Call for Applicants: 2020-2021 Fellowship Program at the Living Arts Centre


2019-2020 Fellow in Glass, Amee Raval
Image courtesy of the artist.

Call for Applicants:

Resident Artist: Fellowship Program
Living Arts Centre

Application Deadline: Thursday May 7, 2020 @5pm

The Living Arts Centre (LAC) in Mississauga is now accepting applications for our Fellowship Program. This Program seeks to support local, national and international emerging artists, who have graduated from a post-secondary institution within the past 2 years. Accepted Fellows will be those who demonstrate dynamic artistic promise.

The Program is designed to support Fellows in a collaborative environment as they begin their careers. Mentored by the Residency Coordinator, Fellows should expect to receive insight about their artistic practice, professional development, and feedback on how to become competitive in the arts industry.

The aim of the Fellowship Program is to:

  • Provide professional studio space
  • Support professional development
  • Train in exhibition installation practices
  • Foster a collaborative and supportive atmosphere
  • Promote interdisciplinary experimentation with other Fellows and LAC Residents
  • Provide networking and commission opportunities
  • Allow for creative freedom through self-directed residency

The LAC offers professionally equipped studios in the areas of:

  • Ceramics
  • Woodworking
  • Glass
  • Flame working
  • Painting and Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Photography (analog and digital)
  • Textiles
  • Jewelry
  • Interdisciplinary

Fellowships are awarded based on application review and studio availability. The LAC offers competitive and subsidized studio rental rates. Expenses are paid by artists.

More the Fellowship Program:

Studio Profiles:

To apply visit:

*Please note you are applying to the Fellowship Program in your cover letter*

For more information on the Fellowship or Residency Program, please contact Katie Micak at, or by phone at, 905-306-6161.

We encourage applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race and sexual orientation.