Call for Artists: Branscombe House 2019 Artist-Residency (11 month, live-in)


The City of Richmond invites professional, community-engaged artists to submit proposals for an 11-month live-in residency located on Canada’s west coast, in Richmond, B.C.

We are seeking proposals for interesting new projects and programs that promote meaningful community engagement through artistic opportunities. Artists passionate about working with diverse communities are especially encouraged to apply. All disciplines accepted, including writers, composers, visual artists, musicians, theatre artists, video, multi-disciplinary, social practice and performance artists.

Branscombe House is a beautifully restored Edwardian style house located in the residential area of historic Steveston in Richmond. The self-contained two-bedroom artists’ suite upstairs is offered as an artist residence/studio with rent 100% subsidized in exchange for ~ 22 hours/month (240 hours total) of hands-on community engagement.

The City will also provide in-kind marketing support, as well as facility/production support associated with public programs (including access to free use of cultural and performance spaces; basic workshop materials, print production, tech support, etc.) as negotiated and provide up to $1500 in materials reimbursement.

Online application, Detailed Call for Artists and Info: richmond.ca/BranscombeArtistCall

Questions? Contact Katie Varney, Community Cultural Development Manager, kvarney@richmond.ca | 604-247-4941.



Call for Submissions