Heidi Stephenson, 23 – 30 March 2019

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith June 23rd, 2019

    My residency went very well.  I produced a short collection of poems, after some subject research, which included an interview with the Mousehole Bird Hospital. Mousehole Bird Poems: continue…

Catherine Dodds, 16-23rd February 2019

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith April 15th, 2019

This was an excellent opportunity to think out of the box. I absorbed a lot of information and am still unpacking it all. I am now trying to develop a continue…

June Ridgeway, 2 – 9 February 2019

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith March 2nd, 2019

Cape Cornwall promised a perfect habitat to contrast with the north Dorset landscape that I am used to. The fierce rawness, and gentleness of the seas added a further dimension continue…

Jane O’Sullivan, 26 January to 2 February 2019

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith March 2nd, 2019

I spent my amazing week of solitary isolation working on a project about the all-consuming news about Brexit. I set myself parameters for making the work: no use of electricity continue…

Rupert Whale, 19 – 26th January 2019

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith February 13th, 2019

Two artists: One… painting (acrylic) and drawing   One… quilting, poetry The setting, the relative isolation and the sound of the sea were hugely invigorating and refreshing. The cottage was perfect; continue…

Lydia Needle, 12th – 19th January 2019

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith February 13th, 2019

I had an amazing time at Brisons Veor and think it went really well – I worked really hard, putting in long, wonderful hours. I developed bee pieces within the continue…

Rebecca Gethin, 8 – 22 December 2018

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith January 2nd, 2019

“I was aiming to work on the poems for my endangered species pamphlet but was worried that in December I would find few new ones to write about, but in continue…

Jackie Taylor, writer, 6 – 13 October, 2018

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith November 5th, 2018

I arrived at Brisons Veor with plans to continue working on a thematically-linked collection of short stories – editing, sorting, reframing. But something different – and much more valuable – continue…

Heather Bowring, visual artist, 29 September – 6 October 2018

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith November 5th, 2018

My specialism is tactile art –  creating relief work paintings that are meant to be touched. My reason for applying to Brisons Veor for a residency was to have the time continue…

Hannah Vincent, writer, 25 August – 1 September 2018

Posted by: Pat Wilson Smith November 5th, 2018

The publisher of my first novel (had) asked me to submit some short stories, with a view to perhaps publishing these as a collection. I spent my week at Brisons continue…