Calgary Public Library looking for Indigenous artists

The Calgary Public Library invites applications for the three-month, paid position of Indigenous Artist in Residence sponsored by TD Bank Group for March 2021 - May 2021.

Central Library's Artist in Residence programs are three-month, paid community engagement residencies that support individual artists, arts organizations, and collectives working in Indigenous art and place making, children's art and illustration, or the newcomer experience.

The resident is invited to work in a designated space at Central Library and engage with the public at libraries across the city. Artists are selected in partnership with arts and culture organizations.

If the applicant is an individual artist, the following eligibility criteria apply:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Self-identify as an artist/illustrator/performer/craftsperson and is recognized as such by artists/illustrators working in the same artistic tradition
  • Actively practices their art

Kate Schutz works with the Library and spoke with CJWE radio:

The deadline to apply is February 5th.



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