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Copy of Open call for Alchemy Artist Residency Summer 2019, Ontario, Canada TWO NEW SPOTS

Alchemy Artists Residency

No Funding
Hillier, Prince Edward County, Canada


ALCHEMY 2019 is limited to 14 participants. Residents live and work in neighboring farmhouses in a quiet corner of Prince Edward County called Hillier. The County is known for its strong agricultural roots, a thriving arts and cultural community, outstanding natural beauty and farm-to-table cuisine. Fees plus taxes (CAD): $1275.00 for single, $1150.00 for double, $1050.00 for triple bedrooms (includes housing, shared meals, studio space, guest artist talks and an Open Studio event). A 2019 bursary for one eligible artist is available. Artists with an appetite for living in a community setting while creating art and shared meals are encouraged to apply. Applications must include artist CV, artist statement, a letter of intent, and images/artist website. Details about how and where to submit your application can be found at Questions? Please email: Instagram Alchemy_Artist_Residency

Number of Participants

We will accept up to 14 participants. Partners and collectives are welcome to participate together.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


August 10, 2019 - August 21, 2019


  • CA$1,150.00-1275.00 program fee (one-time)


Conference Rooms, Co-Working, Desk Space, Gallery, Installation Space, Piano, Shared Studio


Kitchen, Private Room, Shared Bathroom, Shared Room


Breakfast, Coffee, Dinner, Lunch, Snacks, Tea, Vegan, Vegetarian

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Discussion, Exhibition


Acting, Arts Administrator, Book Arts, Chefs, Cinematography, Conceptual Art, Crafts & Trades, Culinary, Curatorial, Drawing, Dreamers, Entrepreneur , Fiber Arts, Interdiscplinary Arts, Land Art, Makers, Multimedia, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Printmaking, Public Art, Puppeteers, Research, Social Practice, Textile, Thinkers, Visual Arts


English, French, Italian

Program Description

ALCHEMY is a 12-day residency devoted to exploring the synergy between artistic practice and the sharing of food in a community setting. Artists immerse themselves in their varied practices during Prince Edward County’s lush summer season, while also contributing their creativity to lively salon-style communal dinners. Readings and discussions probe the intersections of food and art. Guest talks and visits from local farmers and artists help us better understand the inspiration generated by making and sharing art and food in community settings. ALCHEMY is led two strong advocates for these ideas: Claire M. Tallarico is a visual artist, trained chef and urban gardener. Through her practice,Claire explores how the everyday activities of art making and food sharing, can make a difference in our communities. Tonia Di Risio is a visual artist. Her work has developed through ongoing investigations of the growing, making, preserving, celebrating and sharing of food.

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