Visual Art Residencies

Winter Subsidised Self-Funded Residencies 2018/2019

This winter we are again hosting artists from across the UK and overseas for residencies of 1 - 3 weeks. During the winter we charge a reduced rate for…  read on

Early Career Residencies 2018

Tom Sewell

Cove Park's programme of Early Career Residencies support UK-based artists in the process of establishing their careers, providing an opportunity for research and the development of new work…  read on

Experimental Film & Artists’ Moving Image IV, 2018

Kimberley O'Neill

This new programme has been introduced for 2018. Cove Park is committed to supporting film and artists' moving image in all of its forms and sees the partnership…  read on

Experimental Film & Artists’ Moving Image III, 2018

Andrew Black

This new programme has been introduced for 2018. Cove Park is committed to supporting film and artists' moving image in all of its forms and sees the partnership…  read on

International Visual Arts II, 2018

Krista Belle Stewart

Krista Belle Stewart lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is known for her ability to draw out the complexities of archival material that allow for both intimacy,…  read on

The Bridge Awards Residency: Emerging Visual Arts in Scotland, 2018

Rhona Mühlebach

This residency supports an emerging visual artist based in Scotland and is generously supported by   read on

Visual Arts Scotland III, 2018

Charlotte Prodger

Charlotte Prodger works with video, printed matter, sculpture and performance, exploring the intertextual relationships between each of these materials. Narrative fragments gleaned from different places and points of…  read on

UK Visual Arts, 2018

Grace Schwindt

Grace Schwindt lives and works in London. Her work draws on the fields of theatre, dance, film, sculpture and music. Typically, she takes singular events, individuals, objects or…  read on

International Visual Arts I, 2018

ektor garcia

ektor garcia lives and works in Mexico City and New York City. Working primarily in sculpture, he has described his practice as 'An exploration of materials, craft techniques,…  read on

Experimental Film & Artists’ Moving Image II, 2018

Stina Wirfelt

This new programme has been introduced for 2018. Cove Park is committed to supporting film and artists' moving image in all of its forms and sees the partnership…  read on

Visual Arts Scotland I, 2018

Lotte Gertz

Lotte Gertz's studio-based practice involves painting, printmaking and collage. She works on various types of unprimed fabric and linen, typically by-passing the stretcher by attaching the fabric straight…  read on

Visual Arts Scotland II, 2018

David Sherry

David Sherry's work includes performance, drawing, painting, video, sculpture and sound. He has stated that 'Many of my ideas uncover thoughts and opinions that underlie the public face…  read on

Cowal Residencies

Sandi Kiehlmann

Sandi Kiehlmann studied Embroidered and Woven Textiles at Glasgow School of Art. She works in drawing, print making, digital media and environmental arts projects, and specialises in…  read on

Experimental Film & Artists’ Moving Image I, 2018

Jamie Crewe

This new programme has been introduced for 2018. Cove Park is committed to supporting film and artists' moving image in all of its forms and sees the partnership…  read on

Cowal Residencies

Soozie Turmeau

Soozie Turmeau is a jeweller by craft. She trained at Edinburgh College of Art 1995 with BA degree in Jewellery and Photography. Susan M Turmeau Jewelley has been…  read on

Cowal Residencies

Jackie Stevenson

Jackie Stevenson was born and grew up in Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow and graduated from Glasgow…  read on

Glasgow International Residency

Hardeep Pandhal

Visual artist Hardeep Pandhal will be at Cove Park for two weeks to focus upon new work commissioned by   read on

National Galleries of Scotland Residency

Catherine Street

This residency has been developed in partnership with the National Galleries of Scotland and is connected to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art's series of exhibitions NOW,…  read on

Printmaking Residency 2017

Bronwen Sleigh

Cove Park's first Printmaking Residency will take place in November 2017. This pilot residency has been developed in partnership with Glasgow Print Studio. Following a call for applications to…  read on

MAP Commission Residency

The Canadian visual artist Megan Rooney was based at Cove Park in March 2017 and returns for a second residency in September this year. On behalf of   read on

Fenton Arts Trust Early Career Residencies – Visual Arts

Louise Giovanelli

Louise Giovanelli’s residency is part of a new programme for early-career writers, makers/designers and visual artists based throughout the UK. The artists will work in parallel on site…  read on

Ivan Juritz Prize Residency

Grzegorz Stefanski

The Ivan Juritz Prize was established in 2014 to celebrate the creative explosion of the modernist era and reward art that seeks to ‘make it new’. Postgraduate students…  read on

