The eldest continuously running studio collective in Australia, Central Studios Inc is a space for artists by artists.

In addition to nineteen individual studios occupied by diverse creatives, Central Studios awards two six month residencies annually for South Australian artists with the support of Arts SA.

As a part of our commitment to education and professional development, the studios also present workshops and masterclasses for people of all levels of ability.


The Artists of Central Studios


ED Tweddell Studio Residency

GILL HICKS   Black and White, 1015x760mm


Black and White, 1015x760mm


The Ed Tweddell Studio Residency

The late Dr Ed Tweddell was a generous supporter of visual artists and contemporary visual arts practice and had a particular and practical interest in supporting the career development of South Australian artists.

Artists seeking to develop new work for an exhibition or other specified project are invited to apply for rent-free use of the studio for a period of six months.

An initiative of Central Studios Inc, the Ed Tweddell Studio is supported by the Government of South Australia through Arts SA.

The next round is from 01/01/2020 to 31/06/2020

Applications Now Open


Former Residents


Lucy Turnbull

Tony Giles

Ruth Fazackerley

Ken Orcherd

Jon Orth

Sue Kneebone

Berenice Carrington

Paul Sloan

Eileen Lubiana

Louis Haugh

Katia Carletti

Josef Felber

Gail Hocking

Sheila Whittam

Julie Strawinski

Cathy Frawley

Thom Buchanan

Andrea Malone

Lisa King

Vivienne Robertson

Fran Callen

Kellie Ferguson

Gill Hicks



Name *
Address *
What is the primary medium/media or field your work employs?
Provide name, organisation (as appropriate) and contact details of three referees. NB: at least one referee should be established in your field of practice.
A brief description of what you intend to use the Ed Tweddell Studio for.
Provide a one page CV
Provide a link/s to examples of your work - eg. Instagram, Facebook , Dropbox
Alternate Funding
Have you sought funding from other sources for the proposed project?