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Creative Residency at Fair Isle Studio

Call for applications from artists, makers, designers, writers, musicians, researchers or anyone with a creative practice seeking self-funded development time.

Fair Isle Studio offers space for anyone with a creative practice wishing for devoted work or research time.

Fair Isle is Britain’s most remote inhabited island, sitting between Shetland and Orkney. Fair Isle has rich history, culture and wildlife and is much celebrated for its knitwear and textiles. We are delighted to offer Fair Isle’s first residency space.

Fair Isle Studio is based within a fully fitted traditional Shetland crofthouse with comfortable living space and separate versatile studio space.


Applications open for August 2019 onwards.

Minimum stay 2 weeks, preferred stay 4 weeks.

Residency fee: £630 for 2 weeks or £1,260 for 4 weeks.

To apply, send the following information to fairislestudio@gmail.com :

Name and contact information.

Preferred residency dates.

Up to 500 words giving information on your creative practice and outlining how you would spend a residency at Fair Isle Studio.

Up to 5 examples of your work.

Links to your website and/or social media.

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Fair Isle Studio - creative residency space
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Fair Isle Studio
Lower Leogh
Fair Isle
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