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Call for Artists-In- Residence: KIRA 2018

Deadline: 31 Dec, 2017

Disciplines: All Disciplines, Ceramics, Choreography, Composition, Crafts & Trades, Dance, Drawing, Film & Video, Fine art, Installation, Media Arts, Music & Sound, Painting, Performance, Photography, Poetry, Printmaking, Sculpture, Sound, Textile, Theater, Visual Arts, Writing.

Location: St Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada

Deadline: 31 Dec, 2017

Duration: Monthly from June to August

Eligibility: Open to a range of discipline and tpes 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.

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 for 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 printmaking equipment, ceramic equipment, woodship, mechanical shop all with a range of basic hand tools and resources. Artist will participate in Open /studios for the public each Saturday ad 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..

Costs: Artists will be responsible for covering costs associated with purchase of materials, shipment of artwork/supplies, travel costs and other living expenses including supplemental food.


Program Description:

Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts (KIRA) will award up to fifteen 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. The residence is within walking distance of the down town, however artists should bring all materials needed for their creative process when they arrive, as supplies and provisions are limited in town. As part of the residency, artists will be asked to engage with the community for up to six hours a week. These engagements for each artist will vary based on skills and interest and can include a partnership with the Kingsbrae Garden which is located steps away from the residence and studios.

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