• 6 weeks on a picturesque 4-acre property on Salt Spring Island
  • 560 sq. ft. studio space
  • 200 sq. ft. open plan cabin
  • 1200 book reference library
  • $1,000 (CAD) honorarium
  • Passionate, supportive + curious art community
  • Unplug and focus on creativity in this rural setting

Deadline: October 15, 2023
$35 (CAD) Application Fee

Residency Dates
April 22 – June 3, 2024

A six-week artist residency on a 4-acre property in the small community of Fulford Harbour on the south end of Salt Spring Island. Salt Spring Island is a rural community with limited Public Transit from Fulford Village to the central village of Ganges and other island ferry terminals.

The Studio
A 560 sq.ft. space suitable for most visual arts (limited possibilities for performing arts) with access to a 1,200-plus reference library of art books in a study room on the upper floor. A printing press, work tables and easels are available. If you require specialized equipment or space for your art practice please contact AiR ([email protected]) before applying to ensure we can accommodate your needs. Wifi is available, however, may not be suitable for streaming.

The Cabin
A 200 sq.ft. open plan cabin suitable for one person, comprising a double bed with storage loft overhead, simple kitchen, electric heat and wifi. There is a wash station in the adjoining room and an outhouse close by. (Occupant has access to their own designated bathroom in the main house.) Pets are not allowed. Smoking is not permitted in accommodations or studio facilities.

A $1,000 (CAD) honorarium will be received on completion of the residency.

The fee to apply is $35 (CAD) non-refundable.

Please read through our Frequently Asked Questions before contacting us.

Please contact the AiR Committee ([email protected]) with any questions.

Salt Spring Arts
Mahon Hall, 114 Rainbow Road
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V5
(250) 537-0899

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