Category Archives: RESIDENCIES

MEDALTA INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE, ALBERTA – CERAMICS

DEADLINES: APRIL 15, JUNE 15, DECEMBER 1
Official Website

The MIAIR Program is designed to serve artists at all stages of their career. Students and artists at all stages of their career are able to pursue their artistic investigations together in our spacious semi-private studios. The residency experience is one of cooperation and creativity. This collaborative spirit extends beyond the studio and spills over into the community in the form public events, sales, classes, and special events. Artists also bring their diverse cultural experiences, specialized technical abilities, educational backgrounds, and most importantly an endless variety of definitions of what a ceramic art practice can be.

Set against the dramatic cliffs of the South Saskatchewan River in Medicine Hat, Alberta, the 150 acre Historic Clay District was once home to some of Canada’s most important clay factories, including Medalta Potteries, Hycroft China, National Porcelain and Alberta Clay Products. Today, this history is being preserved with the unique Medalta Potteries National Historic Site, providing the setting for a living, working museum.

Medalta offers 5 main residency opportunities each year. In addition, they are able to accommodate a small number of special requirests for short-term residencies at certain times of the year.  For more information please visit their website.

BISHOGAMA INT’L CERAMIC WORKSHOP ALBERTA SOCIETY

DEADLINE: ONGOING

The BICWA society is a residence for artists to live, work and use all facilities, independently. This is of interest for self directed artists. BICWA Society resides in the country, it’s surrounded by huge fields of brilliant golden yellow canola in the summer and by acres and acres of muskeg and willow bushes. Because the society is situated in the country side and it’s close to the wilderness, a lot of wildlife is crossing the fields.

  • Individual rooms in shared house, there are 6 large bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, large livingroom with fireplace and a very large dining / kitchen area and laundry room. Studio.
  • 24ft anagama (traditional Japanese woodkiln). Salt-kiln, wood-fire-kiln, electric-kilns, gas-kilns, raku-kilns. 2 studios with all technical equipment needed. (wheels, slabroller, extruder, pugmill etc.)

Box 144 HYTHE, ALBERTA T0H-2C0 Canada
Telephone +1 780 3562424 | Fax +1 780 3562225
E-mailE-mail  bibipot@telusplanet.net
BICWAsociety_ab_ca@hotmail.com

RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY AT KALA ART INSTITUTE, CALIFORNIA

Where: Berkeley, California, USA
When: Ongoing

Application deadlines (materials received by):
January 31: residencies starting in March, April, May, or June
April 30: residencies starting in June, July, August, or September
July 31: residencies starting in September, October, November, or December
October 31: residencies starting in December, January, February, or March

Artists working in various printmaking techniques, photo-processes, book arts and digital media including sound/video production can apply to become an Artist-in-Residence at Kala Art Institute. Residency applications are accepted four times per year. Artists who apply for residency should be familiar with at least one of the media offered at Kala. Considerations for acceptance are conceptual creativity and technical knowledge. Kala encourages experimental uses of both traditional and new technologies, and their admixture. (more…)

ARTIST RESIDENCY: ARTE STUDIO GINESTRELLE, ASSISI

DEADLINE: UNTIL FULL
Duration: 1 week to 1 month, March 12 to December 31
Disciplines: Literature, performing arts, visual arts
Target Group: International

Arte Studio Ginestrelle aims to: promote contemporary art in all of its artistic forms; stimulate creativity through direct contact with nature and respect for the environment; favour a moment of interchange of ideas on contemporary art; set up artistic workshops, exhibitions, and open-air art along the paths of Ginestrelle, in the Regional Park of Mount Subasio. (more…)

RESIDENCY: THE DARLING FOUNDRY, MONTREAL

DEADLINES:
May 15 (Residency of the Americas),
June 1 (International Residency),
November 30 (France-Québec Exchange Residency),
May 18 (New South Wales Visual Artist Residency:
check http://www.artspace.org.au/residency/residency_international.php)

Disciplines: Dance, drawing & painting, media art, multi-media, music, photography, sculpture

QUARTIER ÉPHÉMÈRE’s mission is to support the creation, production, and dissemination of visual art; it seeks at once to question the role of art and artists in the heart of the city, and to promote that role. By investing in ‘in situ’ projects within vacant or abandoned industrial buildings, QE attempts to explore our urban zones and to reach a diverse public. Quartier Ephémère runs an International Residency Programme, a France-Québec Exchange Programme and a new residency programme for curators of the Americas. The Canada Council for the Arts is offering an international residency program at the Darling Foundry for foreign professional visual artists from outside of Canada. Two artists are awarded four-month residencies. Each resident receives a grant, which contributes towards living expenses, travel fees and production costs. (more…)

ARTIST RESIDENCY: YOUKOBO ART SPACE, TOKYO

DEADLINES: June 30, December 31
Target Group: International

Youkobo Art Space provides a unique space for wide-ranging international exchange and cross-cultural experience, where foreign and domestic artists and people from the local community can meet and communicate with one another through exhibitions, workshops, lectures, and a variety of other events.

