Discovering Resources for Immigrant Artists

Date(s) - 17/07/2015 - 11/09/2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

City Centre Library Room 402

Where: City Centre Library (10350 University Drive, Surrey) Room 402
When: Fridays, July 17, August 28 and September 11, 2015 (10:00am-12:00pm)

Are you an emerging or established immigrant artist?

We know how many challenges you have faced as an immigrant artist. This workshop focuses on immigrant artists and provides an opportunity to be connected with resources, curators, and organizations which help artists be successful in their professions.

Who?-Artists & Prospective Artists (Visual artists, media artists, performance artists, musicians, filmmakers and other medium artists )
Why?-Immigrant artists are the most challenged group among other immigrant professional groups to succeed in Canadians society. This workshop is unique, innovative, and historical as no agencies have focused attention on immigrant artists in the past. By providing the necessary information regarding resources and networking, DIVERSEcity is bridging immigrant artists and connecting them to Canadian society which supports their settlement in Canada as professional artists.
What are the benefits?-To be able to establish a network for future projects + To be connected with other artists + To learn how to submit artwork + To be connect on an ongoing basis from DIVERSEcity.

It is a great opportunity for those immigrant artists to be connected with resources, people, and opportunists for artists in BC?

The first session starts on Friday, July 17. It is all about “How to submit a grant application successfully” and is being delivered by BC Arts Council.

Fri, July 17: How to submit a grant application successfully
- BC Arts Council
– Artist Talk: Illsoo Kyung, Visual Artist

Fri, August 28: How to Develop Your Professional Skills
-Alliance for Arts + Culture
-Emily Carr University of Arts & Design

Fri, September 11: How to Submit Artworks Successfully
-Richmond Art Gallery (tentative)
-Portfolio review

Now you can register the workshops for immigrant artists at

For more details, please read the flyer and register now.

Irene Koh
Newcomer Information &
Support Worker

Myung Lee(inquiry including media)
Marketing Specialist