Boyd Studio-1 is an arts residency through the City of Melbourne's Arts Grants program.
Successful applicants are given access to this stunning studio for 6 months and receive a $10,000 stipend.
Boyd Studio-1 is part of a multi-use facility that includes the Southbank Library, KereKere cafe, meeting rooms and seven Creative Spaces Studios. Behind it Boyd Temporary (that has been there for 7 years) houses another 16 studios.
Successful applicants are required to use the studio at least three days a week during business hours and provide an opportunity where members of the public can see (open studio) or hear about (artist talk) the work that was developed in the studio during the residency.
• Studio-1 specifications: a fifty seven square metre studio with large windows, good natural light, wooden floors, high ceilings, sink and wireless internet connection. Due to the heritage nature of the building the studio is not suitable for suspension.
• Artform: all artforms and practices that don’t require heavy machinery, extractor fans, open flames or generate loud noise
• Artist fee payment per residency: $10,000 (plus studio space at no cost, valued at $4,000 per residency)