Artist in Residence application - 2019

The School of Crafts & Design invites our recent graduates to apply for one of a limited number of artist in residence posts, commencing September 2019 and finishing August 2020.

Artists in the following subject areas may apply:

  • Glass
  • Ceramics
  • Metalwork
  • Jewellery
  • Silversmithing
  • Product and furniture design
  • Textiles print / weave
  • Interior architecture and design.


Artists in Residence will have access to the outstanding facilities at our Farnham campus. Residencies provide a dedicated opportunity for new themes / works to be developed within the lively context of the School of Crafts & Design and should occupy three days a week minimum.

In return you will offer pro-active engagement with the School community, to be agreed in discussion with the Head of School / relevant course leader and equating to approximately half a day a week minimum.

Artists in residence are not employees of the University nor receive a stipend. Overseas applicants are responsible for ensuring they have a valid visa covering the residency period. UCA cannot enter into any dialogue with the UKBA in respect of visa applications. All successful applicants must have public liability insurance.

If you would like to be considered for a Residency then please forward the following information:

  • A relevant CV including skill sets
  • Five images of current work (single pdf file 2mb max)
  • A statement of 250 words outlining your residency interest and what you could offer the School


To Sophie Hill: the School Executive Officer and use the subject heading 'School of C&D AiR application'.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 25 August 2019

Notification of Residencies: Monday 6 September 2019

Commencement of Residencies: Monday 23 September 2019