Artist in Residence – Cape Breton Centre for Craft

Artist in Residence

CUSTOMS HOUSE INCUBATOR PROGRAM IN PORT HAWKESBURY, NS

In Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Customs House Artisan Incubator provides a space that cushions participants from the risks of starting a craft business. Through a fully equipped affordable studio space, business and technique guidance and mentorship, and sales and marketing opportunities, you can go from the dream or the start-up stage to a full-time reality. 

The program is specifically tailored to support your first steps or expanding your business growth.

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAMS

The purpose of the artist-in-residence program is to offer recent graduates and /or qualified craftspeople the opportunity to use studio space. Participants must be self-directed, must be able to work independently, must conduct themselves in a professional manner and must be able to work within a cooperative environment.

Being an artist-in-residence offers many opportunities including business skills development workshops, marketing, and promotional opportunities, as well as instructing courses and workshops.

Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design currently has the following artist-in-residence opportunities:

If you are interested in participating in the Centre’s Artist in Residence program or supporting Artist in Residence initiatives, please contact Laura Collinet at laura@capebretoncraft.com or 1 (902) 539-7491, ext 116.