​Call to Brampton Based Artists, Collectives and Arts Organizations

Presented by the Brampton Arts Organization (BAO) and Brampton Library (BL), the Brampton Artist in Residence Program provides funding of $8,000 and free, dedicated workspace to professional artists, writers, arts organizations and collectives working in any artistic discipline to undertake a community-engaged artist residency at Mount Pleasant Village Branch, from June to September 2024.

Information Session: April 25 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. This information session will take place online via Zoom. Please register here.

For questions about this program, contact Katy Belshaw, Programming Coordinator, Brampton Arts Organization, katy@bramptonartsorg.ca

What Does This Program Support?

The Artist in Residence program provides funding to professional artists, arts organizations and collectives working in any artistic discipline (ex. Literary arts/writing, visual arts, performing arts, music and more) to undertake a community-focused artist residency at Mount Pleasant Village Branch.

The selected artist/s will have the opportu​nity to access a free, dedicated workspace within the library during regular operating hours. They will hold public office hours, create and deliver free public arts programming, explore their practice in a community setting, engage with the library and its surrounding neighbourhood, undertake collaborative artistic research or creation, and make and present work in new ways. Eligible activities include, but are not limited to: artistic research, community-engaged projects and programming, visual and media arts installations, screenings and exhibitions, workshops, education and mentorship, performances, and other arts activities open to the public. Permanent artwork is not eligible for funding through this residency program.

The artist honorarium awarded is $8,000.

Full Program Guidelines

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