Artists Support

Dinner Arty event at Dundas House, Photo credit to Jason Hynes

We aim to support artists wherever possible and as an artist led organisation we are informed by the needs of our creative community.

The ways in which we offer support can include –

  • Providing studio space
  • Opportunities to show work through events and exhibitions
  • Programmes of tailored support including professional development
  • Small grants
  • Artist commissions
  • Studio bursaries
  • Artist residencies
  • Mentoring and advice sessions
  • Networking events
  • Practical skills development
  • Profile raising

We have a strong track record in supporting professional development for artists.
Previous programmes have included NICE (Next Steps in Creative Experience) working with early-stage artists, C O L L I D E R S C O P E supporting creative businesses and Latest Edition supporting sustainable practice for artists at different stages of their career.

The best way to keep up to date on current opportunities is to sign up to our newsletter or drop us an email to



Space for Artists

Find out more about how we create and manage spaces to support artists, including studio and project space for short and longer term use.

Studio Spaces Available

Further details about each of our spaces available, including locations, facilities and access.

Studio Application Process

artist materials

If you’re interested in our spaces, find out how to apply so that we can match your needs to what we have available.


Navigator North offer opportunities in the form of bursaries, commissions, residencies and professional development programmes.