Call for Applicants: Resident Artist: Fellowship Program Living Arts Centre Due Thursday April 18, 2019, via @akimboart

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Application Deadline: Thursday April 18, 2019 @5pm

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2018-19 Fellow in Ceramics, Queenie Xu
Image courtesy of the artist.

The Living Arts Centre (LAC) in Mississauga is now accepting applications for our Fellowship Program. This Program seeks to support local, national and international emerging artists, who have graduated from a post- secondary institution within the past 2 years. Accepted Fellows will be those who demonstrate dynamic artistic promise.

The Program is designed to support Fellows in a collaborative environment as they begin their careers. Mentored by the Residency Coordinator, Fellows should expect to receive solid insight their artistic practice, professional development, and feedback on how to become competitive in the arts industry.

Aim of the Fellowship Program:

  • to provide professional studio space
  • to assist in professionalize emerging artists by offering feedback on writing
  • to offer insight into how galleries and art institutions operate through hands-on experience
  • to foster a collaborative and supportive atmosphere
  • to promote interdisciplinary experimentation with other Fellow and Resident artists at the LAC
  • to provide networking and commission opportunities within the city of Mississauga and
  • surrounding areas
  • to allow for creative freedom, as this is self-directed Residency

The LAC offers professionally equipped studios in the areas of:

  • Ceramics
  • Woodworking
  • Glass
  • Flame working
  • Painting and Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Photography (analog and digital)
  • Textiles
  • Jewelry
  • Interdisciplinary

Fellowships are awarded based on application review and studio availability. The LAC offers competitive and subsidized studio rental rates. Expenses are paid by artists.

Studio Profiles: https://www.livingartscentre.ca/gallery/resident-artist-program/studio-profiles

To apply visit: https://www.livingartscentre.ca/gallery/resident-artist-program/how-to-apply

*Fellow and Resident Artist applications are use the same form, please note you are applying to the Fellowship Program in your cover letter.

For more information on the Fellowship or Residency Program, please contact Katie Micak at residency.residency@livingarts.on.ca, or by phone at, 905-306-6161.

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2018-19 Fellow in Photography, Sage Szkabarnicki-Stuart.
Image courtesy of the artist.

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The Living Arts Centre dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Artists of all race, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, and ability are encouraged to apply.

About the LAC:
The Living Arts Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that operates the premiere arts and culture facility located in the heart of Mississauga. A dynamic and accessible gathering place for creativity, the Centre welcomes more than 400,000 discerning and culturally diverse visitors annually. The Living Arts Centre is dedicated to being a place for global engagement in the arts, housing a stunning landmark atrium, three presentation-ready theatres, seven professional craft studios, and an attractive in-house restaurant and burgeoning catering operation. The Centre plays host to hundreds of performing arts, educational, community, and corporate events and activities each year, continuing its mission to promote Arts for Life.

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