How to Apply – Artist-in-Residence

Artist-In-Residence Applications

Context and Criteria:

Resources facilitated by YLDE during the residency:

• A budget of $3,500 for artist fees, travel costs (if applicable), and additional labour and/or materials
• Access to an accessible studio space (up to 40 hrs) provided by YLDE
• Concluding roundtable discussion regarding the research undergone during the residency
• Public presentations of the research
• Video and Photo documentation of research presented
• Research will be considered in both written and visual essays published on the YLDE website

Each artist/group is required to adhere to the following:

• Adapt research to meet current Covid-19 safety protocols
• All artists involved must be available for, and demonstrate/share their research at the public Research Series Presentation on Saturday April 2, 2022, as well as being available for the public Endnote Essayist Presentations and Discussion on Sunday April 10, 2022
• Participate in public discussion/talk back sessions on the artist’s research
• Share their process with two essayists-in-residence (a writer and a visual artist/photographer), and other participating artists-in-residence through studio visits, cohort meet-ups, and postmortem
• Submit a final report at the end of the residency detailing activities, experience, and feedback

For questions, including further accessibility funds information, about our residency program, please do not hesitate to email us at