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BRANSCOMBE HOUSE ARTIST RESIDENCY
Call for Artists | Request for Proposals

Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Dept. of Arts, Culture & Heritage
Deadline: May 29, 2017

The City of Richmond Department of Arts, Culture and Heritage invites professional community-engaged artists in all disciplines (including writers, composers, visual artists, musicians, theatre artists, video, multi-disciplinary, social practice and performance artists) to submit proposals for an 11-month live-in residency located on Canada’s west coast, in Richmond, B.C.

The Branscombe House residency will begin in January 2018 and run until mid-December, 2018.

Branscombe House is a recently restored Edwardian style house located in the residential area of historic Steveston in Richmond. The self-contained two-bedroom suite upstairs is offered as an artist residence/studio with rent 100% subsidized in exchange for a minimum number of community art engagement hours on approved projects/programs developed in collaboration between staff, artist(s) and community groups/organizations.

We are seeking proposals for interesting new projects and programs that promote meaningful community engagement through artistic opportunities.

Download the RFP. For more information about the residency program, visit www.richmond.ca/BranscombeResidency

Application deadline: May 29, 2017
Residency duration: 11 months, starting mid-January 2018
Eligibility: Professional artists in any discipline*
Budget: Up to $1500 in hard cost reimbursement**

*Live/work space is not suitable for practices involving amplified music, loud equipment or fumes.
** The City can also provide in-kind marketing and print production support, as well as facility/production support associated with public programs (eg, access to free room rentals, basic workshop materials, performance spaces, tech support, etc.) as negotiated.

Helpful Links

2018 Call to Artists (pdf):
http://richmond.ca/__shared/assets/Branscombe_Detailed_2018_Call_to_Artists46917.pdf

Residency Details:
http://richmond.ca/culture/sites/branscombehouse/branscomberesidency/branscombe.htm

Artist’s Suite Info:
http://richmond.ca/culture/sites/branscombehouse/artistsuite.htm

Online Application Form:
http://cms.richmond.ca/Page17760.aspx?PageMode=Hybrid


Questions? Contact Katie Varney, kvarney@richmond.ca | 604-247-4941

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