Can I use the residency as a base while I visit friends and family in the city? To make the most of the experience, and for group cohesion, we ask applicants to be prepared to be on the island 80% of the time for the two week duration.

Is the ferry 24 hours? No. After hours, it's possible to take a water taxi, which is much more expensive. You can purchase ferry tickets and see the schedule here.

Can someone pick me up at the dock? Artscape Gibraltar Point does have a van for pick ups, however this is only possible with 24 hr advance notice. If you have accessibility needs that would be facilitated by a pick up, please let us know. If you can walk the 20 min path from the dock but need a hand carrying things from the dock, Tobaron will come get you with the cargo bike.

Is there a store? Where do we buy food? There is a cafe and a restaurant on the island, but no grocery store. There is a supermarket close to the dock on the city side.

Do I have to have to be a Canadian citizen to apply? 

No. (le français ci-dessous / a continuación en español)

A: Canadian citizenship is not required, landed immigrant status is not required, English fluency is not required. However the residency is designed for artists based in Canada. It is an intergenerational context for artists who are thinking critically about LGBTQ political and art histories in Canada. If you think we're a good fit for you, go for it! Thanks for considering applying and good luck :)



La citoyenneté canadienne est-elle nécessaire afin d’être considéré.e ?

R : La citoyenneté canadienne, le statut d’immigrant admis et l’aisance à communiquer en anglais ne sont pas des prérequis. Cependant, la résidence est conçue pour des artistes basé.es au Canada. Elle offre un contexte intergénérationnel aux artistes qui ont un engagement critique avec les historiques artistiques et politiques de la communauté LGBTQ canadienne. Si vous croyez que la résidence cadre avec votre vécu, n’hésitez surtout pas à postuler! Merci de votre considération et bonne chance. :)



Debes ser Canadiense para aplicar?

R: La nacionalidad canadiense no es requerida, el status de inmigrante no es requisito, el dominio del idioma ingles no es requisito. Sin embargo el programa de residencia está dirigido a artistas que se encuentran en Canada. Se trata de un contexto de artistas de todas las edades con pensamiento critico de la política LGBTQ y la historia de arte en Canada. Si piensas que tu perfil compagina con nosotros, aplica! Gracias por considerar aplicar y buena suerte. :)