CALL FOR APPLICANTS: VISUAL ARTS MISSISSAUGA’S CREATIVE RESIDENCY (VCR)
Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) invites emerging artists from Mississauga (18-29 years of age) to apply for its VAM Creative Residency...

Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) invites emerging artists from Mississauga (18-29 years of age) to apply for its VAM Creative Residency (VCR). VCR is an opportunity for emerging youth artists in Mississauga to participate in a 6 month exhibitions program with a focus on mentorship and professional development.

VCR resident artists will be invited to access VAM’s art centre to develop their skills in art exhibition, education and engagement. The program will invite established arts industry mentors to provide a network and constructive feedback on the residents’ artistic practice and goals.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: AUGUST 31, 2020
Click here for application details.

“VAM’s Creative Residency is the first of its kind in Visual Arts Mississauga’s 40 year history,” explains VAM Cultural Development Manager Eldiana Begovic. “The program is our way to cultivate culture in Mississauga and provide a platform for emerging youth artists to strengthen their skills and gain confidence as professionals. VAM’s Creative Residency is looking forward to bringing a new cohort of Residents and Mentors this year. We are looking for talented youth artists working in traditional or new media. VCR will be collaborating with the Open Gallery to offer more pop-up events with upcoming artists and musicians.”

Please visit www.visualartsmississauga.com/exhibitions/vams-creative-residency/ to learn more about VAM’s Creative Residency.

VAM’s Creative Residency is proudly supported by the Community Foundation of Mississauga.

Visual Arts Mississauga is located at 4170 Riverwood Park Lane in Mississauga. Please call 905-277-4313 or visit visualartsmississauga.com.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:
Eldiana Begovic, Cultural Development Manager
Visual Arts Mississauga at Riverwood
exhibits@visualartsmississauga.com | www.visualartsmississauga.com
4170 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga, ON L5C 2S7 905. 277.4313

ABOUT VISUAL ARTS MISSISSAUGA AT RIVERWOOD:
Founded in 1977, VAM is one of Mississauga’s key creative centres which concentrates its efforts on three pillars of influence: Art Education, Art Exhibition and Community Outreach. VAM strives to enrich community life by fostering an appreciation of the arts through active involvement in a variety of creative experiences. Please visit visualartsmississauga.com.