Banff Center for Arts + Creativity: Artist in Residence Spring 2023

Jenna Reid, "Affinity." Sewn Textiles, 30" by 30". 2022; Jenna Reid, "Group." Sewn Textiles, 30" by 30". 2022. Installation view, Banff Artist in Residence Emerging 2022. Photo by Rita Taylor.

Overview

The Banff Artist in Residence program is designed for visual artists to focus on their practice in a supportive learning environment. Within this residency, you are encouraged to self-direct your research and time, as well as cultivate new directions in your work. Your artist in residence experience, is further supported through individual studio visits with guest faculty and dialogue amongst peers.

The program encourages experimentation and risk-taking via access to shared production facilities and knowledgeable staff who are available to provide technical support and assistance. In addition, you will have the opportunity to build connections, create networks, and share your work with other artists-in-residence and the public.

What does the program offer?

The Banff Artist in Residence program offers you the opportunity to delve deeply into their practice while away from the constraints of everyday life. You will be are provided with a studio, accessible 24 hours a day, as well as access to our extensive facilities.

Who should apply?

This residency is for visual artists who have completed formal training at the post-secondary level, or who have equivalent experience and recognition from their peers. 

Banff Centre invites applications from anywhere in the world, and artists of all ages, backgrounds, gender identities, and expressions.

Program Dates: May 08 - June 09, 2023

Deadline
Residency Length
1 month - 1 month
Languages
English
Average Number of Artists in Residence at a Time
14
Collaborative Residency
Must apply and be accepted individually
May apply as a team
Discipline
Drawing
Interdisciplinary Arts
Mixed Media
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Visual Arts
Ceramics/Clay Arts/Pottery
Digital Fabrication
Installation Arts
Paper Arts
Textile & Fiber Arts/Weaving
Woodworking
Criticism
Digital Media
Photography
Sound Art
Illustration
Environmental Arts
Companions
N/A
Country of Residence
Open to artists based anywhere in the world
Family Friendly
N/A
Stage of Career
Any stage of career
Additional Expectations/Opportunities
Participate in public programming
Participate in open studio with fellow residents
Give artist talk or presentation
Accessible Housing
ADA Compliant
Partially Accessible (50% or more)
Meals Provided
Some meals (at least 2 meals provided)
Studios/Special Equipment
Private Studios
Dedicated Studio/Shop Technicians - Full Time
Exhibition / Installation Space
Ceramics Workspace
Electric Wheels
Kick Wheels
Slab Roller
Clay Mixers
Plaster Room
Raku Kiln
Electric Kiln
Gas Kiln
Dedicated Metal Shop
Plasma Cutter
Anvils, Stakes + Hammers
Hydraulic Press
Soldering Workspace
Gas/Oxy Torches
Finishing Room
Buffing Machine
Casting Room
Electroforming + Etching Room
Darkroom (Black And White)
Darkroom (Color)
Lighting Studio/Green Screen
Large Format Printer / Plotter
Large Format Scanner
Film Scanner
Printers + Scanner
Photo + Video Editing Suite
Painting Workspace (Oil)
Easels
Drawing Benches
Printmaking Workspaces
Book Arts Facilities
Etching Press
Glass Inking Table
Drying Racks
Aquatint Box
Hot Plates
Paper Soaking Sinks
Paper Tearing Table
Acid Room
Silkscreen Studio
Lithography Studio
Light Tables
Large Sinks
Large Exposure Unit
Washout Room
Papermaking Studio
Textiles Workspace
Fiber Arts Workspace
Dye Area
Padded Screen Print Tables
Hooded Dye Mixing Station
Drying Room
Well-ventilated Spray Room
Washer And Dryer
Dedicated Wood Shop
Woodworking Tools
Tablesaw
Bandsaw
Router Table
Wood Bending Equipment
Jointer
Planer
Wood Vises And Wood Working Table
Studios/Facilities Accessibility
Partially Accessible (50% or more)
Type of Housing
Private bedroom in a shared housing facility on campus
Additional Eligibility Information

This residency is for visual artists who have completed formal training at the post-secondary level, or who have equivalent experience and recognition from their peers. 

Banff Centre invites applications from anywhere in the world, and artists of all ages, backgrounds, gender identities, and expressions.

Artist Stipend
5039
Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Travel Stipend/Material Stipends
Residency Fees
7605
Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Fee Details

Application fees are non refundable.

Program fee is subject to applicable taxes. Non-refundable fees and deposits will be retained upon cancellation. Any other fees are refunded at the discretion of the Banff Centre. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.

Grant/Scholarship/other Funding Support
Grant/Scholarship/Other Funding Support Details

Application fee: $65 ($35 for applicants who identify as Indigenous)

*Financial Aid of 100% is available to cover tuition, and 50% is available to offset food and accommodation costs.

Application Fee
65
Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Application Type
Open application