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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Residency Opportunity in the Borders

Are you an undergraduate, recently graduated or postgrad student from an art and design related courses looking to develop your craft-based-practice, in a rural landscape?  (Although applications from all levels and disciplines of academic and vocational training in art, craft and design welcome.)

There is a Summer residency opportunity and open studio event @ Hundalee Mill Farm, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders.

TheTimothy Hawson Memorial residency is offered for summer 2013 between early June and late September.   
In return for accommodation and access to workshop and studio facilities, the resident is required to work 1 day or 8 hours a week in art and design related employment for Thomas Hawson.  The resident is also expected to help prepare and exhibit in the Hundalee Mill Farm’s Open Studio Event, 23 – 25 August. The Open Studio Event will be an opportunity for the resident to exhibit and sell work.
Workshop facilities and studio space available to the resident includes:
Furniture making workshop with guest workbench and tools with access to machines and appropriate training provided as and when required.
Pottery with guest potters wheel, and use of kiln.
Use of Counter Marche Loom, small drop weight Viking loom, warp frame, spinning wheel and sowing machine.
Studio space for painting and drawing upstairs in the living area of the mill studio, shared with office.
Basic metal working area, provided in barn.
Access to internet via Wi-Fi.
Use of video camera with professional sound quality and video editing Mac computer.

Accommodation is available in the mill studio with self-catering facilities; meals can be shared with the family for a negotiable contribution.
The Open Studio Event will be held  23 – 25 August 2013. 10am - 6pm Fri. Sat. and 10am - 4pm Sunday

Exhibition of work by Thomas Hawson Furniture Designer/Maker and Jenny Ozwell Potter. The work will be displayed within their Mill workshop, studios and Garden. Also on show will be the work of this year’s summer residency artist.

For more info head to the website here

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