Artist / Writer in Residence Program: The Kent Harrison Arts Council


Kent Harrison Arts Council is a not for profit organization, nurturing and supporting local arts and culture in the region for over 40 years. The arts council operates the Ranger Station Art Gallery in Harrison Hot Springs, BC and is supported by the BC Arts Council. We are currently seeking writers or visual artists for a one year artist residency. The art gallery and artist residence are located on the shore of beautiful Harrison Lake,
approx. 100 kms east of Vancouver.

The annual residency provides an unfurnished 2 bedroom suite with adjoining studio space on second floor of the Ranger Station Art Gallery. In exchange for this space the Artist in Residence will be expected to devote an average of ten hours per week to the operation of the Arts Council and the Ranger Station Art Gallery. The majority of this time will be spent working in the Gallery on Saturdays, Sundays and holiday Mondays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. The Artist in Residence will also present an annual art exhibit of their work in June and organize two public outreach programs or workshops. Artist in residence is responsible for monthly utility costs of residence and studio. Please refer to the artist in residence job description for specific duties and responsibilities at

Submission Requirements:

o letter of interest, stating plan of action for the one year residency
o bio
o current CV
o Visual Art: up to 15 jpg images, PC compatible, 72 dpi , 1MB max size per image. Each image should be labeled with a number, artist initials and title. Images should be accompanied by an image list which includes: title, date, medium and size.
o Writers please submit writing samples or publications

This residency is ideally suited to visual artists and writers, please contact the council if you have any questions about the suitability of your practice.
If an inspirational natural setting, public art gallery work experience and self-directed, independent studio practice is of interest to you,

Email Submission to:


*Please note: only emailed entries will be accepted*

Application Deadline: 11:59 PM PST, June 1, 2015

All emails must be received by June 1st,
Final Selection will be made by Monday June 21st

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Call for Submissions