Deadline: 31/03/2018

Self-Directed Residencies in Okanagan Valley

Open to international, national and regional emerging and established visual artists in any medium.

The Caetani Cultural Centre offers artists and writers creative living and working spaces in an independent community atmosphere for self-directed residencies, providing time, support and room for creativity, at affordable rates.
Open to international, national and regional emerging and established visual artists in any medium. Writers, musicians, curators, cultural researchers, musicians and performing artists are also welcome and encouraged to apply.
Self-directed residencies are of varying lengths of time, from 2 weeks to 3 months, to suit the individual needs of the applicant. Longer terms may be negotiated if needed. Please specify the preferred time period for the residency and length of stay for project in your application form. The Self-Directed Residencies are not sponsored or themed.

Please note: There is limited access to equipment. If you have special equipment needs you should contact the Centre to ensure that this program is suitable for your expectations.

Please Note: Workshops will only be accommodated for residencies lasting over 4 weeks.

All fees are in Canadian funds, and pro-rated on the length of stay.

PLEASE NOTE: All rates are based on single occupancy.
An additional fee of $5 per night is charged for double occupancy
Fogliano Room 
Single bed / Small room with desk.Sermoneta Room

Sermoneta Room
Queen bed / Medium size room with desk.

Caetani Room
Queen bed / Large room with couch and desk.
Perfect for a writer, digital artist, curator, cultural researcher, etc.

Ninfa Studio
Separate studio space with drafting table and sink.
Can be paired with any room.

AIR Program fees include either a live/work space OR a private studio or  and private bedroom, with shared common areas: kitchen, bath and common areas). This will be specified in the contract.

  • 3 Private bedrooms are available (two with queen-sized bed, Fogliano room has twin bed, clothes storage and desk with chair).
  • Double occupancy can be considered for an additional fee of $5/night for the Caetani or Sermoneta rooms only. No pets or children please.
  • Additional nights/weeks are pro-rated @ the nightly rate.

Please note:

  • The fee does not include travel expenses, food, health insurance, art materials, shipping, exhibition costs, or other personal expenses.
  • Most participants apply for grants to institutions, foundations, universities, government agencies, etc. in their country/province of origin to assist with funding.
  • Pricing is tiered based on the length of the residency and the specific needs of the proposed project.
  • The Caetani Centre does not provide daily cleaning of the studios or rooms, or daily meals. Residents are expected to maintain their studio spaces and rooms, shared common areas of the kitchen, bathroom and other common areas in a clean, tidy and orderly manner, with respect for the other residents using the space.

NOTE TO ALL INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: Please ensure that you apply far enough in advance and that you are able to travel, have visas and passports in order and are able to accept a residency for the dates specified prior to making application. Cancellation fees and restrictions will apply.

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Self-Directed Residencies in Okanagan Valley

Self-Directed Residencies in Okanagan Valley


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