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Banff Artist in Residence - Winter 2022 | In-Person

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The Banff Artist in Residence program is designed for visual artists to focus on their own practice in a supportive learning environment. Participants are encouraged to explore new ideas, create, self-direct their research and time, and cultivate new directions in their work — all while surrounded by a community of peers within Banff Centre’s spectacular mountain setting.
 
The program encourages experimentation via access to a full suite of shared production facilities and knowledgeable staff who are available to provide technical support and assistance. Ceramics, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking, Papermaking and Digital Media production facilities will all be available for this program. 

Participants have the opportunity to receive studio visits from program guest faculty and engage with the exhibitions and programming taking place at Walter Phillips Gallery. In addition, participants can share their work with other artists-in-residence, the broader Banff Centre community and the public.

What does the program offer?

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

What length of residency is available?

This program is designed for participation over the entire program period. Variable dates will not be considered.

Who should apply?

This residency is for visual artists with an exhibition/publication record, who have completed formal training in visual arts at the post-secondary level, or equivalent experience and recognition from their peers. 

Collaborative groups are welcome to apply. Groups no larger than two people will be considered for this program.

*Subject to additional fees

Application Deadline: October 13, 2021

Program Dates: January 10 - February 11, 2022

Please note: International participants are welcome to apply to on-campus programs that start after January 1, 2022. We will continue to monitor the situation closely, and ask that all those applying to programs investigate and monitor current regulations of the country from which you will be travelling. Note that if a quarantine period is required, this will be at the expense of the participant. 

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

Deadline: 
10/13/2021
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Banff Artist in Residence 2D - Fall 2021 | In person

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

Banff Artist-in-Residence (BAiR) 2D is a program for artists working in the mediums of analog and digital photography, drawing, printmaking, painting and paper making. Access to the Photography, Printmaking, Papermaking, and Digital Media production facilities will be available, as well as the Woodshop. The program encourages experimentation via access to shared production facilities and knowledgeable staff who are available to provide technical support and assistance.

Participants have the opportunity to receive studio visits from program guest faculty and engage with the exhibitions and programming taking place at Walter Phillips Gallery. In addition, participants can share their work with other artists-in-residence, the broader Banff Centre community and the public.

What does the program offer?

The Banff Artist in Residence 2D program allows participants to delve deeply into their practice while away from the constraints of everyday life. Participants are provided with a studio, accessible 24 hours a day, as well as access to our extensive facilities.

What length of residency is available?

This program is designed for participation over the entire program period. Variable dates will not be considered.

Who should apply?

This residency is for visual artists with an exhibition/publication record, who have completed formal training in visual arts at the post-secondary level, or equivalent experience and recognition from their peers.

Please note: As we re-open campus and welcome artists back to programming in a safe and mindful way, we have made the difficult decision to restrict recruitment for on-campus programs to those currently residing in Canada. We continue to monitor the situation closely and look forward to the future relaxation of travel measures that will allow us to welcome international artists once again. 

Application Deadline: September 22, 2021

Program Dates: November 01 - December 03, 2021

**Image credit: Laurie Kang’s studio during Barbara Spohr Award residency in 2020. Photo by Biliana Panic.

Prizes Details: 

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

Deadline: 
09/22/2021
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Adventure Filmmakers Workshop - Fall 2021

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The Adventure Filmmakers Workshop is an exceptional chance for independent and emerging filmmakers to advance their skills under the guidance of two of the world’s premier and proven adventure filmmakers. During a jam-packed 10 days in the fall, participants will hone their craft, strengthen their skills, and network and mingle with fellow filmmakers, industry insiders, and decision-makers. 

This all takes place within the core of the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, where epic stories are told through the eyes of adventurers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers from around the globe.

What does the program offer?

Workshop sessions will help participants sharpen their narrative, vision, organize their workflow, develop audio and editing techniques, and perfect their pitches. Our faculty promote an open, interactive, and creative atmosphere. 

We pack the days with hands-on practice, lively discussion, and brainstorming. We’ll welcome industry insiders as guest speakers, offering rare access to potential mentors, collaborators, sponsors, and backers. The workshop includes on-campus lodging and meals — all that participants have to do is focus on their craft and soak up the inspiration.

Who should apply?

This workshop was designed for filmmakers. To get the most from the program, applicants should have a strong desire to take the next step in all aspects of their filmmaking, including pre-production, pitching, location skills, the handling of the edit, and distribution. Past participants have included elite athletes transitioning to filmmaking, adventurers wanting to expand to different media platforms, and established filmmakers wanting to break into the adventure genre. 

This program is not aimed at those who only want to explore what it is like to be an adventure filmmaker – the Adventure Filmmakers Workshop is for those who are committed to filmmaking as a life choice.

A strong knowledge base of technical sound, camera, and editing skills is essential. Applicants are encouraged to focus on one specific film project that they have in mind and to be prepared to share it with the group.

Enrolment is limited to 24 participants.

Please note: As we re-open campus and welcome artists back to programming in a safe and mindful way, we have made the difficult decision to restrict recruitment for on-campus programs to those currently residing in Canada. We continue to monitor the situation closely and look forward to the future relaxation of travel measures that will allow us to welcome international artists once again. 

