General information

Brief description of organisation

Artsource is the peak representative body for visual artists in Western Australia providing practical support and information services to over 900 members.

Artsource is connected to many other arts organisations, galleries, industry associations and government bodies to provide a wide range of contacts and introductions throughout your residency.

Fremantle is situated approximately 30 minutes south of Perth (the capital of Western Australia) and is a vibrant cultural hub bustling with unique charm and character. Fremantle is located on a working port and is home to a diverse range of organisations.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

The Artsource studio apartment offers artists a unique residency opportunity in the heart of Fremantle, Western Australia.

Artists can also be linked to a number of residencies throughout country Western Australia. These are aimed at giving artists the chance to enrich their own art practice, while engaging with the local community.
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Applications are accepted all year round. International and Australian applications are all welcome.

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time


Companions allowed
  • Children
  • Partners
Grants available

No funding is available.

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
  • Other


Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Cleaning
Application who/how

Application by Mail

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency


UrbanRegional Western Australia

  • Internet Connection
  • Kitchen
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Live-work space

  • Private Apartment
Working language(s)
  • English

How to reach

By train

Fremantle is approx a 25 minute train ride from Perth city.

By plane

Fremantle is a 45 minute journey by taxi or the Fremantle Airport Shuttle bus from Perth International Airport.

By car

Fremantle is a 45 minute car journey from Perth airport, and 30 minutes from Perth city.

Nearest airport


Contact information

1st Floor, 8 Phillimore Street
6160 Fremantle

Phone: 61 8 9335 8366
Fax: 61 8 9335 3886

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