Call for applications – Cross-Cultural Creation Residency

Cross-Cultural Creation Residency

A francophone artist

An anglophone artist

An indigenous artist

The Association acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s du Nouveau-Brunswick (AAAPNB), ArtsLink NB and Mawi’Art: Wabanaki Artist Collective, join forces again for the second Cross-cultural creation residency. A community residency between an acadian artist, an anglophone artist, and an indigenous artist in New Brunswick. 

This year’s program will take place in two week-long stages, in different NB communities. Through this residency, artists will have the opportunity to create new work while immersing themselves in the artistic process of fellow artists. 

The experience of being in another community and creating with people of different artistic backgrounds allows one to go beyond language barriers and discover different cultural environments. Recognizing current debates surrounding cultural and language tensions in New Brunswick, this initiative demonstrates that it is possible to grow by combining strengths rather than advocating division. Art in itself is a means of expression and cohesion and makes it possible to break down the boundaries that all too often isolate us.



  • To encourage the artistic exploration and the production of new works by providing space and time
  • To contribute to increasing the artistic quality of the work
  • To favour the collaboration and the sharing of expertise and experiences
  • To create significant cultural bridges of different cultural communities in the province.
  • To provoke encounters between artists and the public and to help raise awareness of the creative process.

The work in progress must be presented publicly at the end of each week. The artists will have complete freedom of creation, but will be called upon to open their creation space to allow the community to discover their work through open-studio visits. 


  1. Provide their own working materials
  2. Interacting with the participating artists 
  3. Present publicly the work in progress at the end of each week in the form of an exchange with the public.
  4. Submit a final report to the AAAPNB, ArtsLink and Mawi’Art 30 days after the end of the residency. 


  1. This project is open to emerging and professional artists of all disciplines.
  2. This project is open to Acadian artists who are members of the Acadian Association of Professional Artists of New Brunswick, ArtsLink artists and Aboriginal artists.


  1. Artists must register using the form and answer all questions. A detailed description of the creation project is mandatory (minimum 500 words).
  2. Artists must submit, in addition to the completed form, their artistic approach and an updated curriculum vitae. 
  3. The artists must be available for the duration of the residency, from March  15 to 28, 2020.


The applications will be examined by a jury of peers. The main qualities sought are:

  1. Feasibility of the proposed project;
  2. Artistic merits and originality of the artistic approach;
  3. The potential impact of the project on the career of the artist.


Deadline to submit: Feb. 12, 2020

The candidates will get a reply before Feb. 19, 2020.


  • A fee of $ 2,000
  • Reimbursement for moving from the artists’ residence to the places of the residences (beyond 50 km)
  • Accommodation
  • Per diem of food 
  • Creative premises


Annik Landry – Responsible for artist services

Association acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s du Nouveau-Brunswick

140 rue Botsford, bureau 29, Moncton, NB, E1C 4X5


506-852-3313 ext. 226

www.aaapnb. ca


Julie WhitenectExecutive Director

ArtsLink NB

89 Canterbury St., Suite 300, Saint John, NB, E2L 2C7




This project is a collaboration between ArtsLink NB, the Association acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s du Nouveau-Brunswick and Mawi’Art: Wabanaki Artist Collective and is made possible thanks to the support of the government of New Brunswick.




Call for Artists – 2019 KIRA (Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts)

Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts (KIRA) will award up to fifteen artists with one month residencies in St. Andrews, New Brunswick Canada. Artists will be provided with an individual studio space, comfortable housing, up to two prepared meals each day and a stipend. Artists will live on a historic property in a beautiful seaside town and work in studios located on the property. The residence is within walking distance of the down town, however artists should bring all materials needed for their creative process when they arrive, as supplies and provisions are limited in town. As part of the residency, artists will be asked to engage with the community weekly during Open Studio Days.  During this time the artist will be expected to share their weekly progress and present to the visiting public a final Artist Experience the last week of residency.




