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RESIDENCIES

This Season

Crisis Residency Programme 2020/21

Thomas Abercromby, Saoirse Anis, Rabiya Choudhry, Caitlin Dick, Francis Dosoo, Kerrianne Flett, Rhona Jack, Amy Jones, Ross Little, Adebusola Ramsay, Natsumi Sakomoto

Devised in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this new series of residencies is designed to support early career visual artists based in Scotland. The crisis has had…  read on

Visual Arts Residency 2020/21

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

Visual Arts Residency 2020/21

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 2020/21

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 2020/21

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

Scottish Emerging Writer Residency 2020/21

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

Experimental Film & Moving Image 2020/21

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 2021

Mathew Wayne Parkin

Mathew Wayne Parkin is an artist, writer and home cook mainly working in moving image with family and friends.  They are particularly interested in autobiography, accent, intimacy, and…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Cherry Smyth

Cherry Smyth is an Irish writer, living in London.  Her first two poetry collections, When the Lights Go Up, 2001 and One Wanted Thing, 2006 were published by…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Peter Roberts

Peter lives near Moniaive in Dumfriesshire. He led Moniaive’s successful bid for a Creative Place Award in 2015 and started writing poetry in 2016 in the Moniaive Poetry…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Ariane Jackson

Ariane Jackson is a Glasgow based visual artist working primarily in painting. Her work processes sensory experience and memory in a haptic and material way, often including…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Julie Barnes

Feelings are the inspiration for Julie Barnes' narrative paintings. She explores the power of wonderment and hope, and offers the viewer an opportunity for stillness and an awareness…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Bobbi Cameron

Bobbi Cameron is an artist based in Glasgow. She works predominantly across sound, text, performance and moving image. Cameron graduated from the…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Matt Johnston

Matt Johnston is a visual practitioner, researcher and educator in the UK. For the past decade he has been organising and facilitating photographic readers around the world in…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Nima Séne

Nima Séne is an artist in collaboration currently based in Glasgow & Berlin. Nima is inviting aida séne as well as other artists (remotely) on residency. At Cove Park they…  read on

Experimental Film & Moving Image 2020/21

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 2020/21

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

Crisis Residency Programme 2020/21

Saoirse Anis

Saoirse Amira Anis is a Dundee-based visual artist and curator. Her work includes photography, sculpture, installation, performance and publications and she describes her creative process as one through…  read on

Scottish Emerging Writer Residency 2021

Ellen Renton

Ellen Renton is a poet, performer, and theatre maker from Edinburgh. The project that she will be working on while in residence at Cove Park is an exploration…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Josie Long

Josie Long is a stand-up comedian and writer. In 2006 she won the Best Newcomer award at the Edinburgh Fringe with her debut show Kindness and Exuberance…  read on

Literature, Birkbeck / Sophie Warne Fellowship 2021

Josey Rebelle

Josey Rebelle is a DJ and writer from London. She was awarded a writing residency at Cove Park as part of the Sophie Warne Fellowship after graduating from…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Tim Murray-Browne

An interactive system constructs a world. It defines not only what you experience but what actions you can take and what consequences ensue. Tim Murray-Browne is an artist and…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Laura Spring

Bold, graphic prints combined with bright colours transformed into beautifully crafted products are at the core of   read on

Craft & Design Residency 2021

Jenny Steele

Jenny Steele is a Scottish artist currently based in Manchester. Her practice is motivated by the restorative and uplifting qualities of coastal environments and interwar architecture. This architectural…  read on

UK Literature Residency 2021

Jane Alexander

Jane Alexander is a novelist and short story writer based in Edinburgh. During her residency she will work on her third novel, developing her longstanding interest in uncanny…  read on

Literary Translation Residency 2021

Jen Calleja

Jen Calleja is a writer and literary translator based in Hastings, East Sussex currently focusing on memoir and poetry translation. While at Cove Park she will be working…  read on

The Lighthouse Residency 2020/2021

Ruth Kirkby

Ruth Kirkby is a letterpress printer living and working in Glasgow using traditional methods of printing with metal and wood type but also experimenting with new techniques within…  read on

Talbot Rice Residents

Rosie O'Grady

Rosie O’Grady’s practice manifests in video, performance, text, print, installation and temporary intervention. Acts of collapsing and flattening can be traced throughout – in its methods, material, and…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Lorna Ough

