Partnership Residencies

The Work Room / Cove Park

Claricia Parinussa Kruithof, Emma Jayne Park

Building on a partnership which began last year,   read on

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland

Hammaad Chaudry

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland’s   read on

MacLehose International Writer and Translator Residency

Erika Fatland, Kari Dickson

The MacLehose International Writer and Translator partnership celebrates international writing, translation and the ten year anniversary of MacLehose Press. In July we welcome Erika Fatland from Norway for…  read on

Performing Arts 2018

Naomi Sheldon

Naomi Sheldon is an actress and emerging writer. Thanks to   read on

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland

Victoria Beesley

Playwrights' Studio Scotland's   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

Mslexia Poetry Prize Residency

Helen Mort

Helen Mort is a poet based in Sheffield. She has published two collections with Chatto & Windus, ‘Division Street’ (2013) and ‘No Map Could Show Them’ (2016). Her…  read on

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland

Andrew Thompson

Playwrights' Studio Scotland's   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

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland

Maryam Hamidi

Playwrights' Studio Scotland's   read on

Cowal Residencies

Jackie Stevenson

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

Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities

Cassice Last

Cassice Last is a Doctoral Researcher at the University of St Andrews. She received her Masters in Film Studies from the University of St Andrews.  As a tutor,…  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

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland

Sara Shaarawi

Sara Shaarawi is a playwright, translator and performer from Cairo who is now based in Glasgow. She her first play Niqabi Ninja was developed after a staged reading at Mayfesto…  read on

Cryptic Residencies 2018

Mathieu Le Sourd (Maotik), Alex Menzies, William Aikman, Robbie Thomson, Thembi Soddell, Veda Hille, Kathy Hinde, Heather Lander & Kin

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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

Writers’ Centre Norwich/Cove Park Translation Residencies, October 2017

2016 saw the launch of an exciting partnership between Cove Park and Publishing Scotland, bringing translators of books by Scotland-based writers to Cove Park for a four-week residency.…  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

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 Primary School in Argyll &…  read on

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 Edinburgh and his hometown of…  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

Performing Arts 2017

Eve Leigh

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

Performing Arts 2017

Charlene James

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

Performing Arts 2017

Simon Longman

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

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 in their writing life. We…  read on

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 composition and artistic collaboration. Josh…  read on

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 from different disciplines, drawing on…  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 – 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 detail and draws inspiration from…  read on

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 light. Drawing on inspiration from behaviours…  read on

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 with a BA Music (Cum…  read on

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 red rambutan. He lives and works…  read on

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 abstract, the machinic and the…  read on

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. He is interested in aspects…  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

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 courtesy of the Playwrights Studio's…  read on

Enterprise Music Scotland

Alison McNeil, Sasha Savaloni & Stuart MacRae

Enterprise Music Scotland is dedicated to life-long learning and development and has a general remit…  read on

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 2016. Andy is a theatre director,…  read on

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 pleased to host the following…  read on

Magnetic North

’. Co-facilitated by Nick Bone and Alice McGrath, the artists selected for this…  read on

Creative Carbon Scotland

. This year the open call drew applications…  read on

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 to Cove Park for a…  read on

Upland at Cove Park

Bea Last

In 2016 Cove Park is working in partnership with   read on

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 to Cove Park for a…  read on

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 the time and space to…  read on

Emerging Visual Artist Residency 2016

Sarah Wright

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

Upland at Cove Park

Morag Macpherson

In 2016 Cove Park is working in partnership with   read on

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 to Cove Park for a…  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

Gill Robertson, Kirsty Whiten, Mark Storor

In 2010, in partnership with the Arches Theatre,   read on

Magnetic North

Space/Time is a creative retreat for experienced artists from any art form that asks the question 'how does an artist keep developing?' Developed in partnership with Magnetic North,…  read on

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland

Marco Catalao, Michelle Ferreira, Silvia Gomez, Kirean Hurley, Stef Smith, Fiona Sturgeon-Shea

Cove Park will host   read on

Birkbeck / Sophie Warne Fellow, 2015

Julia Gray

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

RCA / Eddie Mundy “Brilliant” Award Fellow, 2015

Gemma Roper

2015 is the first year Cove Park have hosted the RCA / Eddie Mundy "Brilliant" Award Fellowship. It supports an exceptional graduate from the   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

Jenny Knotts

Jenny will be joining us this December through Cove Park's ongoing partnership with the Playwrights' Studio. Jenny recently completed an MSc in Writing for Theatre and Performance at the…  read on

Molly Innes

Molly will be joining us this October through Cove Park’s ongoing partnership with the Playwrights’ Studio. Molly has been an actress for over twenty years. In 2013 she started…  read on

Jerwood Residency, 2014

Steven Brett and Kate Gowar

Steven and Kate come to Cove Park this August through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will…  read on

Jerwood Residency 2014

Caroline Horton

Caroline comes to Cove Park this August through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each nominate…  read on