In partnership with Windsor House of St. Andrews, Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre is proud to present an Artist in Residence program open to local, national and international practicing artists from November 2018 through April 2019. The program includes 24/7 access to Sunbury Shores newly renovated studios, exclusive exposure for the participating artists, full accommodation, participation in a group public exhibition in a professional gallery, and 2 provided meals per day.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and evaluated by a selection committee. First evaluation is October 1, 2018. 

Residency type: Juried

Residency Format: 2 weeks to 3 months. Artists choose time-frame with a minimum of 2 weeks and a max. of 3 months per artist.

If accepted, the cost to the artist is $600/week paid in advance to Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre Inc.

Sunbury Shores is located in the heart of St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, considered Canada’s premier historic seaside resort. Sunbury Shores’ 130 year old building is newly renovated and offers world class facilities. The centre’s 6,000 square feet provide two galleries for exhibitions, studios for painting, drawing, printmaking, jewellery & metalsmith, pottery and more.

OR CALL 506.529.3386

Located just an hour outside of Saint John, St. Andrews-by-the-Sea is a small but vibrant community with a rich history as an artist colony. With the highest tides in the world, St. Andrews and the Bay of Fundy offers unique and timeless inspiration for artists. With breathtaking seaside views and an opportunity to be immersed in a community built around a long-standing appreciation for arts and nature, there is interest around every corner. Visit http://standrewsbythesea.ca/ for more information.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Cyber Social Artist Residency

The Centre for Art Tapes is accepting submissions for our 2018 – 19 residency, Cyber Social.

 CFAT invites artists in all stages of their careers to apply. The Cyber Social Artist in Residence will spend six months exploring contemporary art’s relationship to social media. The proposed project should focus on the Internet and the communities that exist within it. Potential projects or research could feature things like live streaming, Youtube, Twitch, Instagram, etc. While the proposed project should be informed by social networks or digital environments, it can take any form or media art – video, installation, completely online, etc. Applicants are welcomed to browse our equipment and facilities online or visit us and ask for a tour to get an idea of the resources that are available to them.

The selected participant will receive a $1,700 honorarium & a $300 fee for conducting an artist presentation or workshop.

Deadline: Sept 16 @midnight 

Full info here. 

For any questions about the program or application process, please contact Programming Director Tori Fleming at (902) 422-6822 or by email at tori@cfat.ca.

Publishing Internships at Goose Lane Editions

Publishing Internships at Goose Lane Editions

Interested in taking a deep-dive into publishing? Goose Lane Editions is offering two paid six-month internships: one in the publicity department, primarily working in social media; another in data and website management, where the intern will be responsible for enhancing our title metadata for vendors in Canada, the US, and elsewhere.

Applicants must be under 30, have completed a program of study (either a diploma or a degree program), and register for the Youth Employment Fund. Deadline for applications: September 7, 2018.

For more details on the two internships, visit https://gooselane.com/pages/opportunities-at-goose-lane

Artist-in-Residency School Program Grant, Anglophone Sector

Artist-in-Residency School Program Grant, Anglophone Sector

The Artist-in-Residency School Program funds art projects which are based on Fine Arts curricular outcomes, and are a collaboration between one or more teachers and one or more artists. Schools in Anglophone districts are eligible to apply to the program by initiating a project together with a professional artist(s) in any, but not limited to, the following artistic disciplines: music, dance, theatre arts, literature (playwriting, storytelling), plastic arts and media arts such as film, and video. The general objectives of this program are to encourage students to express themselves and to think creatively and critically through education in the arts. Funding provided for a maximum of $3,000 per residency.

Applications for residencies must be received by email no later than September 28, 2018.