Visual Arts Research Residency

Louise Hopkins

Cove Park has invited the Glasgow-based visual artist Louise Hopkins to take part in this year's summer programme. This residency will support the development of a new project…  read on

Visual Arts – One-to-One, 2017

Sophie Mallett & Marie Toseland

Cove Park’s One-to-One programme was established in 2012 and is designed to support artists working in collaboration. To date, One-to-One residencies have been awarded to Matt Keegan &…  read on

Visual Arts – UK 1, 2017

Katrina Palmer

Katrina Palmer’s research uses words, histories and other found entities, in publications, live storytelling and elaborated audio environments. With a particular interest in an expanded conceptualisation of sculpture,…  read on

The Bridge Awards Residency, Emerging Visual Artists in Scotland, 2017

Florrie James

This residency supports an emerging artist based in Scotland and is generously supported by the   read on

International Visual Arts – Cove Park/Henry Moore Fellowship, 2017

Sahej Rahal

In 2016 Cove Park and CCA Glasgow invited Indian artist Sahej Rahal to spend ten weeks in Scotland this year. Known for his sculptural installations, films and performances, Sahej…  read on

Visual Arts – Scotland 3, 2017

Anne-Marie Copestake

Anne-Marie Copestake’s work includes film, video, text, performance and sculpture. Collaboration has also been a key part of her practice since 2000 and she is a founder member…  read on

Visual Arts – Scotland 2, 2017

Scott Myles

Scott Myles’ practice is both conceptually-based and strongly gestural. He expresses his ideas in varied materials and in many mediums including sculpture, printmaking, painting, text, drawing, photography and…  read on

Visual Arts – Scotland 1, 2017

Mark Vernon

Although primarily located in sound, Mark Vernon’s practice has developed from the visual arts and he situates his work in a contemporary art context rather than any other…  read on

Cryptic 2017 – Robbie Thomson (Scotland)

Robbie Thomson

Robbie Thomson is a Glasgow-based artist and theatre maker who works with kinetic sculpture, music, lighting design and technology. His latest work, XFRMR (developed from Ecstatic Arc presented…  read on

Researcher In Residence

Cove Park has worked with the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities on a pilot project to bring a PhD student here for 1 week's research residency.…  read on

Cryptic 2017 – Heather Lander (USA/Scotland)

Heather Lander

Heather Lander graduated from the MFA in 2015 with a distinction (1st class) and the Bram Stoker Medal awarded by the Director of the Art School to one…  read on

Luminate: Older Artists Lab

Annie Peel, Beatrix A Wood, Frank McIlhinney, Ian Cameron, Kate Clayton, Lesley Wilson

In February 2017, the first week-long Older Artists’ Lab will take place at Cove Park, led by and a-n…  read on

Upland at Cove Park

Bea Last

In 2016 Cove Park is working in partnership with   read on

UK Visual Arts 2, 2016

Jess Wiesner

Jess Wiesner works primarily in performance, video, image making and sculpture. Her work evolves from the relationship between structures and subjectivity, representation, abstraction and 'reading'. She often focuses on…  read on

Emerging Visual Artist Residency 2016

Sarah Wright

This residency, supported for the first time this year by   read on

Scottish Visual Arts 2, 2016

Laura Aldridge

Laura Aldridge works with a wide range of media and materials - incorporating both craft and sculptural practices - in order to present ideas through different voices and…  read on

UK Visual Arts 1, 2016

Simon Bedwell

Based in London, Simon Bedwell has been exhibiting his work nationally and internationally since the mid 1990s. For the past five years, his practice has focussed upon ceramic…  read on

One-to-One 2016

Pádraic E. Moore & Ian Whittlesea

Cove Park's One-to-One programme was established in 2012 and is designed to support artists working in collaboration. To date, One-to-One residencies have been awarded to Matt Keegan &…  read on

International Visual Arts

Dane Mitchell

Dane Mitchell's practice — which involves installation and sculpture  — explores ephemeral phenomena on the threshold of perceptibility. In particular the work investigates a form of ‘plastic invisibility’,…  read on

Scottish Visual Arts 1, 2016

Douglas Morland

Douglas Morland works across a broad range of media including sculpture, installation, printmaking, video and sound. The transmission and reception of information and the ability (or lack thereof)…  read on

