Artists in Residence at the V&A

With an exciting and ever-changing programme of artists and designers, there’s never a dull moment in our residency studios. We will give you an exclusive look into what it’s like to be in residence at the world’s leading museum of art and design.

We have a thriving and exciting programme of artists in residence here at the Museum, with at least two practitioners inhabiting our studios at any given time.

Here we show the process of being an artist or designer in residence here at the V&A, with behind-the-scenes insights and stories from Residency Co-ordinator, Laura Carderera, and the artists themselves.

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Open call for sustainable fashion and textile design residency

  Greenpeace Detox Catwalk in Bandung © Greenpeace/ Hati Kecil Visuals. We are delighted to announce our second residency open call of the year, this time for a UK-based fashion or textile designer working with sustainable materials or processes (eg. circular economy, zero-waste design etc.) Coinciding with our upcoming exhibition ‘Fashioned from Nature’, the residency will take […]

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Open call: inviting applications for new V&A Videogames Residency

  Arcade Backpack, UCLA Games Lab (Photo by Robin Baumgarten). We are delighted to announce our first open call of the year for a nine-month videogames residency coinciding with our upcoming exhibition Videogames: Design/ Play/ Disrupt.  We are inviting applications from UK-based artists, designers and makers involved in the videogames scene who wish to develop […]

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Neil Brownsword: Factory

Neil Brownsword is the current V&A Korea UK Ceramics Resident until the end of March 2018. His work is represented in public/private collections internationally, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, Korea Ceramic Foundation, Yingee Ceramic Museum Taiwan and Fu Le International Ceramic Art Museum China. In 2009, he was awarded the inaugural British Ceramic Biennial […]

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Pattern Book: A new performance by Neil Brownsword in collaboration with Paul Holdway

In culmination of his six-month residency at the V&A, ceramics resident Neil Brownsword will be presenting a new performative installation in the museum’s day lit galleries on Friday 20 and Saturday 21st April between 11 am and 5 pm. Chinoiserie sketch, Pattern Book, Neil Brownsword 2018 For nearly two decades Neil Brownsword has highlighted endangered forms […]

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V&A announces Malene Hartmann Rasmussen as their V&A Danish Ceramics Resident

We are delighted to announce our next ceramic resident Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, who will start her six month residency in April 2018. During her residency Rasmussen will have a series of Open Studios where you can immerse yourself in exquisitely crafted ceramic works inspired by mythological creatures and the hidden realms of the unconscious mind. […]

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The Meeting of Two Creative Minds: Silvia Weidenbach and Jon Emmony, Special Open Studio, Saturday 17 February 2018

  Silvia Weidenbach invites you to attended The Meeting of Two Creative Minds: Silvia Weidenbach and Jon Emmony, a Special Open Studio at her V&A artist studio on Saturday 17 February. During this Open Studio Silvia will be talking about her exciting new project, Visual Feast, a display that will open in the V&A’s Gilbert Galleries in […]

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‘Impermanence’ series by Juree Kim

Juree Kim is currently the V&A Korea UK Ceramic Resident. Since majoring in sculpture, she has participated in various international exhibitions, including the first China Central Biennale, Taiwan Ceramic Biennale, Icheon Interntional and  British Ceramic Biennale. Juree currently has work on display in the V&A’s Contemporary Korean Ceramics display in room 146, level 6. Juree Kim is an […]

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V&A Residents Open Studios January – March 2018

Go behind the scenes and meet our artists in residence during their Open Studios. You will have a chance to see ceramic work in progress, listen to opera rehearsals and see our collection come to life using new technologies. Juree Kim & Neil Brownsword: V&A UK Korea Ceramic Residents are with us until the end […]

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Pattern Book: Re-imagining Stoke-on-Trent’s tangible and intangible heritage, Neil Brownsword

Neil Brownsword is the current V&A Korea UK Ceramics Resident alongside Juree Kim. They are in residence at the V&A until the end of March 2018. The have Open Studios twice a month where you can meet the artists and find out more about their work and research. For more information please check out our website.   Context […]

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V&A Opera Residents to stage new Salome performance on Friday 19 January

  Soprano Philippa Boyle Our Opera Residents have been working with composer Oliver Brignall, soprano Philippa Boyle and costume designer Jean Chan to create a new performance inspired by the character of Salome in Richard Strauss’s Opera. Don’t miss the opportunity to see them on the opening night of the upcoming V&A Opera Weekender on Friday […]

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