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Open Call for Solo Residency in London, Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop

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Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop is an exhibition and residency space in London and unique in its approach to bringing artists and their practices to the public.

The gallery is inviting applications for their prestigious Solo Residency programme from 27 April-24 July 2021, offering one artist access for three months to one of its spectacular 350 ft² (35m²) studio spaces, with both natural and professional lighting. Working above the gallery space, the successful applicant has the opportunity to network with artists, curators, collectors and the wider public whilst visiting ongoing exhibitions and events organised in the gallery. The residency programme also provides guidance and promotion through their channels and network, as well as the Solo Residency Exhibition organised in the studio space upstairs.

The application fee is £35. This donation allows Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop to continue supporting future residency programmes. Applicants from and living in the ‘Least Developed Countries’, ‘Other Low Income Countries’ and ‘Lower Middle Income Countries and Territories’ on the DAC list are exempt from payment. 


Deadline for submissions is Saturday, 27 February 2021. The programme is open to artists of all ages, backgrounds and disciplines, who are not currently enrolled in a university course, including international artists living outside of the United Kingdom. Artists can apply via the gallery website.

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