ARTIST IN RESIDENCE EXCHANGE PROGRAM
New York State / Province of Quebec
Artist-in-Residence Exchange Program
DEADLINE: Friday, August 14, 2015 – 12PM (noon)
***Click here for a list of potential sites in Quebec for residencies:
INVITATION TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York, Inc. (ASI), on behalf of the New York State Council on the Arts in partnership with the Province of Québec Council of Arts and Letters, is seeking proposals from qualified individuals from New York State to become artists in residence in the Province of Québec between August 2015 and July 2016.
ASI is seeking three professional and unique artists from throughout New York State to take residency for three months in the Province of Québec between August 2015 and July 2016. While there the artist will create work and engage the community in a meaningful way.
The art disciplines included in the residency are:
- Cinema & Video
- Contemporary Crafts
- Dance & Choreography
- Digital & Media Arts
- Literature & Poetry
- Multidisciplinary Arts
- Music & Composition
- Theatre & Playwriting
- Traditional Folk Arts
- Visual Art
ASI, on behalf of the New York State Council on the Arts, will provide each artist a stipend of $9,000 to cover their costs for travel, materials, and labor. The artist cannot be compensated in any way while in Québec, and all displays of work and/or performances must be free and open to the public.
The project schedule is as follows:
- April 24, 2015 – Materials are released.
- May 27, 2015 – Questions to the RFP are due.
- April 1, 2015 – Answers are released.
- EXTENSION: August 14, 2015 (12pm noon) – Applications are due.
- August – Panel review and selection.
- Late August – Selected artists are announced.
- August 1, 2015 – July 31, 2016 – Residences take place.
TIME AND METHOD OF SUBMISSION
Respondents are required to submit one copy of the proposal as well as their letter from the host site in PDF form electronically as attachments to an email sent to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to 12 pm noon EST on August 14, 2015.
Proposals received electronically after 12 pm noon EST on August 14, 2015 will be automatically rejected without exception and without review.
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York, Inc. reserves the right to reject a submittal if any document or item listed in this RFP is incomplete, improperly executed, indefinite, ambiguous, and/or excluded.