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Finalnd | Call to Artists: Comic Blast! A Special residency program by Arteles

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Special residency program by Arteles
for creators of new comic & illustration art in Hämeenkyrö, Finland
1 month periods in April and May 2018

Deadline for applications: 13th of October 2017

Comic Blast is a special residency program by Arteles for artists focused on comic & illustration art. The program brings together creative professionals and emerging artists from around the world for a 1-month residency in Hämeenkyrö, Finland, at the facilities of Arteles Creative Center.

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Edmonton | Artist in Residence – Request for Proposals: City of Edmonton Waste Management Centre

edmonton arts councilThe Edmonton Arts Council is inviting artists who live in Edmonton to submit a proposal to become the first artist-in-residence hosted by the City of Edmonton Waste Management Centre. The selected artist will ideally commence residency in the late fall of 2017, for an anticipated six-month period (terms negotiable/flexible).

The Edmonton Waste Management Centre (EWMC) is a unique collection of advanced waste processing and research facilities where municipal waste is transformed into useful resources. The Centre is 233 hectares in size; the Composting Facility alone occupies space equivalent to almost five football fields. On average, 4,500 trucks bearing 9,800 tonnes of material cross the scale every week. Over 15,000 students, teachers and adults tour the Centre each year.

The artist-in-residence will develop a body of artistic work while interacting with the staff and tour groups in and around the EWMC site. The artist will ideally reflect their residency experience through their work, and potentially mentor the artistic expression of interested staff and community.

Submission deadline: October 6, 2017

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Call for Artists:Anderson Ranch Arts Centre, Colorado

Eligibility: Emerging Artist/Established Artist over 18
Media: Ceramics, Digital Media, Photography, Furniture Design, Wood Sculpture, Painting & Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture

The Anderson Ranch Artists’ Residency Program is designed to foster creative, intellectual and personal growth for emerging and established visual artists. There are no specific educational qualifications for entry into the program. Awards will be made to those, who in the exclusive opinion of the jury, have submitted the best work by the application deadline. (more…)



While artists have historically played in important role throughout the National Park System, the link between art and the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park is unique, as the park’s holdings include nearly 400 paintings and prints that highlight America’s evolving landscape-among them works by Thomas Cole, David, Johnson, and Albert Bierstadt. Such works have helped to encourage the impulse toward conservation stewardship throughout the nation, and the park strives to highlight stewardship through diverse programs. Like these forebears, many contemporary artists are working in ways celebrate the natural world and that inspire their audiences to broaden and deepen their appreciation of, and commitment to, environmental stewardship and the conservation of public land. As part of its mission, the K2 Family Foundation seeks to foster sustainability initiatives and to create opportunities for artists whose work incorporates scientific awareness and concerns. Recognizing the way their missions dovetail, and hoping to foster greater connections between artists, audience, and the national park system itself, the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and the K2 Family Foundation are pleased to announce their joint commitment to an Artist-in-Residence Program that will allow one artist per year to work for an extended period at the park.

Open to established artists with a demonstrated interest in environmental issues. A stipend of $15,000 is offered to the artist, and some mony is available to defray expenses incurred in the residency project.  Artists are responsible for room, board and travel to Vermont. For more details and a complete application packet, please visit:


Application address

c/o The K2 Family Foundation, 20 Flagg Street
Cambridge USA
E-mail  info@k2ff.org | www.k2ff.org


Disciplines: Ceramics, Drawing & Painting, Glass, Graphic Design, Media Art, Multi Media, Sculpture, Woodcraft
Target Group: International, National

FLACC is a workplace for visual artists and creates the conceptual, organisational and technical conditions for realising unique artist projects. Every year, FLACC selects ten artists to set up a new project. In each annual selection, FLACC aims to strike a balance between national and international artists, between beginners and artists with experience, between autonomous art and/or research projects and artists that deal in more concrete terms with the historical, geographical or social context of the workplace. FLACC has metal and woodworking workshops, a digital studio, and a foundry with a furnace and kilns for ceramics, bronze and glass applications, and an extensive workspace. The staff is knowledgeable about the production possibilities of nearby workplaces and collaborates with those workplaces and with schools and companies to give the artists the best possible support and assistance.

FLACC offers accommodation, a workplace, covered travel expenses, a per diem as well as a small production budget.

A. Dumontlaan 2
B 3600 Genk,  Belgium
Telephone +32 89845223 |  flacc@skynet.be | www.flacc.info


Deadline:  Ongoing

The Call for Submissions for the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, Ontario is on-going.  The Resident Artist Program has been created to provide opportunities for a blend of recent graduates of arts and design institutions, as well as mid-career artists, to create, explore, learn and exchange ideas and insights, within a mulch-disciplinary environment.

There are eight professional studios, in wood, flame-working, glass, sculpture, textiles and fibre ares, photography, glass, sculpture, textiles and fibre arts, photography, painting and drawing, and ceramics.  Short and long term residencies are available.

For more information about the selection criteria and application form, go to www.livingartscentre.ca or contact Cole Swanson, Exhibitions and Residency Coordinator at (905)306-6161 or email at cole.swanson@livingarts.on.ca or contact:

The Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON  L5B 4B8



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


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…)


Self-directed Arts Residencies

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/


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…)