Founded in 1999 by Peter and Eileen Jacobs, Cove Park is a charity funded by Creative Scotland, by trusts and foundations and by the generosity of individuals. Since 2000, Cove Park has hosted over 1,500 artists and their former residents include Margaret Atwood, Ann Carson and Abraham Cruzvillegas
They develop residency programmes in partnership with leading national and international companies, art schools and organisations, including Arts Initiative Tokyo, Fuel Theatre, Glasgow School of Art, The Lighthouse, National Theatre of Scotland, The Royal Opera House and Sadler’s Wells. They host and facilitate residencies devised and led by prominent organisations, such as BBC Scotland, Cryptic and Playwrights Studio Scotland. They also commission new work and work collaboratively with partners on major international projects such as Scotland + Venice 2019.