Friday, September 23, 2011

The Banff Centre Artist in Residence

Deadline: October 14, 2011 (RECEIVE)

Banff Artist in Residence (BAIR) Program Winter

Banff, AB
March 5, 2012 - March 30, 2012

The Banff Artist in Residence (BAIR) program in Visual Arts provides time and space for individuals and groups to create new works, research innovative ideas, and experiment with different techniques and modes of production.

Participants are provided with an individual studio accessible 24-hours a day, as well as use of Visual Arts facilities including printmaking, papermaking, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. Access to these facilities is subject to additional fees.

Residency length can vary within the prescribed program dates. All residencies must begin on a Monday and last for a minimum of 12 days. Applications for residencies outside of the program dates may be accepted at the discretion of the director of Visual Arts.

Program Fee: $90/day (single room) or $64/day (shared room)
General Studio Fee: $100/month (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of $100/appplicant

light flex meal plan for duration of program
accommodation for duration of program
studio space
access to Banff Centre facilities including the Paul D. Fleck Library, Sally Borden Recreation Centre and artist rates for Banff Centre events

In addition to the program fee, participants are responsible for all costs associated with their stay such as shipping, materials and supplies, the rental and use of audio/visual equipment, photographic materials, printing, and any specific facilities fees.

Applicants are also encouraged to approach their local arts councils and agencies for additional financial assistance to offset travel costs.

Application Requirements
All applicants must submit:

A non-refundable processing fee (varies per program)
A completed application form.
A completed application requirements package
Detailed resource request form outlining studio and equipment/facility needs and staff support is essential. Final resource allocation is at the discretion of the department.

Visit website for complete program details and application:

For more information:

Office of the Registrar
The Banff Centre
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Box 1020
Banff, AB T1L 1H5
Phone: 403.762.6180 or 1.800.565.9989
Fax: 403.762.6345