Self-Directed Residency

Ellis O'Connor

Ellis O’Connor is a visual artist from Scotland working in drawing, painting and printmaking. She uses this visual language to challenge assumptions about the natural environment, to reinterpret…  read on

Portfolio Preparation Weekend

Working in partnership with Comar on the Isle of Mull, Cove Park is pleased to host its first Portfolio Preparation Weekend, enabling students from Argyll & Bute to…  read on

Mike Windle

Michael Windle is an artist who works across media. His current focus surrounds a lifelong obsession with the Bass Rock in East Lothian, with themes tipping into geology,…  read on

One-to-One 2015

Sam Watson & Eleanor Wright

Cove Park's One-to-One programme was established in 2012 and is designed to support artists working in collaboration. To date, One-to-One residencies have been awarded to Matt Keegan &…  read on

Emerging Visual Arts 2015

Lauren Printy Currie

This year's Emerging Visual Arts residency has been awarded to the Glasgow-based artist Lauren Printy Currie. Currie makes sculptural objects and installations that explore experience and perception. Often using…  read on

International Visual Arts 2015

Paul P.

Paul P. (born Canda, 1977) lives and works between Paris, New York and Toronto. He is known for paintings and works on paper engaged primarily with portraiture, and…  read on

UK Visual Arts 2015

Margaret Salmon

Margaret Salmon makes film based installations and shorts combining her interests in historical film methods, human and animal behavior, social relationships, realist storytelling and observational filmmaking. She looks…  read on

Research Residency

Maria Fusco

Edinburgh-based writer Maria Fusco returns to Cove Part to develop the Artangel Open Commission awarded to her in 2014. This work involves a site specific performance and work…  read on

Scottish Visual Arts 2, 2015

Kathryn Elkin

Kathryn Elkin works predominantly with performance, writing and video. She is interested in memory, nostalgia, abstraction and in the trauma of the performing body, or a traumatic split…  read on

Scottish Visual Arts 1, 2015

Toby Paterson

Toby Paterson is known for his gallery-based installations of painting and sculpture and the numerous commissions he has undertaken for indoor and outdoor public spaces. The forms and…  read on

Alison Turnbull

Visual artist Alison Turnbull returns to Cove Park to develop her ongoing project with the Rosneath peninsula's   read on

Maria Fusco

In 2014 Maria Fusco was awarded a prestigious Artangel Open Commission. This commission will allow the Edinburgh-based writer to realise a new site specific performance and work for…  read on

Brody Condon

Visual artist Brody Condon will be based at Cove Park throughout March. Condon is working with Kilcreggan-based visual artist Christine Borland on 'Circles of Focus': a forthcoming exhibition…  read on

Daniel Poller

Visual artist Daniel Poller will be based at Cove Park for three weeks in December 2014. A recent graduate from Fine Art Photography at the Academy of Visual…  read on

UK Visual Arts II 2014

Cara Tolmie

Following an intense period of production and presentation, Cara Tolmie's four-week residency will enable the artist to reflect upon recent performance and moving image projects, such as 'Pley'…  read on

Scottish Visual Arts 2014

Sarah Forrest

Sarah Forrest's videos and installations reflect the central importance of literature to her practice. The influence of fiction, theory and philosophy manifests itself in her work both visually…  read on

International Visual Arts III 2014

Martin Healy

Irish artist Martin Healy works primarily through the mediums of film, photography and installation. His practice explores the connection between belief systems, mythology and the phenomena of perception…  read on

International Visual Arts II 2014

Tyler Coburn

Tyler Coburn is a visual artist and writer based in New York. His practice, which includes writing, readings, performance, installation and video, focuses on modes of sociality and…  read on

One-to-One 2014

Victor & Hester

Cove Park's One-to-One programme was established in 2012 and is designed to support artists working in collaboration. This year, the residency has been awarded to Victor & Hester,…  read on

UK Visual Arts II 2014

Ruth Claxton

Ruth Claxton is known for her large scale, site responsive installations and public sculptures which often use reflective and mirrored surfaces to create complex, interconnecting visual 'worlds' inhabited…  read on

UK Visual Arts I – Art Writing, 2014

Will Holder

Typographer, writer and curator Will Holder will be based at Cove Park for three weeks this summer, producing a formal analysis of the commentary that three twentieth century…  read on

Emerging Visual Artist 2014

Lauren Gault

This year's Emerging Visual Arts residency has been awarded to the Glasgow-based artist Lauren Gault. Working primarily in sculptural installation, her work features made and found objects, elemental…  read on

