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Applications open for next City of Victoria artist-in-residence

Mid-career visual artists can apply online until July 4
Applications are open online until July 4 for mid-career visual artists seeking to become the City of Victoria’s next artist-in-residence. (Black Press Media file photo)

The City of Victoria is looking for a new artist-in-residence to work with staff and the community over the next two years.

Mid-career professional artists working in a visual media such as painting, print making, sculpture, photography and film, as well as music, performance, and literary art, are invited to submit an expression of interest to the city between now and July 4 at 4 p.m.

During the residency, the selected artist will work with the community, city staff, and the Art in Public Places Committee to create a community engagement strategy and complete a series of projects and art-related activities to help enrich creative life in the city.

Past artists-in-residence have included Luke Ramsay (2016-2018) and musician Kathryn Calder (2019-2021).

The city is holding a virtual information session on the position from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on June 15.

For more information on the program, to apply or to RSVP for the information session, visit

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