Contextual A Fibre Arts Cooperative is currently accepting applications to be part of this dynamic and vital part of Calgary’s cultural scene as participants in a self-directed summer residency and end of residency exhibition. Residency participants will have the option to work with the group to develop a community of fibre artists through workshops, critique sessions and exhibitions throughout the year.
Seeking individuals who:
- Are interested in working within a co-operative studio setting
- Will be actively involved in, and contribute to, our community
- Seek access to affordable studio space and specialized equipment
- Are interested in sharing their knowledge and skills through teaching and collaboration
- Appreciate and practice the diversity of textile arts and craft
- Embrace an environmental approach to studio production
- Are ready to commit a fee of $275 for a three-month, or $165 for one-month summer studio rental and access to equipment
- Will contribute to the end of summer residency exhibition.
Applicants should send a complete application to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “2017 Summer Residency Application – NAME”. See “Application Requirements” below for details on what to include in your application. Current Contextural members are only required to submit a Statement of Intent unless you would like to be considered for the scholarship. See “Scholarship” below for details.
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