1 weekend to 2 months
Paid by artist:
  • Weekend – $115.00 + tax (13%)
  • One week – $315.00 + tax
  • Two week – $500.00 + tax
  • Three week – $600.00 + tax
  • One month – $750.00 + tax
  • Two months – $1,300.00 + tax

Residents using the print studio or photography studio will be subject to equipment and supply fees.

Application guidelines:

Have a look at the availability calendar before applying. Please send the following materials:

  1. Application Form (on this page)
  2. Artist Statement (1-2 paragraphs explaining your work)
  3. Current CV
  4. Please send 10 images on CD or by email. Images should be MAC compatible in JPG, TIFF or PSD file. Images should be no smaller than 200 DPI and should measure 8” x 8”. If sending through email please compress files so that they are between 500-1500 KB.
  5. Please send a list of all images which includes title, medium, dimension, year.
  6. Writing samples should not exceed 12 pages and should be sent with cover page stating your name and title of work.
  7. $15.00 application fee payable to Spark Box Studio (CAD dollars)
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Spark Box Studio

Spark Box Studio


Spark Box Studio’s Artist Residency Program provides live/work space to accommodate both emerging and professional printmakers, photographers, painters, illustrators and writers. Artists-in-residence have access to Spark Box professional studio and resources. The Residency Program affords artists the space and time to support the advancement of their careers and to strengthen their practice. The program also offers a variety of career building opportunities for artists including the Emerging Artist Guide, opportunities for business workshops with local professionals and consultations with local artists and curators.

Accommodation Information

Spark Box Studio can facilitate up to three residents at any one time. Residents receive a bedroom and a dedicated studio space. Artists-in-residence stay in a charming Victorian house located by the historic Picton Harbour in Prince Edward County, Ontario.

Technical Information

printmaking equipment, darkroom


Prince Edward County is a beautiful island community rich in culture, with an extraordinarily high concentration of artists and art lovers.
Toronto is located 215km away, a 2.5hr drive. Ottawa is located 271km away, a 3.0hr drive. Montreal is located 363km away, a 4.0hr drive.

Contact information

885 County Rd. 5
Picton ON K0K 2T0

info [at]