KIRA Artist in Residence

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Eligibility: International

Every year KIRA awards 6 artists with a one month residency. Artists are provided with individual studio space, comfortable housing, two prepared meals each day, a stipend and live on a historic property in a beautiful seaside town. Artists should bring all supplies and materials needed for their creative process, to ensure availability of required supplies and provisions. As part of the residency, artists will be asked to engage with the community for up to six hours a week. These engagements will vary based on skills and interest and can include a partnership with Kingsbrae Garden which is located just steps away from the residence and studios.

Applications are open to a range of disciplines and types of artists including but not limited to the visual arts, music/composition, writing, new media, and interdisciplinary arts. Artists from all levels in their career who exhibit a strong professional work ethic and a collaborative attitude are encouraged to apply.

We will now accept applications for our 2023 Artist in Residence Program taking place from September 16th, 2023 until October 14th, 2023. Application cut-off is November 30th, 2022. To apply for the residency, please click on the "Apply Here" button on the bottom of the page and do not hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions.

Program details and support:

  • One month of free studio space in a freestanding 300-square foot studio equipped with WiFi.

  • Awarded stipend of $1,500 (CAD) per month.

  • Private bedroom/bathroom in a well-maintained historic property located steps away from the studio.

  • Up to 6 artists living on-site.

  • Two meals a day for six days a week (breakfast and dinner).

  • Audience engagement opportunities.

  • Access to Kingsbrae Garden and KIRA's public amphitheater events.

  • Artists will be responsible for covering costs associated with the purchase of materials, shipment of artwork/supplies, travel costs and other living expenses including supplemental food.

  • Artists will participate in Open Studios for the public each Saturday.

​     DATES: the 2023 Residency will be September 16th, 2023 - October 14th, 2023

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St. Andrews, New Brunswick

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