Programmed Residencies 2020 Deadlines Released

Artscape Gibraltar Point presents

Programmed Residency Catalogue and Application Schedule, 2020

Deadline: Various Deadlines, December 2 – March 2, 2019

Program Dates: January 31 – July 20, 2020


Artscape Gibraltar Point is pleased to officially launch its official 2020 Programmed Residency Catalogue and Application Schedule.

Covering a vast array of topics, media and, interests, from Food security, to The Human Body, from Earth-based spiritual practices and programs for Artist parents and their families, our programmed residencies offer participants the opportunity to attend a directed course of study lead by an expert facilitator.

Residencies range in cost, length of time and admission criteria. Many feature some combination of private or shared accommodation, and all feature shared studio access.

The current list of our programmed residencies for 2020 can be found below. You may click on the program image to find out more about the residency, facilitator, financial obligations and about how to apply.


As always our self-directed residency is accepting applications on an ongoing basis.

Potential residents are encouraged to take advantage of discounted winter rates.  For more information on availability or to receive a Welcome Kit that outlines the Artscape Gibraltar Point residency experience and answers many common questions about the program, please contact Andrew Lochhead, Assistant Manager, Residencies & Programming at


To apply for a self-directed winter residency, please use the following form. Residencies, generally book for a minimum 1 week stay beginning and ending on Mondays.

Application Form:

Contact Information:
Andrew Lochhead, Residency & Programming Coordinator
416 392 7837

443 Lakeshore Avenue, Toronto Island, Toronto M5J 2W2
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00PM
416 392 7837


Located in the former Toronto Island Public and Natural Science School, Artscape Gibraltar Point offers 35,000 square feet of affordable retreat space, artist studios and accommodations for artists and creative thinkers. The tranquil, idyllic setting is world-renowned as a centre for members of the artistic and non-profit communities to think, experiment, collaborate and share ideas.

More than 700 artists a year from across the globe experiment and create art through self-directed artist retreats and thematic residencies hosted in our overnight accommodations. In addition to hosting a maximum of 20 visiting artists at any given time, fifteen long-term artist work studios provide space for a range of painters, sculptors, musicians, filmmakers and a recording studio – all of whom contribute to the unique and collaborative atmosphere at Artscape Gibraltar Point.


Artscape is a not-for-profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Artscape is the operator of Artscape Gibraltar Point. Our work involves clustering creative people together in real estate projects that serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple public policy objectives, private development interests, community and neighbourhood aspirations and philanthropic missions.