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Artists in Residence

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Ross Potter working in his studio

Recent FAC artist in residence Ross Potter working in his studio on ‘The Witness’, which featured in group exhibition Tracing the Swan at Holmes à Court Gallery, Vasse Felix

Fremantle Arts Centre’s Artist in Residence program attracts local, national and international artists. Home to 11 studios and a residential apartment (located at the Moores Building), FAC can accommodate a variety of disciplines and project requirements.

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International Exchange Opportunity – Coming soon!

FAC is excited to launch a new international exchange opportunity in 2021 with South Korean arts organisation Incheon Art PlatformCheck back soon for more information and details about how to apply.

Current Artists in Residence

Neridah Stockley (NT), an Alice Springs-based painter, will create a new body of drawings, paintings and ceramics in response to Rottnest Islands natural and built environs. Neridah is represented by Michael Reid Gallery and RAFT Artspace. Studio 1

Deanna Hitti (VIC) will be finalising new works which will be part of her upcoming solo City of Fremantle Art Collection exhibition Object of the Game, opening 6:30pm Fri 28 May. Follow Deanna on Instagram | Studio 2

Emilie Monty (WA) is an emerging Perth artist, with a background in sound art, who is exploring ideas of living with chronic pain. She is taking this time to develop her multidisciplinary approach to art making with a particular focus on sound design, collaborative community projects and installation art. | Follow Emilie on Instagram | Studio 3

Rachael Riggs (WA) ) is currently working on a collection, working title Domestic Dementia, utilising disused retro objects and vintage magazines reclaimed into femmage artworks using collage and sculpture. Follow Rachael on Instagram | Studio 4

Rachel Buch (NSW) | Follow Rachel on Instagram | Studio 5

Cameron Potts (WA) | Room 4

Richard and Yishoko Gunning (WA) | Studio 6

Jacobus Capone (WA) is working with volcanic ash and copper leaf to create a large scale body of work to exhibit mid-2021. The series of ‘paintings’ slowly unfolding are an accumulation of icons, deciphered and distilled from previous performative undertakings since 2005. Follow Jacobus on Instagram | Studio 7

Ben Crappsley (WA) will be developing and resolving new works for upcoming shows Habitation and Decay at Goolugatup, Heathcoate: opening Friday 2 July; and Natural Exchange at Ellenbrook Arts: opening Friday 27 August. Follow Ben on Instagram | Studio 9

How to apply

Residencies can cover the creation of new works, research, and developing your practice. Particular outcomes are not expected of FAC’s residents. Proposals are considered in relation to FAC’s other programming and studio availability.

Please Include:

  1. A current CV for each participant
  2. Hi-res images (1-4MB, min. 300dpi) of your past work with detailed information and full captions; or for writers, a sample of published text, maximum 15 pages
  3. An outline of your intended residency project (media, concept, possible activities, and potential outcomes)
  4. The intended time frame
  5. Your preferred residency space (if known)

For further information contact Bevan Honey, Residencies & Studios Coordinator at [email protected].

When to Apply
Individual artists, groups of artists, curators, writers and organisations can apply for a residency year round. Applications for the Moores Building residential apartment are currently closed due to COVID19 and the WA border closure. No interstate or international applications can be accepted at this time.

Submitting Your Proposal
To submit your proposal email [email protected]. Please note that hard copy proposals are not accepted. Links to dropbox folders and other file sharing sites will also not be considered.