Artist Residency


30upstairs Artist Residency

30upstairs runs an ongoing artist in residence programme.

The artist in residence will be given a free studio space to use for a time, usually around 3 months, and depending on the situation, an exhibition at 30upstairs, which will be organised and promoted by the gallery.

The studio is an 18m2 lockable room next to the main gallery space. With 24-hour access, free wifi and use of the gallery kitchen and toilet facilities.

The residency does not cover accommodation or material costs.

Preference will be given to emerging artists.


Previous artists in residence include:

Jade Townsend

Emma Chalmers

Gary Peters

Bevan Shaw

Lauren Redican & Annsuli Marais

Rebekah Rasmussen

Caitlin Devoy

Justin Jade Morgan

Ryan Ballinger


How to apply

Your proposal should indicate how you intend to use the residency period and an indication of what you would like to exhibit.

Applications to be in the form of a pdf and no more than 2 a4 pages.


Please include the following supporting documentation:

*A CV and bio

*Images of your recent work

*Links to your website/blog or Facebook pages

Email your applications to:


For more information please contact the gallery on 04 385 3334 or

Submissions have now closed for the residencies for the first half of 2015.

Please check back for when the next residency round will open.


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