Jenni House Artist Residency

JENNI HOUSE ARTIST RESIDENCY CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 

 The Jenni House Artist Residency is now accepting applications for residencies between April-September 2019. Deadline for applications is JANUARY 25, 2019 at 11:59pm. Late applications will not be accepted.

THE APPLICATION FORM CAN BE FILLED OUT HERE.

Professional and emerging artists from the Yukon, northern neighbours (Alaska, northern BC, Northwest Territories and Nunavut) and circumpolar countries are encouraged to apply. Jenni House is an ideal space for artistic collaboration and joint residency applications are accepted. Resident artists are required to host one community engagement activity (e.g. an open studio, workshop, performance, artist talk, screening or other event) that relate to their ongoing work or the work they are producing in the Jenni House.

Monthly residencies are open to all practices. Selected artists practicing in the fields of visual art, film and media, music, literary arts, spoken word and multi-disciplinary/multi-media will be awarded a one month residency and

  • an honouria of $1000.
  • $90 material allowance for public engagement (ie supplies for workshops, food for reception etc)
  • Rural/Out of town artists may be offered an allowance towards travel ($150), accommodation ($1000) and subsistence ($600)  if applicable.

ABOUT THE JENNI HOUSE ARTIST RESIDENCY:

The Jenni House Artist Residency provides artists with a studio in an historic log and timber frame building in Whitehorse, Yukon. The studio is located on the banks of the Yukon River in Shipyards Park just downstream of the Kwanlin Dun Culture Centre and is situated in the traditional territories of the Kwanlin Dun First Nation and the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council.

The Jenni House Artist Residency studio is wheelchair accessible and has wheelchair accessible washroom facilities. There is no internet at the Jenni House, but free public access to wifi is available nearby at the Whitehorse Public Library.

Operating since 2015, the Jenni House Artist Residency is organized by the umbrella arts organization, ArtsNet, and is supported by a collective of Yukon-based arts organizations including: the Yukon Arts Centre, Yukon Film Society, Jazz Yukon, Music Yukon, and Kicksled Readings. These groups gratefully acknowledge the support received from Culture Quest and the City of Whitehorse that made the Jenni House Artist Residency possible.

Submission Deadline: JANUARY 25, 2019

THE APPLICATION FORM CAN BE FILLED OUT HERE.

 

 

Vivan Belik and Moriah Moriah Macmillan's outreach project with stop-motion animation for their December 2018 Jenni House Residency

 

 

                                

 

Interior space of the Jenni House:

NEXT DEADLINE: JULY 25, 2019