Once approved, residencies should end no later than the end of the school year. Only schools may initiate and present proposals with the collaboration of one or more artist. For more information, please refer to the guidelines, found at http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.201088.html

and has important information about the criteria and conditions

International Writers´ and Artists´ Residency-Val-David, Quebec, Canada

A brief description of the organization

The Residency is a non for profit organization geared to support international writers and artists in their creative endeavours
The biannual International Festivals held at the Residence in May and October of each year provide a meeting place for artists and writers of the world to present their work, enhancing the possibilities for further contacts and cooperation on a global scale.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

The International Writers’ and Artists’ Residency offers residencies of one to six weeks to artists, poets, fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers in Val David, Canada, 50 miles north of Montreal. Residents are provided with a private room and workspace. The residency fee ranges from $200 Canadian (approximately $185) for one week’s lodging with a shared bathroom to $1,300 Canadian (approximately $1,200) for six weeks in a private apartment. Residents are responsible for their own food and transportation. Discounts are available for students and seniors. Residency applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Financial aid is available through the Jean Taranu Bursary, which covers half the fee for a month-long residency. To apply for a bursary for an April/ May or October/ November residency, submit a 10-page work sample, a curriculum vitae, a project description, and two letters of reference by February 15 or July 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the Web site for an application and complete guidelines. www.flaviacosma.com/Val_David.html

For participating in our bi-annual (May and October) Multilingual Writers’ and Artists’ Festivals please contact us at flaviacosma@rogers.com
International Writers’ and Artists’ Residency, c/o Flavia Cosma, 12 Homedale Drive, Scarborough ON M1V 1M2, Canada. (416) 292-5279.

Flavia Cosma, Contact.


Space & Time Artist Residency at Guttenberg Arts (Winter & Summer 2019 Programs)

Event History

Since 2014 Guttenberg Arts has hosted thirty-three exhibitions, forty-two Artists in Residence, thirty-two artist talks, twenty-two free workshops, two panels and has awarded over $100,000.00 cash-in-hands stipends to both artists and arts professionals. Guttenberg Arts has partnered with over a dozen other arts non-profits and community groups and is growing to serve more artists and community members for the decades to come.

What Makes this event different?

Guttenberg Arts supports artists from diverse cultural, sexual, and ethnic backgrounds. Guttenberg Arts does not discriminate based on gender, age, ethnicity, sexuality, or ability/disability of artists. Guttenberg Arts welcomes artwork whose content reflects the lived experiences of the applicants.

The Space and Time Artist Residency at Guttenberg Arts provides artists with a $1,200.00 USD stipend. The stipend is for material, travel, and housing in conjunction with 24/7 shared access to a 4,500 sq. ft. professionally equipped workspace for the visual arts that includes printmaking, darkroom and ceramics facilities for three months in Guttenberg, New Jersey (just across the Hudson River).

At the end of the residency, artists are given a group show, as well as studio visits from accomplished professionals from the art world. Each participating artist resident is required to give a free public artist lecture or workshop towards the close of their three-month residency and they are required to spend a minimum of 15 hours a week in the studio. We highly recommend a site visit to our building if you are at all unsure of your commute or have questions regarding our facilities. Artists are selected by a blind jury of arts professionals on the merits of their work.

Guttenberg Arts is dedicated to promoting the visual arts by providing practicing artists with the time and space to develop their work while engaging with the public.  Guttenberg Arts intends to increase opportunities for supported artists by expanding their community through artistic collaborations and promotion to curators and collectors in the tri-state area.

Applications for both Winter 2019 and Summer 2019 residencies are due by Sunday, August 19th, 2018 at Midnight. Applicants will be emailed notification by October 19th, 2018. Please do not call or email about the results.  Please visit guttenbergarts.submittable.com to apply, we do not accept applications in any other form.




– Statement of Intent/Project Proposal (500 words)

– Artist Statement (500 words)

– Artist CV

– Artist Workshop Proposal

– 10 images (up to 5mb each, 300 dpi is recommended)

– List of Work (stating title, materials, dimensions, date)


You must be 21 years old or older and not currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. An incomplete or incorrect application will automatically be disqualified, please read the application requirements carefully before beginning the application online. For any questions please contact us at: studio@guttenbergarts.org.

