NVRC announces new Artist Residency Program

August 16, 2019
For Immediate Release
 
August 16, 2019, 
 
 

NVRC announces new Artist Residency Program 

North Vancouver, B.C. - North Vancouver Recreation and Culture (NVRC) is launching a new Artist Residency Program (ARP) which provides a range of opportunities for artists to work in the community, to design a wide range of arts-based projects and activities with various communities based on an artist’s area of specialty and to deliver creative projects that generate meaningful connections for participants as well as for the broader community.  The ARP has three program streams: Creating Connections and the Community Residency.
 
NVRC has just announced a special Call for Artists for the Artist Residency Program that is open to artists who live or work in Metro Vancouver, BC, Canada.  Interested artists, artist teams, or collectives are invited to submit a completed Application, indicating which of the three program streams they are interested in participating in: Creation Labs, Creating Connections and the Community Residency.  Applicants may submit proposals to more than one program stream.  
 
Contributing to the growing vibrancy of our neighborhoods, the ARP seeks to inspire participation and relationship-building where art (the process of creating together) acts as a catalyst for individual and community engagement. For more information, please join us for the upcoming Information Session.
 
PROGRAM GUIDELINES:    The Artist Residency Program Guidelines, including full program descriptions, evaluation criteria and submission requirements can be found at: www.nvrc.ca/arp.
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE:     Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by 4:30pm
 
ENQUIRIES:                             All enquiries should be directed to: artist-residencies@nvrc.ca
 
About North Vancouver Recreation & Culture
The North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission is an entity of the City of North Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver.
 
Our mission is to build healthy individuals, families and communities and we know that recreation and culture are vital to the overall health, wellness and creativity of our community. NVRC provides and facilitates quality municipal recreation and culture programs, services and events that enhance the quality of life for all North Vancouver residents.
 
NVRC operate 10 community recreation centres, the North Vancouver Tennis Centre and the North Shore’s largest performing arts theatre - Centennial Theatre.  NVRC also manages room and venue bookings for facilities, fields, and outdoor spaces across North Vancouver.
 
NVRC promotes creativity, celebrates diversity and contributes to North Vancouver’s unique sense of place through the provision of cultural services that include: a comprehensive Arts & Culture Grants program; delivery of many recreational arts programs; cultural planning resources; and a public art program.
 
CONTACT:
 
Karen Pighin
Community Arts and Culture Animator
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture
TEL:   604-983-6334
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