Artist Residency at MAWA / Deadline: August 5

Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA), located in Winnipeg, Canada, is offering residencies of 2-4 weeks to women, non-binary, trans and 2-Spirit women-identifying visual artists. Accommodation is provided for free.

Artists at all stages of their career are encouraged to apply. Equal consideration will be given to emerging and established artists. The MAWA residency program is intended to provide an oasis in which artists can do whatever they need to do in order to move their practice forward.

Applications must be emailed to with the subject heading “residency 2023” and should consist of a single PDF containing the following elements:

  • a cover letter saying why you would like time in the MAWA apartment and what you will be working on (goals, rationale)
  • first and second choice of preferred dates (including start and end dates) between May 1 and October 30, 2023
  • an artist’s CV
  • up to 20 embedded images or links to up to 2 videos no longer than 4 minutes in total

If you have any questions, contact Adriana at 204-949-9490 or

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