APPLY: https://guttenbergarts.submittable.com/submit

Ottawa School of Art

Brief description of the organization

In 1879 by a group of prominent local citizens under the patronage of the Governor General, the Marquis of Lorne and his wife, Princess Louise founded the Ottawa Art Association. The Association was determined to open as a school of art and design in the capital. Classes began in April of 1880 with 18 students enrolled in the Ottawa Art School as it was then called. Over the next 100 years, there were many changes and transitions to the school and its community, but the school survived and emerged from the war years as the Ottawa Municipal Art Centre. In 1976 the school was reorganized under its present name and in 1983 it moved into its present location in the By Ward Market district in Ottawa. In 2009 the school expanded with a second campus being added in the Shenkman Arts Centre in Orleans.

Organisation founded in


A brief description of the residency program

The Ottawa School of Art (OSA) established an artist residency program during its 135th anniversary. The residency program is located solely in the ByWard Market campus in downtown Ottawa. OSA has opened its specialized studios there for ceramics, printmaking & sculpture for use by resident artists during the schools regular hours of operation. OSA will accept a maximum of 2 artists per studio at any time during the year. We suggest that the minimum residency time should be no less than 2 weeks. There is no official maximum length of time – this will be worked out with each resident artist.

OSA will provide:
• Set periods of free studio time in the specialized studio of choice.
• Basic general studio supplies (e.g. acids and solvents in the print studio, etc.)
• Assistance to any resident artists (letters of support/invitation, etc.)
• Wireless internet access at OSA
• OSA will provide information on various forms of accommodations (e.g. self-catering apartments, university residences, etc.) and will negotiate reasonable rates for the artists.
• A reception and exhibition in the Lee Matasi Gallery of work done during the pilot project.
• A professional training session for resident artists offered by CARFAC
• Guest passes to the National Gallery of Canada and other national museums when possible

Residency program since



Mentoring Artists for Women´s Art

A brief description of the organization

Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA)

Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA) was founded in 1984 to encourage the intellectual and creative development of women in the visual arts by providing a forum for education and critical dialogue. Mentorship is the core activity of the organization.

Senior women visual artists are paired with emerging women visual artists for one-on-one peer-based training and support. This model of art education has proven to be nothing short of transformative, and many women artists in the province have credited MAWA with enriching their professional practices by providing: essential critical feedback on their work at key times in their development; professional skills development necessary for their survival as artists; entitlement and empowerment within the larger art world; and inclusion in the local visual art community. Since our inception, we have provided mentorships for hundreds of women artists in our year-long Foundation Mentorship Program. We partner with different arts organizations each year to add an additional Mentor, to open this program to expanded communities. For example, we have included mentors and mentees from La maison des artistes (Francophone artists), Urban Shaman Gallery (Aboriginal curators) and the Manitoba Crafts Council (craft-based artists).

MAWA also operates other, shorter-term mentorship opportunities such as week-long Master Classes, and three-week mini-mentorships on a specific theme or medium (mini-mentorships take place in Winnipeg and rurally). To celebrate our 25th anniversary in 2009, we conducted an 18-month Curatorial Mentorship Program. Since 2009, MAWA has programmed six-month rural mentorships in a different region of Manitoba each year, often in collaboration with Manitoba Arts Network. We have expanded our reach by integrating Aboriginal Mentors and guest artists into all our existing programs, and by developing the New Canadian Artisan Project, begun in 2011.

Over the years, MAWA has sponsored numerous special projects including Passing Pictures with Prisoners (1998), which developed into the independent organization, Crossing Communities Art Project. Every few years we host a major symposium, such as the recent Art Building Community Symposium (2008) and Sculptural Vocabularies Symposium (2011, in collaboration with the Winnipeg Art Gallery). In 1999, MAWA initiated a 3-day curatorial residency that tabled the LaSalle River Agreement, a recommended fee schedule for independent curators nationally. MAWA has also produced exhibitions including Grrls, Chicks, Sisters & Squaws: Les Citoyennes de la Web (2006), curated by Skawennati Tricia Fragnito, and publications including Technologies of Intuition (2006).

