Call for Applicants:

Resident Artist: Fellowship Program
Living Arts Centre
2019-2020

Application Deadline: Thursday, April 18, 2019 @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 solid insight on their artistic practice, professional development, and feedback on how to become competitive in the arts industry.


The aim of the Fellowship Program:
-to provide professional studio space
-to assist in professionalize emerging artists by offering feedback on writing
-to assist in professional development
-to offer insight into how galleries and art institutions operate through hands-on experience
-to foster a collaborative and supportive atmosphere
-to promote interdisciplinary experimentation with other Fellow and Resident artists at the LAC
-to provide networking and commission opportunities within the city of Mississauga and
surrounding areas
-to allow for creative freedom, as this is self-directed Residency


The LAC offers professionally equipped studios in the areas of:
• Ceramics
• Woodworking
• Glass
Flame working
• Painting and Drawing
• Sculpture
• Photography (analog and digital)
• Textiles
• Jewelry
• Interdisciplinary


Fellowships are awarded based on application review and studio availability. The LAC offers competitive and subsidized studio rental rates. Expenses are paid by artists.

Learn more about the LAC’s Studios.

Learn how to Apply.

*Fellow and Resident Artist applications are using the same form, 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 residency.residency@livingarts.on.ca, or by phone at, 905-306-6161.


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