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Creative Torbay / Opportunities / Fri 18 Mar 2016

Welsh Artist Residency Opportunity

Welsh Artist Residency Opportunity

Welsh Artist Residency OpportunityBursary £6,720 (inclusive of VAT)
Deadline for applications is midnight on 18 March 2016
Josef Herman Art Foundation Cymru and The Curwen Studio invite applications from Welsh or Wales-based contemporary artists of any discipline to undertake a week-long residency at The Curwen Studio, Isleworth, producing new work drawing upon the work of renowned Polish emigre artist Josef Herman, which referenced urbanism/industrial landscape, rural life, the influence of social histories and the émigré experience.

Applicants must demonstrate an interest and aptitude for exploring how their practice may encompass collaborative printmaking using all forms of lithography. No previous experience of these techniques is necessary.

The bursary includes the cost of using The Curwen Studio, one Curwen Studio Technician for 5 days, materials, travel, subsistence, accommodation, framing & presentation costs. Work produced during the residency will be included in a touring exhibition alongside original prints by Josef Herman from the JHAFC’s collection. The residency and associated activities will take place March – September 2016.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit: The residency is funded by a grant from Arts Council Wales and support

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