ARTIST IN RESIDENCE EXCHANGE PROGRAM


New York State / Province of Quebec

Artist-in-Residence Exchange Program

Congratulations to the recipients!

Michael Asbill
Hometown: Accord, New York
Discipline: Visual Arts
Residency: Sporobole Centre en Art Actuel (Sherbrooke, Quebec)

Glenn McClure
Hometown: Geneseo, New York
Discipline: Music & Composition
Residency: Choeur Classique de I’Outaouias (Gatineau, Quebec)

Anthony Heinz May
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Discipline: Visual Arts
Residency: Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve (Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec)

**Deadline: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 12PM (Noon)


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 Quebec Council of Arts and Letters, is seeking proposals from qualified individuals from New York State to become artists in residence in the Province of Quebec in Fall or Winter, 2013.

ASI is seeking three professional and unique artists from throughout New York State to take residency for three months in the Province of Quebec in the fourth quarter of 2013 (or first quarter of 2014, if the residency begins in 2013).  While there the artist will create work and engage the community in a meaningful way.

The art disciplines included in the residency are:

  • Architecture
  • 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 Quebec, and all displays of work and/or performances must be free and open to the public.


TIMELINE

The project schedule is as follows:
Application Released June 1, 2013
Applications Due August 7, 2013 (noon) (THIS DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO THIS DATE)


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 asiwnyoffice@gmail.com prior to 12 pm noon EST on August 7, 2013.

Some arts and cultural organizations in Quebec can be found at:

Quebec Site Reference List

or by contacting the Province of Quebec Council of Arts and Letters.

Proposals received electronically after 12 pm noon EST on August 7 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.