Applications open for Creative in Residence 2022

5th July, 2021

Apply now for the UTS Library Creative in Residence 2022.

Now in its 10th year, the program is an opportunity for creatives to inspire playfulness, provoke curiosity and encourage engagement with the UTS Library through the research and realisation of a creative work.

How does the residency work?

The successful creative will develop and produce a new creative project that uses the UTS Library’s collection, community, services and spaces as its foundation.

The program involves

  • a 6-month residency
  • a stipend of $10, 000
  • a materials budget of $5, 000
  • access to UTS Library collections, workspaces, display spaces and support staff
  • exhibition and display space within UTS Library facilities.


Applicants do not need to be affiliated to UTS to apply for the Creative in Residence.

Applications are open to all creative practitioners, including (but not limited to) artists, artisans, designers, digital producers, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, musicians, performers, researchers, writers and creative thinkers.

How to apply

Consult the UTS Library Creative in Residence Guidelines 2022 for all application requirements.

Email applications to Karina.Glasby [at] by 5pm, Friday 24 September, 2021.

Things to know

The successful Creative in Residence project will:

  • respond to UTS Library’s current and evolving context
  • visibly engage with UTS Library clients and staff
  • creatively occupy the library spaces, services and/or collection
  • explore the client experience of navigating a connected physical and digital library
  • outcomes will be presented to students, staff and public in an appropriate format eg. exhibition, talk or screening event.

View application selection criteria in the UTS Library Creative in Residence Guidelines 2022.

Key dates

  • Applications open Monday 5 July, 2021
  • Applications close 5pm, Friday 24 September, 2021
  • Successful applicant notified November
  • 6-month residency to take place February – July 2022
  • Presentation of residency project August - September 2022

Previous creatives

Explore the work of the Creative in Residencies from the past 10 years.

Get Help

Contact Karina.Glasby [at] for enquiries regarding guidelines and applications.

Download the UTS Library Creative in Residence Guidelines 2022 for terms and conditions of the program.

Last updated 30th July, 2021 15:20 pm