AA2A Artist in Residence at Blackburn University

As part of the national Artists Access to Art Colleges project we will be offering two placements to artists and designer-makers, giving them the opportunity to undertake a period of research or realise a project using our workshop and supporting facilities

Facilities include: IT facilities, lending library, & lecture programme.

The AA2A schemes aim to benefit students and institutions through their interaction with practicing artists. For an application pack please contact us directly


0125 429 2562 

Facilities available – printmaking (intaglio, relief, screen), wood, plaster, clay, textiles (digital printing, sewing machines, looms, screen-printing), laser cutter, film, video, sound, photography (digital and film processes, darkroom, studios and editing), digital editing facilities, graphics, life drawing, painting

Closing date for applications is 10th September 2013

For general information on what you will need to apply and eligibility see http://www.aa2a.org/apply

  • Access is free, for at least 100 hours, between October 2013 and April 2014
  • A small grant of up to £220 may be available for some artists from AA2A’s ‘Hardship fund’
  • Applicants must have at least one years professional practice and should be able to work with minimal technical support
  • Artists on AA2A schemes run from 2011 to 2012 or before can reapply
  • AA2A particularly welcomes applicants with disabilities, from culturally diverse backgrounds and non-graduates

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