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2017 Caetani Centre’s Open Call for Self-Directed Artist Residencies in the Beautiful North Okanagan, BC

The Caetani Cultural Centre offers artists and writers, curators, cultural researchers and performers, creative living and working spaces in an independent community atmosphere for self-directed residencies, providing time, support and room for creativity, at affordable rates. Open to emerging and established artists in any medium. Self-directed residencies are of varying lengths of time, from 2 weeks to 6 months, to suit the individual needs of the applicant. Please specify the preferred time period for the residency and length of stay for project in your application form.

All applications are adjudicated by a professional adjudication panel. The Self-Directed Residencies are not sponsored or themed, and fees are based and pro-rated on length of stay. Artists are responsible for their own travel, health insurance, food requirements, materials, equipment, and should have their own transportation.


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SHARED RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION:

  • Sermoneta or Caetani Room (private bedroom) with queen-sized bed, dresser and desk with chair
  • Double occupancy can be considered
  • Shared 4 piece full bathroom
  • Shared kitchen/eating area
  • Shared communal gathering space in the Library
  • One parking space onsite
  • Bed linens, towels, and cleaning supplies are provided by the Centre
  • Coin operated laundry onsite
  • Access to Internet and Library


STUDIO SPACE:

  • Ninfa Studio: Approx 12' x 14′ (3.7m x 4.3m), Ceiling Height: approximately 8’ (2.44 m)
  • Tub sink, access to water and washrooms
  • Access to Internet
  • There is limited access to equipment (If you have special equipment needs you should contact the Centre to ensure that this program is suitable for your expectations).
  • Studio workspaces are located on the Centre grounds are included in the overall fees


FEES & AVAILABILITY:

1.) SERMONETA ROOM - 12’-4” x 9’ (3.75 m x 2.75 m)
paired with the Ninfa Studio: $15/night ($450/month)

  • February 20 – April 13, 2017
  • May 15 – September 1, 2017
  • November 3 – December 15, 2017

2.) CAETANI ROOM - 19’ x 14’-2” (5.8 m x 4.3 m)
Writer’s Live/Work space (no separate studio): $15/night ($450/month)
OR
paired with the Ninfa Studio: $20/night ($600/month)

  • April 17 – May 5, 2017
  • September 5 – 29, 2017
  • November 3 – December 15, 2017
  • All fees are in Canadian funds, and pro-rated on the length of stay
  • The fee does not include travel expenses, food, health insurance, art materials, shipping, exhibition costs, or other personal expenses
  • Most participants apply for grants to institutions, foundations, universities, government agencies, etc. in their country/province of origin to assist with funding
  • The Caetani Centre does not provide daily cleaning of the studios or rooms, or daily meals. Residents are expected to maintain their studio spaces and rooms, shared common areas of the kitchen, bathroom and other common areas in a clean, tidy and orderly manner, with respect for the other residents using the space.


For more information: http://caetani.org/self-directed-residencies-for-artists-and-writers/


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Caetani Cultural Society
3401 Pleasant Valley Road
Vernon, British Columbia V1T-4L4
Phone: (250) 275-1525
air@caetani.org