Apply for Graphic Artist Residency 2017/2018

Time: 23:59
Date: 2017 Jul 07

Deadline for application: July 7, 2017

Vancouver Pro Musica invites all visual artists living and working in BC to apply for our Graphic Artist Residency for our 2017-18 concert season. The winning applicant will be commissioned to create a poster design, program cover and facebook banner for each of our three concerts: the first design for our Electroacoustic Festival must be submitted by October 1, 2017, with the other two designs by November 1, 2017. A $300 honorarium will be awarded for each of the three designs for a total of $900.

About Vancouver Pro Musica

Vancouver Pro Musica is a not-for-profit volunteer-run society dedicated to the presentation and promotion of new works by B.C. composers. Our concerts, workshops, educational initiatives and multicultural partnerships help create a strong, vibrant and relevant musical community in British Columbia. Read more about our past events on our website,, or on facebook and twitter.

Our upcoming concerts are:

The Electroacoustic Festival – Now in its fifth year running, the EA Festival is a three-evening event featuring concerts and presentations showcasing current technology and its application in the creating of new music. The festival encourages the development of a wide range of exploratory techniques in making music, including computer-generated sound and interactive technology with live performers.

Sonic Boom – A four-day music festival dedicated to presenting new art music by emerging composers living and working in BC, with a focus on acoustic works. The event features a Composer-in-Residence who leads workshops, reading sessions and masterclasses, and an Ensemble-in-Residence and Feature Artists who perform two nights of newly written works for the festival.

Further Series – A one-night-only concert featuring a different local ensemble every year playing works written for the event by BC composers.

Listen to works from our previous concerts at

Application Requirements

  • Deadline for submission is 11:59 pm on July 7, 2017.
  • Only residents of BC are eligible to submit.
  • Eligible applicants must be familiar with creating high-resolution PDFs.

How to Apply

Submissions should be sent by email to [email protected]. Complete submissions will include the following:

  • A resume detailing relevant work experience, and including contact information.
  • Three representative works that may be used to judge suitability for this residency.
    • Files must be in Pdf format.
  • Please have at least two references ready upon request.

Questions? Contact us!

Send any questions to [email protected]. We look forward to your submissions!