ACAVA Hosts: Barham Park Residency


ACAVA Hosts: Barham Park Studios Residency is a career development opportunity for a socially engaged artist from a Global Majority background to be based at one of our studio communities in North London.

A career development opportunity for an artist to be based within one of our studio communities in North London. The artist in residence will receive six months of rent-free studio space, peer-to-peer support, training opportunities and guidance to deliver our Young Artists programme.

We are interested in applications from artists who consider social engagement integral to their practice; who have some experience in working with children from diverse backgrounds; who enjoy working collaboratively; and who would benefit from professional development training to further their practice.

You must be aged 18 or over, based in London and an artist from a Global Majority background to be eligible for this residency.

How to apply

Applications are now closed.

Shortlisting panel

Shortlisting will be conducted by a panel of ACAVA staff members and external culture sector figures:

Becca Pelly-Fry
ACAVA Interim Head of Professional Development

Bolanle Tajudeen
Curator, educator and founder of Black Blossoms

Eliel Jones
Curator, writer and organiser

J D Rooney
Artist and ACAVA Studio 13 Resident 2022

Saskia Dakin
ACAVA Assistant Curator, Professional Development

ACAVA Barham Park Studios
660 Harrow Road
London HA0 2HB

Residency dates:
29 Aug 2023 – 1 Mar 2024

Meet J D Rooney, our Studio 13 Resident

Jack Rooney, Studio 13 Resident 2022 The Studio 13 Residency is our new artist-in-residence programme designed for London-based artists from minority backgrounds who consider social engagement as integral to their