Carly Dow is a Manitoba-based musician who brought magic to this year’s residency program. Her Wildcrafted soul-folk blends inspiration from wordsmith Gillian Welch with an edge reminiscent of Neko Case. Dow’s “dark and poignant writing” (Stylus) is at the forefront of her songs, rich in vivid imagery. The depth and space of her home province ...
Solitude and connection, travel and downtime — our residencies strive for a balance between them all. However, we cannot control the natural elements that may impact art creation. Inclement weather, cold and hot temperatures, as well as fatigue and general wear-and-tear from trip may impact your ability to create art. But fear not! With flexibility ...
The Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency strives to foster new perspectives on Canadian identity and works to promote and curate art that reflects on Canadian narratives.
By inspiring artists within the geographic and cultural landscapes of northern Canada, CWAR aims to foster new perspectives about who we are as a country.
In addition to artist residencies, we work to create opportunities to share artists’ work in Canadian galleries and public venues.
Grow your portfolio, your network and your experience in the
remote Canadian wilderness.
Spark the next stage in your artistic career.