Artist in Residence program

 The Old School Mt Wilson
beauty, diversity, tranquility



The Old School, Mount Wilson commenced an Artist in Residence program in 2019. This is a volunteer based, not for profit organisation aiming to share the beauty, diversity and tranquility of Mount Wilson, providing an opportunity for artists to work, be supported by and engage with the local community. 


Applications for November 2020 to June 2021 residencies are now closed


Six residencies for October 2019 to May 2020 have been awarded
Each resident will give a community engagement event. For more information or to be added to our email list, please conact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
LeAnne Vincent a photo based visual artist  read more.....
Leisel Mott  is a landscape painter
Tristan Coelho composer and Emily Granger harpist
Troth - Amelia Besseney  and Cooper Bowman together they fashion ethereal soundscapes from field recordings, vocals, electronics, zither, tape loops and sampled percussion and piano
Mandy Beaumont is a novelist 
Lynne Ainsworth will be working on her memoir 'Someone Must Pay'
Read the artists statements......


The program provides residency, accommodation and studio, for one month for both emerging and established artists and suits visual artists, writers, video artists, musicians/composers, and textile artists.