The Artist in Residence Programme was established in 2016. TheĀ  Programme gives artists the opportunity to work outside of their usual environments, providing them with time to reflect, research, and interact with the Club Members and Circles.



Andrea Goldsmith
Artists In Residence 2020
Andrea has published a number of books and received several awards including the 2015 Melbourne Prize for the Memory Trap. Her literary essays have appeared in Meanjin, Australian Book Review, Best Australian Essays and numerous anthologies.
Deborah Cheetham
Artist In Residence 2019
Yorta Yorta woman, soprano, composer, Artistic Director of Short Black Opera and Melbourne Recital Centre Board Director, Deborah Cheetham AO was honoured with the Melbourne Prize of Music 2019 at a cermony on 13 November 2019.
Nusra Latif Qureshi
Artist In Residence 2018
Nusra is one of the artists who have revisited and referenced the traditional art of South Asian miniature painting in their art practice. Receiving the 2019 Bulgari Art Award at Art Gallery of New South Wales on October 22, 2019
Toni Jordan
Artist In Residence 2017
Toni Jordan is a Melbourne-based novelist best known for her debut novel Addition, an international bestseller long listed for the Miles Franklin Award. In 2017 her second book, Our Tiny Useless Hearts was shortlisted for the Voss Literary Prize