Artist Residency on Salt Spring Island

Applications now being accepted for 2022 Residencies at Woodland Farm on Salt Spring Island, B.C

Deadline for applications: January 5th 2022


Situated on Canada’s beautiful west coast Salt Spring Island, we work and create on the unceded territories of the Hul’qumi’num and SENĆOŦEN speaking peoples. Here you will find a sanctuary to breathe, dream, experiment, create and play.

Founders William Mackwood and Gwenyth Dobie are both extremely experienced in the development of new work through their company Out of the Box Productions and having been on Faculty at York University’s Theatre and Dance Departments. William and Gwenyth have delved into the worlds of Dance, Theatre, Music, Interactive Stage, Immersive and Site-Specific creation, and we welcome applications from emerging and established artists of all performance based practices.

Artist Residency at Woodland Farm Includes:

  • Access to the Creation Barn
  • A PDF on our website outlines all the services and research equipment available to Artists in Residency
  • Private Accommodation
  • A private, beautifully appointed 1-bedroom cottage with a full kitchen and BBQ
  • Full access to the forest, gardens and lands

Additional Information

Fees for one-month residency:

  • $2500/Month* inclusive
  • +Farm Contribution

Every individual on Woodland Farm is asked to spend at least 1 hour per day working on the farm, in a capacity that is suitable to them. We know from experience that working in nature clears the mind and inspires creative thinking.

Note: Maximum of 2 people in the Cottage
Includes all utilities and wifi

*Emerging Artists may be offered a reduced rate

Months available May – October 2022