International Visual Arts I, 2014

Geoffrey Farmer

Cove Park, in partnership with the Scottish Print Network and Edinburgh Printmakers, will host the Canadian artist Geoffrey Farmer in June this year. Working between Edinburgh and Cove…  read on

Cove Park Generation Commission

Alex Frost

Following a research residency in 2013, the Glasgow-based artist Alex Frost has been commissioned by Cove Park to develop a new, temporary work for its site in 2014.…  read on

Cove Park/Glasgow Sculpture Studios Research Residency

Quinn Latimer

The American writer and curator Quinn Latimer will be based at Cove Park for one week in April. This residency supports her research towards 'Mood is Made/Temperature is…  read on

Self-funded Residencies

“It’s one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been. The pod was luxurious, the views stunning, the local walks peaceful and inspiring, and everything so conducive to…  read on

Visual Arts Research Residency

Alex Frost

Glasgow-based artist Alex Frost will be based at Cove Park for two weeks this September. This residency will enable the artist to research and develop new work that…  read on

Scottish Visual Arts Residency II 2013

Roderick Buchanan

This residency supports an established visual artist based in Scotland at a key stage in their career. It enables the artist to undertake research, explore new ideas and…  read on

UK Visual Arts 2013

Melissa Gordon

Cove Park’s UK Visual Arts Residencies support established visual artists based in the United Kingdom. These residencies enable artists to develop new work and, in many cases for…  read on

Emerging Visual Arts Residency 2013

Lorna Macintyre

The Craignish Trust has now supported Cove Park for eight years. This year the Trust’s generosity has made possible a six-week residency for the Glasgow-based visual artist Lorna…  read on

Alison Turnbull, Research Residency

Alison Turnbull

Visual artist Alison Turnbull returns to Cove Park to develop her ongoing project with Linn Botanic Gardens. This involves the creation of temporary public art work for the gardens…  read on

The Japan-UK Residency Exchange Programme 2013

Taro Izumi

Cove Park, with support from the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, and in partnership with   read on

International Visual Arts 2013

Tania Pérez Córdova

Cove Park is committed to supporting established international artists and creating ways in which these individuals can engage with artists, organizations and audiences in Scotland. Previous international visual…  read on

Scottish Visual Arts Residency 2013

Rob Churm

This two-month residency supports a visual artist based in Scotland at a key stage in their career. It enables the artist to undertake research, explore new ideas and…  read on

Henry Moore Fellowship

Mariana Castillo Deball

Cove Park's 2012/2013 Henry Moore Fellowship was organised in partnership with CCA Glasgow and Chisenhale Gallery, London. The Fellowship will enable Berlin-based visual artist Mariana Castillo Deball to…  read on

UZ Arts Residency

Menika van der Poorten

In partnership with   read on

One-to-One

Matt Keegan & James Richards

One-to-One is a new programme designed to support artists working collaboratively. Following a call for applications earlier this year, Cove Park has awarded four one-week residencies to enable…  read on

Scottish Visual Arts Residency 2, 2012

Roderick Buchanan

This residency supports an established visual artist based in Scotland at a key stage in their career. It enables the artist to undertake research, explore new ideas and…  read on

One-to-One

Kelly Dobson & Ilana Halperin

One-to-One is a new programme designed to support artists working collaboratively. Following a call for applications earlier this year, Cove Park has awarded four one-week residencies to enable…  read on

Henry Moore Fellowship 2012

Mariana Castillo Deball

Cove Park's 2012 Henry Moore Fellowship was organized in partnership with CCA Glasgow and Chisenhale Gallery London. The Fellowship will enable the Berlin-based visual artist Mariana Castillo Deball to…  read on

International Visual Arts Residency 2012

Sean Lynch

Cove Park’s international programme expresses our commitment to supporting established international artists and creating ways in which these individuals can engage with artists, organizations and audiences in Scotland.…  read on

One-to-One

Ruth Beale & Amy Feneck

One-to-One is a new programme designed to support artists working collaboratively. Following a call for applications earlier this year, Cove Park has awarded four one-week residencies to enable…  read on

Scottish Visual Arts Residency 1, 2012

Michael Fullerton

This residency supports an established visual artist based in Scotland at a key stage in their career. It enables the artist to undertake research, explore new ideas and…  read on

UK Visual Arts Residency 2012

Mike Cooter

Cove Park’s UK Visual Arts Residencies support established visual artists based in the United Kingdom. These residencies enable artists to develop new work and, in many cases for…  read on

