Winter Writers Residency 2024

Application Deadline: September 06, 2023
Program Dates: January 15 - February 02, 2024


The Winter Writers Residency is a self-directed program that offers time and space for writers to retreat, reconnect, and re-energize their writing practice. In addition to a single room, and a small private studio, you will be surrounded by a community of artistic peers with the opportunity to attend inspiring talks, performances, and meet with guest faculty to consult on your work.

Late Fall Writers Residency Online 2023

Application Deadline: August 09, 2023
Program Dates: November 20 - December 01, 2023


The Late Fall Writers Residency Online is a small cohort program that gives you a chance to learn from each other and faculty, attend exclusive talks, ask questions, and develop your practice.

What does the program offer?

This 12-day online residency provides broad thematic teaching from exceptional faculty members Moez Surani and Klara du Plessis, Q&A sessions, and workshopping.

Instructors will discuss ideas, experiences, and obstacles that participants may be encountering with their writing of both poetry and fiction. 

Banff Artist in Residence: Early Career 2024


Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Early Career is an immersive program of studio practice, creative exploration, critical feedback, and mentorship for visual artists of all ages in the early stages of their careers.

Open to visual artists working across mediums, BAiR Early Career combines the artistic freedom of a self-directed residency with the supportive benefits of an organized program. As well as having the space to create, research, and experiment, participants are part of a community of emerging artists committed to developing and expanding their practice.

Artists have access to shared production facilities and knowledgeable staff who are available to provide technical support and assistance. 

Visual Arts Thematic Residency - Rewilding the Body Eclectic


Previously considered antiquated, in recent years figuration has positioned itself at the forefront of contemporary art. Artists interested in feminism, queer theory, and issues surrounding race and disability have challenged historical notions of representation of the human body, returning a lens of criticality to the subject rarely seen before. From sculpture to painting to photography, figuration has the potential to communicate the complexities of gender, sexuality, class, and identity, as well as humans' relationship to the natural environment and society at large.

Art Vancouver 2024

Vancouver Visual Art Foundation announces its open call for the 8th edition of Art Vancouver International Art Fair, April 11 - 14, 2024. Held annually at a stunning waterfront venue, Art Vancouver attracts thousands of international buyers & art lovers to the show. The art fair provides an exceptional opportunity for unique, creative and high-end work. To apply, visit our website.

Adventure Filmmakers Workshop 2023


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, whilst networking 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?


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