TTIS Mentored Residency 2019 (closed)

TTIS Mentored Residency 2019

Call for Applications from PEI Emerging Artists

this town is small inc. is seeking applications from emerging Island artists to participate in a mentored artist residency from August 20th to 24th 2019 in Charlottetown. The jury-selected Island artist will work alongside a Mentor to create a finished artwork for Art in the Open contemporary art festival in 2019. An artist fee of $500.00 will be paid to the selected Island Artist and studio space will be provided.

Deadline to apply is July 19 2019.

TTIS Mentored Residency is a 5-day, mentor based artist residency that brings together established and emerging contemporary artists from diverse backgrounds to share and develop their technical skills, knowledge and professional practice. The residency results in an exhibited art piece that is presented at the Art in the Open Festival.

this town is small inc. is excited to host Vancouver based artist Samuel Roy-Bois. The residency will involve some fabrication using wood and other discarded materials.

Samuel Roy-Bois has been interested in the ways architecture and, in a broader sense, the built environment, contribute to our understanding of the world. He is always aware of working within an economy of means, voluntarily blurring the border between art and life, and to develop ideas about contemporary ideals and low-scale utopianism. These different artistic strategies are ways to promote ordinary objects and spaces into a poetic dimension, with the wish of renewing one’s gaze and perception.

Deadline is July 19 2019.

Application Guidelines

Applicants must apply with ALL of the following information:

-Contact information: Full name, email, phone, and address

-5 images of relevant artwork completed in the last three years

-Image list clearly stating title, year, medium, dimensions

-100 word Artist statement

-Artist CV-500 word max. description of how this opportunity will help to professionally develop your career/practice as a contemporary artist

Please send all documents as a single pdf. Support material may be attached to email or sent as a Google Drive or Dropbox link.

Application accepted via email ONLY

Send to Monica Lacey at with TTIS Mentored Residency in the subject line. All applicants will be notified of the results no later than August 2nd, 2019.

Questions? Contact Monica Lacey, Program Coordinator for this town is small inc. at

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