Julie-Andrée Tremblay, Expérimentations en atelier, 2004.
Julie-Andrée Tremblay, Expérimentations en atelier, 2004.

Artist residencies | REGULAR


This residency program is open to professional visual artists, whether established or emerging, from Québec, Canada, and other countries. The eight-week residencies host four artists per season. They include an honorarium, lodging, work spaces, logistical support, and access to the centre’s technical and documentary resources.

Call for application for artists | Regular


Duration of the residency:

8 weeks

Residency periods:

Spring: April 18 to June 10, 2022

Summer: July 4 to August 26, 2022

Fall: September 19 to November 11, 2022

Winter: January 30 to March 24, 2023


The eight-week residency includes:

  • Residency honorarium of CAD $1,560
  • Access to an individual studio-workshop to be used for work and lodging
  • Access to specialized equipment (wood, metal, ceramics)
  • Access to a documentation centre (books, magazines)
  • Access to local resources
  • Technical and logistical support
  • Access to a bicycle in season/occasional local transportation in winter

* Materials, travel fees and other living charges are at the residents’ expense.

** Due to the pandemic, the residents and employees will have to follow a sanitary protocol put in place by ENE.

ENE offers artists:

  • Time and a place to devote themselves to research and experimentation
  • Privileged access to local resources and diverse areas of knowhow
  • An international art community

Expectations towards the artists:

  • To make full use of the residency period offered for his/her research
  • To be present during the entire residency period
  • To present his/her approach and research interests at the beginning of the residency at a public event organized by ENE
  • To present his/her research and experiments carried out during the residency at a public event organized by ENE at the end of the residency period
  • OPTIONAL : To propose a workshop for a youth or community organization in the region (an additional fee of $200 is offered to artists whose workshop proposal is selected)

Artists are selected according to the following criteria:

  • The artistic quality of the proposal
  • The potential impact of the residency on the artist’s career
  • A constructive mix of art practices
  • A mix of genders and generations
  • A diversity of cultural identities

A jury of peers evaluates the applications. For each residency, ENE selects artists and authors whose practices are complementary in nature or in dialogue with each other and comply with its mandate.

Submit an application — Deadline: January 20, 2022

You application must include:

  • A curriculum vitae (maximum two pages, PDF format)
  • An artist’s statement (maximum one page, PDF format)
  • A text presenting your research, experimentation, or production intentions, including any specific needs in terms of technical resources, if applicable (maximum one page, PDF format)
  • A portfolio of 10 to 15 images (JPG format) accompanied by a description list of the images. If video works are used, provide a link (Vimeo, YouTube) accompanied by the password, if applicable. Make sure that the videos will be accessible.

The application must be submitted online. No application sent by mail, incomplete or received after the deadline will be accepted.

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