This is a grant opportunity for three New York State artists to go to Quebec for a three month residency with a partner in that region.  All artistic disciplines and host sites (in the Province of Quebec) are welcome.  Applications for residencies outside of Montreal are encouraged.

Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 12PM (noon)

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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 during calendar year 2017.

ASI is seeking three professional and unique artists from throughout New York State to take residency for three months in the Province of Québec during the calendar year 2017. 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.

Photo Credit: Bethany Ides // Doors Unlimited, 2016 Artist Resident