Open Image 2015: Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC with the Alberta Jubliee Auditoria Society is pleased to host an exhibition of artworks from over 25 Alberta artists working in photography and digital art.
Join us for the opening reception of this 7th Alberta-Wide exhibition in Calgary on Monday, August 24 from 7-9 pm at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (lower floor).
Cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award!
The exhibition will be up in Calgary from August 15 until September 27, and then will move to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton from October 1 until November 15, 2015.
If you’re in Edmonton on Friday, October 17 from 7 to 9 pm, please join us for a reception to celebrate the show.
Nominations Now Open for the Performance and Citation Awards
The City of Edmonton’s Salute to Excellence Program recognizes and takes pride in the achievements of its citizens in Arts & Culture, Sport, and Community Service.
The Citation Awards honour individuals or groups who have given more than five years of distinguished service as volunteers and have been inspirational leaders in sport, arts and culture, and community service within the City of Edmonton.
The Performance Awards honour individuals, groups, organizations or teams who have gained outstanding recognition at the national or international level in sport, or arts and culture. For a Sport Performance Award, nominees must have won a gold medal at a national event or a gold, silver or bronze medal at an international event with more than four countries participating.
Call for artists: Artist Residency Program in Budapest, 2016
Visual arts / writing / other disciplines. The subject of thr 2016 program is the Environment.
Deadline: October 15, 2015. Apply early!
HMC International Artist Residency Program, a not-for-profit arts organization based in Dallas, TX / Budapest, Hungary – provides national and international artists to produce new work while engaging with the arts community in Budapest, Hungary.
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies in Austria (Vienna and Salzburg) for the year 2016.
The residency is designed to offer an opportunity to familiarise oneself with the Austrian art scene and cultural environment and to make contact with Austrian artists. Residents are expected to complete a project during their stay.
During their stay, the artists in residence will be made familiar with the art scene and cultural environment. Activities on offer include visits at galleries, studios and museums, contacts to the literature and publishing sector, as well as access to Vienna’s or Salzburg’s music life. Whenever possible, the residents will receive free tickets for art and book fairs, performances at the Tanzquartier Wien, the international ImPuls Tanz dance festival and
Applications can be submitted for only one of the following disciplines:
Video and media art
Literature for children and young people
Arts and cultural education
For more information, download the call for application in English or German, or download the bilingual English/German application form, or visit the website.
The Town has issued an open call to Canadian-based artists to design and complete one of the two new murals that will be located in downtown High River.
The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 4 p.m. Once artist submissions are reviewed, the shortlisted artists will be notified and another public vote will be conducted to select a finalist.
This project requires artists to design a mural that demonstrates optimism that will help to restore community spirit and confidence in the town’s full recovery. The end product will be a physical reminder of the community’s strength and unity.
A full package containing all requirements and project description can be found at www.highriver.ca under the ‘Town Hall Menu’ through the bidding opportunities link or by clicking here.
This project is made possible through a grant from The Calgary Foundation. For more information, read download the submission guidelines here.
The second bus tour of the year is on August 15th! Harcourt House Artist Run Centre, Visual Arts Alberta – Carfac, SNAP – Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists, Dc3 Art Projects, Alberta Craft Council, and the Art Gallery of St Albert. Take in the art at each gallery, speak with curators, and engage in material demos.
The tour runs from 12:00 PM to 5:45 PM. Pick-up locations are Harcourt House Artist Run Centre in Edmonton at 12:00 and the Art Gallery of St. Albert at 12:30.
$12 for Members (of any participating gallery) / Students / Seniors
$17 for General Public
To register or for more information contact Dryden Roesch at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 780.426.4180.
An international juried exhibition sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for Art, Philadelphia Chapter, of work by mid-career and emerging women, and women-identified, artists over the age of 35. The theme of the exhibition is “the stubbornness and persistence of artistic vocation”.