This Season

Funded Residencies – Summer 2020/Summer 2021

Craft & Design, Experimental Film & Moving Image, Literature, Visual Art

Cove Park's summer 2020 programme of funded residencies has been postponed as a result of the current crisis. Our plans are to begin to reopen gradually and in…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme, 2020

Rowan Paton

Employing collage, print, wordplay and pattern, Rowan Paton's work is characterised by the development of imagined visual space. Her work explores themes of environmental change, mental health and…  read on

Artists’ Moving Image Festival Residency 2020

Adam Benmakhlouf & Tako Taal

We are pleased to host artist, writer, programmer and educator Adam Benmakhlouf and artist and programmer Tako Taal at Cove Park this autumn. Adam and Tako were announced…  read on

Independently Funded Programme, 2020

Jane Rogoyska

Historian and biographer Jane Rogoyska is the acclaimed author of Gerda Taro: Inventing Robert Capa. Trained as a filmmaker, she has a particular interest in the turbulent period from…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme, 2020

Amna Saleem

Amna Saleem is a Scottish Pakistani writer with proud working class roots and a background in journalism. During the 2020 Coronavirus lockdown, she accidentally neglected her debut…  read on

Emerging Craft & Design Residency 2020

Mariam Syed

Mariam Syed is a woven textile designer based in Glasgow. She designs silk scarves in her studio, which are then woven in a traditional English mill,…  read on

UK Literature Residency 2020

Polly Atkin

Polly Atkin is a poet and essayist based in Grasmere, Cumbria. During her residency, Polly will be working on her second poetry collection Much With Body, taking time to…  read on

Scottish Emerging Writer Residency 2020

Sarah Urwin Jones

Sarah Urwin Jones is a writer and critic based in Edinburgh. She studied History and French and Mediaeval Art History at universities in Edinburgh, Paris and St. Andrews,…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme, 2020

Dawn Youll

Dawn Youll's ceramic practice is informed by the exploration of a personal landscape and the narratives that this can evoke. Her work is underpinned by a…  read on

Birkbeck / Sophie Warne Fellowship 2020

Lawrence Illsley

The Birkbeck/Sophie Warne Fellowship was established in 2011 and offers an outstanding graduate of the Creative Writing MA at Birkbeck, University of London, the opportunity of a residency…  read on

Scottish Emerging Writer Residency 2020

Samantha Clark

Samantha Clark is an artist and writer based in Orkney. Her first book The Clearing: A Memoir of Art, Family and Mental Health was published by Little, Brown in…  read on

Emerging Visual Artist Residency 2020

Aman Sandhu

This residency supports an early-career artist based in Scotland. We are grateful to The Bridge Awards for their ongoing support for this programme. Aman Sandhu (born Toronto, Canada, 1984)…  read on

Visual Arts Residency 2020

Katie Schwab

Katie Schwab works with textiles, furniture and moving image within a practice that spans exhibition making, workshops community projects and design commissions. She is interested in underrepresented histories…  read on

Visual Arts Residency 2020

Anthea Hamilton

Anthea Hamilton's practice comprises installation, sculpture and performance. Her work is executed with the most visually economical means of communicating a body of research, sensation or personal experience.…  read on

Visual Arts Residency 2020

Alison Scott

Alison Scott is an artist and writer based in Glasgow working in writing, performance and video. She works frequently in collaboration with other practitioners and views the dialogue…  read on

UK Literature Residency 2020

Laia Jufresa

Laia Jufresa is a Mexican author based in Scotland, focussing primarily upon fiction. During her residency at Cove Park she will work on her second novel WISHBONE. This is…  read on

UK Literature Residency 2020

Sinéad Morrissey

Sinéad Morrissey is a poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland, currently based at Newcastle University. Thirty years on from the fall of the Berlin Wall and in the context…  read on

Scottish Emerging Writer Residency 2020

Aoife Lyall

Aoife Lyall is an Irish poet living and working in the Scottish Highlands. This residency will enable her to complete her debut collection, Mother, Nature (Bloodaxe Books, 2021),…  read on

Scottish Literary Translator Residency 2020

Annie Rutherford

Cove Park is pleased to offer residencies to literary translators as part of our Funded Literature Summer Programme in 2020. Annie Rutherford is based in Edinburgh, albeit with frequent…  read on

Experimental Film & Moving Image 2020

Alexis Kyle Mitchell

Alexis Kyle Mitchell works primarily in moving image. Her work deals with the formation of spatial imaginaries through history, politics and acts of belonging. These works include…  read on

Experimental Film & Moving Image 2020

Juliana Capes

Juliana Capes is an award-winning multidisciplinary visual artist. Growing up in coastal Lincolnshire, she continues to live by the sea at Portobello, Edinburgh. She has worked in…  read on

Craft & Design Residency 2020

Patrick Davison

Patrick Davison studied at Glasgow School of Art and Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School, Florence, and is currently based in Kent. His work has at its core an essential…  read on

Craft & Design Residency 2020

Darren Appiagyei

Darren Appiagyei is a London-based woodturner. He graduated from University of the Arts London/Camberwell College of Arts in 2016 where he studied 3D Design. His practise embraces…  read on

Craft & Design Residency 2020

Soizig Carey

Soizig Carey is a designer maker based in Glasgow. She specialises in contemporary handmade jewellery and objects and her collections are influenced by architecture, graphics and narratives, integrating traditional…  read on

Craft & Design Residency 2020

Attua Aparicio Torinos

Attua Aparicio Torinos is a London-based multidisciplinary artist working at the intersection of design, craft and art. She graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2011 (MA…  read on

The Lighthouse & Cove Park Craft Residency 2020

Ruth Kirkby

After the success of Camille Arnould Walachowski’s 2019 residency and exhibition,   read on

Visual Arts Residency 2020

Aniara Omann

Working across sculpture, video, sound, text and performance, Aniara Omann describes her practice as: '... an exploration of the boundaries of individual objects, and the seeming paradox of…  read on


Find out more about the Funded Residency Programme, forthcoming opportunities and how to apply.


Find out more about the Independently-Funded Residency Programme and how to take part.


Information on current and forthcoming residencies and an archive of former residents.


An information and resource page for former Cove Park residents.