City of Richmond

The City of Richmond Department of Arts, Culture and Heritage invites professional artists in all disciplines (including writers, composers, visual artists, musicians, theatre artists, video, multi-disciplinary, social practice and performance artists) to submit proposals for an 11-month live-in residency located on Canada&rsquos west coast, in Richmond, B.C.

The Branscombe House residency will begin in January 2018 and run until mid- December, 2018.

Branscombe House is a recently restored Edwardian style house located in the residential area of historic Steveston in Richmond. The self-contained two-bedroom suite upstairs is offered as an artist residence/studio with rent 100% subsidized in exchange for a minimum number of community art engagement hours on approved projects/programs developed in collaboration between staff, artist(s) and community groups/organizations.

We are seeking proposals for interesting new projects and programs that promote meaningful community engagement through artistic opportunities.

Download RFP and apply at www.richmond.ca/BranscombeArtistCall.

For more information about the programs, visit www.richmond.ca/BranscombeResidency

Application deadline: May 29, 2017

Residency duration: 11 months, starting mid-January 2018

Eligibility: Professional artists in any discipline

Budget: Up to $1500 in hard cost reimbursement

For more information, contact Katie Varney, kvarney@richmond.ca | 604-247-4941

Residency Programme since: 2015
Organisation founded in: please choose
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Part of a Governmental Institution
Working Languages:
  • English
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Months: 6 – 12
Number of studios: 1
Number of artists in residence at one time: 1
Studio type and size: Live/work studio
Accommodation type:
Private Apartment
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Application process: Digital application
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Accommodation
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: N/A
    Nearest Airport: Vancouver International Airport
    Nearest Train Station: Canada Line Brighouse Station
    Street & Number: 6911 No. 3 Road
    Postal Code: V6Y 2C1
    City: Richmond, BC
    6911 No. 3 Road
    Richmond, BC V6Y 2C1 CAN
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