For Vancouver’s local artists, finding studio and exhibition spaces can be a challenge. The VMF Residency Program builds upon the feasibility study conducted in Phase 1 (VMF Unleased) and delivers pilot projects for the creation of temporary artist studio and exhibition spaces in Vancouver.
For Vancouver’s local artists, finding studio and exhibition spaces can be a challenge. The VMF Unleased project examines ways to transform underused commercial properties into temporary artist spaces, particularly for emerging and BIPOC artists.
Hessey and CIRES are aligned and often key partners in the development and delivery of innovative programs that serve to create local equity. These programs are typically directed at community-serving organizations and support their ability to achieve secure commercial space tenure.