Making Ways: Orchard Square Residency Programme offers four x four week residencies in a craft unit on the upper level of Orchard Square shopping centre. This is an opportunity for artists, makers, craftsmen/women and designers to explore working in retail environment. There will be opportunities to engage with customers, develop profile, showcase your working practice, exhibit and sell.
This is a pilot scheme and each residency will last four weeks. The scheme will run from August to December. The chosen artist/designer/maker will be granted a craft unit space, a £500 materials budget and a fee of £1500. As part of the residency, the artist must develop and deliver 2 workshops that engage with the public, develop audiences for their work and bring audiences to Orchard Square.
More information about how to apply here and the Entry Form is here.
The Deadline for this opportunity is June 30
This programme is funded by LAP (London & Associated Properties) and Making Ways, a new programme supported by Sheffield Culture Consortium through Arts Council England to showcase, celebrate and develop the exceptional contemporary visual art produced in the city.