The
Salt Spring Arts Council (SSAC) and the Artist in Residence steering
committee are pleased to announce the second year of the Artist in
Residence (AiR) Program on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. 
The
Artist in Residence (AiR) Program provides an opportunity for artists to
work in the vibrant arts environment of Salt Spring Island. The program
is open to all professionals working in the arts, in any genre or
medium, at any stage of their careers. AiR encourages applications from
artists of diverse cultural and regional backgrounds. The intent is to
provide the time and space for creativity and productivity and to
introduce visiting artists to Salt Spring Island and its arts
community. 
Residencies
will be awarded based on available facilities, potential links to the
Salt Spring community, collaborative opportunities and artistic merit.
Applications for the AiR program can be submitted on or before April 15, 2017 for tenure between October 2017 and April 2018. 
Application information is available at http://ssartscouncil.com/artist-in-residence/ 
Salt Spring looks forward to welcoming the winner of the second Salt Spring National Art Prize to be announced October 21, 2017. See www.saltspringartprize.ca

The
AiR program invites artists to โ€˜Come, share the experienceโ€ and engage
with the creative cultural community of Salt Spring Island.