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Deadline extended for the Santa Fe Art Institute International Residencies Program New Deadline:
Friday, May 23, 2014

The Canada Council for the Arts Santa Fe Art Institute Residency is open to receive applications.

The International Residencies program supports professionals in the visual arts which include visual and fine craft artists, as well as independent critics and curators in furthering their artistic practice in an international context.

Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico ( Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) is a nearly 17,000-square-foot complex located on the College of Santa Fe campus.
SFAI’s facility includes gallery/exhibition spaces, 5,100 square feet of studio space with skylights, housing for residents, a library, courtyards, laundry facilities, a full kitchen, and dining and living room areas.

Santa Fe is an historic hub of Aboriginal visual arts activities including the School of Advanced Research, which houses the Indian Arts Research Center as well as the Institute of American Indian Arts. It is also home to the Museum of Contemporary American Native Art, as well as the famous market place, the Indian Art Market.

This residency component is dedicated to Canadian Aboriginal artists and curators of First Nations, Métis and Inuit origins.
Two residencies are awarded to an Aboriginal visual artist and /or curator for a period of three months each:

• October 2014 to December 2014
• June 2015 to August 2015

The total grant amount of $15,000 applies to the resident’s expenses. Residency and accommodation fees, for single occupancy, are supported by the Canada Council for the Arts (Visual Arts Section and Aboriginal Arts Office) and Santa Fe Art Institute.

Your program of work should be limited to two pages maximum and include: your practice (previous and current work), the program of work you intend to undertake at the residency and the potential impact of the residency to your artistic practice. You must also include a résumé (three pages maximum).

For visual and fine craft artists, you must include visual support material: 15 digital images or one video (maximum 10 minutes long), or a combination of 10 images and one video (maximum five minutes long).

For independent critics and curators only submit three excerpts of your published texts, articles or catalogues (maximum of 10 pages for each excerpt). You may also submit visual support materials documenting your previous work and the work of the artists who will be the focus of your research.

For more information contact Program Officers:
Jennifer Cherniack
1 800-263-5588 ext. 4122
Jim Logan
1 800-263-5588 ext. 5266

You can submit your project by email until Friday, May 23, 2014 at

Please indicate in your email what residency period you are applying for: October 2014 to December 2014 OR June 2015 to August 2015.
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