Batter Street Residency


Batter Street Residency September/October 2016

Plymouth Arts Centre is inviting South West artists to apply for a five week residency in the Batter Street studio.

These residencies are designed to support artists both practically and critically by offering free studio space, accommodation, mentoring sessions and peer critique across a short but vital period of time in the development of new work.

Applicants are expected to be emerging/mid-career artists engaged with contemporary art practice and pursuing a professional, distinctive and critically informed artist career.

This residency is supported by Plymouth Culture.

What is included

  • 4m x 6m Studio space*

  • 24 hour access to both studio and toilet

  • Studio visits with Plymouth Arts Centre’s Artistic Director & Programme Co-ordinator

  • An Open Studio event during the Plymouth Art Weekender

  • Self-catering accommodation in the onsite apartment at Plymouth Arts Centre*

  • £500 artist’s fee

  • £100 travel expenses

  • £200 budget for a closing event

*please note that unfortunately both the studio space and accommodation are only accessible by stairs.

The residency must take place for five weeks between 5 September – 21 October 2016. Artists should specify which five weeks they would prefer to be in Plymouth in their application.

To Apply
Applications will only be considered from artists living in the South West region as only a limited travel expenses budget is available. . .

Closing date: Monday 8 August 2016, midday

For further information and application details please visit the website:

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