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Artist in Residence Application

[This Funding Program is administered by the Saint John Community Arts Board on behalf of The City of Saint John]


Mailing Address
Artistic Discipline (Please select all that apply)



2 pages max. Include a project proposal that describes desired outcomes and a vision for community involvement.
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
3 pages max.
One file only.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
Include up to 3 samples of your artistic work to support your proposal. (e.g., photos of artwork, short writing samples, links to video or sound files. )
One file only.
5 MB limit.
Allowed types: jpg, jpeg, png, pdf, doc, docx.
Maximum 5 files.
2 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.


Artist Agreement: The successful artist(s) will enter into an Artist Agreement with the City of Saint John. Upon notification of being awarded the project, the successful artist will have a 7-day period to finalize and sign the agreement.

Conflict of Interest: Applicants must disclose any potential conflicts of interest in their submission, including any which may involve City employees, Council members, or members of the Saint John Community Arts Board.

Reserved Rights: The City of Saint John and the Saint John Community Arts Board are not obliged to accept any of the submissions and reserve the right to not recommend any proposal or finalist and to terminate or re-advertise any project.

All projects must be completed in accordance with approved timetables and, in any event.

Grants cannot be awarded retroactively.

Grants are to be used only for their intended purpose. Any recipient that uses funds improperly, ceases operation, or knowingly provides false information must promptly repay the grant.

If the scope of your project must change, please contact the Arts and Culture Coordinator to advise.

The recipient must keep and maintain all records, invoices, and receipts relating to the project and allow the Board and City to inspect and make copies of all such records.

The recipient must consent to the release by the Board and the City of the information about the project and the amount awarded.

The recipient must comply with all City by-laws and all other applicable laws and regulations and is responsible for obtaining all necessary permits and approvals at its expense.

Neither the City of Saint John nor the Saint John Community Arts Board is liable for any damages, injury, and/or loss of revenue as a result of any grant being awarded or as a result of the project being undertaken and shall not be held out as a partner or agent of the recipient or otherwise responsible for any obligation related to the recipient or the project.

The recipient will acknowledge (in approved manner) the support of the City of Saint John in all publicity and programs relating to the project. The Community Arts Board logo and City of Saint John is available for inclusion on posters and in programs. Please contact the Arts and Culture Coordinator.

The recipient must provide a report to the Board within two (2) months of completion of the project, outlining the outcome of the project and all revenue and expenditures. Failure to submit a post-event report will deem the applicant ineligible for funding in the next calendar year.