How to apply

In order to be considered for the visual residency in Prato, please complete the expression of interest application form.

Enquiries about the program or eligibility may be directed to:

Applications close Sunday 2 October 2022 at 5:00pm (AEST).


Applications are accepted from Australian citizens or residents with a track record of professional practice and public presentation in their field. Early and mid-career practitioners are encouraged to apply. If you have an undergraduate fine art qualification, you must have three years of practice since graduation.

Applications will not be accepted from current Monash contract or ongoing faculty members, currently enrolled Monash students, or recent fine art graduates of any program (within 3 years).

Selection procedure

Normally, candidates will be selected through a competitive application process. The selection committee will include the Dean of Monash Art Design & Architecture (or delegate), the Head of the Department of Fine Art (or delegate), the Director of the Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA), and the Director of the Prato Centre. The selection committee reserves the right to appoint by direct nomination.

All applications are assessed on the merit of their proposal, in relation to the aims and objectives of the residency program, Prato context, and the potential benefits to the applicant and the wider community. Decisions are also subject to the availability of the studio.

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