Created: Tuesday, 28th July, 2015 - 14:11

The School of Craft and Design at the University for the Creative Arts invites recent graduates to apply for one of a limited number of artist in residence posts, commencing 12 September 2016 and finishing 30 September 2017. Artists in the following subject areas may apply:

  • Glass
  • Ceramics
  • Metalwork
  • Jewellery
  • Silversmithing
  • Product and furniture design
  • Textiles print / weave
  • Other related areas.

Artists in Residence will have access to the outstanding facilities at our Farnham or Rochester campuses, depending upon subject interest and geographical preference. 

Residencies provide a dedicated opportunity for new themes / works to be developed within the lively context of the School of Crafts & Design and should occupy three days a week minimum. In return you will offer pro-active engagement with the School community, to be agreed in discussion with the Head of School and equating to approximately half a day a week minimum.

Artists in residence are not employees of the University nor receive a stipend. Overseas applicants are responsible for ensuring they have a valid visa covering the residency period. UCA cannot enter into any dialogue with the UKBA in respect of visa applications. All successful applicants must have public liability insurance.

If you would like to be considered for a Residency then please forward the information below to the Administrator to the Head of School, Hannah Wait: hwait@ucreative.ac.uk Use the subject heading 'School of C&D AiR application'.

  • A relevant CV including skill sets
  • Five images of current work (suitably sized for e-mail)
  • A statement of 250 words outlining your Residency interest and what you could offer the School
  • Campus preference.

Deadline for applications: Monday 4 September 2016

Notification of Residencies: Friday 9 September 2016

Commencement of Residencies: Monday 12 September 2016

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