Visual Arts Scotland Residency 2024

We’re delighted to announce the open call for our fourth partnership residency with Visual Arts Scotland. This opportunity offers a Visual Arts Scotland member the chance to spend a week-long residency at Sweeney’s Bothy on the Isle of Eigg.

The residency will take place from the 5 – 12 October 2024 and includes seven nights of accommodation at Sweeney’s Bothy, all reasonable travel & accommodation costs to and from Eigg, and an artist fee provided by VAS.

We recommend that applicants read Sweeney’s Bothy Travel & Facilities page before submitting their application. There will be an online Q&A session to answer questions about the location, site, facilities and application process on Wednesday 10 July, 17:00-18:00 BST. Book your spot here.

Applicants can work within any discipline of creative practice but must be a VAS member at both time of application and time of residency. For further information on VAS memberships please see the VAS website.

Artists who have previously been awarded this residency include Josie KO (2023), Lorna Fraser (2022) and Jo Pudelko (2021). You can watch our ‘in discussion’ event with past VAS residents here.

To apply: please visit the VAS website

Deadline for submissions: 28 July 2024, 23:59 BST

Selection: week beginning 29 July

Notification of outcome: week of 5 August

Residency: 5 – 12 October 2024