Artist in Residence Opportunity

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Posted 12th April 2018

Artist in Residence Opportunity
June – October 2018

We are looking for a carpenter, artist, maker or creative collective to respond to our forthcoming exhibition, James Henry Pullen: Inmate – Inventor – Genius,

by making new work and participating in our learning and public programmes.

The role of the Artist in Residence will be to:

- Make new work inspired by the craft and ideas of James Henry Pullen resulting in interactive work and displays in the week of 20 – 28 October 2018

- Explore the possibilities of both traditional and contemporary model making and sculpture skills e.g. woodworking, steam bending, 3D printing, animation

- Engage audiences in making, through open studios/demonstrations and workshops and to play a prominent role in The Make Festival (22 & 23 September).

- Embrace the exhibition, landscape and Art for All ethos of G F and Mary Watts, founders of the Watts Gallery – Artists' Village.

Watts Gallery Trust will provide:

- A stipend of £3500 for the residency period between June – October 2018

- Sole use of a purpose built studio

- A budget of £1000 for materials

- Staff support and administration

To apply:

Applications should take the form of a single-sided A4 written proposal, CV and examples of your work or link to your website. Applications should be sent by email to
learning@wattsgallery.org.uk

Watts Gallery Trust is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Application Deadline: 9am Thursday 19 April, 2018


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