Baltic – Open Call

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead is supporting an emerging artist based in the North East of England (County Durham, Northumberland, Teesside or Tyne and Wear) to undertake a week’s residency at Sweeney’s Bothy on the Isle of Eigg, in partnership with the Bothy Project.

The residency will take place from 5-12 March 2021*

Deadline for submissions: Friday 27 November 2020, 23.59


The BALTIC Bothy Residency will provide the opportunity for an artist to work in a unique environment and have time and space to research, think, and develop their practice in the inspiring landscape of the Inner Hebridean Islands.

The residency is supported with a £500 artist’s fee, a travel bursary and the Bothy accommodation, a live/work space, for seven days.

Following their residency, participants are invited to share their research with the wider public by submitting a blog entry on the Bothy Project website.

Artists who have been awarded the residency include Katie Cuddon (2017)Julia Heslop (2018), and Grace Denton (2019).

Full application details are noted here

*Dependent on government guidelines March 2021