Jenni House Artist Residency

Deadline Passed

Check back soon for the announcement of the selected summer artists-in-residence.


The Jenni House Artist Residency is now accepting applications for residencies between July 2017 to September 2017. Deadline: Passed.  APPLY 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.

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 $500. Some of the monthly residencies have been pre-allocated to specific disciplines and others are open to all practices.

Next Deadline: August 15, 2017 for monthly residencies from November 2017 to March 2018 with focus on film and media residencies.

Harreson Tanner creating work in Jenni House in summer 2016. 



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: Yukon Film Society, Jazz Yukon, Music Yukon, the Yukon Arts Centre and Kicksled Readings. These groups gratefully acknowledge the support received from the City of Whitehorse that made the Jenni House Artist Residency possible.

Submission Deadline: May 28, 2017.

Interior space of the Jenni House: