Studios in Paris Scholarship

Next round of applications opens April 2015

The Art Gallery of NSW awards artists or scholars in the visual arts a two-month or three-month tenancy in either the Moya Dyring Studio or the Dr Denise Hickey Memorial Studio at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris. The Cité is a non-profit international art centre which provides studio accommodation for artists and scholars from around the world.

Moya Dyring Memorial Studio – two-month tenancy

Moya Dyring was an Australian artist and great supporter of young Australian painters and students visiting Paris. She lived at Quai d’Anjou on the Ile St Louis, almost opposite the Cité Internationale des Arts. After her death in 1967, her friends and family purchased a studio in her memory at the Cité for the continued support of visiting artists.

Dr Denise Hickey Memorial Studio – three-month tenancy

Dr Denise Hickey was an art educator and former Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW. This studio was named by the Gallery to honour Dr Hickey’s life-long dedication to the support and education of Australian artists.

The scholarship

  • The scholarship is awarded to up to ten applicants a year.
  • The scholarship covers the rent of the studio in Paris.
  • The successful applicant must pay a monthly maintenance fee to the Cité authorities.
  • The scholarship is without stipend and does not include fares to and from Paris.
  • Successful applicants must submit a two-page report detailing the outcomes of their study at the studio no later than one month after completion.


Information about entry requirements and how to apply available soon. Check back for details.