CALL : WESTPORT SCHOOLHOUSE ARTIST RESIDENCY

Westport Schoolhouse

Artist Residency

Situated on an island off the coast of Nova Scotia, the Village of Westport is offering live-in studios to artists for self-directed residencies.

Open from May to the end of October, each live-in studios cost $400.00 per two weeks. A friend, companion or another artist may accompany the applicant at no extra cost.

Amenities included in each 750 square foot studio are two single beds, a sofa, large tables to work on, a coffee table and an armchair. A common fully equipped kitchen as well as a shared bathroom with shower are on the premises.

Artists must bring all their own art supplies.

Available 2019 residencies begin on Saturday;

May 4th, May 18th,

June 1st,

September 21st,

October 5

Artists may apply for longer time periods but must respect the two week interval time frames.

Not included in the residency: travel expenses, food, health

insurance, art materials, and other personal expenses.

For more information on Westport and activities that you can take advantage of during your stay, please visit https://www.facebook.com/brierisland/

Interested artists should send 5 JPEGs of their work, a brief resume, bio, and state their preferred time period to; Jane Zdansky at atelierhenri@hotmail.com