EMERGING ARTIST STUDIO PROGRAM

The Emerging Artists Studio Program is for artists who are ready to take the leap from art as an academic pursuit to working and living as a professional artist.

Conveniently located in the heart of London’s downtown, this program is designed to help emerging artists gain the mentorship of TAP’s mid-career resident artists as well as provide increased opportunity for exposure to gallerists and art enthusiasts.

As London’s creative hub, TAP Centre for Creativity has worked diligently to create the space, network, and resources to help emerging artists grow, and plant roots right here in downtown London.

This program will allow London’s emerging creators to challenge the status quo, without the fear of financial failure, in an environment where their ideas are tested, where they will be exposed to artists of many mediums, and where they will be mentored and promoted by TAP.

With one year of fully funded studio space, our emerging artists will have the time to consider their long-term personal goals, financial model, and to experiment in the art forms they are passionate about.

What does this program include?

The Emerging Artists Studio Program is a one-year funded residency that includes:

  • 1 year of 24/7 access to a private, spacious Artist Studio

  • 1 solo exhibition in TAP’s Gallery, with an Opening Reception

  • A materials budget

  • Mentorship by TAP’s Executive Director, Resident Artists, and Community Partners

  • Marketing and promotional support from TAP’s staff

Who can apply?

Artists recently graduated from any London and area Visual Art program or London-based artists who have graduated from another Canadian institution (within the past 2 years) are encouraged to apply. This includes masters, undergrad, diploma, phd, or specialized visual arts programs (e.g., BealArt). Graduates must be between the ages 18-35 to apply.

Applications are closed. Stay tuned for new opportunities.

HOURS

Our free gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00-5:00 pm. We are also open for theatre performances and events. Check our calendar for information.

CONSTRUCTION ACCESS

If you are travelling by car to see us, please note that our block of Dundas is closed to  vehicles while construction of the flex street is underway. For construction updates and parking information visit https://www.dundasplace.ca

PARKING
  • Metered parking is FREE after 6pm Monday to Friday.

  • On-Street metered parking is FREE for 2 Hours on Saturdays.

  • On-Street metered parking is FREE ALL DAY on Sundays.

  • Map to downtown parking can be found here.

CONTACT US

ADDRESS

203 Dundas Street

London ON N6A 1G4

EMAIL

info@tapcreativity.org

TEL

519 - 642 -2767

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