About Our Program


The Resident Artist Program at the Living Arts Centre is designed to support emerging and mid-career artist and artisans in developing and maintaining their art and design practice.

The RA Program provides exhibition opportunities, mentorship and professional training, networking and commission opportunities to artists displaying dynamic artistic merit and comprehensive technical ability in the studio of their choice.

The LAC offers professionally equipped studio space in the areas of:

  • Photography
  • Painting/ Drawing
  • Woodworking
  • Glass
  • Flameworking
  • Jewellery
  • Textiles
  • Ceramics
  • Interdisciplinary (across studios)


Program Benefits:

  • Self-directed Residency
  • Professionally equipped studios
  • Interdisciplinary studio access
  • Mentorship, critique and professional development opportunities
  • Exhibition Opportunities at the Living Arts Centre and other offsite locations
  • Teaching opportunities
  • Support of an on-site Studio Technician
  • Shared and individual studio space (depending on the studio selected)
  • Additional storage for artwork and supplies
  • Promotion on the Centre’s website and social media
  • Commission opportunities
  • Wifi; all utilities included, reduced parking rates

The Living Arts Centre dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Artists of all cultural backgrounds, of all gender, sexual orientation, and ability are encouraged to apply.