Deadline: 15/02/2018

D´Arts et de rêves residency

D´Arts et de rêves residence welcomes artists in visual arts, literary arts, and contemporary circus

The residence 

  • Renovated barn, dating from the last century, situated near a creek and at the entrance of a seven acre cultural park being developed.

  • Within walking distance of the heart of Sutton

  • Daily bus service between Montreal and Sutton (Limocar Bus)

  • Designed to accommodate two artists at a time:  two private rooms and common areas
    (bathroom, kitchen, dining room, and workspaces).

Financial and Hosting terms

  • Residence open year round

  • Length of stay : one to six weeks

  • Cost:$150 for one week / $275 for two weeks / $400 for three weeks / $525 for four weeks / $600 for five weeks / $650 for six weeks

  • Residence available for artists only.  No overnight guests accepted.  Lodging facilities (inns, B&Bs, hotels) available in Sutton for the artists’ guests.  A list can be provided on request.

  • Supplies and meals are the artist’s responsibility.

  • Personnel work equipment, including a computer, is the artist’s responsibility.

  • The residence is a non-smoking environment.

    Conditions for applying

    • Be a professional artist as defined by the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ ) and the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA).

    • Show interest in interdisciplinary and/or multidisciplinary research.

    • Provide a complete dossier (see below) which will be evaluated by a jury; two artists practicing different disciplines can present a joint dossier.

    • Be available for meetings and mediation with the public during the residency.

      Selection process

      • Deposit dates for artists in 2018: February 15, May 15, August 15, November 15

      • A jury composed of artists in visual arts, literature, and contemporary circus arts selects the residency projects.

      • The jury meetings take place according to the deposit dates, a response is sent to you by email following this meeting.

        The dossier

        It must be sent electronically only––and include the following:

        • Project submission form

        • Description of the proposed project (maximum three pages)

        • Artist approach (maximum one page)

        • Recent Curriculum Vitae (maximum three pages) and link to a website, if any

        • Visual or literary dossier
          (10 digital pictures / or videos–to be sent using medium resolution / or 10 pages of text extracts)

        • Press dossier and / or list of publications if any (maximum five pages)

          For additional information, please contact Karina Sasseville, Coordinator, at the following email address:

D´Arts et de rêves residency

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