Visual Arts Programs: Spring / Summer 2020


Artist Amanda Boulos works in her studio during the Banff Artist in Residence Summer 2019 program.


Visual Arts Programs

Explore new directions in your work with international faculty and artists. Be inspired by our studio spaces and facilities in an unrivalled natural environment.


Banff Artist in Residence Late Spring 2020
June 1 – July 3, 2020
Application deadline: January 22

Focus on your own practice in a supportive learning environment. You will be encouraged to explore new ideas, create, self-direct your research and time, and cultivate new directions in your work.

Banff Artist in Residence Summer 2020
July 20 – August 21, 2020
Application deadline: March 4

Delve deeply into your practice while away from the constraints of everyday life. You will be provided with a studio, accessible 24 hours a day, as well as access to our extensive facilities.

July 20 – August 21, 2020
Application deadline: March 4

Reimagine your relations with the fundamental material of plastic. Explore processes of recycling and reconstituting, materiality, and what it means to use plastic as an artistic material.


Engage with world-renowned faculty and peers to gain new insights into the development of your work. Access facilities and expertise in photography, sculpture, printmaking, papermaking, ceramics, fibre, painting, digital media, video, and sound, as well as curatorial studies.

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For more information, contact:
Office of the Registrar
Phone: 403.762.6180 or 1.800.565.9989