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House Artists Retreat
House Artists Retreat and Jennifer Keefe Studio
artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, composers and craft
artists) apply by contacting TRACS (Tilting Recreation and Cultural
Tilting Recreation and Cultural Society
C/O Mr. Dan Murphy
3 Post Office Lane
Tilting, Fogo Island
Newfoundland & Labrador
Artists will live
in the Reardon House or the Jennifer Keefe Studio. The Reardon House (built 1860). The Reardon House was restored
completely and is completely furnished with period furniture, of which some
are replicas. In addition there are a new washer, dryer, fridge and stove,
and the house is heated with an EPA approved oil stove. Heat and light
are included. The Jennifer Keefe Studio was donated to TRACS by the Keefe
family in memory of their loving daughter Jennifer. The Jennifer Keefe
studio is restored completely and is completely furnished with period
furniture, of which some are replicas. In addition there are a new washer,
dryer, fridge and stove, and the house is heated with an EPA approved oil
stove. Heat and light are included.
artist is responsible for all his/her costs (food, transportation etc.).
A stipend will be available in the future.
are available. A restored boat house is an excellent venue for a studio.
no pets are allowed in the
Responsibilities of the Visiting Artist:
Artist position has been established in order to provide artists an
opportunity to produce work that reflects or responds to the natural
environment and to the cultural heritage of Tilting and the communities of
are expected to interact with the community.
artist will conduct a public lecture or a showing of their work during their stay. The public lecture
provides the resident artist with an opportunity to present his/her work to
artist will conduct a child’s workshop.
artist will leave two samples of their work. One will be displayed in the
community and the other auctioned to support the Artist Retreat program.
artist will have the opportunity to place his/her work at the local craft
shop for sale.
Samples of recent
work (digital photos). Artists whose work is better represented by
video or other media may include these items.
A full resume.
published articles, reviews, exhibition announcements, and/or catalogues.
A one page
proposal that communicates the development of a theme that relates to
his/her own work and background.
Deadline for application is March 15 (for artists applying from Ireland) of each year with the selection of the visiting artist being made on or near St. Patrick's Day.
The Reardon House
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