Craignish Trust Emerging Visual Artist Residency 2012

Ross Hamilton Frew

The Craignish Trust has now supported Cove Park for seven years and this year has made possible a one-month residency for the Glasgow-based visual artist Ross Hamilton Frew. Cove…  read on

One-to-One

Shireen Taylor & Sandra Ross

One-to-One is a new residency programme designed to support artists working collaboratively. Following a call for applications earlier this year, Cove Park has awarded four one-week residencies to…  read on

Japan/UK Residency Exchange Programme, 2012

Nick Evans, Mary Redmond and Katy West

Cove Park launched its Japan/UK Residency Exchange programme in 2011 with a month-long residency at Cove Park for the Hiroshima-based artist Takahiro Iwasaki. In 2012, three Scottish artists…  read on

Alison Turnbull and Phillip Hoare: Research Residency 2011

This one week residency will allow visual artist Alison Turnbull and writer   read on

Brody Condon: Research Residency 2011

Brody Condon

New York based visual artist   read on

Cryptic Nights Residency

Rory Middleton

In association with . This residency will enable the artist to…  read on

The Japan/UK Residency Exchange Programme

Takahiro Iwasaki

Cove Park is committed to the development of international partnerships as a means of providing residency opportunities for both international and national artists in Scotland and abroad. With…  read on

UK Visual Arts Residency

Chris Evans

Cove Park’s UK Visual Arts Residencies support leading visual artists based in the United Kingdom. These residencies enable established artists to develop new work and make significant developments…  read on

UK Visual Arts Residency

Alison Turnbull

Cove Park’s UK Visual Arts Residencies support established visual artists based in the United Kingdom. These residencies enable artists to develop new work and, in many cases for…  read on

Craignish Trust Emerging Visual Artist Residency

Sophie Mackfall

Cove Park, with generous support from the Craignish Trust, continues to support the development of emerging visual artists from Scotland and throughout the UK. Previous residents on this…  read on

Andor Trust Scottish Visual Arts Residency

Henry Coombes

This two-month residency supports an established visual artist, based in Scotland, at a key stage in their career. It enables the artist to undertake research, explore new ideas…  read on

Craignish Trust Emerging Visual Arts Residency 2010

Charlotte Prodger

Supported by the Craignish Trust, Cove Park's Emerging Visual Artists programme provides artists with the support required to develop new work at a crucial stage in their careers.…  read on

Visual Arts Creative Development, 2010

Alan Currall, Ruth Ewan, Maria Fusco, Will Holder, James McLardy, Panel (Catriona Duffy and Lucy McEachan)

Cove Park's Visual Arts Creative Development residencies were funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. The programme consisted of six six-week residencies, running in parallel, for established UK-based visual…  read on

UK Visual Arts 2010

Adam Chodzko

Cove Park's 2010 UK Visual Arts Residency was awarded to Adam Chodzko. Born in London in 1965, Chodzko lives and works in Whitstable, Kent. Since 1991 he has exhibited extensively…  read on

Scottish Visual Arts Residency 2010

Luke Fowler

The 2010 Scottish Visual Arts Residency was awarded to the Glasgow-based visual artist Luke Fowler. This three-month residency enabled the artist to embark on a large scale, research-based film…  read on

Visual Arts Creative Development 2009

Melanie Counsell, Kit Craig, Bart van der Heide, Gemma Holt, Moira Jeffrey, Ciara Phillips, Mark Sladen

The Visual Arts Creative Development programme, funded by the   read on

SAC Visual Arts Residency 2009

Sarah Tripp

The Scottish Visual Arts Residency supports an established artists based in Scotland, providing space and time for the research and development of new work. The 2009 residency was awarded to…  read on

UK Visual Arts Residency 2009

Gail Pickering

Cove Park’s UK Visual Arts Residencies support established visual artists based in the United Kingdom. These residencies enable artists to develop new work and, in many cases for…  read on

Visual Arts Creative Development 2008

Will Bradley, Luke Collins, Mark Gubb, Anja Kirschner, Michael Marriott, Olivia Plender

The Visual Arts Creative Development programme, funded by the   read on

UK Visual Arts Residency 2008

Duncan Marquiss

Duncan Marquiss is a visual artist, musician and filmmaker. His residency follows a particularly busy period of production and his time at Cove Park will enable uninterrupted research…  read on