Lorna Ough currently lives and works in Glasgow. She has a BA (hons) from The University of Brighton in Fine Art: Critical Practice and studied on part…  read on

Crisis Residency Programme 2020/21

Caitlin Dick

Caitlin Dick is a visual artist and curator based in Aberdeen. Her practice includes video, sculpture, installation, sound and photography and expresses her strong interest in the environment.…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Sarah Burton

Sarah is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Department of Sociology at City, University of London. Her research areas include mobilities, care, canonicity, and knowledge production. Sarah's…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Beth Dynowski

Beth Dynowski is based in Glasgow. She makes sculpture, installations, performances, projects, poetry and texts. Her work pays attention to the poetic and political potential of using materials…  read on

The Crerar Trust Residency

Cal Mac

Cal Mac graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2020. Working between sculpture and video, he develops an emotional inquiry into how systemic addiction profits from dependency, shame…  read on

Crisis Residency Programme 2020/21

Rhona Jack

Based in Dundee, Rhona Jack is a multi-disciplinary artist working primarily with sculpture, printmaking and fibre art. She has a particular interest craft processes and describes her work…  read on

The Work Room / Cove Park 2021

Suzi Cunningham, Monika Smekot

Cove Park is delighted to partner once again with   read on

Cecilia Stamp

Cecilia Stamp

Cecilia is a Glasgow based designer and maker. Inspired by abstract forms from Modernist architecture, packaging and the man-made, she creates graphic, contemporary jewellery with an…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Audrey Osler

Audrey Osler is a writer and scholar, living in the UK but working transnationally. While at Cove Park she will focus on her book Where are…  read on

Scottish Emerging Writer Residency 2020/21

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 2020/21

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

Craft & Design Residency 2020/21

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

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Louise Mclachlan

Louise Mclachlan is an artist based in Edinburgh working predominantly with photography. Mclachlan advocates for disability rights and representation particularly within the arts and education. In 2019 she…  read on

Talbot Rice Residents

Aideen Doran

Aideen Doran (b. 1984 in Lurgan, Northern Ireland) is an artist living in Glasgow. Doran's practice traverses moving image, sound, installation and writing and often focuses on moments of…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Laura Castagnini

Laura Castagnini is a curator and writer interested in the histories of feminism and their current articulations, especially as they intersect with…  read on

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Contemporary Performance Practice Graduate Residency

Sally Charlton

We are delighted to be partnering with The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland to offer a recent graduate from the Contemporary Performance Practice a research residency at Cove Park.…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Simon Bor

Simon is a writer, a printmaker and a multi-award-winning producer of children’s animation, including ‘Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids’ and ‘Wolves, Witches & Giants’. His printmaking practice dates back…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Sara Bor

Sara Bor is a visual artist. The dominant theme of her practice is responding to natural environments.  Nature and landscape have been part of her being since…  read on

Scottish Emerging Writer Residency 2021

Beth Cochrane

Beth Cochrane is a writer and poet based in Edinburgh. She is currently working on her first novel – set in a not-unimaginable dystopian future – and will…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Verity-Jane Keefe

Verity-Jane Keefe is a visual artist working predominantly in the public realm to explore the complex relationship between people and place. She is interested in the role and potential of…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Julie Kennedy

Julie Kennedy writes poetry and fiction and teaches part-time in a secondary school. During her short time at Cove Park, she will work on a poetry sequence around…  read on

UK Literature Residency 2021

Belinda Zhawi

Belinda Zhawi (MA.MOYO), based in South East London, is a literary and sound artist whose work grapples with diaspora identity & heritage through the mediums of poetry &…  read on

Talbot Rice Residents

Stephanie Mann

Stephanie Mann’s practice manifests in sculpture, text, print and video. She is fascinated by the exploration of objects – their inherent properties and latent possibilities. Her work conflates the…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Roy Claire Potter

Roy Claire Potter works between performance and experimental writing to think through the production of subtext in speaker-listener interactions, which they extended to readerly encounters with a page.…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Sebastian Thomas

Sebastian Thomas is a visual artist based in Reading whose practice spans sculpture, printmaking, installation, painting & film, central to which are the processes of collage & assemblage.…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Katrina Palmer

