To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:
• be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
• be under the age of 35 at the time of application;
• demonstrate a strong personal and artistic connection to the east coast provinces of Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador).
• have completed formal training in visual arts
• demonstrate commitment to the career of a professional visual artist by having: practiced professionally in their field for a minimum of two years, produced an independent body of work, and held at least two public exhibitions in a professional context
• demonstrate they are able to work independently;
• be able to communicate effectively in English (the working language at The Banff Centre is English).