Every year, young artists make Carclew House their creative home. 

Applications are NOW CLOSED for our 2022 Sharehouse Program which provides space, resources and mentoring for young creatives over a 1-year period.

The 2022 Sharehouse Program will bring together

  • 4 emerging creative producers
  • A variety of emerging artists 
  • An emerging curator  

As a 2022 Sharehouse participant you will:  

  • Participate with and share a working space in one of South Australia’s most established arts organisations.
  • Have free access to Carclew’s venue, facilities, meeting rooms, office spaces, equipment, the new digital suite and GigCity wireless internet.  
  • May have the opportunity to take part in any and all staff training/development for Carclew employees.
  • Receive mentorship, networking, and development opportunities directly from Carclew’s Arts Programs, Funding and Marketing teams.
  • Engage with and receive mentorship from a variety of established industry professionals. 
  • Be encouraged to collaborate with other Sharehouse artists of various disciplines.
  • Produce and present works in collaboration with other artists.  

Emerging Creative Producers NEW

Four diverse young emerging producers will be PAID to collaborate with other associate artists to create a series of exciting and innovative arts events. The outcomes of this new program will be presented at Carclew House, in the digital realm and beyond. 

Of the four places on offer, we will be selecting at least one Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander participant (aged 18-30 years), one participant with disability (aged 18-26 years) and one who lives regionally (aged 18-26 years). All participants must be currently living in South Australia.

Emerging Artists

Artists (aged 18-26 years) are invited to apply to utilise a range of studio spaces within Carclew House.

Messy Spaces: two exclusive-use stables studios, accessible between 7am and 12am, 7 days a week. These studios are ideal for messy artforms, such as painting, sculpture, etc.

Quiet Space: the Morning Room, a ground floor shared space accessible for 20 hours per week within business hours and until 12am outside of business hours (to be negotiated). Examples of suitable artforms include writing and digital/media art.

Big Space: the Ballroom, a large shared space with timber floorboards accessible for 20 hours per week within business hours and until 12am outside of business hours (to be negotiated). Suitable for choreographers, dance groups, physical theatre etc.

Floor plans of the various spaces are available online here.

Emerging Curator

Curators (aged 18-26 years) are invited to apply to curate 4-6 exhibitions in the Carclew foyer gallery throughout 2022.


Download the program guidelines detailing eligibility, assessment criteria and additional information.

Review the sample application form and prepare your application. You can apply for more than one opportunity with the one application form.

Complete the online application form, including all attachments and uploads.

NOTE: You are able to respond to many of the application questions in a variety of formats including: written response, audio or video recording, or record your voice directly into the form.

Applications closed 11:59pm, Friday 1 October 2021

A selection committee made up of Carclew staff and independent practitioners will assess all applications received by the deadline.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome by 15 October 2021.


Creative Producers
Ruth Weldon, Creative Producer, Arts Programs / (08) 8230 1109

Artists & Curator
Braidee Otto, Coordinator, Arts Programs
(08) 8230 1117                                                            

Floor plans of the various spaces within Carclew House are available online here.

To book a time to inspect the studio spaces, please contact Carclew Front of House staff on (08) 8267 5111.

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Contact Details

Braidee Otto
Coordinator, Arts Programs
(08) 8230 1117