Artist Residency

Immersed in bush yet near the city.

Eramboo is a contemporary creative place on the edge of a World Heritage National Park, where artists flourish and nurture connections between art, nature and the community. 

Eramboo Artist in Residence program provides artists with an inspirational bushland setting for developing a body of work for a site responsive project or to simply to grow creatively.  Artists can immerse themselves in a peaceful natural environment where they can truly focus on their work in the surrounding native landscape. 

A live-in residency is ideal for regional, inter-state or international artists working in all media, writers, musicians, dance or performance artists. The Artist in Residence studio apartment provides simple accommodation for artists and artist couples looking to expand their practice and career through a residency.  If you are in a creative profession and looking to build your body of work or expand your creative expression Eramboo Artist Environment has a live-in residential studio space available for stays from one week to three months.

The simple but comfortable Live-in Residency is on the edge of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, close to Pittwater waterways, scenic Northern Beaches of Sydney and 50 minutes to the Sydney CBD. Eramboo is close to the Terrey Hills shopping village and cafes (1.9km). Access to a car is highly recommended, public transport is via Terrey Hills (1.9km away) ideal for city visits where parking is very difficult, 5 minute drive to Church Point, 15 minute drive to Northern Beaches coastline.

Eramboo Artist Environment provides 6 other non-residential studios and is a hub of creativity for artists offering events, master classes, exhibitions and artist talks to the community.


The residential studio apartment offers:

  • kitchenette
  • bathroom and shower close by
  • comfortable queen sofa bed/lounge
  • deck
  • clothes cupboard
  • use of grounds for creative projects
  • on-site parking
  • basic bedding + linens
  • teaching rooms for hire, to run workshops and classes
  • gallery space to hire for exhibitions and artist forums
  • wifi
  • 24/7 access

Rates are $250 per week for single artist, $275 per week for couples.  $50 non-refundable cleaning fee.

Please note: Travel costs, such as air fares or car hire, food and other expenses such as art materials are funded by the resident.  If additional studio space is required it can be hired at a secondary cost ahead of time.

International artists are responsible for organising their own visas as required in their country of origin, and for making their own travel arrangements.



Artist Residency Application Form

Please fill out below form, please make sure you provide all information requested before submitting your application.


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