Call for Artist in Residence, City of Guelph, Deadline: Mar 2

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Guelph-logoCall for Artist in Residence, City of Guelph

The City of Guelph Artist in Residence Program offers opportunities for artists to engage the public in creative experiences.

Deadline: Friday March 2nd at 2 p.m.

Artist opportunity

The City of Guelph invites professional artists or artist teams to submit Expressions of Interest to be selected for the 2018 City of Guelph Artist in Residence program.

Community engagement is at the heart of this program, which is open to artists practicing all art forms including visual, literary or performing arts, architecture and design, or media arts such as sound, video or photography.

This call follows a two-stage selection process, the first being an Expression of Interest. The total all-inclusive 2018 program budget awarded to the selected artist is $6,500. This is not a live-in residency.

Program goals

  • creatively animate public space(s) – indoor, outdoor and online
  • provide opportunities for artists to engage with the public and showcase their creative practices
  • broaden the community experience of the arts
  • contribute to placemaking and civic pride
Eligibility requirements

Professional artists or artist teams working in any medium or discipline are eligible to apply. Artists should have proven experience engaging the public and working collaboratively with community members or other artists. They must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, and be 18 years of age or older.

Previous City of Guelph Artists in Residence and City of Guelph employees are not eligible to apply. Preference will be given to Guelph-based artists.

Fundraising activities are not eligible.

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For more information

Jen Rafter, Cultural Program and Event Coordinator,
Culture, Tourism and Community Investment, Public Services
519-822-1260 extension 2629

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