Lac Cole is a 50 minute drive northeast of Ottawa, and a 25 minute drive from the town of Buckingham, in Quebec. The Shack is located on 6 acres of land, with over 125 ft of waterfront. There is an area with a marsh, some rocky terrain, a micro-beach, a forested hillside, grassy slopes and a little brook. Lac Cole is deep and the water is sparkling clean.  In this no-tech environment, The Shack has all the basics, except for running water, wifi and cell reception. It has 2 single beds, a wood stove, a fridge, a kettle, a microwave, kitchen essentials and two kayaks. Limited Wifi is available at a 7 minute walk away, as is emergency access to a landline.The residency offers an artist space and time to be in nature while offering opportunities for encounters with the more-than-human. Humans will also visit!  There is no cost to the residency and no artist fee and it operates by invitation. Any interested artists should submit a brief letter of interest, stating what their intentions are during the residency and up to six images of their work, including a link to their website. For further information, please send a message through the website:

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