These are our artist in residence opportunities for local to international artists. Create work in our newly renovated studios, situated in beautiful Saint Andrews, NB. With access to diverse land and sea-scapes, experienced fellow artists, creative, and scientific communities – we can help you develop and succeed in your practice.
Artist in Residence Programs
Studio By the Sea Residency
Sunbury Shores offers our Studios by the Sea residency program. The program includes 24/7 access to Sunbury Shore excellently equipped studios, promotion/exposure for the participating artists, an opportunity to mix and work with other artists and students, plus access to facilities such as the Huntsman Marine Science Centre and Kingsbrae Gardens.
Sunbury Shores is located in the heart of St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, considered Canada’s premier historic seaside resort. Sunbury Shores’ 130 year old building is newly renovated and offers world class facilities. The centre’s 6,000 square feet provide two galleries for exhibitions, studios for painting, drawing, printmaking, jewellery & metalsmith, pottery and more.
- Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and evaluated by a selection committee.
- Residency type: Juried
- Residency Format: 2 weeks to 3 months. Artists choose time-frame with a minimum of 2 weeks and a max. of 3 months per artist.
- If accepted, the cost to the artist is $650/week paid in advance to Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre Inc.
St. Andrews is uniquely situated as an arts and natural science hub, with many resources such as the Huntsman Marine Science Centre, Wild Salmon Nature Centre, Biological Station, and more. Kingsbrae Garden, Minister’s Island, and nearby nature preserves provide many opportunities to delve into natural adventures and research during your residency.
Located just an hour outside of Saint John, St. Andrews-by-the-Sea is a small but vibrant community with a rich history as an artist colony. With the highest tides in the world, St. Andrews and the Bay of Fundy offers unique and timeless inspiration for artists. With breathtaking seaside views and an opportunity to be immersed in a community built around a long-standing appreciation for arts and nature, there is interest around every corner. Visit http://standrewsbythesea.ca/ for more information.