Upcoming Professional Development Workshop: Edmonton

Poburan-presentation-in-Edmonton-posterJennifer Poburan will be giving a professional development presentation titled For the Artist: How to Prepare for an Art Exhibition: from application to preparation; the name says it all, and her extensive experience

The event is free but you must RSVP by 4pm on Wednesday July 15

Thursday July 23, 2015 7:00 pm at the Harcourt House Education Room, located in the Harcourt House Annex, 10211-112 St.

Co-sponsored by Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC and Harcourt House Artist Run Centre

Free Event Meet and Greet 3.0 and David Kleinsasser Artist Talk: Edmonton, AB

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Meet and Greet 3.0 in Edmonton Saturday, July 18, 2015 1-3 pm.Third time’s a charm!
Meet and Greet not only Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC staff and Board but Harcourt House staff and Board as well! Find out all you need to know from two knowledgeable groups of Alberta arts insiders. It’s double the fun!

Later that same afternoon, David Kleinsasser will be giving an artist talk titled “Musings of a Visual Philosopher”, which accompanies his show “Salva corpus amanti” currently on display in Gallery A of the Visual Arts Alberta Gallery.

 Join us in the office/gallery of Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC (3rd floor, 10215-112 St.) in Edmonton. This event is free!

Meet and Greet 3.0 in Edmonton

Free Professional Development Talk: Edmonton, AB

For the Artist: How to Prepare for an Art Exhibition: from application to preparation  Jennifer Poburan Thursday July 23, 2015 7:00 pm

Jennifer Poburan is a local artist who exhibits her paintings commercially through the Front Gallery in Edmonton. She is involved within the arts community through her role as President of the Board of Directors at the Harcourt House Artist Run Centre, as well as teaching painting through the City Arts Centre and privately in studio. Poburan’s practice extends to include a variety of freelance work from court sketch art to concept design for the Edmonton Fringe Festival.
This is a free event but please RSVP by 4pm on Wednesday, July 15 to info@visualartsalberta.com to attend.

Join us at the Harcourt House Education Room (Harcourt House Annex, 10211-112 St.). Co-sponsored by Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC and Harcourt House Artist Run Centre.

See Information Here Poburan presentation in Edmonton poster

Feature, Host or Pop-up Celebration Site For Culture Days: Edmonton, AB

Alberta Culture Days 2015Join the celebration of Alberta Culture Days, September 25 to 27.

Apply to become a Feature, Host or Pop-up Celebration Site for Culture Days celebrations. A description of each site is as follows:
Feature Celebration Site – a designated site supported by the Government of Alberta to a maximum amount of $10,000, whereby family-friendly programming will occur throughout the three days of Alberta Culture Days 2015.
Host Celebration Site – a designated site supported by the Government of Alberta to a maximum amount of $5,000 for two days of programming, whereby family-friendly programming will occur during Alberta Culture Days 2015.
Pop-up Celebration Site – a designated site supported by the Government of Alberta to a maximum amount of $2,000 for one day of programming, whereby family-friendly programming will occur during Alberta Culture Days 2015.
Alberta Culture and Tourism is selecting celebration sites through a grant application process, which ends July 10, 2015 at 4:30 pm.

More details on the Alberta Culture Days grants can be found at AlbertaCultureDays.ca. Apply for your Alberta Culture Days 2015 grant today, and help us tell the story of culture to Albertans.

Three Month Residency: Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Residency

Attention Alberta Artists: New Three-Month Residency in Brooklyn!

We’re partnering with the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in Brooklyn, New York, to send an Alberta artist to work in a private studio for three months. During the residency, the artist will participate in Open Studios, have the opportunity to present their work in semi-monthly public salons, attend field trips to various museums, arts organizations and other venues, receive one-on-one studio visits from at least two visiting critics and much more.

For more information visit the ISCP website. The successful applicant will receive an Individual Artists Project Grant of $15,000 which they can use toward covering the costs for the residency including fees to ISCP for the studio, materials, travel, accommodations and living expenses. Studios do not include accommodation but ISCP will assist artists to find suitable accommodation for the residency period.

Next year’s residency begins March 1, 2016. Deadline to apply is September 1, 2015. Applications must be submitted through the GATE online application system through the Visual Arts and New Media Individual Project Grant stream, or the Film and Video Individual Project Grant Stream. This program is best suited to emerging and mid-career artists who have been out of formal training for a few years working in the Visual and Media Arts.

