Applications are now open for 2019

Nauti Studios is now accepting applications from emerging and established Artists, Designers, Small Businesses, Craftspeople, Cultural Practitioners, Educators, Researchers, Scholars, and people of all industries, for the residency program at the new Nauti Studios’ in Hazelbrook, Blue Mountains, NSW. The residency is for the duration of twelve months. Individuals, teams and group applications will be accepted.

The Art, Culture & Small Business Residency Program includes:

  • A private and lockable professional work space for the participant/s practice at Nauti Studios, Hazelbrook. It includes utilities (internet, power, lighting, electricity), amenities, access to shared common areas (break-out space, kitchen, bathrooms)

  • One-on-one business mentorship opportunities

  • Access to extensive knowledge, experience and skill sets from your co-workers at Nauti Studios in varied professions

  • Access to workshop, photography dark room, rehearsal, event and production spaces if needed for your practice

About Nauti Studios

Nauti Studios is a prominent co-working and craft work space, with a passionate focus on providing spaces and opportunities to individuals and groups developing and perfecting their business, profession and/or craft.

Our approach is wholistic and interdisciplinary; providing work platforms and creating culture. At Nauti Studios we prioritise sustainability, diversity, and respect, providing sustainably made spaces to be creative and productive, while also fostering collaboration across industries and practices.

Nauti Studios is currently supporting renowned and emerging practitioners with fields spanning contemporary visual arts, creativity and culture, design and innovation.

Nauti Studios is a well recognised sustainably made centre. Nauti Studios was recently a finalist in the Inner West Council’s Sustainable Business Awards in multiple categories.

We are pioneering the co-working and craft work space industry with our sustainable methods of building innovation.

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Responsibilities of the Art & Design Residents

The Art, Culture & Small Business Residency Program has been established to provide growth opportunities for emerging and established candidates across all disciplines in Arts, Cultural Development or Small Business. Residents are encouraged to interact with co-workers and mentorship opportunities and to offer dialogue, ideas and information through their practice to the public, and their industry communities.

Art, Culture & Small Business Residents are expected to participate in at least one social event per month and to present a public presentation, exhibition or event, about their practice and residency on site. This can be done during, or at the conclusion of the residency.

Selection Criteria

  • Value of the Resident to Nauti Studios’ Art, Culture & Small Business Residency Program

  • Alignment to Nauti Studios’ values and practices

  • Potential for a sustained relationship

  • Merit of past work/demonstrated excellence in their field

Key Dates: Applications open 15th January 2019 and close 15th March 2019. Selected resident/s will begin their residency on 1st April 2019, completing the program on 1st April 2020.


Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to submit your application.