Applications for the Sandbox Studios Artist in residence program is now open to professional artists.
The self-directed residency is part of Sandbox Studios which is located in the suburb of Brunswick, approximately 6km from the Melbourne CBD. The caretakers live/work space is approx. 42sqm, has an abundance of natural light and is suitable for one person. Partners, children or animals will not be considered. The factory is a communal space with a shared kitchen and bathroom facilites. The live/work space is located on the mezzanine level and not suitable for persons with mobility issues.
Dates available: (2 week minimum)
Oct 1 - 14 2020
Oct 16 - 30 2020
Nov 1 - 14 2020
Mar 1 - 14 2021
Mar 16 - 30 2021
Apr 1 - 14 2021
Apr 16 - 30 2021
Oct 1 - 14 2021
Oct 16 - 30 2021
Nov 1 - 14 2021
To be eligible for consideration you must be:
• an artist with professional qualifications
• have an established and consistant exhibition history
The live/work space is suitable for working artists looking for a space to make art and participate in the Melbourne contemporary art community. The residency is not recommended for artists expecting luxury accommodation or preferential treatment. You must be fully independent.
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The factory hosts 3 professional artist studios, gallery space and art workshops, with weekly life drawing sessions and monthly art classes. Only 5-10 minutes walk from Sydney Road, the area is home to many artists and has a flourishing music scene. Next door is a great casual mexican restaurant and 3 doors down from a micro brewery and bar. If you want to explore Melbourne, we have a push bike for use and public transport is only a few minutes walk away. See the map below.