Apply to Artist in Residence Program


Calls for Submission

Now accepting submissions for 2018 residencies. Deadline: April, 1, 2017

Thank you for your applications. Due to the number of applications, only successful candidates will be notified. 

General Call

The residence accommodates two artists concurrently for research, development and production of ongoing or new bodies of work.

Artists may also have the opportunity to facilitate outreach programs such as talks, workshops and exhibitions, intended to promote interaction and professional development, and provide access to a diverse range of contemporary arts practices and theories within the community.

General Call Residencies will run in February, April through June, and from August 21 through December 31, 2018. Participants are responsible for all travel and personal expenses including food and materials related to their work.

See application guidelines under the submenu to the left.

Specific Calls

2018 Film Festival Residency

The Dawson City International Short Film Festival takes place each spring on Easter Weekend. The 2016 Film Festival presented screenings of over 80 short films and videos from around the world to over 1,400 enthusiastic cinema buffs. The festival weekend includes workshops, panel discussions and special presentations by participating filmmakers and special guests.

Filmmakers working in all media may apply for residency dates to coincide with the Film Festival and have the opportunity to participate in Festival Programming. In past years, KIAC Artists in Residence have presented their films in special screenings and talks, facilitated workshops, and participated in panel discussions.

Please mark your application “Film Festival Residency.” Please note that filmmakers may also apply under the General Call for residency dates other than those connected with the Film Festival.

For more information about the film festival visit
To apply to the film festival residence see application guidelines under the submenu to the left.

Dawson City Music Festival Songwriter in Residence

The Dawson City Music Festival programs one songwriter in residence in our space each year.
For more information visit

Exhibition Calls:

The Natural & The Manufactured (Exhibition & Residency): Curatorial Proposals
ODD Gallery: General Exhibitions Proposals
More info here


KIAC Artist in Residence Program
Dan Sokolowski, Residence Coordinator
Email: or
Phone: 1-867-993-5005 or Fax: 1-867-993-5838

Box 8000
902 - 2nd Avenue
Dawson City, Yukon
Y0B 1G0


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