Residencies articles


Painting on the Edge of the Continent

Painting on the Edge of the Continent

Visual artist  Kari Feuer was recently at Centrum for an artist residency.  Upon her return, she compiled her experience into a book called “Artist in Residence.” The book follows her journey through the residency, and features her notes, sketches, paintings and photos, illustrating the process of painting in a place far from home and producing a new body of


Words Count: Reading + Visual Art February 19

The Words Count Poetry Group sprang out of the artist-rich Fernwood neighborhood, of Victoria BC, in 2013. They have met regularly to edit each other’s works, share ideas, and inspire poetic rigour. Group members have participated in local readings and been involved in Victoria’s poetry community. The group is currently working to formalize a poetry


Emerging Artists’ Open Studio Tour is Nov. 7

Centrum’s Emerging Artists Residency hosts an open studio tour from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, at Building 205 at Fort Worden State Park. The public is invited to meet the six resident artists and to view works in progress. This year’s cohort includes Alex Boeschenstein from Seattle, Wash.; Thomas Gamble, Katy Knowlton,


2015 Emerging Artist Residents Arrive at Centrum

Centrum is pleased to announce the selection of the 2015 cohort of Emerging Artist Residencies. The selected finalists are Alex Boeschenstein, Thomas Gamble, Patricia Vasquez Gomez, Katy Knowlton, Quinton Maldonado, and Rebecca Peel. Centrum is now in the second year of its initiative to support artists at the beginning of their career trajectory. The Emerging Artists


Ikwuemesi Exhibits at ICCD in Nigeria

May 7-27,2015 an exhibition of paintings and installation by former Centrum Resident Chuu Krydz Ikwuemesi is on display at the International Centre for Creative Development in Abuja, Nigeria. (pictured: “Through the Crumbling Wall”; acrylic on board. This work was created at Centrum during Krydz’ 2014 residency). Krydz was in residence at Centrum during April and May, 2014,