ARTIST IN RESIDENCE EXCHANGE PROGRAM


New York State / Province of Quebec

Artist-in-Residence Exchange Program

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DEADLINE: Friday, August 14, 2015 – 12PM (noon)

Materials:

Artist in Residence Program 2015 Call for Artists

Artist in Residence Program 2015 Application

***Click here for a list of potential sites in Quebec for residencies:

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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:

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


TIMELINE

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 asiwnyoffice@gmail.com 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.


 

2014 NYS-Quebec Artist Residency Recipients