A maximum of six weeks
Paid by artist 

For all artists: travel, living and production expenses. Make sure to bring any specific equipment you need (trestle tables, plastic chairs and wooden easels are available in every studio, but all the rest is up to you, inc. computer, printer and other digital equipment). There is an additional residency fee (per night) for some residents:

  • Australian individual artists and groups up to four members – no charge
  • Australian groups with over five members but less than eleven –  no charge for four members, $40 per head per night for each member beyond this.
  • Australian groups of eleven or more – no charge for four members, $65 per head per night for each member beyond this (note that groups of this size will be accommodated in the Boyd Education Centre at the Riversdale property).
  • International artists – $40 per person per night.
Application guidelines 

All applications should be made on the online form.  You will first be asked either to create Bundanon Trust account or to sign into an existing account. To create an account, name and email needed.

The online form will ask for the following information: dates of residency, working requirements, short biography of all artists involved, short project description, examples of your work (writing, images, video, sound, or anything  else that you consider best represents your practice).



Bundanon Trust

Bundanon Trust


The Artist in Residence program is open to professional artists and thinkers from all disciplines, individually or in groups. The Bundanon Trust supports new work, research and collaborations by Australian and international artists, and can host them in purpose-built studios on the Shoalhaven River properties on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia.


Accommodation Information 

Most residencies happen at Bundanon in the Artist-in-Residence complex. The complex offers accommodation as well as studio and rehearsal space for up to ten people in single and shared apartments and cottages. Larger groups are hosted in the Boyd Education Centre at Riversdale, which can accommodate up to 36 people in shared rooms.

Residents can make use of shared kitchen.

Studio Information 

Check out all the studios on offer at the Bundanon Trust here.

Technical Information 

There is a printing press stored in the Dorothy Porter Studio that is available to residents. The hosts may also be able to supply a data projector, a projection screen and a sound system, depending on availability. Enquire for equipment in advance.

All the studios at Bundanon have internet access via either WiFi or Ethernet (cable not supplied).


Two sites for artists' residencies: Bundanon and Riversdale.

PO Box 3343
North Nowra NSW 2541
+61 2 4422 7190

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