About Our Program

The Resident Artist Program at the Living Arts Centre is designed to support emerging and mid-career artists in developing and professionalizing their practice.

The RA Program provides exhibition, mentorship, networking and commission opportunities to artists who demonstrate dynamic artistic merit and comprehensive technical ability in the studio of their choice.

The LAC offers professionally equipped studio space in the areas of:
• Photography
• Painting/ Drawing
• Wood
• Glass
• Flameworking
• Jewelry
• Textiles
• Ceramics
• Interdisciplinary (across studios)

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Program Benefits
• Artistic freedom, this is a self-directed Residency
• Professionally equipped private or collaborative studio spaces
• Interdisciplinary studio access
• Mentorship, critique and professional development opportunities
• Exhibition Opportunities including the Annual Resident Artist Exhibition and other on-site venues
• Opportunities for sales through the Centre’s Gift Shop
• Commission opportunities
• Teaching opportunities
• Support of an on-site Studio Technician
• Additional storage for artwork and supplies
• Promotion on the Centre’s website and social media
• Wifi; all utilities included, reduced parking rates

How to apply