The Australia Council's Skills and Arts Development Residency grants support excellence in the arts by providing professional development opportunities for craftspeople, designers, media artists and visual artists.
Applications for 2012 are now open for Barcelona, Helsinki, Liverpool, London, New York, Paris, Rome and Tokyo. Studios are booked far in advance and there are limited options regarding the timing of residencies. If you are unable to take up your residency at the time allocated, it may be offered to another applicant.
The selection process for the Berlin residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien is in two stages. Applicants are short-listed by the Visual Arts Board, with the Künstlerhaus Bethanien making the final decision.
All residencies are allocated in set time-blocks. This is determined by the relative ranking of the successful applicants. You can apply for the following:
For further information and to download a copy of the overseas studio factsheet go here.