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2022 Akin Studio Career Launcher

2022 Akin Studio Career Launcher

The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the return of the Akin Career Launcher for Drawing & Painting and Integrated Media students in their graduating term.

DEADLINE: Monday, June 6, 2022, 11:59 PM
Application: http:/

Akin is a Toronto-based arts organization that provides creative studio space as well as arts-based programming. Akin’s studios provide a working environment that maintains a friendly and inspiring atmosphere where people can work on creative endeavours and creative entrepreneurial undertakings of all kinds. They build community through accessible and educational programming along with open studio events, gallery tours, exhibitions, as well as various other art projects. @akinprojects

Students are invited to apply for this opportunity and two successful applicants will be awarded $2,000 in credits to go towards a studio space at Akin’s shared workspaces in 2022-2023! In addition to the $2,000 studio credit, each recipient will receive $450 credit for use at Remote Gallery at Richmond and Portland. Remote Gallery provides the opportunity to exhibit work, host workshops / artist talks, or other activities relevant to early career growth. This is an amazing opportunity to become part of a larger creative community and gain access to the excellent multidisciplinary facilities that Akin Collective has to offer.


  • Must be a DRPT or INTM student in their graduating year
  • Must have the intent of remaining in the region following graduation to make use of this opportunity
  • Priority will be given to applicants who have not previously received a Career Launcher opportunity

For more info about Career Launchers visit:

Join our upcoming info session to learn more about Akin Collective and resources for putting together a strong application.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 | 1:30 - 3:00 PM

📌 We encourage applications from first-time applicants to the program and graduates of equity-seeking communities.

We encourage all who might require assistance with the application process to reach out to determine available support.