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OPEN CALL - 1-month residency in the summer of 2020 w/ stipend!




Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts (KIRA) was established in February 2016 in an effort to support the creativity of artists. It hopes to promote excellence in the arts both here in Canada as well as in the International scene, all the while benefitting the local community of St Andrews by becoming a cultural destination. A residency at KIRA creates a rewarding and stimulating experience for any participant seeking to advance their artistic journey.

Located in beautiful St Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada. Artists live on a historic property in a beautiful seaside town and work in studios located just steps away from the residence. It is within walking distance of the down town area.

 Program details and support
- One month of free studio space in a freestanding 300-square foot studio equipped with Wi-Fi.
- Awarded stipend of $1,500 (CAD) per month.
- Private bedroom/bathroom in a well-maintained historic property located steps away from the studio.
- Up to 5-artists living on-site.
- Two meals a day  (breakfast and lunch)
- Audience engagement opportunities.
- Access to Kingsbrae Garden and KIRA's amphitheatre public events.
- Scheduled access to: nontoxic printmaking equipment (portable proofing press suitable for linoblock, woodcut, and letter set printing, range of typeset), ceramics equipment (pottery kick-wheels, medium sized kiln, outdoor gas fired kiln), woodshop (chop saws, table saws, planer, clamps, etc.), mechanical shop with a range of basic hand tools and resources.
- Artists will be responsible for covering costs associated with the purchase of materials, shipment of artwork/supplies, travel costs and other living expenses including supplemental food.
- Artists will participate in Open Studios for the public each Saturday from 10am-1pm.
- An end of residency Art Exhibit of the body of work completed during the residency month will take place in the final week of each residence.

DATES: May 22nd - June 18th / June 22nd - July 20th / August 4th - August 31st


Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
10 CAD
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