Dear friends and followers of Great Island Arts, We’ve decided that in the interests of health and safety, we will be suspending our residency program until 2022. This is a sad announcement to make, but we feel that it’s for the best. We’d hoped to return from our 2020 hiatus with two residency sessions next … Continued
Dear friends and followers of Great Island Arts, A few of you have been in touch to inquire about our 2020 residencies. Faith (Board Chair) and Ned (Residency Co-ordinator) are currently living out of province. Under the circumstances the Board has agreed that it makes sense to put our 2020 summer residencies on hold. We … Continued
Great Island Arts is thrilled to announce our 2019 Artists-in-Residence: Ali Hendra, Loris Kecaj, Lauren Spear, Allyson Proulx, and Amélie Tourangeau.
We’re very excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Spring-Summer 2019 Residency! We’re offering two sessions: Saturday, June 1st through Friday, June 14th, and Saturday, June 22nd through Friday, July 5th. Applications are due at midnight on Friday, February 15, 2019. Read the call for applications to learn more—we look forward to … Continued
The Great Island Arts Co-operative is thrilled to announce our 2018 Artists-in-Residence: Celia Marquis is an illustrator and cartoonist from Montreal. Her practice is split between autobiography and diaristic narration through collection of experiences, and the works of fiction fuelled by those observations. Jamie Q is a genderqueer artist who makes paintings, sculptures, drawings, zines, prints, … Continued
We’re excited to announce that we’re now accepting applications for our 2018 Summer Residency sessions (June 2–15 and June 23–July 6). Please read the callout for details!
Hello Friends! We are having a wonderful season on Great Island. We had a number of exciting applications for the 2017 Spring and Summer Pilot Residency, and we are welcoming twelve artists over a two and a half month period. Our first two artists, Phoebe Todd-Parrish (Toronto/Edmonton) and Graeme Shorten Adams (Montréal), were here for … Continued
Hello friends! We’re very excited to share our first newsletter with you after an eventful summer on Great Island. First and foremost, we formed the non-profit Great Island Arts Co-operative in June. Our founding members and current Board of Directors are Mary Burnet, Susan Hauer, Faith Wiley, Ned Zimmerman, and William Zimmerman. Our goal is to offer funded … Continued