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KIRA Residency (St Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada) – Call For Artists

KIRA Residency (St Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada) – Call For Artists

[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] Kingsbrae International Residency for the Arts (KIRA) announces a call for artists for the KIRA Residency. Every year KIRA awards 6 artists with a one month residency. Artists are provided with individual studio space, comfortable housing, two prepared meals each day, and live on a historic property in a beautiful seaside town. Artists should bring all supplies and materials needed for their creative process to ensure availability of required supplies and provisions.

As part of the residency, artists will be asked to engage with the community for up to six hours a week. These engagements will vary based on skills and interest and can include a partnership with Kingsbrae Garden which is located just steps away from the residence and studios.

Click here for the application / registration

Enter by: 30 November 2023

While participating in the residency at KIRA, artists will be staying in a pristine, historic estate, receive breakfast and dinner 6 times a week prepared by a private on-site Chef, receive their private studio space, and have access to the award-winning Kingsbrae Garden. Situated in idyllic seaside town of St Andrews by the Sea, KIRA strives to offer an environment that encourages visiting artists to be inspired and create.

When selecting artists, it is important to host varying disciplines, experience levels, and cultural backgrounds so that the attendees are able to inspire and learn from each other. Additionally, KIRA offers the opportunity to host teaching sessions and Open Studio days which allow each artist to interact with the local community of painters, writers, potters, and photographers.

About Kingsbrae International Residency for the Arts

KIRA is a charity that was created to support the local, national, and international art scene by hosting art focused retreats and residencies. The property consists of a pristine 1908 estate, Altantic Canada’s largest amphitheatre, and is connected to one of Canada’s Top 10 Public Gardens.

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