Call For Exhibition Proposal: Calgary, AB

STRIDE’S +15 WINDOW SPACE CALL FOR PROPOSALS +15 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JULY 4, 2015 BY 5:00PM Exhibition proposals must be received by SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015 by 5:00pm in order to be eligible for consideration. Individuals applying to this call must realize that their exhibition could potentially be programmed as early as October 2015 in the Arts Commons +15 Window Space. At this time Stride is particularly interested in programming, digital media in the +15 Window space and would encourage innovative proposals reflecting this decision. It is in the interest of Stride Gallery to utilize an HD short throw projector, for the purpose of a rear projection, in the exhibition. Artists exhibiting works in the +15 Window receive an artist fee and professional documentation of their exhibition. Stride’s +15 Window Space is located in the +15 pedway of the Arts Commons building. The +15 walkways are accessible to the public at all times, and welcome a diverse audience. Stride prioritizes projects from emerging artists for the +15 Window Space programming, though all interested artists are encouraged to submit proposals. These exhibitions are two months in duration, totalling six per year.

http://www.stride.ab.ca/

 

ACC Discovery Gallery Call for Entry: Edmonton, AB

Discovery+Gallery+Call_sliderAnnual Deadline: July 15

The ACC Discovery Gallery is dedicated to showcasing new work by established and emerging craft artists as well as small group exhibitions. The 415 square foot space is located on the main level of downtown Edmonton’s Alberta Craft Gallery and features 7+ exhibitions a year.

www.albertacraft.ab.ca/acc-calls-for-entry/

For more information on this exhibition contact Ruta Nichol
(780) 488-6611 ext 221 | news@albertacraft.ab.ca or visit www.albertacraft.ab.ca
ACC Discovery Gallery | 10186 – 106 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 1H4

*Note – work must be created in Canada

Submit / Questions? Contact: Exhibition Team T: 780-488-6611 ext. 221 or 1-800-DO-CRAFT
E: news@albertacraft.ab.ca
W: www.albertacraft.ab.ca/acc-submission-drop-box
M: 10186 – 106 Street, Edmonton AB, T5J 1H4

Job Opportunity With Art Gallery of St Albert

Art Gallery of St AlbertArt Educator/Instructor

Art Gallery of St. Albert has an exciting opportunity for a highly energetic, creative and organized individual. The Art Educator/Instructor supports artistic achievement and visual culture in St. Albert and surrounding area by providing engaging educational art opportunities for children and youth.

Deadline for submissions: August 15, 2015. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Job Description and Qualification here Art Educator job posting June 2015

Call For Public Art Proposals: Leduc, AB

CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS, ALBERTA SUMMER GAMES IN LEDUC, DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 14TH

Budget: $25,000.00 CAD (maximum, all inclusive)
Deadline for Submissions: Monday September 14th, 2015
Installation: May 1st – 15th, 2016

The city of Leduc is hosting the July 2016 Alberta Summer Games, a sporting event organized for youth aged 12-17. Most of the events for the 2016 Summer Games will be hosted at the Leduc Recreation Centre (LRC) located at 4330 Black Gold Drive in Leduc.

As a legacy project for this event, the 2016 Summer Games Culture Committee is seeking an artist or artist team to create a site-specific outdoor public artwork at the LRC. The artwork will be the focal point of a landscaped bed (to be constructed Fall of 2015). The theme of the 2016 Summer Games is “Unleash”, and therefore artists are encouraged to work with the ideas of motion and movement. Artists with a practice in sculpture or installation art are encouraged to apply.

For questions, contact the Leduc Summer Games Culture Committee: phone Wendy at (780) 986-1042 or Lorna at (780) 986-6895.

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Workshops With Tessa Nunn: St Albert, AB

Workshops with Tessa Nunn https://www.facebook.com/events/879463085445995/

July 13-17 Figure Painting Inside and Out

An intensive painting class on composition and colour. We will work both inside the studio as well as outside in the old English tangled garden that surrounds the Nunnery. Inspiration will be both the landscape and the life model. We will break down ‘composition’ as well as look deeply into the mysteries of colour. For beginners, concepts in figure drawing will be covered. Fee: $550 Class times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day
The Nunnery Atelier in St. Albert, Alberta

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July 20-24 Figure Painting Inside and Out

An intensive painting class on composition and colour. We will work both inside the studio as well as outside in the old English tangled garden that surrounds the Nunnery. Inspiration will be both the landscape and the life model. We will break down ‘composition’ as well as look deeply into the mysteries of colour. For beginners, concepts in figure drawing will be covered. For returning students, more depth and personal exploration is considered. Fee: $550 Class times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day The Nunnery Atelier in St. Albert, Alberta

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