Paula Dunn, 24 March – 7 April

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith May 16th, 2018

I am generally drawn to paint the weather and its impact on the land so I was really interested to see how this landscape and to witness first-hand the weather’s continue…

Linda Saul, 10 – 17 February 2018

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith April 27th, 2018

With just a week I needed a clear goal, otherwise the time would have gone before I really got started. Trying to produce finished works in that time would have continue…

Jen Altman, 17th February – 3rd March 2018

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith April 6th, 2018

My stay at Brisons Veor was extraordinary: restorative, creative and exhilarating. Living in that liminal space between land and sea, with little contact with the outside world, I could immerse continue…

Rae Story, 30 December – 13 January 2018

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith April 3rd, 2018

This residency was welcome time and space away from work and commitments and quiet reflection in a wild inspiring environment. The wilderness came not so much from the physical environment, continue…

Debbie Lyddon and Mary Morris, 25 November – 2 December 2017

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith March 22nd, 2018

Debbie: A very positive and productive week. I went with the intention of exploring a new place and despite the weather this was achieved. I drew, wrote and made, collecting continue…

Sarah Ann Juckes, Writers Bursary recipient, 27 January – 3 February 2018

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith March 7th, 2018

I came away from the residency with far more than I thought I would. The time away from my everyday life helped me write over 25,000 words. Not only did continue…

Yvonne Klocek 16-30 December 2017

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith March 7th, 2018

‘Experiencing Brisons Veor was demanding and unique. The impact of adjusting my creative process to thrive in a variety of undetermined conditions continues to yield a fresh, responsive visual outcome. continue…

Gail Aldwin, 2 – 16 December 2017

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith January 15th, 2018

I arrived without expectations although a little nervous at spending a week in solitude. Brisons Veor soon allayed any anxieties. I loved being inside, protected by the walls like an continue…

Jeff Piggott, 4 – 25 November 2017

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith January 15th, 2018

Having 3 weeks at Brison’s gave me the opportunity to be fairly relaxed about getting started and finding my creativity. I wanted to make some completely new work so was continue…

Ruth Piper, October 21 – November 04 2017

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith December 13th, 2017

As this was my first experience of a residency I was interested in several aspects. In particular the self imposed solitude and how it might influence my working practice. My continue…