Résidence de ressourcement - COMPLET

Pour artistes de Trois-Rivières

Application deadline: May 18th 2020

Atelier Silex welcomes professional artists to take part in a production or research residency. Atelier Silex is interested in hearing from artists wishing to explore:

  • traditional techniques specific to our specialized studios; and/or

  • multidisciplinary approaches including multimedia and digital arts.

The residency includes:

  • a furnished room - bed, table and work space, storage shelves - with access to an equipped kitchen and a shared bathroom - with washer and dryer

  • access to one or two of our specialized studios: ceramic, glass, woodworking, metal work, and stone carving

  • access to our multifunctional room equipped for audio and video installations or the gallery space, to share creative processes and research with the public during the residency

  • a maximum of four hours per week of specialized technical support.


Selected artists agree to:

  • give a talk at the beginning of their residency describing their artistic approach and journey as a professional artist. The presentation should be approximately 20 minutes

  • undertake a creative process and share their findings and artifacts with the public during a closing exhibition.


If interested, selected artists are welcomed to give a workshop on a particular technique or material open to members and to the public. The duration of the workshop should be approximately three hours. Fees regarding material and time will be covered by Atelier Silex.


The residency costs $250CAD per week ($100 for lodging, $150 for access to studios and technical support).

A/S Grant

The candidate for the A/S Grant is selected by a jury consisting of two member artists and Atelier Silex’s art director as well as an invited artist or curator. The grant covers a residency stay of up to a maximum of four weeks - $100 for weekly lodging, $150 for weekly specialized studio access, $150 weekly allowance, for a maximum of $1600CAD. The grant does not cover transportation costs.


Creation-Contribution Program

The Creation-Contribution Program covers all residency fees  of $250/week to a maximum of $1,000, in exchange of volunteer work in one of the specialized studios related to the resident’s artistic project. (For permanent resident of Quebec only).

Content required for the application form:

  • Resume (pdf format)

  • Artist statement (maximum 500 words)

  • Project proposition (maximum 500 words)

  • 5 to 10 images of work ( jpeg format and maximum10Mo per image)

  • Descriptive list of images showing the title, medium, dimension and year of completion 

  • If relevant to your process, 3 to 5 links to videos or sound recordings. 


Application deadline: May 18th 2020.