Call for Applications: Quest Art School + Gallery 2024-25 Residency Program

Call for Application: Artist’s Residency 2024/2025 at Quest Art School + Gallery, Midland

Quest Art School + Gallery is a community gallery whose mission is to “Inspire, Explore, Create + Innovate Through Visual Arts”. The theme for our 2024-25 residency program is “Art is Love.” We want to celebrate the joy of creating art as well as the love art brings to our personal and community life. It can be inspired by the environment, our landscape, humankind, etc. The artist in residence will be able to develop and further their practice by working on a body of work around this theme. The artist will also be able to engage with the community by conducting workshops for a small number of participants in the studio space.

The artist will have use of the front corner room (500 sq. ft.) at the Midland Cultural Centre located at 333 King St. in Midland (corner of King Street and Elizabeth Street). This location can serve as both a studio and gallery space.

The residencies are six weeks in length and will start March 18, 2024. We invite artists, from emerging to professional, to apply; we also encourage artisans who want to experience a more public location to submit an application.

Artist’s responsibilities:

  • Work on your practice
  • Be in residence 30 hours per week, including Saturdays
  • Conduct a bi-weekly two-hour workshop in the studio space
  • Welcome members of the general public to visit during opening hours

To apply, please include all of the following documents along with your submission:

  • Cover letter / letter of intention
  • Artist statement that should include the theme of your artwork, media and technique
  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae (maximum three pages)
  • Ten digital images (jpeg 2 MB maximum) and up to three videos, with a list indicating title, date, medium and dimension

Email your submission to by Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
Note: Please ensure the subject line of your email reads: Artist Residency 2024

Thank you to all applicants; we will contact you for further discussion.

Quest Art School + Gallery
333 King Street
Midland, ON L4R 3M7