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Bundanon

Bundanon is delighted to collaborate with diverse cultural organisations and philanthropic partners whose vital support fosters opportunities for artists across various disciplines. 

Please see below the current supporters of our residency program, including further information about the support available to residency applicants.

Follow the links to enquire with the respective organisation about these opportunities, or else contact our Artist Liaison Officer:
E: artists@bundanon.com.au

If you are interested in supporting the Artists in Residence program, please contact our Development team:
E: development@bundanon.com.au

FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

BRITISH COUNCIL FELLOWSHIP

The British Council residency supports contemporary arts practice by providing space for artists to experiment, conceive, and develop new work and ideas in the areas of nature-based and rural arts, arts as place-based climate action, creative sense-making for present and future, collaboration between arts and science, culture as an ally in activism, and experiments in futures.

The British Council Fellowship funds a three-week residency for a UK based artist annually at the Bundanon Artist in Residence program. This residency includes a stipend toward the stay. Applications are made through Bundanon’s annual call out on our website here.

DOBELL FOUNDATION ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AWARD

The Sir William Dobell Art Foundation was established for the benefit and promotion of art in NSW and annually provides scholarship funding support to a selected visual artist as part of the Bundanon Artist in Residence program.

The Sir William Dobell Art Foundation partners with Bundanon to provide a two-week residency and includes a stipend. Applications are made through Bundanon’s annual call out on our website here.

THE JMGA-NSW AWARD

The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia, (JMGA Inc.) represents jewellers and object practitioners throughout Australia and is a voluntary non-profit organisation. The JMGA-NSW supports an annual two-week residency at the Bundanon Artist in Residence program and includes a stipend.

Applications are made through Bundanon’s annual call out on our website here.

THE JAMFACTORY AWARD

JamFactory is a not-for-profit organisation championing the social, cultural and economic value of contemporary craft and design. JamFactory is located in Adelaide’s West End Creative Precinct and supports a three-week residency annually at Bundanon’s Artist in Residence program.

Applications are made through JamFactory’s annual call out here.

McCAHON HOUSE FELLOWSHIP

The McCahon House Trust preserves and protects cultural legacy and contemporary art practice in New Zealand. The McCahon House Fellowship supports a one-month residency at the Bundanon Artist in Residence program and includes a stipend.

This residency is by invitation only and the selection process is managed by McCahon House Trust.

WILLIAM FLETCHER FOUNDATION AWARD

The William Fletcher Foundation exists to assist the development and advancement of talented artists in need, to further the cause of art education in New South Wales, and to remember and honour the artist William Fletcher. The William Fletcher Foundation residencies are awarded biennially to Australian resident, mid-career artists.

The residencies are for two weeks and include a stipend. Applications are made through The William Fletcher Foundation biennial call out here.

Bundanon First Nations Fellowship

Bundanon provides a two-week residency including stipend for a First Nations artist.

Applications are made through Bundanon’s annual call out on our website here.

Bundanon Fellowship for an Artist with Disability

Bundanon provides a two-week residency including stipend for an artist living with disability or who is d/Deaf.

Applications are made through Bundanon’s annual call out on our website here.

SECTOR COLLABORATORS

ACCESSIBLE ARTS

Accessible Arts is the peak arts and disability organisation in New South Wales. They advance the rights of, and opportunities for, people with disability or who are d/Deaf to develop and sustain professional careers in the arts and have equitable access to arts and culture across NSW.

The Accessible Arts partnership with Bundanon provides a creative and career development opportunity for five (5) artists with disability or who are d/Deaf from NSW and the ACT for one week. The selection process is managed by Accessible Arts. Join the mailing list here to be notified when applications open.

AUSTRALIAN PLAYS TRANSFORM

Australian Plays Transform (APT) is Australia’s national play development and publication organisation. APT seeks new voices for new times, develops plays that change the national story, links them to production, publishes them and promotes them round the world. The APT supports a residency at Bundanon’s Artist in Residence program that varies in length.

The selection process is managed by APT. Join the mailing list here to be notified when EOIs open.

AUSTRALIAN THEATRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is the national youth theatre company. They exist to connect young people with the professional theatre industry locally, regionally and nationally. ATYP specialises in integrating professional theatre practice with supportive youth theatre process.

ATYP and Bundanon Trust partner to provide an Artist in Residence program annually for one week.

This residency is by invitation only and the selection process is managed by ATYP.

CRITICAL PATH

Critical Path is Australia’s leading centre for choreographic enquiry, research and development. They support choreographers to explore new ways of working, develop new collaborations and engage in debate and critical appreciation of dance.

Critical Path and Bundanon partner to provide an Artist in Residence program annually for one week.

This residency is by invitation only and the selection process managed by Critical Path.

MEROOGAL WOMEN’S ART PRIZE – MUSEUMS OF HISTORY NSW

The Meroogal Women’s Art Prize partnership with Bundanon is open to women artists across NSW. The residency links to Meroogal House, loved and maintained by four generations of women and home to the biannual Meroogal Women’s Art Prize.

The partnership supports a two-week residency and includes a stipend. This residency is awarded to the Prize winner. Join the mailing list here to be notified when applications for the Prize opens.

PERFORMANCE SPACE

Performance Space is Australia’s leading organisation for the development and presentation of experimental art. It consistently identifies, nurtures and presents new directions in contemporary practice.

Performance Space and Bundanon partner to provide an Artist in Residence program and symposia for one week.

This residency is by invitation only and the selection process is managed by Performance Space.

SOUTH COAST WRITERS CENTRE

The South Coast Writers Centre is a charity whose purpose is to advance culture by promoting public participation in literature. This week-long retreat at Bundanon Homestead will allow up to eight emerging or established south coast writers to focus on developing or completing works.

Applications are made through the South Coast Writers Centre website here.

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Bundanon acknowledges the people of the Dharawal and Dhurga language groups as the traditional owners of the land within our boundaries, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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