IAACC Artist in Residence Spring 2023


IAACC (International Avenue Arts and Culture Community) is pleased to host the Artist in Residency Program. This program is designed to engage local artists to develop skills further to enhance their talents. 

This program is sponsored by IAACC in partnership with Fuse33, for artists who reside or work in Greater Forest Lawn (GLF). The artists will be given the opportunity to work with the equipment at Fuse33 leading to an art show to display their work after the residency.

This program grants you access to Fuse33 Makerspace to create your new art project, learn new skills and be part of a broader community of makers.

When: The residency takes place from April 3rd - June 23, 2023 (timeline below).

Once your application is submitted, IAACC Committee will review the application and notify the artists selected for the program.

What does the Artist Residence Program offer?

  • An opportunity for 6 artists to do a 3-month IAACC Residence allowing them to delve deeply into their practice, and learn new skills. 

  • Maker Plus Membership & one Tools & Equipment Orientation of their choice:

    • Woodshop Orientation

    • Metal Shop Orientation

    • Laser Cutting Orientation

    • CNC Orientation 

  • Access to their extensive facilities, tools and equipment

  • Art show at the end of the Residency to promote and showcase the Artist's skills

Valued at $600 per month 

An opportunity may open to you to create a collaborative piece commissioned by IAACC. More details to be provided.

At the end of the Artist Residency, 1 artist will be awarded a 6-week paid “internship” with IAACC to host 6 public workshops (1 per week). (Compensation $1000 includes inclusive planning, advertising of each workshop; work in collaboration with IAACC)

Expectations of the Artist Residency?

  • Attend the Meet & Greet night

  • Complete the orientation within the first 2 weeks

  • Attend the Mid-way meetup night

  • Complete the entire length of the Residency

  • Bio of yourself for IAACC to place on the organization's website

  • Progress photos (due every 2 weeks) & a short video taken at the end of the Residency for IAACC to place on the organization's website

  • Produce an art piece to be showcased in the art show at the end of the Residency

  • Acknowledgement of IAACC on your website/social media


**Dates to be aware of when signing up for this residency commitment.
- March 20 - 30 Applications open
- March 31 Artist selection
- March 31 - April 1st Artist notification
- April 4 Initial A.I.R Meeting (must attend) **
- May 16 Mid check in (must attend) **
- June 22 Final day to work on projects
- June 23 Art Exhibit & Intern selected

**meetings will take place in the later afternoon evening hours, time TBD.

Application Open for New Participants Only, with preference to GFL residents.

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Why should you be selected to be part of this program sponsored by IAACC in partnership with Fuse33 to advance your skills and build creative projects in our city? *
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