Parramatta Artists Studios

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Parramatta Artists Studios contains 14 non-residential studios and 1 residential studio and focuses on contemporary artistic practice including, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, film and digital media.

Residencies are open to artists from across Australia and the world. Stays of between 2 weeks and 3 months are permitted. Residencies are for artists to research and/or make new work. With resident artists contributing to the PAS artistic program through talks, workshops and other activities.

The residential apartment is separate to the studio complex building, with only a 10 minute walk in-between. The apartment has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, so more than one artist can stay at a time. Companions are permitted (additional fees may be charged).

Parramatta Artists Studios contributes to the broader community through an annual program of events, workshops and arts activities. Activities revolve around the making, learning and sharing of contemporary arts in all its forms.

Residency Programme since: 2007
Description of Organisation:

Parramatta Artists Studios is at the fore of contemporary artistic production. Located in the centre of Parramatta&rsquos CBD, in the heart of Western Sydney, the Studios offer affordable non-residential/residential studio and exhibition space to emerging and established contemporary artists.

Organisation founded in: 2006
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Part of a Governmental Institution
Working Languages:
  • English
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
Number of studios: N/A
Number of artists in residence at one time: 1
Studio type and size: Private studio
Accommodation type:
Private Apartment
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Library
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Application process: Digital application
    If yes, what is the amount of the fund? (in your local currency): There are no applicable grants from Parramatta Artists Studios. Despite this, the accommodation rental and studio fees are substantially subsidised, ensuring affordability and accessibility.
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Accommodation
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Accommodation
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Exhibition
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Urban
    Nearest Airport: Kingsford Smith International Airport
    Nearest Train Station: Parramatta
    How to reach by plane: The main airport in Sydney is Kingsford Smith Airport for domestic and international flights.
    How to reach by train: Parramatta Train Station is within 10 minute?s walk from the studio complex and residential apartment buildings. Parramatta is located on the Western Line. It is approximately a 25 minute journey from Central Station (main Sydney CBD station).
    How to reach by car: Parramatta Artists Studios is easily accessible by the main Sydney arterial roads – Parramatta Road and Victoria Road. Parramatta is located 25km west of the Sydney CBD.
    Street & Number: Level 1 & 2, 68 Macquarie Street
    Postal Code: 2145
    City: Parramatta
    Level 1 & 2, 68 Macquarie Street
    Parramatta 2145 AUS
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