Deadline: 31/12/2017

Call for Artists-In -Residence: KIRA 2018

15 artists - 1 month residency in St Andrews, NB. Private studio, meals, accommodations + stipend.

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Residence Dates: One month residency periods in June, July, or August 2018

Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts (KIRA) will award up to fifeen artists with one month residencies in St. Andrews, New Brunswick Canada. Artists will be provided with an individual studio space, comfortable housing, up to two prepared meals each day and a stipend. Artists will live on a historic property in a beautiful seaside town and work in studios located on the property.

Artist Eligibility

  • Applications are open to a range of disciplines and types of artists including but not limited to the visual arts, music/composition, new media, and interdisciplinary arts.
  • Artists from all levels in their career who exhibit a strong professional work ethic and a collaborative attitude are invited to apply.
  • Artists from New Brunswick are encouraged to apply.

Program Details and Support

  • One month of free studio space in a freestanding 300-square foot studio equip with Wi-Fi.
  • Awarded stipend of $1,500 per month.
  • Private bedroom/bathroom in a well-maintained historic property located steps away from the studio.
  • Up to 5-artists living on-site plus the program director.
  • Two meals a day.
  • Audience engagement opportunities.
  • Access to Kingsbrae Garden public events.  
  • Scheduled access to: nontoxic printmaking equipment (portable proofing press suitable for linoblock, woodcut, and letter set printing, range of typeset), ceramics equipment (pottery kick-wheels, medium sized kiln, outdoor gas fired kiln), woodshop (chop saws, table saws, planer, clamps, etc.), mechanical shop with a range of basic hand tools and resources.
  • Artists will be responsible for covering costs associated with the purchase of materials, shipment of artwork/supplies, travel costs and other living expenses including supplemental food.
  • Artists will participate in Open Studios for the public each Saturday from 10am-1pm.
  • An end of residency Art Exhibit of the body of work completed during the residency month will take place in the final week of each residence.

Call for Artists-In -Residence: KIRA 2018

Call for Artists-In -Residence: KIRA 2018


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