The program provides Ontario artists with financial support to pursue professional development opportunities outside the province. The program aims to:
Program priorities include residencies taking place in Quebec that facilitate the exchange of artistic viewpoints and contribute to the establishment of enduring ties between Quebec and Ontario artists.
Special funds are allocated for residencies taking place in the province of Quebec through an arrangement between OAC and the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec (CALQ).
Important: Due to the number of applications we receive and the limited funds that are available, grants awarded may be smaller than the amount requested.
In order to apply to the National and International Residency program you must:
More about eligibility for OAC’s project programs
Important: Projects must occur over an uninterrupted period of time, from a minimum of one week to a maximum of 12 weeks. Projects must take place outside of Ontario, at a single location or multiple destinations.
The activities for which you are requesting funding: