Alberta Printmaker’s Society Employment Opportunity: Calgary

Alberta Printmakers

Alberta Printmakers

The Alberta Printmaker’s Society is hiring a new studio and gallery assistant for a part-time position. The studio and gallery assistant will be responsible for general tasks in The Alberta Printmaker’s Society building, social media feeds. They will also perform some office work. The position pays $12 an hour for ten hours a week including at least a Saturday and weekday. This work would be great for people looking for a little extra income. It also has the the added benefit of working in a local printmaking studio and gaining valuable non-profit experience.

If you are interested, please apply via email to the Alberta Printmaker’s Society Human Resources Committee at director@albertaprintmakers.ca by September 9th. Please include a letter of intent and curriculum vitae.

For more information check out the website and job call:
Job Call PDF
http://albertaprintmakers.ca/?p=4093

Alberta Printmakers (A/P) is a non-profit, artist-run centre founded in 1989 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The organization’s goals are to increase public awareness of print media, to engage a diverse audience, to provide resources for the artistic community and production facilities for printmaking. A/P has an open membership, and is governed by a board of directors. Management and administration of A/P’s activities are the responsibilities of its Funding and Communications Director and its Gallery and Studio Director, who reach out to volunteers in accomplishing A/P’s goals. A/P also hosts residency and summer student programs.

Free Writing For Visual Thinkers Workshop: Lethbridge, AB

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Join artist and instructor Bruce Watson for an opportunity to tone up your writing skills. Learn to write as well as you construct your art. While this is a free event, please RSVP by 4pm on September 19, 2014 to info@visualartsalberta.com

ATB Community Room at CASA 230 8 Street Lethbridge Alberta

Co-sponsored by Visual Arts Alberta~CARFAC and Allied Arts Council Lethbridge.

This Event Is Free

 

Call For Facilitators: Calgary, AB

Microsoft Word - IDAS HiringStudio_2014.docxIDAS CALL FOR FACILITATORS:

Call for Expressions of Interest: In-Definite Arts is looking to expand its studio curricula, and invites applications from all creative and skilled individuals interested in working with persons with disabilities.

Term: Residencies will run for a period of two to four weeks depending on the needs and practice of each applicant. Ideally IDAS would be looking to program our first residency during the last two weeks of October, 2014.

Responsibilities: Applicants must complete an application form detailing all relevant experience as well as a brief outline of their proposed workshop, specifying their area of expertise. A cover letter should also be submitted outlining why the applicant wishes to work with In-Definite Arts, and what they feel they can contribute to IDAS’ studio programming.

Qualifications: Resident artists should be able to demonstrate specialized training in their field, at least 3 years commitment to studio work and a history of public presentation or publication.

Application: Deadline for submissions is September 25, 2014. Applications are welcome by email or in person:

In-Definite Arts Society ??8038 Fairmount Drive SE ??Calgary AB T2H 0Y1
Tel: (403) 253-3174 ??Fax: (403) 255-2234 ??Email: ida@indefinitearts.com

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SNAPline 2014 Newsletter: Edmonton, AB

 

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In this edition of SNAPline,  SNAP’s talented 2014/15 Artists in Residence, Daniel Evans and Dara Humniski.  Patrick Mahon’s upcoming exhibition at SNAP which opens October 23rd and  take a look at the different initiatives taking place in Edmonton’s arts community. Shawn Reynar has created three beautiful limited editioned prints to accompany this issue, as SNAPline Fall 2014 Newsletter artist. If you’re a Sponsor Member look in the mail for your print, if you’re not and feeling like you’re missing out, become one today, or upgrade your membership! Visit snapartists.com.

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If you have an idea for a piece in an upcoming issue of SNAPline email  snap@snapartists.com

Have a fantastic Fall!

Call For Submissions: Toronto, Ontario

Censured In CanadaCall for Submissions : Censured in Canada
CENSURED IN CANADA is an underground film festival seeking to expose and fracture limits on expression in Canada. The inaugural festival will be held on 24-25 January 2015 at Cinecycle in Toronto.

We are seeking work from Canadian-based artists that have been rejected by Canadian festivals and institutions – whether it was the lack of credentials or connections, or the work proposes a unique or contrarian perspective, or the work challenges aesthetic or social norms. Whatever.
Submissions are open till Thanksgiving via their website…

Gallery Shop position; St Albert, AB

Art Gallery of St AlbertSaturday Visitor Services and Gallery Shop Position 

Art Gallery of St Albert, with Arts and Heritage St Albert, has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, welcoming and skilled individual. This contract position supports artistic achievement in St Albert and surrounding communities by supporting the Saturday activities of the Gallery. Rate of pay is $15 per hour.

Additional information on this opportunity can be found here http://artgalleryofstalbert.ca/about-us/employment-opportunities/.

Call For Artist: Vancouver, BC

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“First Canada Chinese Arts Bridge Competition” which is now inviting artists with citizens and permanent resident status in Canada to participate.

Recruiting contestants for the three categories of the competition, namely, the Chinese Painting, the Chinese Calligraphy and the Western Painting. All Canadian citizens and permanent residents may enter Chinese Painting and Calligraphy categories and Chinese Canadian may enter Western Painting category. The deadline for entering the competition is 15th September 2015.

 For procedure and rules of enrolment. Please visit  www.artsbridge.ca or call 604-569-1886 or 778-879-5415

Visit news report from Vancouver Sun.

 

Call For Participants: Edmonton, AB

Latitude 53 is pleased to present Visualeyez – Canada’s annual performance art festival from September 16-21, 2014.

Performance artists, Pam Patterson, is looking for participants for her performance ‘Brick’. Pam Patterson is an internationally recognized performance artist, educator and scholar based in Toronto and she is looking for individuals who are interested in exploring disability and ageing as performers in a movement-based performance(s), Brick, for Visualeyze Sept. 16-21 2014.   Pam Patterson’s  performance revolves around her own disabilities and seeks other individuals with experience or interest in disability art.

Call for participants-BRICK

To participating in this performance, please email  visualeyez@latitude53.org

This will be a great and engaging opportunity.

Call For Artists: Edmonton, AB

Strathcona Community-1Call for Artists: The 3rd annual Strathearn Art Walk is seeking artists to display and sell their work in Strathearn on Sat. Sept. 13, 2 – 6pm. All styles of work are considered. New this year is the crafters market, so anyone interested in selling jewellery or hand crafts may also participate.

Please contact the Strathearn Community League artwalk@strathearncommunityleague.org or visit the Strathearn Art Walk Facebook page for more information or to book your space before they fill up. This event is sponsored by the Strathearn Community League. Deadline is Sat. Sept. 6th

East Side Studio Crawl, Calgary

East Side3 Studio CrawlSeptember 20, 2014 – 11:00 – 5:00 pm

Go behind the scenes and discover the magic crafted by some of Calgary’s best known and emerging artists. Nearly 175 artists located in Ramsay invite you to explore over 40 Studios and investigate the creative processes of their work. From the mythical delight of art jewellery to the graphic diversions of drawing … the sparks and steel of contemporary sculpture to the click of looms and whir of spinning wheels … from the drizzle of ceramic glaze and glimmer of printmakers’ ink to the dynamic wash of oil, watercolour and acrylic … the East Side Studio Crawl promises a unique and exciting art experience.

Burns Visual Arts Society

Jeff DeBoer, Sculptor
Heritage Weavers & Spinners Guild
Artpoint Gallery & Studios
Studio Four
Openwork Fibre Studio
Textures, Shanon Johnston

For more information visit burnsvisualarts.com