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Blacktown Arts Residency Program

Applications for the 2020 Blacktown Arts Residency Program will open 17 February.

The Blacktown Arts Residency Program supports the development of new artistic work in the Blacktown Local Government Area.

There are 4 financially supported residencies of $5,000 each, allowing 1-2 week limited access to space for development.

The paid Residencies are:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Residency
Pat Parker Memorial Residency
Performing Arts Residency
Without Borders Residency

Space only Residencies
The Main Street Studio Residency has no funding attached to it but allows artists to use the studios for a small weekly fee of $30. This residency allows visual artists, Multimedia artists, or writers to develop their professional practice in one of our studios in the centre of Blacktown Business Precinct.

Click here to read more and apply

Applications will close Sunday 15 March.


Information sessions

We are holding information sessions for the Blacktown Arts Residency Program on Thursday 20 February and Thursday 27 February.

Click here to RSVP for the information session


Image: Peter Rush by Joshua Morris