Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberysthwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DE Tel: (01970) 622822. The largest arts center in Wales offers residencies for UK visual artists in all disciplines for 3 or 6 month periods. Artists provided with room and board, studio space of 35 square meters. Artists must give an informal public talk about their artistic process, have an open studio morning once a month, and an end-of-residency exhibition. The Center is on the West Coast, in the center of Cardigan Bay. (visual arts)

Anam Cara Retreat

Anam Cara Writers and Artists Retreat.  150 yards west of the intersection of Route 571 and Route 575 in the northern coast of Beara Peninsula, West Cork, Ireland. Year-round. Overlooks Coulagh Bay. Fees charged. Jacuzzi, sauna, meals. (visual, literary arts)

Cove Park

Cove Park, 2 Norfolk Rd., London NW8 6AX, England. Tel: 44-171-722-1572. Residencies on the west coast of Scotland of 2 weeks to 2 months for up to 7 artists at a time. (visual, performing, literary arts).

Farringford Estate

Farringford Estate, Bedbury Lane, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, PO40 9PE, United Kingdom. Tel: 44(0)1983-752-500. Modernised self-catering cottages on the grounds of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s family home. Caters to vacationers with a restaurant, golf course, swimming pool. Fees charged. No application process; open to all.

Hardingham Sculpture Workshop

Hardingham Sculpture Workshop, Gresham Farm, Hardingham, Norwich, Norfolk NR9 4EP England. Studio and housing, 2 weeks to 2 months. (sculpture)

Hawthornden Castle

Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland EH18 1EG. Tel.: 011-44-31-440-2180. Castle built in the Middle Ages with additional work dating to 1638. 4 week residencies for up to 5 writers at a time between February and December. No fees, room and board provided but fellows responsible for own travel and other expenses. (literary arts)

Henry Moore Foundation

Henry Moore Foundation Residency, 74 The Deadrow, Leeds LS1 3AH, United Kingdom. Tel: 0113-246-7467. Open to sculptors under 35 who have completed post-grad courses or equivalent in sculpture, as well as scholars and curators; 10 months; furnished apt. in London and stipend. (sculpture)

Independent Museum of Contemporary Arts

IMOCA, Artist in Residency Programmes, Steambox Gallery, School Street, Dublin 8, Ireland. Tel: +353-87-460-3623. 3 month residencies in Dublin, through Steambox Galleries and Studios, and Nivel Arts, in Valencia, Spain. Artists selected will complete a project that will culminate in a public presentation. Includes fully-stocked living space, studio in walking distance, and access to tools, equipment, and materials. Monthly fees charged. (Visual, literary, performing, media arts, plus curators)

Irish Museum of Modern Art

Irish Museum of Modern Art, AIR Programme, Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland. Tel.: 011-353-1-612-9900 Artist Work Programme, residency for 6mos. in a converted coach house adjacent to the main museum blg., basic living allowance, administrative back-up. Open to artists of all nationalities; stipend; artists asked to participate in studio talks, workshops, and panel discussions. Emphasis on artists developing their work practice rather than on a finished product. Apply one year in advance. (visual, literary, media arts and curators)

Roald Dahl Museum

Roald Dahl Museum and Story Center, Writer-in-Residence, 81-83 High St., Great Missenden, Buck HP16 0AN, United Kingdom. Tel: 44-0-1494-892192. 4 month residency with stipend and accommodation in the museum complex. Writer must agree to participation in some community outreach projects. Preference given to writers who have written for children.

Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts, (212) 980-8404. Residency for one year at the Academy in London, offers Trust’s Starr Foundation Artist-in-Residence Scholarship that covers tuition, living expenses, and travel, for an American artist with a MFA. (visual arts)

Spike Island

Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Rd., Bristol BS1 6UX England. Tel: 011-44-117929-2266. 6 mo. or 3 mo. fellowship. Also has a curatorial residency. Exhibit space and studios. (visual arts)

Stiwdio Maelor

Stiwdio Maelor, Corris, Machynlleth, Wales, UK SY2 09SP.  No telephone listed.  Located in a traditional stone building in an old quarry village in the Snowdonia National Park. The building has 8 artist studios, one of which is specifically designated for visiting artists for up to 2 month periods. Private bedroom and studio (one one floor), shared bath, kitchen, dining room. Artists must provide own meals and materials. Fees charged by the week. (visual, literary arts)