The Yukon Arts Centre, in partnership with the Yukon Film Society are pleased to present a call for artists in residence, with a focus on craft based works at Jenni House, in Shipyards Park from August 1 – 31, 2015

The Jenni House Residency aims to support artists in the creation of their craft  based works for a one month term by providing free studio space at the Jenni House in Shipyard’s Park, Whitehorse, YT.  The August residency focuses on Craft, as a part of the Craft Year 2015 initiative.  Craft Year 2015 is a year-long, nation-wide festival aimed at promoting craft as a key player in Canadian Culture.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 20, 2015 at 11:59pm.

TERM

The Jenni House is available for a craft based residency for the month of August 1 – 31, 2015

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

Artists in residence are encouraged to present two activities to engage the public, one open house or talk to discuss their work and one workshop. This event is to be mutually coordinated and agreed upon between YAC, YFS, and the sponsored artist.  If required YAC may be able to offer some supplies they have in stock, but all other supplies are responsibility of the artist.

ARTIST AGREEMENT

YFS will be responsible for managing the ‘’Jenni House Artist Agreement’’ with the artist in advance of the residency and providing the artist with an access key and facility instructions.  Please see the artist agreement for full details.

FEES & MATERIALS

There are no fees to apply to the residency. YAC can offer a $500 honorarium for the residency. The Artist is responsible for all materials related to their project while in residence. Subject to availablility the Yukon Arts Centre may be able to offer some supplies and materials.

Artist In Residence Application

Name of Producing Organization or Artist:


Title of Project:
    


Project Description
Provide an overview of your project. Include any and all information required to fully describe your project proposal. Please indicate which day you would like your proposed open house and workshop to take place. Your description should articulate what you plan to do and how you plan to do it.

 

 


Bio or Condensed CV
Provide a brief Artist or Organizational biography. This biography should include professional achievements and your history of community-arts practice. Use only the space provided in this application for your bio/CV.

 

 

 

  
II. Detailed Contact Information

Name of Producing Organization or Artist:      

Primary Contact (if the applicant is an organization or group):      
Primary Contact Title (job titles only):      
Address 1:      
Address 2:      
City/Province:       Postal Code:
Primary Contact Telephone:     Primary Contact Cell phone:      
Primary Contact Email:      
Website:      
If applicable, Name of Secondary Contact (Artist or Collaborator):      
Title of Secondary Contact (job titles only):      
Secondary Contact Telephone:      Secondary Contact Cell phone:      
Secondary Contact Email:     

III. Support Material

You can submit a maximum of three supporting documents, plus up to five images, audio or video files with this application form.

Supporting documents should only be used to submit information not found in the application form.

Examples of acceptable supporting documents include: site layouts, technical or design specifications and engineer or architectural drawings.

File Specifications:
- Supporting Documents must be in .PDF format
- Images must be in .JPEG format, at a maximum resolution of 300 dpi
- Video works must be in .MOV, .MPEG, .WMV or .AVI format
- Audio must be in .MP3 or .WAV format

IV. Method of Delivery

The ideal method of delivery is by email to Jessica Vellenga at gallery@yac.ca

When sending your email, use the subject line: Jenni House Artist In Residence Application – Your Artist/Organization Name.