Residence Application Guidlines


KIAC accepts applications from visual artists, media artists and interdisciplinary artists, as well as curators. Consideration will be given to professional, established and emerging Canadian and international artists. All disciplines will be considered including but not limited to: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics, Design, Architecture, Photography, Installation, Performance, Video and Film, Filmmaking, New Media, and Audio. KIAC encourages applications from artists of diverse cultural and regional communities of Canada.


Residencies are available for research, development and production of ongoing or new bodies of work. Artists’ proposed projects should take into account KIAC’s limited resources. Projects that do not require access to specialized equipment are most suitable to the residency program. Artists are responsible for ensuring any additional specialized equipment.

Proposals Should Include:

A. Fillable PDF Application Form (available here)

B. Documentation of Work

Still Images:
10 to 20 images saved as .jpg files at 72 dpi in RGB colour mode. Label each image with a number and title – start the first nine images with a zero (01title.jpg, 02title.jpg…10title.jpg) to insure they are presented in the order you wish.

Film/Video/Audio/Time-based Work:
Please make video and audio files available online (ie Vimeo, Youtube, soundcloud etc) and provide the url link(s) in one separate PDF. Total running time is not to exceed 10 minutes.

*No compressed files, ftp, drop box, WeTransfer etc.

C. Include all of the following in one PDF:

1. Residence Project Description & Artist’s Statement
Max 1 Page Combined. Excess text will not be presented to the selections committee.
a. Please state whether you are applying for general residence, or for the film festival residence.
b. A clear and concise description what you propose to do during the residency.
c. An artist’s statement relating to the proposed work.

2. A current CV
(max 3 pages)
3. Description of Documented Work

Still Images – a numbered list indicating artist, title, medium, dimensions, and date
Video/Audio/Time-based Work – a description indicating artist, title, medium, duration and date of work.

* Please include only the requested material in your proposal package. Packages that do not include all of the above will be deemed incomplete and may not be considered.

Applications for 2018 are now closed.

For residencies in 2019, DEADLINE: April 1st, 2018

EMAIL complete applications to:

*Email subject line should read: yourlastname residence submission  OR  yourlastname filmfest residence submission
**All support materials should be attached to one email

MAIL complete applications to:
KIAC ODD Gallery
Box 8000
Dawson City, Yukon
Y0B 1G0

*Mailed submissions will not be returned