This Season

Winter Subsidised Independently-Funded Residencies 2019/2020

This winter we are again hosting artists from across the UK and overseas for residencies of 1-2 weeks. During the winter we charge a reduced rate for independently-funded residencies,…  read on

Anna Olson – VACMA recipient

Anna Olson

Anna Olson is a ceramicist based in Crieff. She is highly experimental in her work, and breaks many aspects of traditional ceramic making.  Her…  read on

Collective – Satellites Programme Residency

Kirsty Hendry, Holly McLean, Sulaïman Majali, Alison Scott, Becky Šik

As part of its Satellites Pogramme, the Edinburgh-based visual arts organisation Collective will bring five emerging practitioners to Cove Park for a group residency in February…  read on

Cryptic Residency 2020

Cryptic’s international artist residency programme provides professional development time and support for musicians and digital artists to focus exclusively upon their own practice, whilst engaging with other artists and…  read on

Applied Arts Scotland: Scottish/Thai Makers Residency

Kawisara Ananasaringkarn, Stefanie Ying Lin Cheong, Lynne Hocking-Mennie, Prach Niyomkar

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Fife Contemporary – New Maker Residency

Harriet Jenkins

This is the second year Cove Park has worked in partnership with   read on

Playwrights’ Studio Scotland

Amy Conway

Amy is a playwright, theatre maker, and actor based in Glasgow. She trained at the University of Glasgow and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Her last show, Super…  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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.