A new programme developed to support early-career visual artists over a period of 18 months at Somerset House Studios. enorê, Leila Dear and Ufuoma Essi have been announced as the recipients of the residency and will receive support to develop a new work which will be presented in the Somerset House programme. In addition, the selected artists will have access to support and mentoring from the artist community along with wider Somerset House Studios residency benefits, all focused towards developing a sustainable professional practice for the long term.
“We are thrilled to have received support from Jerwood Arts to establish the Jerwood Somerset House Studios Residency, an exciting new development and commission programme for early-career visual artists which would only have been possible with this support.” – Emma Hannon, Director of Somerset House Studios.
See here the announcement of enorê, Leila Dear and Ufuoma Essi as residency artists in August 2022.
Find out more about the programme here.