Spring/Summer 2017 Visual Arts Residencies at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Banff Centre at dawn, windows of our visual arts studios.

More time. More space. More art. Explore new directions with international faculty and artists. Be inspired by our studio spaces and facilities in an unrivaled natural environment.

Banff Research in Culture: Year 2067
July 10 – August 11, 2017
Application deadline: December 21, 2016

Designed for researchers and artists to imagine, invent, and configure a future that will sustain the life we all need and deserve. Participants will explore alternative modes of living and new conceptualizations of collectivity. Faculty includes Imre Szemann, Elizabeth Povinelli, and Claudia Rankine with more guests to be announced.

Indigenous Art Journal
May 29 – June 23, 2017
Application deadline: January 25, 2017

A space for emerging and experienced Indigenous curators, art writers, art historians, and cultural thinkers to explore critical art and social discourse and the concerns that inform Indigenous artists’ work, lives, and communities.

BAiR Spring Intensive
April 24 – May 19, 2017
Application Deadline: January 4, 2017

Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Spring Intensive is an immersive period of studio practice and self-directed artistic exploration, giving artists the space to create, research, and experiment.

BAiR Late Spring
May 29 – June 23, 2017
Application deadline: January 11, 2017

A four-week self-directed program providing the time and space for artists, curators, and arts professionals to create, research, experiment, and cultivate new directions in their work.

BAiR Summer Studio
July 10 – August 11, 2017
Application deadline: March 1, 2017

A flexible self-directed programs, where participants can decide their residency dates within the prescribed dates from 12 days to the full five weeks.

For more information
Office of the Registrar
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 403.762.6180 or 1.800.565.9989