International Craft & Design Residency

Tundy Rose Hammond. Coil Creatures, 2015.

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.


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.

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