How will you provide a “community”?

In the past years we have had some feedback about creating a more interactive community within the residency participants. Although we all work independently, it is sometimes beneficial to gather as a community, share ideas and get some feedback. With this in mind, this summer’s residency will feature a gallery wall specifically set up for … Continue reading

What do you mean self-directed?

Although we encourage a “community” atmosphere, all of the artists who participate in the residency are here to work. It is expected that each participant is able to work independently and not rely on other participants for technical or other support. Participants are of course encouraged to interact within the community. If you have any … Continue reading

What about the exhibition?

A group exhibition will be held at the end of each residency and is open to all residency participants and will be shown in partnership with the AUArts summer residencies (if possible). The theme for this year’s exhibition will be determined at a later date and will be communicated to all residency participants. The end … Continue reading

How much access to the studios do participants have?

Residency participants have access 7 days per week from 7am – 11pm, except when there are AUArts Extended Studies classes being held in the fibre studios. These classes are dependent on minimum participation and may be cancelled. Schedule changes will be communicated should this occur. A schedule of studio closures will be posted at the … Continue reading

What about supplies?

Residency participants are responsible for providing their own supplies. You must provide your own silk-screens for your work. If you do not own a silk-screen and you require the use of one, you can purchase one from Stanley Sign & Screen. Sewing machines will not be available for individual use, however you’re welcome to bring … Continue reading

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