Northlight Gallery offers residencies to artists who want to trial an exhibition of their work. The gallery space can be used flexibly, enabling artists to make new work or run workshops and seminars. The space is not suitable for large scale/dirty work. New artworks can be made public immediately.
The learning opportunities arise from exhibiting work, reflecting upon it and discussing it with a knowledgeable local community. This community includes practising artists, craftspeople and lecturers whose expertise includes painting, sculpture, photography, textiles, mixed media and mounting exhibitions.
Applications for a residency are considered in mid January.
Northlight Gallery is a small white wall gallery located in the centre of Stromness on the South West coast of Mainland Orkney, Scotland, UK. It is a non-profit exhibition space totalling 24m2 (258ft2) connected to a workroom with a sink, sofa bed, shower and cooking facilities that can sleep one.
Individuals or small groups with a creative project can use the gallery for exhibitions or workshops between April and November. The gallery and workroom is available for self-funded Artist Residencies.
A charge is made to cover the costs of running Northlight Gallery. In 2019 this is £335 for two weeks. Longer residencies are charged at £180 for the first week and £155 for the second and subsequent weeks.
- Weeks: 2
- Visual Art
- Textile Art
- Private accommodation
- Private studio / workplace
- Exhibition space
- Production costs