Youkobo Art Space is located in a tranquil residential suburb in Suginami City, central Tokyo. Youkobo Art Space is a comprehensive art facility comprised of two unique working studios, two residential spaces, a gallery, and a community lounge. Artist pays cost of using the facilities, travel and living expenses, all materials expenses.

Application address

Zempukuji 3-2-10
Tokyo 167-0041 Japan
Telephone + 81 3 5930 5009 | Fax + 81 3 3399 7549
E-mail  info@youkobo.co.jp
www.youkobo.co.jp

LEIGHTON ARTISTS COLONY CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Self-directed Arts Residencies
http://www.banffcentre.ca

These nine unique studios, each designed by a distinguished Canadian architect, are located in a secluded wooded area of The Banff Centre. The studios offer a concentrated, retreat environment to professional artists engaged in the creation of new work.

Applications are accepted from artists of a variety of disciplines: writers, composers, singer-songwriters, visual artists, screenwriters, playwrights, literary translators, curators, art theorists, and professionals working in theatre, dance and film at the conceptualization or research stage of a project.  Acceptance is based on an application/adjudication process.

For more information and to apply:
The Banff Centre, Office of the Registrar ?Email: arts_info@banffcentre.ca Phone: 403.762.6180 or 1.800.565.9989 ?http://www.banffcentre.ca/leightoncolony/

ARTIST RESIDENCY: LA MACINA DI SAN CRESCI, ITALY

DEADLINE: ONGOING (runs all year)
LA MACINA DI SAN CRESCI ARTIST RESIDENCY, Chianti, Italy
Disciplines: VISUAL ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, SCULPTURE, PAINTING, LITERATURE

The artist residency program provides the ideal combination of living and working in a setting of truly inspirational beauty. Applications are open to artists of all proficiencies-beginners to more advanced artists.  Artist residency consist of sojourning from 7 to 90 days, with a possible time extension subject to availability. This period covers a program based on the personal project proposal presented. (more…)

ARTIST RESIDENCY: CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS CENTER, WOODSIDE NY

DEADLINES: MARCH 1, JUNE 1, SEPTEMBER 1, DECEMBER 1
Disciplines: Drawing & Painting, Media Art, Multi Media, Performing Arts, Photography, Printmaking, Stone Carving, Textile, Woodcraft
Target Group: International

The Contemporary Artists Center is located on the campus of the Woodside National Historic Register Site in Troy, NY. Two neo-gothic stone church buildings now house the artist program and welcome artists from all over the U.S. and abroad. The CAC focuses on emerging contemporary artists and accepts applicants who offer quality in their art and encourages diversity of style, medium (2-D, 3-D, 4-D) and concepts. The residency program offers artists the time and support to create new work and fosters an environment that encourages creativity, experimentation, and collaboration.

Artists pay a fee per/week. Fellowships and work exchange available. Artists provide their own materials and specialized equipment, as well as food and transportation. Pick-up from local train station and airport is available.

The CAC is located in the Historic Woodside Chapel in Troy NY, the interior of which has been renovated and converted into artist studios and living spaces. Troy is part of the capital region of Upstate New York.

If interested please send online application, documentation of work, short statement/residency proposal, $15 fee.

Application address
71 Mill Street Troy NY 12180 USA | Telephone +1 518 320 0628
E-mail  info@cactroy.org | www.cactroy.org

ARTIST RESIDENCY: TAKT KUNSTPROJEKTRAUM, BERLIN

DEADLINE: ONGOING
Disciplines: Literature, Media Art, Music, Performing Arts, Sculpture, Visual Arts
Target Group: International

Takt offers 10 rooms to active artists visiting Berlin. The residency arised from the takt kunstprojektraum project, a non-profit, artist-run effort, founded in 2003. The main goal of the residency program is to provide artists visiting Berlin quick access to an environment that will foster their creative energies. Participating artists are invited and expected to explore their creative paths. The artists participating in the program have the opportunity to participate in open studio events. The residency has a strong element of community living. It merges a community living environment with creative artistic exploration. The rooms are all on the same floor, on either side of an L-shaped hallway. There are two kitchens and two bathrooms, which are shared by all those in the space. A series of meetings is organized each month, where people can present their work and exchange ideas. The goals are to create a platform for dynamic exchange, to allow the possibility for spontaneous collaborations, and to build up networks among artists. (more…)