2016

Performing Arts and Music

Playwright Studio Scotland

Rosanna Hall

Rosanna Hall is a Glasgow-based, female playwright who has been writing for around ten years. She attained a Masters degree in Writing for… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Adura Onashile

Adura Onashile is of Nigerian descent, working within theatre and physical theatre. She began developing her own practice in 2011 with a 15-month… read on...

Literature

Scottish Book Trust

Cove Park is delighted to welome 5 writers in residence, here as part of the New Writers' Award from the Scottish Book Trust. In… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Cryptic

Mark Lyken, Heather Lander, Timothy Cooper, Robbie Thomson, Josh Armstrong, Alan Martyn (Wintour's Leap) & Tom Weightman.

This March we continue our partnership with Glasgow's Cryptic, the internationally-renowned producing art house that presents today’s… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Cryptic

Mark Lyken

Mark Lyken (1973) is an artist, composer and filmmaker based in rural Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. He creates musical and sound pieces, film, paintings and… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Cryptic

Heather Lander

Heather Lander was born in Portland, Maine, U.S.A. and came to Glasgow in 1997 to study drawing and painting at the GSA. After… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Cryptic

Timothy Cooper

Timothy Cooper is a composer and performer of electroacoustic music. He currently lectures in music technology and sound recording at the Royal Conservatoire… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Literature

Self-Directed Residency

Sarah Maine

Sarah Maine is a writer whose first novel Bhalla Strand  was published by Freight Books, Glasgow in 2014 and is being re-launched by… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Cryptic

Alan Martyn (Wintour's Leap)

Alan Martyn is one half of Wintour’s Leap,  a small collective focused on creating large-scale experiences. Their work aims to make fundamental concepts… read on...

Literature

Scottish Book Trust

Karen Ashe

Karen Ashe was brought up in Airdrie and now lives in Glasgow with her family and crazy dog, Scout. Her first ever short… read on...

Literature

Scottish Book Trust

Robert Neil Fraser

Robert Neil Fraser is a first time novelist, working on a thriller called ‘Bamako’, set in the West African country of Mali. The… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Cryptic

Tom Weightman

Tom has a background in software development as well as photography. He developed websites for several years, before studying Software Engineering at Durham… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Cryptic

Josh Armstrong

Josh Armstrong was born in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Scotland in 2006.   He is an interdisciplinary artist and his work is characterised… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Cryptic

Robbie Thomson

Robbie Thomson is a Glasgow based artist and theatre maker with interests in kinetic sculpture, music, lighting design and technology. Recent works include: The… read on...

Literature

Playwright Studio Scotland

Marcas Mac an Tuairneir

Marcas Mac an Tuairneir writes poetry, prose, drama and journalism, in Gaelic and English and splits his time between Inverness and his hometown… read on...

Literature

Scottish Book Trust

Victoria Mackenzie

Victoria MacKenzie moved from Brighton to Scotland in 2007 to pursue an MLitt in Creative Writing at the University of St Andrews, before… read on...

Literature

Scottish Book Trust

Sarah Urwin Jones

Sarah Urwin Jones is an arts journalist and classical music writer who writes regularly for a number of national newspapers and magazines. She has been The… read on...

Literature

Scottish Book Trust

Rachel Plummer

Rachel Plummer was born in London, grew up in East Anglia and Paris, and has spent most of her adult life in Edinburgh,… read on...

Literature

Scottish Book Trust

P M Freestone

P.M. Freestone writes YA fiction, has published a handful of short stories (including work in anthologies from Penguin Books), and is now developing… read on...

Literature

Scottish Book Trust

Robert McGinty

Robert McGinty grew up in Fife and studied English Literature and History in Edinburgh and Information Studies in Aberdeen. He now lives in… read on...

Cross Discipline

Self-Directed Residency

Annie Crabtree

Annie Crabtree is an artist, researcher and producer based in Glasgow. Having studied Environmental Art at Glasgow School of Art, and New Genres… read on...

Crafts

Emerging Designer/Maker 2016

Jennifer Kent

With this one-month residency Cove Park aims to provide designers and makers based in Scotland with the support required to develop new work… read on...

Film

Scottish Film Residency 2016

Ainslie Henderson

Cove Park's first Film Residency will take place this May 2016. It seeks to support a mid-career screenwriter / director, based in Scotland,… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Crafts

International Craft 2016

Erno Langenberg

Cove Park’s International Crafts programme expresses our commitment to supporting established international designer/makers and creating ways in which these individuals can engage with… read on...

