Jan Creelman, November Artist-in-Residence

Jan Creelman Artist-in-Residence, November 2022 Please join us in welcoming our November artist-in-residence Jan Creelman. Born of settlers in Mi’kmaq Territory, Jan grew up on the East Coast and now lives in Scarborough, On. An award-winning batik artist, Jan says she “fell into batik” while observing a friend compose a market scene with wax and […]

Jess Richter, November Artist-in-Residence

Jess Richter Artist-in-Residence, November 2022 Please join us in welcoming Jess Richter as one of our November artists-in-residence. Hailing from Regina, Sask, Jess is a contemporary folk artist who explores nostalgia, place, intergenerational trauma and folk practices within contemporary Canada, while also prioritizing the perspectives and experiences of ethnic German immigrants to rural and isolated […]

Heather B Thomas, November Writer-in-Residence

Heather B Thomas Writer-in-Residence, November 2022 Meet our current Writer-in-Residence at the Caetani Centre, Heather Thomas. Heather is working on her first major writing project. The current working title for her memoir is “Aspens Calling,” and it is written as a young woman’s coming-of-age story woven throughout with the themes of breasts, body/body image, sexuality, […]

Dilan Qadir, October Writer-in-Residence

Dilan Qadir Writer-in-Residence, October 2022 My name is Dilan Qadir and I write poetry, fiction, and essays. My poems have appeared in The Underground Literary Journal, The Lonely Whale Memoir Anthology, Wax Poetry and Art Magazine, and Culture Project. My essays have appeared mostly in Kurdish, both in print and online.  While in residence, I am […]

Ana Diab, October Artist-in-Residence

Ana Diab Artist-in-Residence, October 2022 I am a multidisciplinary artist and art librarian living on the unceded xwməθkwəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw, and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ territories. My creative practice involves tapestry weaving, printmaking, and contemporary dance, and explores themes of feminism and craft, climate change, resource extraction, and non-human communication.                 […]

Franz Seachel, October Artist-in-Residence

Franz Seachel Writer-in-Residence, October 2022 Franz is a multidisciplinary artist who creates to put more colour in this world; she means this both in the sense of brightening up the mundane with creation, as well as in her mission to uplift the truths of marginalized bodies. She is currently working on her debut novel about […]

Joanne Salé, September Artist-in-Residence

Joanne Salé Artist-in-Residence, September 2022 Joanne Salé earned her BFA from UBC-Okanagan in 2005, where she worked in sculpture, drawing, etching, and painting. She has had solo exhibitions and been included in group exhibitions throughout the province. Her professional activities have included teaching art, prop/set work for Runaway Moon Theatre, illustration work, and jurying group exhibitions.    […]

Adriane Vant Erve, August Artist-in-Residence

Adriane Vant Erve Artist-in-Residence, August 2022                                                     Adriane Vant Erve is an artist living in Calgary, Alberta. She grew up on a wheat farm and is always influenced by the […]

Alex Murphy, August Artist-in-Residence

Alex Murphy Artist-in-Residence, August 2022 Alex Murphy is a queer interdisciplinary artist and educator. They have received Bachelor of Environmental Design and Master of Architecture degrees from Dalhousie University, and more recently, a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from OCAD University. Their work reconsiders traditional practices and perspectives using unconventional processes and novel approaches to […]

May 2022 Artist in Residence – Liz Toohey-Wiese

Liz Toohey-Wiese Artist-in-Residence, May 2022  Liz Toohey-Wiese is a settler artist residing on the homelands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sə̓lílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples. She is a graduate from the MFA program at NSCAD University. She completed her undergraduate degree in painting at Emily Carr University, also undertaking coursework at the University of Victoria and […]