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Application Pack

The offer of a studio at Cockpit Arts is by selection and there is a two stage process. Full details including selection criteria, services and charges can be found in the Application Pack. Cockpit Arts is committed to equality of opportunity for all and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application Pack PDF

Application Pack .doc

Application Dates

We conduct interviews for places at Cockpit Arts four times a year. Please note that there can be some flexibility, however the following should be used as a guide. Please also visit our Awards Page to see the key dates for Award applications.


Round One

Deadline: 1 January; Interviews 26 January
Start: 1 March

Round Two

Deadline: 1 March; Interviews: 22-23 March
Start: 1 May

Round Three

Deadline: 1 July; Interviews: 19-20 July
Start: 1 September

Round Four

Deadline: 1 November; Interviews: 15-16 November
Start: 1 January 2018


Selection Panel

Applications to join Cockpit Arts are shortlisted with the assistance of our experienced external selection panel.

Giving us the benefit of their experience this year, are gallerist and curator Sarah Myerscough, design writer and journalist Emma Crichton-Miller, silversmith and lecturer Grant McCaig, artist and lecturer Caroline Broadhead, product developer for Daylesford Organic, Brooke Litchfield.

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