Louisa Adjoa Parker – Writers Bursary Award 8 – 15 July

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith July 25th, 2017

I completed a short story collection I have been working on for some time, finishing newer stories and pulling it all together. I also chose a provisional title. I also continue…

Kate Lyons-Miller, 24 June – 8 July

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith July 25th, 2017

My aim was to draw a line under the diagnosis of breast cancer I had last July, and the surgery, which followed, and the recovery. I saw the call for continue…

Hannah Vincent ( Writer) 17-24 June

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith July 5th, 2017

After a busy couple of years in which I have had to ‘snack’ and ‘snatch’ at my creative writing practice because of teaching and studying commitments, it was striking how continue…

Val Jones 10 – 17 June

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith June 29th, 2017

There was almost too much to inspire at Brisons Veor. Such an amazing place and brought to life, even more, on this visit by having read about Peter Lanyon. One continue…

Terri Hogan, 3 – 10 June 2017

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith June 29th, 2017

A successful week with spectacular wild weather, I spent so much time working out in the rain and wind, drawing and experimenting with different media and assessing the reaction of continue…

Heather Ritchie, Jill Denton

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith June 29th, 2017

Heather: I nearly didn’t make it because I damaged my back before I left so was in lots  of pain. I am so  so pleased I made it .. I didn’t continue…

Mari French, 22 – 6 May, 2017

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith June 29th, 2017

The most important factor for me in being awarded a residency at Brisons Veor is the location. Without doubt the variety and dynamism of the landscape and coastline, so accessible continue…

Nancy Goodens, 15 – 22 April 2017

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith June 29th, 2017

My proposal was to try and be less literal in my work, and respond more directly to the colours and textures I experienced at Brisons Veor. The amazing view across continue…

Jill Mecoli, 8 – 15 April

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith June 29th, 2017

I did not have a planned outcome for the residency. My practice had been on the back burner due to recent illness and multiple personal losses. The time at Brisons continue…

Margaret Kerfoot and Ali Shipton, March 25 – 8 April, 2017

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith June 29th, 2017

Two painters working in collaboration: It was very productive, we drew every day and continued developing these studies in the evening. It was a significant time for both of us, continue…