Artist in Residence at Retford Park

Bowral, Wingecarribee

A spectacular National Trust property gifted to the nation by James Fairfax AC. Retford Park includes an impressive 1887 mansion and 100 acres of parkland and manicured gardens. The adjacent dairy is being developed into Ngunungula the new Southern Highlands Regional Gallery.

Workspace / Studio

Workspace can be set up in a variety of spaces across the property by negotiation. The gardens are a particular feature of the residence.


The successful Artist/s are responsible for booking their preferred local accommodation in Bowral or nearby locations within the Wingecarribee Shire. STA staff can assist with recommendations. 

The STA Air Program is proudly funded by the NSW Government through Arts Restart.

Southern Tablelands Arts works with six contributing local government areas of; Goulburn Mulwaree, Hilltops, Upper Lachlan Shire, Wingecarribee Shire, Wollondilly Shire and Yass Valley.

Contact Us

0427 938 110 

Or by appointment at one of our Mobile Office locations

PO Box 1323 Goulburn 2580

ABN 67 208 214 681

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We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the lands where we create, live & work.