Muir Trust Artist in Residence 2024 – Apply today!

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The Muir Trust Artist in Residence 2024 in collaboration with Discover Bucks Museum

Applications are now invited from mid-career, UK-based visual artists.

We are looking for an established artist to draw portraits using their choice of (non-digital) 2D drawing media. The artist will produce an assemblage of drawn portraits – evoked by people within the museum and the surrounding area – which will resonate with our visitors from Buckinghamshire and beyond. The residency will be based in Aylesbury for 20 days between 8 April and 10 May 2024. The artworks will then be exhibited in a solo selling show at the museum from 25 May to 29 June 2024. The artist will have a dedicated workspace in the museum throughout the residency.

During the residency the artist will

(a) be at work in an open studio where visitors can observe and ask questions
(b) run a workshop for adults
(c) give a public talk

An award of £3,000 will be paid, plus an allowance for expenses.

Deadline for applications is noon on Friday 5 January 2024.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview on Tuesday 6 February 2024.

For more information and the application form click on Discover below.


Any queries, please contact:
Melanie Czapski, Keeper of Art


Image credit: The Modern Jury by Ros Asquith, mixed media, 2009  © the artist

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