Important COVID-19 Notice from the City of Mississauga:
With guidance from Peel Public Health and in an abundance of caution for both our residents and staff around the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Mississauga has made the difficult decision to close all of our facilities, including the Living Arts Centre until at least April 5.
While we will continue to accept submissions for calls, please be advised that all submission reviews have been placed on hold at this time. We are committed to revisiting your submission in a timely manner upon reopening.
Thank-you for your understanding.
Call for Applicants:
Resident Artist: Fellowship Program
Living Arts Centre
Application Deadline: Thursday May 7, 2020 @ 5pm
The Living Arts Centre (LAC) in Mississauga is now accepting applications for our Fellowship Program. This Program seeks to support local, national and international emerging artists, who have graduated from a post-secondary institution within the past 2 years. Accepted Fellows will be those who demonstrate dynamic artistic promise.
The Program is designed to support Fellows in a collaborative environment as they begin their careers. Mentored by the Residency Coordinator, Fellows should expect to receive insight on their artistic practice, professional development, and feedback on how to become competitive in the arts industry.
The aim of the Fellowship Program is to:
-Provide professional studio space
-Support professional development
-train in exhibition installation practices
-Foster a collaborative and supportive atmosphere
-Promote interdisciplinary experimentation with other Fellows and LAC Residents
-Provide networking and commission opportunities
-Allow for creative freedom through self-directed residency
The LAC offers professionally equipped studios in the areas of:
• Painting and Drawing
• Photography (analog and digital)
Fellowships are awarded based on application review and studio availability. The LAC offers competitive and subsidized studio rental rates. Expenses are paid by artists. Living and transportation expenses are not covered through the Fellowship.
Learn more about the LAC’s Studios.
Learn how to Apply.
**Please note you are applying to the Fellowship Program in your cover letter**
For more information on the Fellowship or Residency Program, please contact Katie Micak at email@example.com, or by phone at, 905-306-6161.
We encourage applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race and sexual orientation.