residency

International Craft & Design Residency

Zoe Atkinson-Pickering Carapace, 2016
Andres Caycedo, Unit Structure, 2016
Abbey Jamieson, Comfort Cups, 2016
Gemma Simpson, I COULD EAT A RAINBOW (detail), 2016
Katrina Leske, Decibowls, 2016
Heidi Strachan, Playground (detail), 2016
Jo Victoria, Porcelain light bowl (detail), 2016
Clare Solomon, Decisive Object: One, 2015
Susannah Bourke, Mistral Gyro Aire GA 16-70, 1970-2016. Photograph: Lee Grant
Jeremy Brown, Wall Pods, 2016
Wayne Creaser, Tsugime, 2016. Photograph: Lillian Pedvin
Joel Douglas Furniture, 2016
Jessie Fitzpatrick, Carrying Home, 2016
David Scerri, untitled, 2016
Clare Solomon, Participatory Object 2: The Stall, 2016
Rose-Mary Faulkner, Traced, 2016
Nadina Geary, Kalophilia, 2016
Noah Hartley, Inflate and Pull Study (detail), 2016
Sarah Humphrey, Vitraphonaesthesia, 2016
Kelda Morris, Reflective Earth, 2016
Catherine Newton, Mother's Hug 1, 2016
Emeirely Nucifora-Ryan, 16.09.2016 16:10 - 16:23, 2016
Daniel Venables, Metamorphosis, 2016
Stephen Procter Fellowship, Stephen Procter, Singular Journey, 1996, Collection of the artist, photo: R. Little » read more
Ashly Kark, A study of Pead's Palace, Pendants, 2016. Photograph: Simon Cottrell
Kristina Neuman, Favela Brooch (left), Pendant#1 (right), 2016. Photograph: Simon Cottrell
Murien Pluchino, Mixed Messages, 2016. Photograph: Simon Cottrell
Megan Stewart, Smec Eyewear, 2016. Photograph: Simon Cottrell
Keith Bender, Platycercus elegans 1, 2016. Photograph: Brenton McGeachie
Rachel Bilal, Intimate, 2016. Photograph: Brenton McGeachie
Amelia Chapman, Silage and Curtainsider, 2016
Anton Poon, Synergy (detail), 2016. Photograph: Brenton McGeachie
Martin Rowney, Network, 2016
Gemma Sue, The 12th of May 2016 - 6 hours, 2016
Daniel Torr, Coronal Mass Ejection (detail), 2016
Alex Martinis Roe welcomed as new Head of Sculptre, Image credit: Alex Martinis Roe  » read more
Christine Appleby, Divergent I (detail), 2016
Jessica Ashcroft, Document: Thought and Gesture (detail), 2016
Carol Cooke, Diary (detail), 2016
Ellen Gunner, Marbelous Memories, 2016

The International Craft & Design Residency is open to an all international practitioners who are not Australian residents. Discipline areas at ANU School of Art & Design are Ceramics, Design, Wood/Furniture, Glass, Gold & Silver, Textiles, Sculpture, Drawing & Printmedia, Photography & Media Arts, and Painting.

The inaugural residency in 2014 was awarded to innovative mix media artist Lauren Kalman who is a visual artist based in Detroit, USA and whose practice is invested in contemporary craft, video, photography and performance. In 2015 the award went to Philipp Weber, Munich, a German based artist/designer who explores the position of craft in contemporary society and practice by exploration and representing processes.

Expressions of Interest 2017

The School of Art & Design at the Australian National University is pleased to announce the upcoming 2017 International Craft & Design Residency.

The School of Art & Design seeks a craftsperson, designer or artist to undertake an intensive residency in the second half of 2017. We invite applications form practitioners who ideally work in a cross disciplinary approach to encourage cross-disciplinary activity and dialogue within our school. The duration of the residency is suggested to be between 3-6 weeks (other durations can be negotiated). The residency will start after 20 July 2017 and the actual dates will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Deadline: Monday 6 February 2017

To apply, click here

Applicants notified before the end of February 2017

Award benefits

  • Return economy-class international airfare to Canberra, Australia (up to $4,000 AUD).
  • Use of well-equipped studio space; focused time for studio engagement.
  • Supportive interaction with fellow artists and students.
  • Up to AUD$1000 in materials allowance reimbursements.
  • Accommodation in a private flat at ANU.
  • Wireless Internet, library, and bicycle access.

Award expectations 

  • Commitment as a full-time resident practitioner for the designated term;
  • Being accessible to ANU School of Art students and community;
  • Production of new works and/or engaging in explorations and collaborations across workshops;
  • Contribution to the School of Art community through a variety of activities, including offering a public lecture, participating in workshop critiques, etc.

Australian National University School of Art & Design provides studio-based courses of study for Undergraduate through PhD (Practice-Led Research) students majoring in each of the discipline areas. The School of Art & Design staff are professionally and research active, and is committed to encouraging new collaborations between disciplines.

The ANU is situated in the nation’s capital, and is near to Australia’s national collecting institutions providing an excellent environment for study and research.

2017 Expressions of Interest open

Apply online

Deadline: Monday 6 February 2017


Questions regarding the International Craft & Design Residency should be sent to Richard Whiteley.

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