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We welcome artists from across Australia and around the world to stay in our spacious residential studio in the heart of Fremantle. The space enables artists to make work, develop networks and be inspired by Fremantle and the state of Western Australia.

Fremantle is a port city with a big spirit and loads of character.

Home to a diverse range of arts and cultural organisations, the city has a strong sense of community and has long been a hub for artistic activities.

The Artsource Fremantle residency space is housed in our heritage-listed Old Customs House building in the heart of the city. While no grant funding is available for this space, Artsource provides valuable support to the resident artist for the duration of their stay.

The Fremantle Residency Space

  • What's included: Residential studio apartment: 120sqm studio, bedroom, living area, kitchen, bathroom, furniture, linen, towels and basic kitchen essentials.
  • Rent payable: Western Australian artists: AU$220 per week.
  • Rent payable: Australian and international artists: $350 per week.
  • No funding is available via Artsource.
  • Residencies are available from two weeks to three months (negotiable).
  • Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Check availability and find out more

To check availability, ask questions and get an application form, please contact our Studios and Residencies Manager, Loretta Martella:

  • Telephone: +61 8 9335 8366
  • Email: here >

Note: Residency artists may wish to extend their stay and experience a regional residency through the Western Australian Residency Network.

Global City 2-for-1 Appeal: Singapore

With your help, we can send more professional artists on residency to develop their practice, advance their careers and build important international networks. Joining our Global City 2-for-1 Appeal will see your donation doubled by Creative Partnerships Australia. We are aiming to raise a total of $15,000 to put towards not just one, but two artist residencies to the bustling metropolis of Singapore.

Second only to studios as the most valuable support we offer to professional artists, we are excited to be adding Singapore to our Global City Residencies portfolio.

Why Singapore? Singapore is a major visual arts hub for the region with existing connections for Australian artists, gallerists and curators. There is a thriving arts community, with a number of residency opportunities for research, art production and critical discourse.

Artsource is developing additional Global City Residencies to create new opportunities for members and foster the visual arts in our state. Our goal is to develop and offer a range of quality residencies, of varying lengths, open to artists at different stages in their careers. Fundraising has begun and ideas for potential destinations and support are welcome. Please contact our Studios and Residencies Manager, Loretta Martella: