Dragon Dance Artist Residency –

skype: samandkatah
dragondancetheatre2@gmail.com
Name of Residency: Dragon Dance Artist Residency – house and studio in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec

Artists, printmakers, adventurers,
Bienvenue au Quebec!!

For people intersted in working away from their daily environment, we offer a residency opportunity where artists can come and work on their own projects for a period of 1 to 4 months at a time. The cost is $ 800 CDN (approx 600 USD or 560 EUROS) per month, which includes hot water, electricity, internet connection. You must provide your own transport and living expenses.

The studios are located in a large house and the artist has access to the full space.
Only one or two artists at a time, and spouses are welcome.

The residency has approximately 170 sq meters (2000 sq feet) (including the bacement) plus a backyard.
On the first floor
1 space has 7 X 6.7 meters (23 X 22 feet)

plus the bedroom with a Queensize bed.

there is a laundry machine
and a full bathroom with very large tub

second floor is kitchen, dining room, library and living space which can also be set up as your studio space- there is lots of light,
and another full bathroom.

More studio space in the bacement.

The house is located 10 km from Trois-Rivi??res city center. This is a small city, 130 000 population. there is a local bus that passes right in front of the house, and leaves you at the city center. if you need to go shopping, it is the same bus (its just that you get off before downtown).
There is a bike path that you can get on less than 1 km from the house, and it takes you almost to the center of town.
The road in front of the house is quite busy, but there are no neighbors on either side or in the back.
There are houses in front. There is a small business on one side, but they are only there from 8 am to 5 pm.
Trois-Rivi??res is located between Montr??al and Qu??bec city, on the shores of the St-Laurence River.
A 2 hours bus ride from Montr??al, and 2 hour bus ride to downtown Qu??bec city.

graphic arts:
For experienced printers only, we have a press with bed size 76 X 155 cm (30 X 60 inches) in our studio
– possiblity for relief printing and monoprints
We are also 10 km away form the Atelier Presse Papier a specialized and fully equipped print-making studio (the bus passes in front of the house and leaves you 5 minute walk form Atelier Presse Papier). (there is a fee for working at Atelier Presse Papier, one must inquire direct)

the house and studio rent cost is 800 CDN/mo (approx: 600 USD or 540 EUROS) this includes hot water, electricity and internet
(note: there is no phone).
you must provide your own health insurance.
References required.
no smoking environment no pets no children.
any other questions, don??t hesitate!…….Sam and Katah email: dragondancetheatre@gmail.com

Residency Programme since: 2001
Description of Organisation:

The Residency is located at the Dragon Dance Studios which are used mostly for painting, sculpting, and drawing. There is also and printmaking workshop in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. We moved to this place in 2010. The space has multipurpose use depending on the time of year. From theatre rehearsals to printmaking workshops as well as welcoming artists from different parts of the world for a 1 to 4 month personal residency.

Organisation founded in: 2010
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Artist-Run
Working Languages:
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
Duration of residency:
  • Months: 1 – 3
Number of studios: 3
Number of artists in residence at one time: 1
Studio type and size: Live/work studio
Accommodation type:
Private Cabin/House
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Printmaking
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Printmaking facilities
  • Library
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Library/research resources
  • Musical-instruments
  • Printmaking facilities
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Application process: Digital application
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    If yes, what is the residency fee? (in your local currency): 900 canadian dollars/month
    Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): No
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Accommodation
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Selection process: N/A
    Setting: Both
    Nearest Airport: Montreal
    Nearest Train Station: Montreal
    Street & Number: des Forges
    Postal Code: G8Y
    City: Trois-Rivieres
    des Forges
    Trois-Rivieres G8Y CAN
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