The first program of its kind in Canada to provide access to shared studio space, exclusive and customized professional development opportunities that support artistic growth – all with the goal of building the creative capacity of Afro-diasporic artists.
Accessibility & Inclusion: Address the lack of safe and inclusive spaces for Black artists.
Professional Development:Create spaces to support emerging artists to hone their talents.
Community Building: Create opportunities for the community to experience artistic works rooted in Afro-diasporic traditions.
Residents will have access to:
Shared studio space for 4 months
Opportunity to present your work & receive feedback
Conversations with artists and leaders in Toronto’s arts & cultural community
Professional Development workshops
An artist fee + materials budget
The program will culminate with an exhibition of works produced by the residents in February 2020; dates to be confirmed.
Deadline to apply: Sunday, September 22, 2019, 11:59pm.
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