Literature

UK Literature Residency 1

Rachel Holmes

Cove Park's Literature Residency supports an established writer based in Scotland or the UK at a key stage in their work. We offer… read on...

Literature

UK Literature Residency 2

Marion Coutts

Cove Park's Literature Residency supports an established writer based in Scotland or the UK at a key stage in their work. We offer… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Jerwood Residency 1, 2016

Ross MacKay, Suzie Miller, Jim Harbourne

The Jerwood Residencies 2016 support the creation of new work and new ways of working by Scottish artists working collaboratively. Generously funded by… read on...

Crafts

UK Craft I 2016

Celia Pym

The UK Craft Residency supports an established designer/maker at a key stage in their career. It enables the artist to undertake research, explore… read on...

Literature

UK LiteratureResidency 3

Mikey Cuddihy

Cove Park's Literature Residency supports an established writer based in Scotland or the UK at a key stage in their work. We offer… read on...

Architecture

CovePark/Kilmahew St Peters Architecture Residency 2016

Andy Campbell

The 2016 Emerging Architect residency has been developed in partnership with NVA to support an architect or designer working in architecture/the built environment… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Jerwood Residency 2, 2016

Tim Cooper, Susie Leiper, Samuel Tongue

The Jerwood Residencies 2016 support the creation of new work and new ways of working by Scottish artists working collaboratively. Generously funded by… read on...

Literature

Scottish Emerging Writer Residency

Lynsey May

This four week residency is offered to a writer based in Scotland who may not yet have published a work but demonstrates exceptional… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Jerwood Residency 3, 2016

Ellie Griffiths, Verity Standen, Greg Sinclair

The Jerwood Residencies 2016 support the creation of new work and new ways of working by Scottish artists working collaboratively. Generously funded by… read on...

Literature

Royal Holloway Writing Fellow 2016

Zillah Bowes

Now in its fourth year, the partnership between Royal Holloway and Cove Park brings an emerging writer from Royal Holloway's Creative Writing MA… read on...

Crafts

UK Craft II 2016

Max Warren

The UK Craft Residency supports an established designer/maker at a key stage in their career. It enables the artist to undertake research, explore… read on...

Literature

International Writer Residency

Yelena Moskovich

Cove Park's International Literature Residency supports an international writer at a key stage in their work. We offer the writer time and space… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Jerwood Residency 4, 2016

SImone Kenyon

The Jerwood Residencies 2016 support the creation of new work and new ways of working by Scottish artists working collaboratively. Generously funded by… read on...

Crafts

Upland at Cove Park

Morag Macpherson

In 2016 Cove Park is working in partnership with  read on...

Literature

Birkbeck / Sophie Warne Fellow

Robert Akam

The Birkbeck / Sophie Warne Fellowship for an emerging writer supports an outstanding graduate of the Birkbeck Creative Writing MA at a critical juncture… read on...

Visual Art

Emerging Visual Artist Residency 2016

Sarah Wright

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

Literature

UK Literature Residency 4

Jessica Fox

Cove Park's Literature Residency supports an established writer based in Scotland or the UK at a key stage in their work. We offer… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Visual Art

Upland at Cove Park

Bea Last

In 2016 Cove Park is working in partnership with  read on...

Cross Discipline

Cove Park Translation Residency

Kate Griffin

2016 sees the launch of a major new strand of residences at Cove Park for translators and translation projects. Kate Griffin from Writers… read on...

Literature

Publishing Scotland / Cove Park Translation Residency 1

Anne Brauner

This year sees the start of an exciting partnership between Cove Park and Publishing Scotland which brings translators of  books by Scotland-based writers… read on...

Crafts

RCA / Eddie Mundy “Brilliant” Award Fellow, 2016

Thomas Leech

The RCA / Eddie Mundy "Brilliant" Award Fellowship supports an exceptional graduate from the Royal College of Art (RCA) Design Products course with… read on...

Literature

Publishing Scotland / Cove Park Translation Residency 2

Clara Pezzuto

This year sees the start of an exciting partnership between Cove Park and Publishing Scotland which brings translators of  books by Scotland-based writers… read on...

Literature

UK Literature Residency 5

Susan Wicks

Cove Park's Literature Residency supports an established writer based in Scotland or the UK at a key stage in their work. We offer… read on...

Cross Discipline

Cove Park’s Autumn/Winter 2016/2017 Programme

During the autumn and winter of 2016 we are pleased to welcome a number of leading companies and organisations to Cove Park. Some,… read on...

Cross Discipline

Creative Carbon Scotland

. This year… read on...

Cross Discipline

Magnetic North

’. Co-facilitated by Nick Bone and Alice McGrath,… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

BBC Writersroom

A group of female comedy writers will be working closely with BBC Writersroom and BBC Comedy on sitcom ideas and development. We are… read on...

Cross Discipline

Subsidised Self-Funded Winter Residencies 2016-2017

As part of our work to ensure Cove Park is an open, equal and inclusive organisation, with opportunities for artists and makers of… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Playwrights Studio Scotland

Andy McGregor

Each year, Playwright Studio Scotland send their New Playwrights Award winners to Cove Park. Andy McGregor is one of Playwright Studio Scotland Awardees… read on...

2017

Performing Arts and Music

Enterprise Music Scotland

Alison McNeil, Sasha Savaloni & Stuart MacRae

Enterprise Music Scotland is dedicated to life-long learning and development… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Toonspeak

Toonspeak

Since 1987, Toonspeak has provided free, high quality drama and theatre activities for young people aged 11-25 living in Glasgow. They work with professional artists who challenge… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Playwright Studio Scotland

Anita Vettesse

Anita Trained at RCS in Glasgow and has a BA in Dramatic Art. She is delighted to be back at stunning Cove Park… read on...

Cross Discipline

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… read on...

Cross Discipline

Cryptic 2017 – Kathy Hinde (UK)

Kathy Hinde

Kathy Hinde’s work grows from a partnership between nature and technology expressed through audio-visual installations and performances that combine sound, sculpture, image and… read on...

Cross Discipline

Cryptic 2017 – Eduardo VC (Mexico)

Eduardo VC

Eduardo VC was born in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico in 1986 and followed his passion for music initially through private piano lessons. After graduating… read on...

Cross Discipline

Cryptic 2017 – Tuwis Yasinta (Uncle Twis) (Indonesia)

Tuwis Yasinta (Uncle Twis)

Uncletwis is a young Indonesian artist, whose work is focussed on using low technology and analogue systems characterised by the imagery of a… read on...

Cross Discipline

Cryptic 2017 – Gail Priest (Australia)

Gail Priest

Gail Priest is a sound artist from Sydney, Australia making experimental sound and electronic music that explores the interaction of the figurative and the… read on...

Cross Discipline

Cryptic 2017 – Rob Bentall (UK)

Rob Bentall

Rob Bentall (b. 1989) is a sonic artist based in the UK. His main output thus far has been works for multi-channel sound.… read on...

Cross Discipline

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… read on...

Cross Discipline

Cryptic 2017 – Charlie Knox and Euan McKenzie (Scotland)

Charlie Knox and Euan McKenzie

Based in Glasgow, Trudat Sound & Light is Charlie Knox and Euan McKenzie. Their work explores themes of perspective and the relative nature of… read on...

Cross Discipline

Cryptic 2017 – Stuart Macpherson (Scotland)

Stuart Macpherson

Stuart Macpherson is a freelance bassist and composer based in rural Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.  A keen collaborator, Stuart enjoys working with artists… read on...

Cross Discipline

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… read on...

Cross Discipline

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… read on...

Cross Discipline

Cryptic 2017 – Josh Armstrong (Scotland)

Josh Amstrong

Josh Armstrong was born in Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Scotland in 2006. He is an interdisciplinary Director, characterised by bold design, visual… read on...

Cross Discipline

Artists in Schools 2017

Isabella Martin & Naomi O Kelly

This residency places professional artists in special educational needs departments of schools in the Argyll & Bute region. It is part of Cove Park's… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Visual Art

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,… read on...

Crafts

Crafts – Scotland, 2017

Jonathan Wade

This residency will support an established designer/maker based in Scotland. Its aim is to provide the artist with the time and space to… read on...

Literature

Publishing Scotland/Cove Park Translation Residency 1

Andy Jelčić

2016 saw the launch of an exciting partnership between Cove Park and Publishing Scotland, bringing translators of books by Scotland-based writers to Cove… read on...

