Branscombe House 2019 Artist Residency (live-in)

Contact Information for Applicants: 
Katie Varney, Community Cultural Development Manager kvarney@richmond.ca 604-2147-4941
Name of Organization: 
City of Richmond
How to apply: 

We are now accepting proposals for the Brancombe House 2019 Artist Residency:

Program information and online application
Detailed 2019 Call to Artists  (PDF)

Application Deadline: June 15, 2018

Opportunity Description + Organization Information: 

Branscombe House 2019 Artist-in-Residency in Richmond, BC

Live-in Artist Residency: January to December, 2019

The City of Richmond invites professional, community-engaged artists working to submit proposals for an 11-month live-in residency located on Canada’s west coast, in Richmond, B.C.

We are seeking proposals for interesting new projects and programs that promote meaningful community engagement through artistic opportunities.

Branscombe House is a beautifully restored Edwardian style house located in the residential area of historic Steveston in Richmond. The self-contained two-bedroom artists’ suite upstairs is offered as an artist residence/studio with rent 100% subsidized in exchange for  ~22 hours/month (240 hours total) of hands-on community engagement. The City will also provide in-kind marketing support, as well as facility / production support associated with public programs (including access to free use of cultural and performance spaces; basic workshop materials, print production, tech support, etc.) as negotiated and provide up to $1500 in materials reimbursement.

Qualifications: 

Artists passionate about working with diverse communities are especially encouraged to apply. All disciplines accepted, including writers, composers, visual artists, musicians, theatre artists, video, multi-disciplinary, social practice and performance artists.

Deadline: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:59pm