Artist in Residence


Now Accepting Applications For 2022.

The program is intended to accommodate an artist for a period of one year for the development and production of ongoing or new bodies of work.

The Community Arts Council of Prince George & District is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 8th annual Artist in Residence program at Studio 2880.

The residency will run from June 1, 2022 thru May 31, 2023 and will include:

  • No-cost studio space
  • Administrative and mentorship support
  • Website, newspaper, radio, TV and social media coverage throughout the term
  • Opportunities to display and sell artwork at CAC events
  • Minimum one, 30-day, Feature Gallery Exhibit
  • Financial support for supplies or a specific project



The Artist in Residence may also facilitate outreach programs such as talks, workshops and exhibitions, intended to promote interaction and professional development, and provide access to a diverse range of contemporary arts practices within the community. During the term of the residency, the artist will also facilitate a minimum of six guided art sessions, including for children, adults and seniors.

Artist-In-Residence to Date

2013-14 Corey Hardeman

2014-15 Cliff Mann

2015-16 Crystal Tarr

2016-17 Carla Joseph

2017-18 Michael Kast & Lynette LaFontaine

2018-19 Donna Morrison

2020-21 Erin Stagg


The CAC accepts applications from visual artists, media artists and interdisciplinary artists. Equal consideration will be given to established or emerging artists, but preference will be given to artists whose place of residence is in Prince George, BC. All disciplines will be considered, including but not limited to: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Pottery, Fibre Arts, Photography, Video, New Media, and Audio. The CAC encourages applications from artists of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Eligible Projects

The residency is intended for the development and production of either ongoing or new bodies of work. Artists’ proposed projects should take into account the CAC’s limited resources. Projects that do not require access to specialized equipment are most suitable to the residency program.

Submission Requirements… 

Complete the Application Form (available by clicking here) and submit along with the following: 

  • Completed and signed application form.
  • Digital Portfolio
  • Still Images: 10 to 20 images saved as .webp files Label each image with a title and description.
  • Film/Video/Audio: video and audio files to be online. Please provide the url link(s). Total duration is not to exceed 10 minutes.
  • Artist Statement of Work: Include all of the following in one Word or PDF document:
  • A clear and concise description what you propose to do during the residency (max 2 pages)
  • A current CV (max 3 pages)


We would love to hear from you 


Or contact our Program Manager, Lisa Redpath