Rosemary Cronin: Postgraduate experiences

The LIFE BOAT residency is funded by Arts Temps and the Postgraduate Community at UAL and supported by ACAVA Q: Can you talk to us a little bit about your practice and the ideas and themes that motiva …

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Studios: a luxury or a necessity?

When is a studio a necessity for an artist and when it is luxury? Studios may be important to artists for a range of reasons. As well as the obvious role of providing a space to work and think, they c …

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Gasworks: public galleries and studios

Many public funded exhibition spaces run a number of different strands of activities and functions to sustain themselves. As well as being an exhibition space, Gasworks houses artists’ studios and is …

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Lisa Castagner: artist meets psychoanalyst to discuss residencies

Artist Lisa Castagner explored the pressures, expectations and rewards of an international residency in this a special performance lecture to mark the end of the 2014 Going Dutch residency. To mark he …

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Ben Eastop and Mark Nader: setting up artist studios

Is it important to have a studio after graduating and how can you go about getting one? What might you need from a studio and how can you ensure you get this? We looked at the options from large studi …

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Lucienne Cole: BerlinBerlin

BerlinBerlin was an evening of performance, conversation and refreshments as recipient of the 3 Months in Berlin residency, Lucienne Cole, presented a performative lecture based on her blog and experi …

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Michael McManus: private commissions

Painter Michael McManus writes about his experiences undertaking his first private commissions. Michael was awarded the LIFEBOAT residency 2012 During the course of the lifeboat residency I developed …

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Billy Lloyd: 4 years of practice

Potter Billy Lloyd explains how he gained awards and commissions soon after his apprenticeship. Billy also talks about how he uses barter and exchanges to make his money go further and how online reso …

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Julie Myers: on residencies

Artist Julie Myers talks to Artquest’s Nick Kaplony about her experiences of the various residencies she has undertaken over the course of her career. Julie Myers is an artist and lecturer at Kingston …

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Rhian Solomon: on residencies

Artist Rhian Solomon talks about some of her residency experiences, looking at ways to find and fund residency opportunities, and sharing some of the outcomes of the different residency programmes she …

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