Eramboo Artist Environment


Eramboo is a contemporary creative place on the edge of a World Heritage National Park, where artists flourish and nurture connections between art, nature and the community.

Eramboo Artist in Residence program provides artists with an inspirational bushland setting for developing a body of work or a site responsive project or to simply to grow creatively. Artists can immerse themselves in a peaceful natural environment where they can truly focus on their work.

A live in residency is ideal for regional, inter-state or international artists working in all media, writers, musicians, dance or performance artists. The live in residency space is available for one week or three months.

The simple but comfortable residency studio is on the edge of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, close to Pittwater waterways, scenic Northern Beaches of Sydney and 50 minutes to the Sydney CBD. Eramboo is close to the Terrey Hills shopping village and cafes (1.9km). Access to a car is highly recommended, public transport is via Terrey Hills (1.9km away) ideal for city visits where parking is very difficult, 5 minute drive to Church Point, 15 minute drive to Northern Beaches coastline.

Eramboo Artist Environment provides 6 other non- residential studios and is a hub of creativity offering events, master classes, exhibitions and artist talks to the community.

The residency studio provides simple accommodation for artists and artist couples looking to expand their practice and career through a residency including:

kitchenette (and access to kitchen main building)

bathroom a few metres away (toilets and shower)

comfortable queen sofa bed/lounge

clothes cupboard

use of grounds

on site parking

eco friendly environment

teaching rooms for hire, workshops and classes


24/7 access

basic bedding

teaching rooms for hire to run workshops, classes

Rates start at $210 per week for individual artists

Please visit our website for online application form

or email for further information.

Residency Programme since: 2001
Description of Organisation:

Eramboo is a not for profit arts organisation, a registered charity and in a cultural partnership with Northern Beaches Council. It is operated by a volunteer Directors board and is funded by studio hire fees, fees from classes & workshops, grants, donations and sponsorship.

Organisation founded in: 1996
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 1
  • Weeks: 2
  • Weeks: 3
  • Months: 1
  • Months: 1 – 3
Number of studios: 1
Number of artists in residence at one time: 2
Studio type and size: Live/work studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Ceramics facilities
  • Computer
  • Library
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Application process: Digital application
    If yes, what is the amount of the fund? (in your local currency): Artist must fund their own residency and apply for grants in their own country. Eramboo can supply a letter of acceptance to assist with grant applications.
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Accommodation
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Exhibition
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: Sydney Airport
    Nearest Train Station: Gordon Trainstation
    How to reach by plane: Arrive Sydney Airport. Travel by hire car, uber, taxi or public transport (train, bus, walk) to Eramboo Artist Environment.
    How to reach by train: Arrive Sydney AirportTrain: Departure stop name International Airport Station, Platform 1Mascot (Stop ID 2020101)T8 Airport & South Line towards City Circle via Museum, 3 stops.Train: Stop name Central Station, Platform 21 change to Platform 16 (Stop ID 2000336)T1 North Shore, Northern & Western Line towards Hornsby via Gordon 3 stopsBus: Arrival by train North Sydney Station, Platform 4, Walk 4mins to bus stop, North Sydney Station, Blue St, Stand F (Stop ID 206015)Bus: 260 North Sydney to Terrey Hills (Operated by Forest Coach Lines)Arrive Myoora Rd before Booralie Rd, suburbTerrey HillsWalk 1.9km or lift by prior arrangement to Eramboo Artist Environment
    How to reach by car: Sydney AirportSydney NSW 2020 Get on M1 from Joyce Dr and General Holmes Dr4 min (1.7 km) Follow M1 to Brook St in Crows Nest. Take the Brook St exit from M113 min (15.0 km) Take Eastern Valley Way to Warringah Rd/A38 in Roseville9 min (5.7 km) Use any lane to turn right onto Warringah Rd/A387 min (5.2 km) Follow Forest Way to Mona Vale Rd/A38 min (6.0 km) Use any lane to turn right onto Mona Vale Rd/A33 min (2.5 km) Drive to Mccarrs Creek Rd2 min (1.2 km)Eramboo Artist Environment304 Mccarrs Creek Rd, Terrey Hills NSW 2084
    Street & Number: 304 McCarrs Creek Road
    Postal Code: 2084
    City: Sydney
    Country long: Australia
    304 McCarrs Creek Road
    Sydney 2084 AUS
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