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TTIS Mentored Residency 2018

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, August 21st to 25th 2018 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 2018.

An artist fee of $400.00 will be paid to the selected Island Artist and studio space will be provided.

Deadline to apply is July 20 2018.

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 Nova Scotia based artist Jessica Winton as this year’s Mentor. An advocate for art in the public realm, Jessica Winton creates performative/sculptural installations to provoke civic engagement on socio-political issues. Her recurrent experience as a prop builder in the Film & Television industry has influenced her atypical approach to material usage. Having recently attained an MFA from NSCAD University, she continues to investigate the role of the citizen artist in the public spheres we occupy.

Only artists currently living on Prince Edward Island can apply.

Deadline is July 20 2018.

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 3rd, 2018.

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


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