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Applications now being taken for Artist in Residence

Calling all artists, crafters and designers… Applications are now being accepted for the position of Artist in Residence at Leigh Community Centre.

Successful applicants will receive their own studio space within the centre at a reduced rental cost, a free exhibition space, and the chance to collaborate with the Council on bringing art to the Leigh-on-Sea community for a whole year.

Any type of artist will be considered whether you work with textiles, glass, photography, ceramics or paint and we also welcome joint applications and applications from groups.

Applicants with a local connection will have priority but anyone can apply. The deadline to apply is Friday 18th September. Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday 28th September, with the successful applicant taking up residency from 1st November 2020, until next October.  

To apply, email Further information, including the Artist in Residence brief and the application form can be found on our website at