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Application Requirements

Please submit all items as 1 Dropbox folder (titled with only your name):

6 digital images of recent work (at least 640 pixels wide) with each image labelled with your last name and the title of the work.

– Plus One PDF or Word file that includes the following items:

  • Name and Contact information (email, phone number, address and website, if applicable)
  • Rank your preferred residency dates.
  • Image list that indicates the title, date, medium and dimensions of the artwork.
  • 250 words describing your project plans and artistic goals with this residency.
  • CV

2018 Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Send all requirements as 1 folder via Dropbox to bmkresidency@gmail.com  *Make sure all files are titled with your name.

Selection Committee

Donald Kreye is a retired high school teacher of literature, history, and art history.  He is a former professional woodworker who has been a supporter of the creative arts and crafts for many years.

Zoe Kreye creates inter-disciplinary art projects that explore transformation, collective experience and negotiations of public. Often looking outside the realm of art, her projects take the form of workshops, rituals, clubs, dialogues and journeys. Her focus encourages people towards self-reflection and a deeper engagement with themselves and society. Recent projects include Make Our Own Air (SPACE, London), Our Missing Body (Western Front, KAG), FutureLoss (grunt gallery), Unlearning Practices (Goethe Satellite Vancouver, <rotor>, Graz and Haus der Kultur der Welt, Berlin). She completed a Masters in Public Art at the Bauhaus University Weimar, and co-founded the Berlin artist collective Process Institute. She currently lives close to her family on the west coast and teaches Social Practice at Emily Carr University, Vancouver.

Wendy Welch is a Victoria-based artist with a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Victoria and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Concordia University in Montreal. Wendy also completed a year of graduate work at California State University, Los Angeles. Wendy’s art practice includes drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, art writing and curatorial work. Wendy has had solo exhibitions at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, the Richmond Art Gallery and Open Space, and has been included in group shows in Montreal, Calgary, Portland and Los Angeles. Wendy wrote weekly art columns for a local publication (Monday Magazine) from 2000-2007, and has had writing published in Canadian Art Magazine and Border Crossings. She has also written essays for several artist catalogues. Wendy has curated exhibitions at the Fran Willis Gallery, Open Space and currently curates, and writes catalogue essays on a regular basis, for the artist-run Slide Room Gallery located on the lower level of the Vancouver Island School of Art. She is currently Vice-Chair of the Art in Public Places Committee with the City of Victoria. Wendy has taught at the Victoria College of Art, the University of Victoria and Camosun College. Wendy is Executive Director of the Vancouver Island School of Art (VISA), a private post-secondary accredited art school that Wendy founded in 2004.

+ Local rotating guest members.