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How to apply

The Trust invites individual artists, musicians and writers to apply (in writing) to the Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Centre for short-term residencies lasting from one to six months. The residencies will begin in January 2016.

Successful applicants will be provided with accommodation and studio space free of charge where they can concentrate on their creative work. As part of the residency, artists are required to provide a mentorship opportunity to support the development of an emerging artist or artists. At the conclusion of each residency, the artist will be asked to share something of his/her experience, practice, approach or work with the Trust, the Centre’s partners and/or the general public. These outcomes will vary, but may include an exhibit or show, a workshop, a recital of a completed work or a work in progress.

Deadline for applications: September 30 (no later than 3 p.m. (EDT))

Application form (PDF)

Application form (MS Word)

Declaration form (PDF)

Declaration form (MS Word)

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