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

For almost a quarter of a century, the Artists’ Cottage has hosted visiting Artists of all disciplines and their families, for Residencies and short-term accommodation. In 2021, Salamanca Arts Centre launched the new 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  | $650 per Week | Total $1,950
  • Option 2
     7 x Weeks  | $650 per Week | Total $4,550
  • Option 3
    11 x Weeks | $650 per Week | Total $7,150

All prices are inclusive of GST and valid from 28 September 2022.


Apply for 2025 Arts Residency Program 

Salamanca Arts Centre is currently seeking applications for inclusion in the 2025 Arts Residency Program for the Artists’ Cottage.

The Artists’ Cottage is available to artists of all disciplines (including writers, performers, musicians, visual artists) for Arts Residencies. A maximum of 12 Residencies per year are selected, with applications open to artists of all disciplines for either solo or collaborative / multi-artist residencies.

This Call for Applications is for the 2025 Arts Residency Program for dates from January 2025 – March 2026 inclusive.
Also included are 2 x QUICK RESPONSE Residency Dates (remaining dates in 2024) :
JULY / AUG 2024 (24 July – 11 Aug 2024 / 18 Nights)
OCTOBER 2024 (2 – 20 October 2024 / 18 Nights)

DEADLINE for SUBMISSIONS: 
Sunday 30 June 2024


Resident Artists for 2024 & 2025

Melania Jack (QLD) + Patty Preece (QLD) + Leigh-Anne Vizer (QLD) | Music
Sam Elkin (VIC) | Literature
Nicole Monks (NSW) | Visual Arts (Installation) + Performing Arts
Lada Dedic (NSW) | Visual Arts (Textile + Installation)
Carmen Keates (QLD) | Literature (Poetry)
Greg Wood (VIC) | Visual Arts (Painting + Drawing + Ceramics + Sculpture)
Antonia Selbach (VIC) | Visual Arts + Music + Performing Arts

Ruth Brownlee (UK) | Visual Arts (Painting)

Past Resident Artists

2023

Lorna Quinn (VIC) | Visual Arts (Painting)
Jane Flowers (VIC) | Visual Arts (Painting)
Lauren Catellani (WA) + Mitch Spadaro (WA) | Visua; Arts (Installation) + Performing Arts
Anita Phillips (WA) | Visual Arts (Painting)
Nolene Lucas (NSW) | Visual Arts (Video + Installation)
Rachel Peachey (NSW) + Paul Mosig (NSW) | Visual Arts (Installation + Video + Sound)
Josephine Wilson (WA) + Mirandi Riwoe (QLD) | Literature
Carmen Keates (QLD) | Literature (Poetry)
Beric Henderson (NSW) | Visual Arts (Painting + Drawing)
Anne Buckingham (NSW) + Jemima Hartley (NSW) | Visual Arts + Literature
Stephanie Parkyn (NZ) | Literature
Tori Delany (NT) | Visual Arts (Painting)

2022

Lada Dedic (NSW) | Visual Arts (Textile + Installation)
Joanna Pinkiewicz (TAS) | Visual Arts (Painting)
Carmen Keates (QLD) | Literature (Poetry)
Sarah Rayner (QLD) | Jewellery
Laura Wills (SA) | Visual Arts (Drawing + Installation)
Justine Wake (QLD) | Visual Arts (Painting)
Maura Pierlot (ACT) | Literature + Performing Arts (Film)
Antonia Selbach (VIC) + Anthea Caddy (VIC / Germany) | Visual Arts (Installation) + Music + Performing Arts
Rhys Cousins (VIC) | Visual Arts (Installation + Photography)
Helen Hopcroft (NSW) | Literature + Performing Arts

2021

Carmen Keates (QLD) | Literature (Poetry)



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 Arts Residency Program.

Date availability for Artist / Arts Organisation bookings to be released upon confirmation of Arts Residency Program dates.

Available dates in 2024 :
JULY / AUG 2024 (24 July – 11 Aug 2024 / 18 Nights)
OCTOBER 2024 (2 – 20 October 2024 / 18 Nights)

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

Individual Artists
First Night $330 (includes $165 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $165 per night

Arts Organisations (non- Government Funded)
First Night $390 (includes $165 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $225 per night

Arts Organisations (Government Funded)
First Night $440 (includes $165 Cleaning Fee)
Each Additional Night $275 per night

All prices are inclusive of GST and valid from 28 September 2022.


Availability

Applications for the 2025 Arts Residency Program (January 2025 – March 2026 inclusive) are now open.

Also included in the current application round are 2 x QUICK RESPONSE Residency Dates (remaining dates in 2024) :
JULY / AUG 2024 (24 July – 11 Aug 2024 / 18 Nights)
OCTOBER 2024 (2 – 20 October 2024 / 18 Nights)

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 April 2026 onwards, please sign up to the alert below and you’ll be contacted once the next Call for Applications opens.