Royal Holloway Emerging Writer Fellowship 2014

Carrie Foulkes

Now in its second year, the Fellowship offers an outstanding student on Royal Holloway's Creative Writing MA a four week residency during the summer programme. The writer has…  read on

Jerwood Residency 2014

Molly Naylor

Molly comes to Cove Park this August through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each nominate…  read on

Jerwood Residency 2014

Hannah Walker

Hannah comes to Cove Park this August through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each nominate…  read on

Empire Cafe at Cove Park

Louise Welsh and Jude Barber

Cove Park is delighted to be a partner with Louise Welsh and Jude Barber's Empire Cafe project, and we will be hosting the poets Fred D’Aguiar, Millicent Graham, Dorothea…  read on

Jerwood Residency, 2014

Made In China

Made in China come to Cove Park this July through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will…  read on

Jerwood Residency, 2014

Phoebe Davies

Phoebe comes to Cove Park this June through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each nominate…  read on

Jerwood Residency, 2014

Rachel Mars

Rachel comes to Cove Park this June through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each nominate…  read on

Jerwood Residency, 2014

Hanna Tuulikki

Hanna comes to Cove Park this June through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each nominate…  read on

Jerwood Residency 2014

Tom Frankland

Tom comes to Cove Park this June through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each nominate…  read on

Jerwood Residency 2014

Laura Mugridge

Laura comes to Cove Park this June through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each nominate…  read on

Jerwood Residency 2014

Jamie Wood

Jamie comes to Cove Park this June through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each nominate…  read on

Jerwood Residency, 2014

Racheal Ofori

Racheal Ofori comes to Cove Park this June through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each…  read on

Jerwood Residency, 2014

Luke Pell

Luke Pell comes to Cove Park this June through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each…  read on

Jerwood Residency, 2014

Jo Bannon

Jo Bannon comes to Cove Park this June through the Jerwood Performing Arts residencies, programmed by Fuel Theatre. In a new development for 2014, former participants will each…  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

Scottish Book Trust

Each year the Scottish Book Trust bring new writers to Cove Park to develop their work and experience the unfettered space and time that Cove Park offers. We…  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

Royal Holloway Writing Fellow 2013

Lucy Mercer

  Cove Park is delighted to welcome Lucy Mercer as the inaugural Royal Holloway Writing Fellow. This Fellowship offers an outstanding student on Royal Holloway's Creative Writing Programme a…  read on

Birkbeck / Sophie Warne Writing Fellowship

Genevieve Herr

This partnership with University College Birkbeck in London brings an outstanding emerging writer, and winner of Birkbeck’s Sophie Warne Memorial essay prize to Cove Park for four weeks.…  read on

Jerwood Residency 2013

The Jerwood Charitable Foundation fund a series of residencies at Cove Park for performing artists. Composer Pippa Murphy joins us in May.  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

Birkbeck Writing Masterclass @ Cove Park

In 2013 we welcome Birkbeck, University of London to Cove Park for their inaugural masterclass for graduates of the Creative Writing MA. Led by novelist Russell Celyn Jones,…  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

Artists in Schools

This month long residency places professional artists in special educational needs departments of schools in the Argyll & Bute region. It is supported by the   read on

New Writers Awards Residency

The Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awards are a unrivalled opportunity for writers living in Scotland who are committed to developing their craft. The categories are across fiction,…  read on

UZ Arts Residency

Menika van der Poorten

In partnership with   read on

Writers of the African Commonwealth Residency 2012

Brian Chikwava

In 2014, Scotland will be hosting the Commonwealth Games. This residency series, supported by Creative Scotland's Creative Futures brings artists to Scotland from the African Commonwealth during the…  read on

Birkbeck/Sophie Warne Fellowship 2012

Sadie McKenzie

This partnership with University College Birkbeck in London brings an outstanding emerging writer, and winner of Birkbeck's Sophie Warne Memorial essay prize to Cove Park for four weeks.…  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 Writer Residency 2012

Syl Cheney Coker

Each year, Cove Park hosts at least one international writer on a residency of up to twelve weeks. This year the residencies are between four and six weeks…  read on

International Writer Residency 2012

Mariama Khan

Each year, Cove Park hosts at least one international writer on a residency of up to twelve weeks. This year the residencies are between four and six weeks…  read on

Writers of the African Commonwealth Residency 2012

Jack Mapanje

In 2014, Scotland will be hosting the Commonwealth Games. This residency series, supported by Creative Scotland's Creative Futures brings artists to Scotland from the African Commonwealth during the UK's Olympic…  read on

Freeing the Poet’s Voice

Kristin Linklater

Freeing the Poet's Voice is a unique masterclass for poets devised and led by world renowned voice coach Kristin Linklater. Now running for the second year, it brings…  read on

Cryptic Nights Residency II, 2012

Rory Middleton

Edinburgh-based visual artist Rory Middleton returns to Cove Park for a second residency. During this time he will be developing his site-specific installation '  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

Freeing the Poet’s Voice

Kristin Linklater, the world renowned voice coach, who has worked on voice and performance skills with the likes of Donald Sutherland, Sigourney Weaver and Bill Murray came to…  read on