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Artists are invited to live and work at Spurn, exploring the history, the landscape and the wildlife whilst creating a series of pieces of site-specific art.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust runs an Artist in Residence programme at its reserve at Spurn Point. There are three residencies available each year, each running for two months, culminating in an exhibition over five floors in the lighthouse.

Spurn Point is a unique and isolated landscape, recognised nationally for its geological importance and its wildlife. Constantly moving and changing, over centuries the spit has been inhabited and defended against powerful natural and invading forces. These conditions create a sensitive and powerful landscape which exerts a compelling influence on the people who visit it.

Artists of all backgrounds and media are welcome to apply, and the Trust is especially keen to promote emerging and local artists.

For specific enquiries about the Spurn Artist in Residence programme please call 01964 650533 or email Harry Watkins at harry.watkins@ywt.org.uk or write to him at YWT Blue Bell Office, Kilnsea, Kingston upon Hull, HU12 0UB.