West Dean College of Arts and Conservation are pleased to announce that Hollie Drinkwater will be their first Book Conservator-in-Residence. The opportunity has been made possible through funding from the Anna Plowden Trust.
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation is pleased to announce the launch of Horticultural Appropriation: Why Horticulture Needs Decolonizing by Claire Ratinon and Sam Ayre. The pamphlet, published by Rough Trade Books, was created as part of the Gardens Residency at West Dean College and will be available from Thursday, April 22, 2021.
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation is pleased to announce Viviana Rossi-Caffell as their 2021 Maker-in-Residence and she will visit the college between Monday, October 11 – Friday, October 22, 2021. Known for creating mobiles and stamobiles (standing mobiles) made of metal, Viviana will be exploring the relationship between sculpture and performance during her time at the College near Chichester in West Sussex.
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation is pleased to announce a new partnership with New Writing South to ensure that a minimum of 50% of their on-going Writers-in Residence (WiR) programme will support writers of colour. The first of three writers of colour who will have residencies at the College will be Booker Prize short-listed novelist Yvvette Edwards.
West Dean College of Arts and Conservation has launched an open call for applications for their 2021 Maker-in-Residence. Applications from UK-based Artist-Makers are invited to be submitted between 29 October - 29 November 2020.
Submissions are now open for artists from national charity Outside In or artists that fit the criteria of the charity in terms of facing significant barriers to the art world for reasons including health, disability, social circumstances or isolation to undertake a residency at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation.
West Dean College and Gardens are part of a registered charity and relies on the support of generous donors, friends, legacies to help us deliver world-class education in conservation and the creative arts and maintain our award-winning gardens.