Artist Salon Webinar with Rachel Rozanski

  • Artist Salon
  • RAG@Home
  • April 24, 2021

    Join in this month’s Artist Salon Webinar to learn more about the 2021 Branscombe House Artist in Residence, Rachel Rozanski.

    As an artist who has worked on various artist residencies to explore themes of the changing Northern landscape, Rachel will share her residency experiences, including details on her own art practice and how she found opportunities that provide time, space, and support for an artist to develop their work. She will also discuss life after art school – from deciding whether grad school is right for you, to how to find opportunities that align with your art practice, and tips for finding balance between administrative time and creative time.

    About the Artist:

    Rachel Rozanski is a Canadian artist whose interdisciplinary works explore biological, geological and material transformations appearing as we enter the Anthropocene. She studied Visual Arts at Emily Carr, Capilano, and Langara Universities, and received an MFA from Ryerson University in Documentary Media. She has exhibited across Canada and internationally, showing interdisciplinary works that explore scientific concepts focusing on environmental timelines. Through residency projects in the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Iceland, she has collaborated with researchers and been inspired by the study of land change, pollutants and adaptations and extinctions.

    Video Format:
    Video is a recording of the livestreamed presentation that took place on April 24, 2021, and included questions from the audience at the end of the artist presentation.

    Links mentioned in this episode:

    Artist Website:
    Branscombe House blog:…
    About Branscombe House Residency:…

    ResArtis – Worldwide Network of Arts Residencies:
    TransArtists –
    Alliance for the Arts – Artist Calls:…
    NES Artist Residency in Iceland:
    Banff BAiR: Emerging Artists Residency:…
    Banff Artist Residencies – search according to discipline:
    Klondike Institute of the Arts (Yukon) –
    SSHRC grant –…
    BC Arts Council –
    CARFAC – Artist Fee Schedule –
    Britannia Art Gallery – The Artery Newsletter –…

    In response to the current global health pandemic, we have launched our public programs online to encourage dialogue and connection in the era of physical distancing. Programs are live-streamed via the Zoom platform, and may also be viewed at a later date as videos on the RAG@Home video page.

    The Artist Salon Series features art professionals leading inspirational artist talks and professional development for visual artists each month from February to November.

    This program is supported by the City of Richmond Arts and Culture Grant.

    WATCH: The 2021 Branscombe House Artist in Residence, Rachel Rozanzki, shares her experiences working in various art residencies, and the work she has developed on the study of land change while working in northern environments. She also offers tips on applying to grad school, arts funding, finding artist residencies and what to expect from them, and how to use residencies and grants to further your artistic practice and career.


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