Northumbria University is pleased to announce that application to the 2014/15 Warwick Stafford Research fellowship is now open.
Early career arts practitioners in fine art are invited to apply to the fellowship which offers a £20,000 bursary to the chosen candidate.
In addition to the bursary Northumbria will provide the successful Fellow with:
• A studio space in the BxNU Institute for Contemporary Art at BALTIC 39
• Technical support
• Access to exhibition space
• Regular tutorials and training sessions
• Access to leading academics and internationally renowned artists
The Fellowship will offer an early career artist a structured opportunity to advance their practice and research and engage with a stimulating community of professional artists, students, Fine Art Researchers and the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art partners. Support and development will be designed to meet the needs of the individual Fellow. The artist will develop a body of new work and advance their practice led research. New work will be accessible during public events at the BxNU Institute and will form a core part of the exhibition programme in Gallery North, the Faculty's prestigious venue for contemporary art.
The Fellowship will culminate in a Solo Exhibition, Symposium and publication.
The deadline for applications is 31 July 2014
For more details and how to apply please visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/warwickstafford