Program Dates: October 30 - November 08, 2021

Deadline: 
09/22/2021
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Indigenous Arts | Write Over Here - Fall 2021

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This 3-week self-directed Indigenous Arts residency will invite writers to engage in an active writing program, both in their community and on the Banff Centre campus. Online gatherings during the community phase will be scheduled to bring everyone together to connect and share.

Participants will be able to choose to participate either online from their community or on campus for the first two weeks.  The final week will see all participants meeting on campus to share readings and have deeper discussions of their process. Faculty will engage all writers throughout their time, as needed and scheduled, while this space allows for writers to put the time aside in their own capacity but still engage in their writing practice.

What Does the Program Offer?
This residency offers writers a combination of lectures from faculty, open social spaces to connect, open spaces to review and provide feedback to each other's work, faculty office hours and readings. Writers will deepen their artistry and technical application with literary mentorship from faculty of various writing genres, create peer relationships and expand their professional networks, and have the opportunity for possible collaborations following their time at Banff Centre.

Who Should Apply?
This program welcomes Indigenous writers from across Canada. 

Please note: As we re-open campus and welcome artists back to programming in a safe and mindful way, we have made the difficult decision to restrict recruitment for on-campus programs to those currently residing in Canada. We continue to monitor the situation closely and look forward to the future relaxation of travel measures that will allow us to welcome international artists once again.  

Please note that as of 1st September, our application fee will revert to the pre-pandemic level of $65.  Applications received on or before 31st August will be charged at $25.

          *Financial Aid of 100% is available for this program. 

Program Dates: October 11 - 29, 2021
Application Deadline: September 15, 2021
Learn more and apply online: https://bit.ly/3goh29e

Prizes Details: 

Financial Aid of 100% is available for this program. 

Deadline: 
09/15/2021
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Indigenous Playwrights Nest - Fall 2021

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The Indigenous Playwrights Nest is a two week residency that offers Indigenous playwrights an inspiring environmental workspace to write their plays surrounded by nature in the Leighton Artists Studios. The Indigenous Playwrights Nest is designed to offer support and space for new works in various stages of dramaturgical development. This residency includes revisiting textual work on plays that have had some performance life but are still in process of finalizing, as well as open to new works in development.

Writers will be on campus, while actors will be hired to do online-only readings in alignment with playwrights writing needs. 

What does the program offer?

This self-guided residency will support the development and creation of a new work by the Indigenous writer(s) working in theatre by providing actors, space, and resources for Indigenous writers to further their career and scripts that have exceptional merit and high impact. The program also offers the inclusion of Treaty 7 and area knowledge keepers and Elders to witness and to provide wisdom that will enhance community engagement in the project, and be a resource to the performers, if requested and appropriate. On campus, the program creates dedicated space and time away from home to add to the depth and breadth of the work in development.

Who should apply?

Indigenous artists in Canada who have a play in development or are creating a new work are encouraged to apply.

As we re-open campus and welcome artists back to programming in a safe and mindful way, we have made the difficult decision to restrict recruitment for on-campus programs to those currently residing in Canada.  We continue to monitor the situation closely and look forward to the future relaxation of travel measures that will allow us to welcome international artists once again. 

Application Deadline: September 15, 2021

Program Dates: November 01 - November 12, 2021

Arrival: October 31, 2021
Departure: November 13, 2021

*Image credit: Imajyn Cardinal - Sould, 2019, Indigenous Arts. Photo by Jessica Wittman.

Prizes Details: 

Financial Aid of 100% of the program fee is available for this program. 

Deadline: 
09/15/2021
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Dance Artist in Residence 2021 | In-Person

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The Dance Artist in Residence program is offered specifically for dance artists and companies of all genres to have focused time for the creation and development of new works. The residency is designed for artists in the creation phase of new works, with minimal in-house technical support in Banff Centre’s studio spaces.

This program is designed to bring a number of dance companies to Banff Centre’s campus at the same time, to work on their respective projects and enjoy the opportunity for artistic connection and exchange. Participants will have opportunities to share works in progress with other visiting dance artists during their visit.

What does the program offer?
This residency offers a range of dance studio spaces depending on participants' needs and availability. Artists will be provided with basic technical support, but will not have access to theatre production spaces. More information about our facilities can be found here.

Artists are expected to be creating work during this residency, but are not expected to give a final performance or showing. Participants are encouraged to share their work through informal showings, however this is not required.

Who should apply?
We invite project proposals from individual artists, artistic collectives, and organizations. Artists at various stages of practice are encouraged to apply.

***As we re-open campus and welcome artists back to programming in a safe and mindful way, we have made the difficult decision to restrict recruitment for on-campus programs to those currently residing in Canada.  We continue to monitor the situation closely and look forward to the future relaxation of travel measures that will allow us to welcome international artists once again. 

Application Fees: $25 for individuals or groups. Individual group members must pay an additional registration fee of $25 on acceptance. Please note that the application fee will revert to the pre-pandemic rate of $65 on 1st September. Applications received on or before 31st August will be charged at $25.

*Financial Aid of 100% of the tuition fee and 50% of room and accommodation is available for this program.

Program Dates: December 6 - 17, 2021
Application Deadline: September 15, 2021
Learn more and apply online: https://bit.ly/3kcNmge

Prizes Details: 

*Financial Aid of 100% of the tuition fee and 50% of room and accommodation is available for this program.

Deadline: 
09/15/2021
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