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

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)
2023 (dates TBC) : Anita Phillips (WA)
2023 (dates TBC) : Josephine Wilson (WA) + Mirandi Riwoe (QLD)

2024 (dates TBC) : Ruth Brownlee (UK)

Applying for an Arts Residency

To be notified of the next Call for Applications for Arts Residencies at the Artists’ Cottage, including for special rounds (as a result of cancellations etc.) or for dates from February 2023 onwards, please sign up to the alert below and you’ll be contacted once the next Call for Applications opens.


The Artists’ Cottage is full until February 2023.

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 Arts Residency Program dates. No dates currently available.

Hire Rates for Artists & Arts Organisations
(see costs for Arts Residency Program 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