Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)
Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Arts Fund

The purpose of The Arts Fund is to support artists, their contribution to the scholarly community and to advancing Queen’s University. The Arts Fund is intended to attract outstanding artists to Queen’s University each year. In addition, the fund will provide financial support for artists in the Queen’s community for the production of exceptional artistic works.


Support for Artistic Production

The objective is to assist in the actual production of a work of art, such as the creation of a visual art; the writing of a novel, poem, play or screen play; the composition of music; the production of a motion picture; the performance of a play, a musical composition, a piece of performance art, or the production of a master recording.

Visiting Artist in Residence

The objective of the fund is to enrich the cultural life of the University and to encourage exchange between artists at Queen’s University and the broader community. It is intended to provide educational and scholarly opportunities for artists by facilitating the extended presence on campus of visiting artists. Residencies are normally two to eight weeks in duration.

Terms of Reference_PDF (677 KB)

Support for Artistic Production Application (PDF)

Visiting Artist in Residence Application (PDF)

TRAQ Submission Instructions_PDF (610 KB)

Important Dates:

  • March 1, 2019 - Application Due
  • April 30, 2019 - Notification of Application Results