Katrina Palmer locates sculpture in writing, situating bodies and objects between physical presence and their replacement with words. Fragmented narratives navigate unstable landscapes and experiences of being non-identical…  read on

UK Literature Residency 2021

Patrick Langley

Patrick Langley is a novelist based in London. His debut novel Arkady, a coming-of-age story set during a time of protest, was published by Fitzcarraldo Editions in 2018. During…  read on

Scottish Emerging Writer Residency 2021

Sean Wai Keung

Sean Wai Keung is a Glasgow-based poet, interdisciplinary and community artist with research interests in food and migration. He is currently working on a series of poems exploring…  read on

Scottish Emerging Writer Residency 2021

Tim Craven

Tim Craven is a poet based in Edinburgh. During his time at Cove Park, Tim intends to complete a manuscript which he hopes will become his debut collection.…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Felicity Barrow

Felicity Barrow is an interdisciplinary artist working primarily across performance, installation, drawing, painting and writing. Her practice currently explores experiences of self, other and environment; rituals of hope and…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Michael Donkor

Michael Donkor studied English at Wadham College, Oxford, undertook a Masters in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway and now teaches English Literature at St Paul's Girls' School in London. The Observer named him as one…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Laurence Estanove

Laurence Estanove is a French-born non-fiction writer and crafter/designer based in Glasgow. As a writer, she’s interested in the influence of music on people’s attachment to a particular…  read on

Playwrights Studio, Scotland

Nelly Kelly

Nelly Kelly is a proudly trans and autistic playwright, dramaturg and drag performer. Currently they are interested in making work around themes of unapologetic and defiant trans joy…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

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

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Henry Coleman

Henry Coleman’s work operates at the borders of designed experience, bumping up against architecture, typography, signage and the decorative; reframing and making obvious the established edges of the…  read on

Talbot Rice Residents

Sulaïman Majali

Sulaïman Majali (b. 1492) is an artist-poet who brings into play rupturing, grieving and dreaming as methodologies of collapse. Considering art as an already thinking and speaking thing, the artists agitate/incite/perform towards…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Marcus Jack

Marcus Jack (he/him) is a curator and art historian based in Glasgow and working predominantly with the moving image. He is currently completing an AHRC-funded PhD at The Glasgow School of…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Morag Smith

Morag Smith lives in Paisley. Her short fiction and poetry have been published in ezines, magazines and anthologies, including Ink, Sweat and Tears, Pushing Out the Boat (Apr 2021),…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Gregor Verwijmeren

Dutch writer Gregor Verwijmeren studied Language and Culture Studies at Utrecht University and guitar at the conservatory in the same town. He published fiction in – among others…  read on

Talbot Rice Residents

Tako Taal

Tako Taal  is an artist-filmmaker and programmer living in Glasgow. She graduated in 2015 from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen. She was a 2019 RAW…  read on

Craft & Design Residency 2021

Natalie Wood

As a designer/maker Natalie is inspired by everyday culture of use. Focusing on functional objects that play into our lives on a daily basis. Natalie specialises in bringing…  read on

Independently Funded Programme 2021

Anne Waggot Knott

Anne is a Scottish contemporary visual artist and geographer, based in Cumbria. Her practice is often conceptual with significant narrative and process behind it, frequently rooted in wild landscapes. She…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Titus Davies

Titus Davies' is based in Hackney, London. Her artwork includes sculptural installation, photography and collage. She is interested in using ruptures and matter out of place to explore…  read on

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland

Hannah Lavery

Hannah Lavery is a poet, playwright, performer and director.    read on

Craft & Design Residency 2021

Cecilia Stamp

Cecilia is a Glasgow based designer and maker. Inspired by abstract forms from Modernist architecture, packaging and the man-made, she creates graphic, contemporary jewellery with an…  read on

Experimental Film & Moving Image 2021

Renèe Helèna Browne

Renèe Helèna Browne is an Irish artist based between Glasgow and Donegal. Browne makes essay films, vocal soundscapes, and angsty drawings. They are 2021-2023 Talbot Rice Resident Artist…  read on

