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Call to artists — Applications now accepted for 2021 The Narrows Art Retreat

The Nelson and District Arts Council and The Narrows Art Retreat (formerly Hidden Creek) have joined forces again to host the fifth annual Wood Gundy/The Narrows Artist’s Residency, located at Grohman creek, a short boat ride from the City of Nelson.

The collective goal is to provide artists with a “retreat style” setting in order to work on or develop their Art in the areas of visual art, creative writing including music composition.

Applications are now being accepted from local artists (Nelson, Areas E or F) interested in this program.

The residency consists of one-week shared residency with food allowance during the summer of 2021 at The Narrows Art Retreat.

Boat travel will be provided to and from the retreat centre with one additional round trip for supplies and food if necessary.

Artists who are interested in applying for the retreat are encouraged to e-mail a brief bio (two pages maximum) along with images of recent work if a visual artist, samples of written work, or a link to a YouTube video for musical work to info@ndac.ca.

Also, please provide an Artist Statement outlining how the Residency would contribute to your professional and personal development (five pages maximum).

Submission deadline is Friday, March 5th, 2021.

Photo Caption: The 2018 winner of  The Narrows Art Retreat, Martha Stokoe stands over her creations after spending time on the artists retreat. — Submitted photo