A photo of a person spray painting an artwork of an aboriginal flag.

In 2023, The Unconformity will provide the opportunity for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander artist or cultural practitioner based in lutruwita/Tasmania to conduct a residency in Queenstown, Western lutruwita/Tasmania.

The Unconformity Aboriginal Artist in Residence Program is designed to enable research, engagement with the West Coast landscape and local community and focus on the recipient’s practice outside their normal environment with no expectation for a resolved outcome. The residency will take place for a negotiated period of up to 2.5 weeks in 2023.

The Unconformity is proud to announce that the 2023 recipient of the Aboriginal Artist in Residence Program is Theresa Sainty.

Artists in Residence are provided with:

  • $2500 artist fee
  • $500 contribution towards materials
  • Self-contained accommodation
  • Per diems
  • A contribution towards travel expenses (e.g. fuel, hire car, etc.)

For a print-friendly PDF version of this page, download the Information Sheet.

Applications for this program closed on 8 February 2023.

The Unconformity acknowledges the palawa people as the original and traditional custodians of lutruwita/Tasmania. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this land.