Call for Applications - Canada's 1st Intergenerational LGBT Artist Residency

  • Deadline:
    May 25, 2013, midnight
  • Location:
    Artscape Gibraltar Point, 443 Lakeshore Ave., Toronto Island, Toronto, Ontario, CA

CALL for Applications
Canada's 1st Intergenerational LGBT Artist Residency
Deadline: May 25, 2013

The INTERGENERATIONAL LGBT ARTIST RESIDENCY will launch in August 2013. The aim of this residency is to help create a vision and experience of LGBT longevity through shared practice, art career management training, and community building via Canadian LGBT art and political histories.

The residency will take place with the support of the Ontario Arts Council, and the collaboration of Artscape Gibraltar Point, on the Toronto Island August 12 to 26, 2013. Room and board is provided to each of the five residents, who will also receive mentoring and studio visits from critically acclaimed artists and curators. Acclaimed art professionals Elisha Lim, David McIntosh and Kathleen Pirrie-Adams will serve as the jury selecting our inaugural artists-in-residence.

Two Week Residency: August 12-26, 2013

Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Island

Costs & Support:
Free (Room & Board provided).
Residents will receive space in artist retreat centre, studio space and bedroom, with two meals provided daily. Ferry tickets will be provided. Artist supplies will not be provided. There is an application processing fee of CAD$15.

Who can apply?
LGBTQ artists in Canada

The application deadline is fast approaching, Saturday May 25th. There is a processing fee of CAD$15. Details about the Residency and the application form can be accessed through our website ( or on our Facebook Page (

By exploring Canadian LGBT art history and Canadian Queer political history, while supporting artists and art production, we could foster communication across generational lines. This initiative will highlight trajectories of LGBT art in Canada, both historically and reaching into the future.