An artist residency and exhibition programme hosted by Breeze Creatives in Newcastle upon Tyne

Applications for the fourth round residency have now closed.

2018 residency round will be announced Summer 2017 and will centre around The Great Exhibition of The North.

The Experimental Studio residencies, established in 2014, offer contemporary artists working in any discipline to benefit from the opportunity of working for a concentrated period of time, supported by a communal environment, including the ongoing exhibition and events programme in the gallery and the opportunity to interact on both a formal and informal basis with other artists elsewhere in the studio and gallery centre, Bamburgh House.

Based at Abject Gallery in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, The Experimental Studio is a paid opportunity consisting of a 3 week in-gallery residency to create new work, culminating in a 2 week exhibition.

The fourth round residency will take place between July and August 2017.

Residencies are open to artists in any field of practice. There are no restrictions in terms of age or nationality of artists, although applicants should note that this is a non-residential opportunity and any required accommodation must be arranged by the artist. Normal studio access times are Monday-Sunday 8am-11pm.

The residency will include

Applications will be assessed against the following criteria


How to apply

Applications are accepted only through CuratorSpace.

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Deadline for submission of fourth round applications: Friday 31st March 2017.

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About Breeze Creatives

Breeze Creatives devises and facilitates opportunities for a diverse range of artistic practitioners, filling the gap between the artist’s studio and the contemporary gallery.