Open Call: Paid Residence at Newcastle University for Artist in association with Matt’s Gallery


Salary: £27,854 per annum Closing Date :15 July 2013

Newcastle University seeking to appoint a visual artist for a one-year studio-based residency in Fine Art, School of Arts and Cultures at Newcastle University. The residency will culminate in a solo show at Matt’s Gallery, London in 2014. During the residency the artist will be based full-time in the Fine Art studios in Newcastle University and will be expected to locate in or near Newcastle for the duration of the fellowship. Work(s) developed during the residency will form the basis of an exhibition at Matt’s Gallery, London, following the ethos of the gallery that rests upon the presentation of work developed on site.

The post signals an exciting new collaboration between Matt’s Gallery and Fine Art at Newcastle University and the successful candidate will be selected by a panel representing both organisations including Director of Matt’s Gallery Robin Klassnik. We are entirely open about the kind of artist we want to appoint, though we anticipate appointing and artist with an exciting and dynamic visual art practice that lends itself to being developed in interesting ways through the opportunity to work with a leading UK gallery and art school.

Funding is available from the Bartlett Bequest to appoint one artist for an initial period of one year. The post must Start in September 2013.

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About VC Maurer

VC Maurer, is an aspiring art critic, columnist, and art journalist. With a dual degree in Art History and Religious Studies, she also obtains a masters degree in Curating Contemporary Design from London, UK. Currently she lives in Bedford-Stuyvesant, BK.

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