Room to Create Artist-in-Residency Program

Applications are now closed. 

Yarra City Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for an Artist-in-Residency program at 481 Canning St, North Carlton. The available space is located on the top floor of a building that is also partially used by the North Carlton Childcare Centre and managed by the City of Yarra. The space is separate and secure, with its own entry access from Canning St.

The residencies are open to artists as individuals, partnerships or collectives. Successful applicants will receive exclusive use of the nominated space for a 12 month period.

These residencies are part of Yarra City Council’s Room to Create Program, which aims to keep the arts in Yarra by providing support for eligible artists or groups through its Room to Create Artist-in-Residency program.

The Room to Create Program encompasses a range of initiatives by the City of Yarra to help keep the arts in Yarra. As the City continues to change, presenting challenges to creatives, arts and cultural organisations, Council is providing support to keep Yarra a vibrant, creative centre for the arts through a number of Council-owned spaces, making it easier for creatives to have access to spaces.

The Room to Create Artist-in-Residency Brief 2018 - 481 Canning St provides further information about viewing times, eligibility and assessment criteria. Make sure to read the brief before beginning your application.

It is a condition that applicants attend a site visit prior to submission of an EOI. Viewing times for the spaces will take place on:

Thursday 27 September, 5 - 6pm
Tuesday 2 October 11am - 12pm

If you are unable to make these time, then please contact Council's Arts & Cultural Services team on 9205 5555.