As well as mentorships and special projects, MAWA hosts local artist talks, skills-based workshops, professional practices workshops, critical reading groups, an artist-mothers group, screenings and field trips. Recently, lectures by visiting artists and curators have been presented by Lucy Lippard (Albuquerque, New Mexico), Deborah Kelly (Sydney, Australia), Sara Riel (Reykjavik, Iceland), Rosalie Favell (Ottawa), Allyson Mitchell (Toronto), Yolanda Paulsen (Mexico City) and Minerva Cuevas (Mexico City). We provide a platform for critical writing as well, by commissioning text that appears in our newsletter and on our website.

Although many of our mentorship programs are for women artists, recognizing historical and present-day inequalities, the majority of our programs are open to people of all genders and are offered at low or no cost.

MAWA has over 300 paid members, of whom approximately 80% reside in Winnipeg. An additional 10% are located throughout Manitoba and an additional 10% throughout the rest of Canada. Well over 400 volunteers contribute to MAWA each year.

For more than a quarter century, we have assisted artists at all stages of their careers, fostering professional and artistic development. We have actively impacted and enriched the professional arts community in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and beyond. MAWA continues to innovate (upcoming programs include virtual mentorships!); MAWA continues to grow; MAWA continues to be a site for art discourse, dialogue and community building by providing inspiring, high-quality programming.


Banff Artist in Residence Winter 2019 Visual + Digital Arts


The Banff Artist in Residence in Visual + Digital Arts provides time and space for artists, curators, and arts professionals to create, research, experiment, and cultivate new directions in their work.

In addition to a private studio space and shared facility use, artists are surrounded by a community of artistic peers and have the opportunity to attend inspiring talks and performances by world-renowned visiting artists, all within Banff Centre’s spectacular mountain setting.

What does the program offer?

The Banff Artist in Residence offers opportunities to work away from the constraints of everyday life. Participants are provided with a studio, accessible 24 hours a day, as well as access to our extensive facilities to further develop production techniques. Knowledgeable staff are available to provide technical support and assistance.*

What length of residency is available?

This program is designed for participation over the entire program period. Variable dates will not be considered.

Who should apply?

Residencies are for visual artists, curators, researchers, and other arts professionals with an exhibition/publication record, who have had formal training in visual arts or equivalent experience and recognition from their peers.

*Subject to additional fees

Visiting Writer Fellowship

The Visiting Writer Fellowship allows a writer to travel to Detroit twice over a two-month period to develop a piece of writing and a public program, such as a talk or a workshop. The writer will be introduced to cultural figures throughout the city, and be in dialogue with the Red Bull Artists in Residence. Travel, accommodations, and a 2,000 USD stipend are provided.

Deadline: August 24, 2018

Visiting Curator Fellowship

Conceptualized to enrich the dialogue between the Detroit art community and the international art world, the Visiting Curator Fellowship provides curators ten monthly visits to research, conceptualize, develop, and execute a contemporary art exhibition in Detroit. Travel, accommodations, and a 10,000 USD stipend are provided.

Deadline: August 24, 2018

Artist Residency Program

The expanded artist-in-residence program provides artists at different stages of their careers the resources and freedom to develop their practice. Transportation to Detroit is included, as is on-site housing and access to a 14,000-square-foot studio space. Artists are also provided with a 12,000 USD stipend. At the end of the three-month residency period, artists will participate in a group exhibition with residents from their term.

Deadline: August 24, 2018


The program allows schools, as well as the general public, to browse your CV online. We have someone working here at the Department of Tourism Heritage and Culture this summer updating these pages with a new design and layout. They look really great and will be live online soon!

Consider registering whether or not you are interested in being contacted for teaching art in the public school system, it’s free and great publicity!

