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The Artists’ Cottage

The Artists’ Cottage is utilised primarily for Salamanca Arts Centre’s Arts Residency Program. This Georgian sandstone Cottage (C. 1840), is centrally located in historic Battery Point, and within walking distance to Salamanca Place.

Artists can apply for inclusion in Salamanca Arts Centre’s Arts Residency Program. Any dates not utilised by the Arts Residency Program are available to artists, arts organisation or non-artists.

Arts Residency Program

In 2021, Salamanca Arts Centre launched the Self-Funded Arts Residency Program for the Artists’ Cottage, with the aim of providing a new residency program in Hobart.

The Self-Funded Arts Residency Program consists of a maximum of 12 arts residencies per year and is open to artists of all disciplines (including writers, performers, musicians and visual artists) for either solo or collaborative / multi-artist residencies.

Arts Residency options

  • Option 1
    3 x Weeks  | $590 per Week | Total $1,770
  • Option 2
    7 x Weeks  | $590 per Week | Total $4,130
  • Option 3
    11 x Weeks | $590 per Week | Total $6,490

Applying for an Arts Residency

Salamanca Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for inclusion in the 2023 Arts Residency Program. This Call for Applications is for the remaining dates only; some months in 2023 are already booked as a result of Residencies postponed from 2022 (remaining dates span from December 2022 – February 2024)

Applications are encourage from artists of all disciplines (including writers, performers, musicians, visual artists) for either solo or collaborative / multi-artist Arts Residencies.

Available months include:
December 2022 (13 December 2022 – 3 January 2023)
February 2023
May 2023
June 2023
November 2023
December 2023
January 2024
February 2024

Deadline for Submissions
Friday 30 September 2022


Resident Artists for 2021 – 2023

October – November 2021 : Carmen Keates (QLD)
December 2021 / January 2022 : Lada Dedic (NSW)
January 2022 : Joanna Pinkiewicz (TAS)
February 2022 : Carmen Keates (QLD)
March 2022 : Sarah Rayner (QLD)
April – June 2022 : Laura Wills (SA)
June – July 2022 : Justine Wake (QLD)
October 2022 : Maura Pierlot (ACT)
November 2022 : Antonia Selbach (VIC)
November – December 2022 : Rhys Cousins (VIC)

January 2023 : Lorna Quinn (VIC)
April 2023 : Anita Phillips (WA)
July – September 2023 : Josephine Wilson (WA) + Mirandi Riwoe (QLD)

July – August 2024 : Ruth Brownlee (UK)


Next Call for Applications

If you are interested in applying for a Self-Funded Arts Residency at the Artists Cottage for dates from March 2024 onwards please register your details via the ALERT ME Online Form and you will be contacted as soon as the next Call for Applications opens.

Information for Artists & Arts Organisations

The Artists’ Cottage may be available for Artists and Arts Organisations for Short Term Accomodation during periods when the Cottage is not in use for the Self-Funded Arts Residency Program.

**Date availability for Artist / Arts Organisation bookings to be released upon confirmation of Self-Funded Arts Residency dates. Available dates will be posted below**

Hire Rates for Artists & Arts Organisations
(see costs for Self-Funded Arts Residencies above)

Individual Artists:
First Night $300
 (includes $150 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $150 per night

Arts Organisations (non- Government Funded):
First Night $350 (includes $150 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $200 per night

Arts Organisations (Government Funded):
First Night $400 (includes $150 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $250 per night

Please contact the Venues Manager via email for more detailed information on the Venue Hire Rates and charges associated with the hire of the Artists’ Cottage.

Image credit: Kim Jaeger

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