Work/Leisure – Artist Residencies, Abingdon Studios

Deadline: Monday 4 January 2016. Paid.

Work/Leisure is a pilot programme of five residencies, inviting emerging and mid-career artists to work alongside the community of resident artists based at Abingdon Studios, Blackpool.

These short term residencies are non-prescriptive and designed to enable artists to research and develop new work in the culturally unique location of Blackpool.

The deadline for applications is Monday 4th January 2016, 5pm (GMT). Applications received after this time will not be considered. Applications should be sent to with the subject heading; LastName_FirstName_Work/Leisure

For the full brief please visit:

Please read the brief carefully and meet all required criteria

WORK/LEISURE will then be launched as a dedicated website representing the commissioned residencies in 2016.

Abingdon Studios and the WORK/LEISURE residencies are funded by Arts Council England, Blackpool Council and LeftCoast with further partnerships with Grundy Art Gallery and Blackpool’s School of Creative Arts and Digital Industries.