Artist-in-Residence


January 2012

 


 

NOTICE: THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW AND WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AT THIS TIME.

 


 

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is dedicated to advancing the work of visual artists through its Artist-in-Residence program, exhibitions, education, and public programming.

The Museum offers a three-month studio residency for emerging artists. Each artist is granted a free non-living studio space located at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia plus a $5000 stipend. The program is designed to serve emerging artists within the contexts of the Gallery's permanent collection and its exhibitions.

Artists’ media may include sculpture, painting, printmaking, digital art, mixed media, photography, and film and video. Artists have access to the Gallery’s studios on a daily basis and are expected to work in the studio a minimum of eight hours per week.

Artists are expected to participate in related public programs. Resident artists will conduct two workshops or presentations during the residency and meet with museum visitors.

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia commits to exhibiting the Artist in Residence’s work in a group exhibition with an accompanying publication.

Eligibility

You are eligible to apply if:


You are not eligible if:


Criteria

The following criteria is used when evaluating applicants:

How to Apply
Send to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Attention: Sarah Fillmore

The Artist-in-Residence Program does not include living space or make provisions for living expenses.

Applicant must be a professional artist. High school, college or graduate students cannot be considered.

The Artist-in-Residence Program is made possible in part by funding from Marla and Louis Reznick.

For information contact: Chief Curator Sarah Fillmore



Information, resources, and registration details:

902-424-5280
gov.ns.ca



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