Artist in Residence 2021/2022 Submission Call

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Call for Submissions:
Artist in Residence at Harcourt House Artist Run Centre
Submission deadline: Friday May 28, 2021
Residency to commence on Monday, November 1, 2021

Harcourt House Artist Run Centre is accepting submissions for its 2021/2022 Artist in Residence (AIR) Program. The residency will be for a period of one year, starting on November 1, 2021 and ending October 31, 2022.

The Artist in Residence Project was created in 2002 by the Board of Directors of W.E.C.A.N. Society/Harcourt House Artist Run Centre with the aim of contributing to the development of an emerging artist. The program provides the artist with a stable working environment and helps with the maintenance of a professional studio space and artistic practice. The project is open to artists who are Canadian residents working in any visual art media including: sculpture, painting, printmaking, digital art, mixed media, photography, film, and video.

The AIR is provided with:

  • Studio space in the Harcourt House facility with 24/7 access.
  • Complementary one-year membership with Where Edmonton Community Artists Network (W.E.C.A.N.) Society/Harcourt House Artist Run Centre.
  • Complementary parking for the duration of the AIR Program at Harcourt House Artist Run Centre.
  • Free access to 2D and 3D Drop-In Classes held at Harcourt House Artist Run Centre.
  • $1,800.00 allowance for materials.
  • An exhibition in the Main Gallery of Harcourt House Artist Run Centre of the work developed during the residency.
  • CAR/FAC fees for the presentation of this exhibition.

Applicants will be selected by the quality of work submitted, their demonstration of commitment to serious practice, and how the residency will meet their objectives at this crucial juncture in the development of their practice.

Submission guidelines:

  • Contact information: Name, address, phone number, email address, website, social media
  • Artist’s statement (1 page)
  • CV (1 page)
  • Artist’s biography (1 page)
  • Plan of activity for residency including description of proposed exhibition (2 pages max.)
  • 2 letters of reference from professionals in the arts community
  • 5 – 10 JPEG images of supporting artwork; each file must be named: jpg (example: 3_Saville.jpg) and no larger than 1MB in size
  • Works focused on video, sound or other media, please use a sharing platform to store your work and provide links and passwords to appropriate files in your image list
  • Image list with the following: last name, title of artwork, date completed, media, dimensions. Links and passwords to video, sound or other media support material should be included here

NOTE: Please send all written materials, including letters of reference, as one PDF file. Files must be named: AIR2022_lastname.pdf (example: AIR2022_Saville.pdf). Please do not include your images in this PDF but send them as separate JPGs.

Late and/or incomplete proposal packages will not be considered.

Please email submissions by Friday, May 28, 2021 to:

Download submission information here.

For more information, please contact Darren Kooyman Exhibitions and Art Education Administrator at or 780.426.4180



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