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  • Artists in Residence

    Interested in applying for a residency?

    The application deadline for all our residences is the st of April 2019.
    There is a second deadline for the FLEX residence,st September 2019.

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    Long Term Program

    Flex & Invitational Program

    Artists in Residence

    The Artists in Residence program is at the heart of creativity at Medalta. Artists from all over the world come to Medalta for lengths of time from one day to one year to make in a community that validates risk and nurtures creativity. This creativity is transferred to the community through both our Exhibition and Education programs.

    The resident artists also teach in our Education program which includes curricular and co-curricular programming, as well as summer camps. The resident artists occupy a vital role in delivering programming in our lifelong learning program. As an organization, The Friends of Medalta Society has been a leader in developing creative pathways in museology, social enterprise, and community engagement.

    Applications can be submitted in hard copy or digital format.  
    Please mail, courier, or submit hardcopy applications to:
    Medalta International Artists in Residence
    713 Medalta Ave SE
    Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
    T1A 3K9

    Please submit digital applications via a file sharing service such as Dropbox or WeTransfer.  Share via noriko@medalta.org.

    NOTE: All application materials need to arrive on or before the application due date. Late applications will not be processed.

    Artist Opportunities

    October 1, 2016

    June 2018 @ Medalta

    October 1, 2016

    Flex 2018 @ Medalta

    October 1, 2016

    Long Term Residency 2018/19 @ Medalta

    October 1, 2016

    2018 Fellowships @ Medalta


    In addition to our Artist in Residence program, we offer workshops throughout the year. These workshops are led by artists with expertise in various ceramic techniques and are suitable for the intermediate and accomplished artists alike. They’re a great way to be inspired and stay connected with fellow clay enthusiasts from around the world while experiencing the Medalta community.

    To register please call 403.529.1070 or register online. For details regarding each workshop available, please visit the links below.

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