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Artist in Residence Opportunity

We are currently offering exciting opportunity to become one of our Artists in Residence. ISLAND Arts Centre is a vibrant arts hub located along the River Lagan with scenic views along the towpath but close to the A1 and M1 for easy transport links.

Terms and Conditions

• Monthly charge is currently £202.64 made by Standing Order.

• Termination of contract must be 2 months’ notice from the date of letter

• Under the terms of current Tenancy at Will Agreement, Artists have to provide:

an updated C.V. and an End of Year Report outlining how you have achieved the requirements relating to 4.3 of your Tenancy at Will Agreement as below:

Tenants must demonstrate that they have achieved in the current year’s review period:

(i) Two of the following

or

(ii) Two of one of the following

or

(i) One of the following plus a letter for the forthcoming year indicating that the tenant will achieve one of the following

or

(ii) 2 letters for the forthcoming year indicating that the tenant will achieve two of the following or two of one of the following:

• One Person Show in a reputable gallery/Arts Council subsidised exhibition space (including Island Arts Centre)

• Participation in Group Exhibition or visual art event in a reputable gallery/Arts Council subsidised space (excluding Island Arts Centre events/exhibitions for tenants in its gallery space) or exhibition organised by a recognised curator.

• Has been awarded a bursary, residency, or grant aided by the Arts Council’s or other arts funding body.

• Participation in Visual Artist Residency programme.

• Work purchased by government, local authority, museum or reputable corporate collection.

• Work commissioned by a publicly funded body.

• Performance of work in a reputable theatre space (including Island Arts Centre)

• Participation in a Group Show or Co-production in a reputable venue (including IAC).

• Sale of artwork or relevant products to appropriate private or corporate ` buyers/organisations.

Click here to download Tenancy at Will Agreement.

To apply, please submit a CV, end of year report and Tenancy at Will Agreement to barry.turkington@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk