The Farm Margaret River 2021 Funded Residency

Western Australian artists are invited to apply to The Farm Margaret River’s 2021 Funded Artist-in-Residence.

The annual funded residency is focussed on site-specific projects.

During your five to eight week stay at The Farm Margaret River (TFMR) you are supported to undertake research, creative development and collaborations that are reflective of your time spent at the property and its surrounds. 

This interrelationship is welcomed to be explored through all disciplines by early to established career artists. TFMR assists to provide a platform for you to share your work with the local community and beyond.

TFMR welcomes applications from marginalised and underrepresented groups and individuals and sets out to create safe spaces, accessibility, constructive dialogue and collective communities. 

Entries Open: Sunday 14 March 2021

Entries Close: 5:00pm AWST Friday 28 May 2021

When: five to eight weeks between Monday 4 October - Friday 17 December 2021

Who can apply:

  • Artists from all disciplines 

  • Individuals or groups

  • Must have Australian citizenship or permanent resident status. All nationalities are encouraged to apply

  • Place of residence must be in West Australia at time of application and during the residency period

  • Must be 18 years+

  • Applicants must have a good level of written and spoken English

  • Applicants must be emerging or professional practising artists and recognised as such by their peers

  • Hold an Australian drivers license (desirable)

During the residency the artist agrees to:

  • Write an article or essay for publication by TFMR reflecting on the artist’s experience and their work created at the residency.

  • Deliver an experience at the property through which the local community can engage with the artist and the residency such as a workshop, talk, open studio, exhibition or tour.

  • Create site-specific artwork on the property based generally on the proposal set out in the artists entry application for the residency and the artist’s previous works.

  • The artist consents to, and agrees to cooperate with TFMR in, the professional documentation at TFMR’s expense by film, photography and audio recording of the artist’s participation in the residency.

  • The artist is encouraged, but not obliged, to donate to TFMR part or all of  any site-specific artwork which is not permanently or temporarily fixed to the property.

Residency Fee:

  • $5,000 exclusive of GST (covers all fees, costs and expenses incurred by the artist in undertaking the residency including all materials and equipment required during the residency, all other travel and accommodation costs, insurance premiums, food, freight and other out of  pocket expenses).

  • TFMR will arrange, book and pay for travel expenses to the property from artists place of residence if required.

  • TFMR will host the artist on the property in self sustained studio accommodation.


Sunday 21 March, 2021
Friday 28 May, 2021
The Farm Margaret River
Venue Address
343 Burnside Road, Margaret River, WA, 6258

Western Australia , Margaret River

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