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401 Richmond Illustration Studio

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OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

OCAD University’s RBC Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the return of the 401 Richmond Illustration Studio for graduating Illustration students.

Graduating ILLU students were invited to apply for this opportunity and four (4) successful applicants were awarded one year of free studio space in 401 Richmond in from June 2021 to May 2022. 

This is an incredible opportunity to become part of a larger creative community and connect with like-minded creative practitioners. Applications were reviewed by ILLU Faculty members during the graduating medals and awards process.

Recent Illustration grads Lina Wu, Meegan Lim, Sid Sharp and Thamara Perera are the winners of the Illustration Studio Career Launcher, and will receive one year of studio space in 401 Richmond!

PARTNER

401 Richmond
www.401richmond.com
Suite 362- 401 Richmond Street W.
Toronto

RECIPIENTS

Lina Wu

Meegan Lim

Sid Sharp

Thamara Perera

Illustration Career Launcher studio



401 Richmond is a restored, heritage-designated, industrial building turned arts-and-culture hub in downtown Toronto. It is home to over 140 artists, cultural producers, social innovators, micro-enterprises, galleries, festivals and shops. 


OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

OCAD University’s RBC Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the return of the 401 Richmond Illustration Studio for graduating Illustration students.

Graduating ILLU students are invited to apply for this opportunity and four (4) successful applicants will be awarded one year of free studio space in 401 Richmond in from June 2021 to May 2022. This is an incredible opportunity to become part of a larger creative community and connect with like-minded creative practitioners. Applications will be reviewed by ILLU Faculty members during the graduating medals and awards process.


COVID SAFETY MEASURES

The studio will be cleaned and disinfected before move-in. The selected will go through orientation to go through 401 Richmond's COVID safety measures more thoroughly.

TERM

June 2021 to May 2022

LOCATION 

401 Richmond Street, Toronto


APPLICATION SUPPORT

The OCAD U RBC CEAD is committed to promoting substantive equality for equity-seeking groups that are under-represented in the creative sector. We encourage applications from first-time applicants to the program and graduates of equity-seeking communities including racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities / expressions.

Applicants who need assistance with their submissions are invited to connect with the RBC CEAD for Advising support from Zviko Mhakayakora at zmhakayakora@ocadu.ca

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be an undergraduate Illustration major in their graduating year
  • Must have the intention of being present in the Greater Toronto Area following graduation in order to make regular use of this opportunity


How to Apply

A complete application for the 401 Richmond Illustration Studio consists of:

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and personal email)
  • Current creative CV
  • statement of interest that contextualizes your intent to use the studio, and outlines the significance of the opportunity to your creative practice (250 words)
  • Written confirmation of the two qualifications (Add this following your statement)

All uploaded files must be named as follows to be considered: LastName_First Name_[item]_401studio, for example, Doe_Dakota_CV_401studio


SUBMISSION  INSTRUCTION

Submit via Typeform here: 

http://bit.ly/401richmondapply


DEADLINE

April 11 at 11:59 PM


Contact

Shellie Zhang
Special Projects Coordinator
E: szhang@ocadu.ca


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