Creative Scotland: Artist in Residence

July 15, 2013

As part of the Creative Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage funding for Year of Natural Scotland 2013, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park(LLTTNPA) has been awarded an artist residency. This is an opportunity for an artist to help develop the potential of the Park’s resources to engage more people creatively in thinking about the natural heritage and its care. The National Park would like to work with an artist with the inspiration and insight into the natural world to help develop this thinking by exploring the National Park from a different view point. Inspiration for the project has been taken from John Muir the founder of National Parks who liked to look at the world from a different angle to see its “upness”

The National Park was established in 2002, stretching from Cowal in the south to Killin in the north, it takes in 21 mountains and 23 lochs. It is a spectacular place with special natural and cultural qualities and exciting developments taking place. It is home to a population of around 16,000 people mostly living in rural villages.

Experience

An experienced professional, practising sound or visual artist/ film-maker creating contemporary, high quality work, the artist will have expertise of working in a community setting, and have an understanding and interest in the natural environment

Timescale

The residency is for four months from September 2013

Budget

Fee: £8,000 (if you are VAT registered this fee will include VAT)

Receipted Prior Agreed Expenses up to a maximum of £2,000 will also be payable.

An additional budget £4,000 will be available for production / materials / installation of artwork.

To apply please submit:

1. A maximum 2 page proposal outlining your proposed submission concept and any particular requirements for undertaking residency.

2. Evidence of previous achievement CV, reviews biography etc .

3. Supporting material, examples of previous work

For full details of the brief and how to apply please visit http://www.lochlomond-trossachs.org/looking-after/artist-in-residence/menu-id-505.html

This opportunity is available in: Argyll and Bute, Perth and Kinross, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire

For further information, please contact mairi.bell@lochlomond-trossachs.org (Mairi Bell), or call 01389722649, or visit http://www.lochlomond-trossachs.org/looking-after/artist-in-residence/menu-id-505.html. The deadline is Wednesday 14 August 2013 at 12:00.

via Creative Scotland: Artist in Residence.

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