Crisis Residency Programme 2020/21

Amy Jones

Amy Jones is a visual artist based in Dundee. Her predominantly print based practice is concerned with an exploration of relationships between ourselves, each other, space and material.…  read on

Craft & Design Residency 2021

Maiko Tsutsumi

Maiko Tsutsumi’s creative practice explores the potential of inherent material qualities and the power and the nature of human skills and ingenuity that reconfigure such qualities to create…  read on

Visual Arts Residency 2020/21

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

Craft & Design Residency 2020/21

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

Visual Arts 2021

Corin Sworn

Corin Sworn is a visual artist based in Glasgow. For the past three years she has been producing large scale installations through collaborative choreography, live feed cameras and…  read on

Craft & Design Residency 2020/21

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

Artlink Central / Cove Park / Project Ability Residency 2021

Cameron Morgan

In partnership with Project Ability, Cove Park has developed a new pilot residency programme for artists with…  read on

Visual Arts 2021

Alkmini Gkousiari

Alkmini Gkousiari is a Greek artist living and working in Glasgow. She works with a variety of mediums and predominantly in spaces outside of the white cube, collaborating…  read on

Experimental Film & Moving Image 2021

Camara Taylor

Camara Taylor (b.1627, London) is an artist and - - - based in Glasgow. They work with their various selves, collaborators and organisations to produce still and moving…  read on

Emerging Craft & Design Residency 2021

Tessa MacKenzie

Tessa MacKenzie is a glazier and illustrator based in Glasgow. She is interested in research-led projects, material focus in the built environment and storytelling. Her practice centres around…  read on

Crisis Residency Programme 2020/21

Thomas Abercromby

Thomas Abercromby is a visual artist and curator based in the north of Glasgow. His practice involves long-term collaborations with other creative practitioners and community partners in his…  read on

Crisis Residency Programme 2020/21

Natsumi Sakamoto

Natsumi Sakamoto is a visual artist based in Glasgow. Her practice involves film, drawing, printmaking, performance and photography. Recent work, such as 'A Rowan Wards off Witches' (mixed…  read on

Experimental Film & Moving Image, 2021

Hang Linton

Hang Linton is a self taught, interdisciplinary artist, working in music, performance, dance, video and installation. Community and collaboration are integral to their work. Personal practice…  read on

Ivan Juritz Prize 2021

Nick Makoha

Nick Makoha is the founder of The Obsidian Foundation. In 2017, Nick’s debut collection, Kingdom of Gravity, was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection…  read on

Ivan Juritz Prize 2021

Erchao Gu

A local of Wuxi, Singapore and London, Erchao Gu is a composer, cultural bridge builder and music educator. Her music has been heard at Barbican Centre’s ‘Beethoven Weekender’,…  read on

Ivan Juritz Prize 2021

Edward Gwynn Jones

Edward Gwynn Jones works primarily with moving image. His work utilises appropriated moving images, artefacts, and sound to antagonise the relationships between perceived concurrent binaries and how they…  read on

Independently-Funded Programme 2021

Justine Hounam

Justine Hounam (b. 1967, London, UK) is a visual artist working primarily in sculpture. Her series of bodily wall hangings capture the physical, psychological, and metaphorical skin.   read on

Emerging Visual Artist Residency 2020/21

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

Crisis Residency Programme 2020/21

Rabiya Choudhry

Rabiya Choudhry is a visual artist based in Edinburgh. Her paintings vary from miniatures to large scale canvases and murals and her practice also includes painted sculptures, fabrics…  read on

Visual Arts 2021

Katherine Ka Yi Liu

Artist-curator Katherine Ka Yi Liu's current research draws attention to the generational trauma her home city, Hong Kong, has been facing since 1841. Her research became witness to the political transformation…  read on

Visual Arts 2021

Ben Rivers

Ben Rivers' work mostly takes the form of films. He is often drawn to people who live outside of urban society and those he describes as having found…  read on

FUNDED RESIDENCIES

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

INDEPENDENTLY-FUNDED RESIDENCIES

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

RESIDENCIES FAQ

A list of frequently asked questions relating to our programme, the site and our local area...

THE ARTISTS

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

ALUMNI

An information and resource page for former Cove Park residents.

COVID-19 RESIDENT GUIDANCE

Information and guidance for all Cove Park residents. This page will be updated regularly.