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Artist in Residence Program Expressions of Interest - Open

Two live-work studio houses and one studio only opportunities 2019 to 2022:  Deadline Extended to February 20, 2019.  

The Artist in Residence Program in Maple Ridge provides professional Canadian artists and artistic teams in all disciplines of visual, performance, media, culinary, literary and other cultural art expressions from any part of British Columbia or Canada with access to a live-work studio and house or work only studio residency over a period of one to three years.  Artist(s) provide a minimum number of arts/culture community based engagement hours on approved projects/activities related to themes/topics identified in the City’s strategic plans which are developed in collaboration between staff, artist(s) and community members/partners.  There are three residencies available:

  • Two live work studio houses, Fern Crescent in Silver Valley and Port Haney for a 3 year term 2019 – 2022.
  • One work only studio at the Greg Moore Youth Centre for a 1 year term 2019-2020 with the option to renew for one additional year based on successful review.

Details are available in the Guidelines and Expressions of Interest Application below.  Proposed initiatives are not pre-determined and can be focused on one or more themed areas.  Artists with experience working with children and youth and diverse communities and have an inclusive arts and community practice are especially encouraged to apply. 

Extended Deadline is February 20, 2019 at 12:00pm (Pacific Time).


Please email completed application to submissions@mapleridge.ca or mail to 11995 Haney Place, Maple Ridge, BC, V3C 3B8 ​

*We’ve noted that some applicants had trouble sending their submissions due to the size of their files.  Please note to submit large files via Dropbox or WeTransfer and/or to break up your application into two or three emails.  Our limit is 8MB.  Thanks for your understanding.  Each application will be acknowledged once received so please check that you receive confirmation from us.  If you need assistance, please contact Yvonne at ychui@mapleridge.ca.  


​A non-mandatory information session and viewing of the spaces is available on February 2.
​Information Session at Greg Moore Youth Centre 1:00-2:00 pm
​Viewing of spaces 2:00-4:00pm ​


​If you do plan to attend, please RSVP to submissions@mapleridge.ca.

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