Collaborate with local artists and create a community project through Clayton AIR.

artist in residence

Call for Artists: Visual, Performing, and Celebration Arts

Applications are now open the Clayton Community Artist in Residence. This residency will take place in the new Clayton Community Centre. The selected artist will have the opportunity to engage the local community through the creation of new artwork. The Clayton Community Centre is uniquely well-equipped to accommodate visual, performing, and celebration arts. Artists with a multidisciplinary practice and diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Program Goals

Your artwork and creation process will:

  • Produce an ambitious project
  • Engage diverse and intergenerational residents as co-creators
  • Create opportunities for people to connect. Neighbours will meet, and learn about each other and make something amazing.


March 3, 2020 Open Call to Artists
April 24, 2020 at 5pm Applications Due
April 27-May 7, 2020 Conduct Interviews
Early May Selected artist notified
June 29-December 18, 2020 Artist Residency


To create an application, please refer to the following documents:


You have three options to submit your application.

  • Option 2: Mail or In-Person Delivery:
    • Download the Print Application Form
    • Print copies of all documents
    • Supply media on a USB Flash Disk
    • Mail or Deliver to

Clayton Community Artist in Residence
Edward Westerhuis
Youth and Community Art Coordinator
Surrey City Hall, 6th Floor West
13450 104 Avenue
Surrey, BC V3T 1V8

  • Option 3: Email
    • Do not send files over 5MB
    • Save all document as a .pdf, .doc, or .docx file
    • Include your name in the filename