Dumfries House Applications (Scottish Artists Applicants)

Scottish House (Scottish Artists) 

The Dumfries House residency offers Scottish artists who use drawing in their practice. Ten, two week long residencies open to Scottish Artists, artists who are an alumni of a Scottish Art School or who are a practising artist currently living and working in Scotland are eligible to apply, applications for 2019 are now closed.  

The residency is intended to be a productive and creative period for the artist to be able to work in a peaceful environment, whilst enjoying Dumfries House, its grounds and the surrounding countryside.

This is a unique opportunity for painters, textile and furniture designers, illustrators, practice-based researchers and applied artists who use drawing in their practice. The emphasis is on working from observation and the development of new work.

The funded residency provides each artist with a private studio, shared self-catering accommodation and daily lunch. Breakfast, dinner, travel to and from Dumfries House and materials are at the artists own cost. 

Applications are now closed for the Dumfries House Scottish Artist Residency 2019. If you have any questions regarding the residency please contact residencies@royaldrawingschool.org

US applicants should complete a different application form found on the Dumfries House Applications (US Applicants) page and RDS applicants should complete a different application form found on the Dumfries House Applications (RDS Applicants) page.