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News / July 23, 2013

Canada Council International Residencies go to 14 Artists

<em>Panorama</em> (2012), a collage-based work by Dagmara Genda, who will be in residence at Acme Studios in London, UK, in 2014 / image courtesy the artist Panorama (2012), a collage-based work by Dagmara Genda, who will be in residence at Acme Studios in London, UK, in 2014 / image courtesy the artist

Fourteen Canadian artists will be enjoying studio residencies in Paris, London, New York, Berlin, Sydney and Santa Fe this coming year through the Canada Council’s International Residencies program.

The winners of the 2014 residencies for La Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris are Eryn Foster and Heather Goodchild (January to April 2014); Jason Dunda and Véronique La Perrière Marcoux (May to August 2014); and Jennifer Norton and Richard-Max Tremblay (September to December 2014).

Meanwhile, the Canada Council residencies at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York have been won by two Montreal artists: Tricia Middleton (September 2013 to February 2014) and Michel de Broin (March to August 2014).

Vancouver’s Ron Tran will take up a year-long residency at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin from November 2013 to October 2014.

In London, Toronto’s Stephen Fakiyesi will be at Acme Studios from September 2013 to February 2014, and Saskatoon’s Dagmara Genda will follow from March to August 2014.

Governor General’s Award winner Rita McKeough, based in Calgary, will be at Artspace in Sydney from April to June 2014.

And at the Santa Fe Art Institute, Saskatoon artist Wally Dion will be in residence from October to December 2013, and Toronto artist Sojourner Parsons will be there from April to June 2014.

The Canada Council’s International Residencies program supports professionals in the visual arts which includes visual and fine craft artists, and independent critics and curators in furthering their artistic practice in an international context.

Leah Sandals

Leah Sandals is a writer and editor of white settler Canadian (Irish and Ashkenazi) descent. She is also news and special sections editor at Canadian Art and has written for the Toronto Star, National Post and Globe and Mail, among other publications. Sandals welcomes tips, corrections and comments anytime at leah@canadianart.ca.