Tips for Customs

When you enter Canada, state the purpose of your visit is tourism. Customs officers often confuse the word "residency" with "residence", and if you say you are coming for an artist residency program, you will be suspected of trying to emigrate to Canada.
Directions to the Foundation

If you are arriving by Air

• After leaving the airport you will reach a stop sign on a divided four lane highway. Turn LEFT
• Within a short distance there is a set of lights at Major's Path. Turn LEFT
• Major's Path ends after about a mile at Torbay Road, Turn LEFT
• From there it is a fifteen minute drive through Torbay and Flatrock to Pouch Cove
• When you come into Pouch Cove, you will pass the D&L convenience store on your left
• Take the second left after you pass the convenience store (Gruchy's Hill Road); the studio building is on your right

If you are arriving by Car

• From the Port-aux-Basques Ferry you have about an eleven hour drive to St. John's
• From the Argentia Ferry you have about a two and a half hour drive to St. John's
• Stay on the Trans Canada Highway until the Torbay Road exit, then go North
• From there it is a fifteen minute drive through Torbay and Flatrock to Pouch Cove
• When you come into Pouch Cove, you will pass the D&L convenience store on your left
• Take the second left after you pass the convenience store (Gruchy's Hill Road); the studio building is on your right
We endeavor to provide transportation for visiting artists from the airport to Pouch Cove when flights arrive during the day. Taxi fare from the airport to the Foundation is approximately 40 dollars Canadian if you arrive on the red eye.
Mail can be sent to artists in residence c/o The Foundation:

c/o The Pouch Cove Foundation
P.O. Box 693
Pouch Cove, NL
A0A 3L0
Canada

If you are shipping packages or crates in advance of a residency, please declare minimum value or be prepared to pay substantial taxes to receive your belongings.
The residency phone is communal; the number is:

709.335.7272