Click here: https://artslinknb.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/CallForArtists-1.doc

Banff Centre Emerging Writers Intensive

(fees). This workshop-based program embraces multiple genres, providing structured support for new creative writers wanting to improve their writing skills.

Four faculties work closely with eight participants in one of the following genres: first chapter novel, creative nonfiction, poetry, and short fiction. Participants read the submissions of fellow group members, then give and receive feedback during three-hour morning workshops. Afternoons are devoted to writing time, and to meeting one-on-one with faculty. Any new writer interested in structured feedback from faculty and fellow participants will benefit from this program.

The program is open to writers with no publications, a few publications, or even a first book, in the genres of poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and first chapter novel.

The program fee, which includes a meal plan, gym membership, a single room, and more, is $1 360.75.

Financial assistance of up to 100% is available for this program.

All applications are due August 1st

Skálanes Art & Science Residency

(fees). Takes place in the facilities of the Skálanes Nature and Heritage Center – an independent natural science research station situated a remote fjord on the east coast of Iceland. We encourage applications from Nordic and International artists, writers, scientists and researchers and we welcome applications for all phases – from initial research to finishing works. Skálanes provides the residents with a combined living and working environment, a basic laboratory, internet connection and sauna. Skálanes offers a self-organized residency of either 30 or 60 days accommodating up to 6 residents at a time. The periods for which applications are open are from October 1st to December 1st, 2018 and March 1st to May 1st, 2019.

Residency cost for one person is 110.000 ISK a month (890 euro) or 200.000 ISK for two months (1600 euro). For a couple, the cost is 200.000 ISK a month (1600 euro) or 380.000 ISK for two months (3080 euro).

Prices include water, electricity, internet, use of laundry facilities, general use of facilities and weekly transport between Skálanes and Seyðisfjörður. Applications should include residency duration, work proposal, desired residency outcome, a list of necessities for the work to be carried out and a short CV.

All applications are due on August 1st.

Artist-in-Residency School Program Grant, Anglophone Sector

The Artist-in-Residency School Program funds art projects which are based on Fine Arts curricular outcomes, and are a collaboration between
one or more teachers and one or more artists. Schools in Anglophone districts are eligible to apply to the program by initiating a project
together with a professional artist(s) in any, but not limited to, the following artistic disciplines: music, dance, theatre arts, literature
(playwriting, storytelling), plastic arts and media arts such as film, and video. The general objectives of this program are to encourage students
to express themselves and to think creatively and critically through education in the arts. Funding provided for a maximum of $3,000 per
Applications for residencies occurring in the fiscal year that begins on April 1, 2018, must be received by email no later than September 28,
Once approved, residencies should end no later than the end of the school year. Only schools may initiate and present proposals with the
collaboration of one or more artist. For more information, please refer to the guidelines, found at
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.201088.html, which contain important information about the criteria and

The Hoyt House Residency Program

There is an exciting new collaboration between the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design and Kings Landing, New Brunswick Historical Settlement. NBCCD’s brand new Artist Residency program will be taking place at Hoyt House at Kings Landing, in Prince William, NB. The residency will provide art professionals with the studio space to pursue their creative works. Participants will have access to the beautiful historical village as well as the permanent collection during their stay and will be encouraged to connect their project ideas to the inspiring living history museum that surrounds them.

The Hoyt House Residency program in 2018 will run from June 18 to October 8. Residencies lasting 2 weeks are available, with new residents arriving on a Monday and leaving on a Sunday.

Interaction with the visitors will be a key component throughout the residency; Hoyt house will have an Open Studio day one day a week, and during the residency, each participant will be asked to offer a half-day workshop or demonstration to the public. Residents are required to be in the studio for a minimum of 30 hours per week and are responsible for their own transportation to and from the location. Participants will also have the opportunity to show their work in MacBeath Hall at Kings Landing during their end of season exhibition in September.

To learn more or to apply, send an email to our coordinator Anna Mathis annadmathis@gmail.com