Literature

Publishing Scotland/Cove Park Translation Residency 2

Laura Maniero

2016 saw the launch of an exciting partnership between Cove Park and Publishing Scotland, bringing translators of books by Scotland-based writers to Cove… read on...

Literature

Literature – UK 1, 2017

Kirsty Logan

Cove Park's Literature Residency supports an established writer based in Scotland or the UK at a key stage in their work. We offer… read on...

Literature

Literature – Birkbeck/Sophie Warne Fellow, 2017

Gemma Elwin Harris

The Birkbeck / Sophie Warne Fellowship for an emerging writer supports an outstanding graduate of the Birkbeck Creative Writing MA at a critical juncture… read on...

Crafts

Crafts – Emerging, 2017

Florence Dwyer

With this one-month residency Cove Park aims to provide designers and makers based in Scotland with the support required to develop new work… read on...

Film

Film Residency 1, 2017

Robin Haig

Robin Haig is a writer/director from the Scottish Highlands. Her stories, both fiction and documentary, focus on human connectedness and examine our relationship… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Performing Arts 2017

Simon Longman

During the summer of 2017, Cove Park will work with  read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Performing Arts 2017

Charlene James

During the summer of 2017, Cove Park will work with  read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Visual Art

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...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Literature

Literature – UK 2, 2017

Linda Cracknell

Cove Park's Literature Residency supports an established writer based in Scotland or the UK at a key stage in their work. We offer… read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Performing Arts 2017

Eve Leigh

During the summer of 2017, Cove Park will work with  read on...

Performing Arts and Music

The Work Room/Cove Park Residencies

Ian Spink

Visual Art

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… read on...

Crafts

Crafts – International, 2017

Lapatsch/Unger

Cove Park’s International Crafts programme expresses our commitment to supporting emerging and established international designer/makers and creating ways in which these individuals can… read on...

Film

Film Residency 2, 2017

Lou McLoughlan

Film directing was a simple choice for Lou McLoughlan as the only way of joining speech to images without sacrificing either. After ten… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Crafts

Crafts – UK 1, 2017

Laura Slater

The UK Craft Residency supports an established designer/maker at a key stage in their career. It enables the artist to undertake research, explore… read on...

Crafts

Crafts – UK 2, 2017

Aimee Lax

The UK Craft Residency supports an established designer/maker at a key stage in their career. It enables the artist to undertake research, explore… read on...

Literature

Literature – International 1, 2017

Heather O'Neill

Cove Park's International Literature Residency supports an international writer at a key stage in their work. We offer the writer time and space… read on...

Literature – International 2, 2017

Wystke Veersteeg

Cove Park's International Literature Residency supports an international writer at a key stage in their work. We offer the writer time and space… read on...

Visual Art

Visual Arts – UK 2, 2017

Jordan Baseman

Literature

Gaelic Books Council Residency

Marcus Mac an Tuairneir

Marcas Mac an Tuairneir (Mark Spencer Turner) writes poetry, prose, drama and journalism in Scottish Gaelic and English, and splits his time between… read on...

Literature

Literature – UK 3, 2017

Cathy Rentzenbrink

Cove Park's Literature Residency supports an established writer based in Scotland or the UK at a key stage in their work. We offer… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Crafts

Artists in Schools 2017 – Rosneath Primary School Heritage project

Linda Florence

At the heart of this residency is a local heritage project which will contribute to the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Rosneath… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

Crafts

Fenton Arts Trust Early Career Residencies – Crafts

Katie Spragg

The Fenton Arts Trust Early Career residencies, provide the opportunity for an emerging designer/maker based in the UK to spend three weeks at… read on...

Literature

Scottish Emerging Writer 2017

Heather Parry

This four week residency is offered to a writer based in Scotland who may not yet have published a work but demonstrates exceptional… read on...

Literature

Fenton Arts Trust Early Career Residencies – Literature

Rebecca Tamas

Rebecca Tamas is a London based poet, soon to complete a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at The University of East Anglia.… read on...

Cross Discipline

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… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...

BBC Writersroom 2017

BBC Writersroom Scotland returns to Cove Park this year, bringing  a group of writers to focus on ideas and development for radio and… read on...

Crafts

high // flyers

high // flyers is a 9-month bespoke programme, delivered by  read on...

Performing Arts and Music

Janice Parker

Janice Parker returns to Cove Park in November for a one week residency and to facilitate a Dance and Movement Workshop developed as… read on...

Visual Art

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… read on...