Youth Residency Program
Y+ contemporary’s annual youth residency aims to provide youth with the opportunity to work in parallel with an emerging artist, learning new skills and gaining an understanding of what it means to be a professional artist. Participants work collaboratively towards the creation and exhibition of their work, learning new techniques, how to develop a body of work, and the process of preparing for an exhibition.
Details for the 2018 youth residency are to be announced.
Our 2017 youth residency program was supported by the Ontario Arts Council, the Doris McCarthy Gallery and the Office of the Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough.
February – March 2017
RESIDENTS: Aiken Chau, Jared Cabioc-Tupas, Tennessee J., Ash M., Philberta Mak, Jazmine Natividad, Janaye T.
ARTIST FACILITATOR: Timothy Yanick Hunter
OFF CANVAS focused on contemporary painting practices, and was generously supported by the Ontario Arts Council, the Doris McCarthy Gallery & the Office of the Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough.
RESIDENTS: Ajoké A., Rodmund Bulaclac, Aytha M., Kate P., Noreen Q., Flimon Yohannes
ARTIST FACILITATOR: Alvin Luong
This inaugural youth residency focused on photographic practices. The first year of this program was generously supported by the Toronto Arts Council through a Platform A Micro-Grant provided by VIBE Arts.