Nominations open for the 2016 Mayor’s Celebration Of The Arts Awards

City of St. Albert logoNomination deadline: November 27, 2015

Nominate an artist for the 2016 Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts Awards on March 3, 2016 and celebrate excellence in the arts in St. Albert.

The Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts Awards recognizes the artists and organizations in the community that demonstrate a clear commitment to arts and culture in St. Albert. They also highlight the positive role that the arts play in our community by enriching our city and promoting economic and social growth.


CARFAC Ontario 2015 Webinar Wednesdays Series

CARFAC OntarioEvery Fall, CARFAC Ontario is proud to present Webinar Wednesdays! Join us every other Wednesday over the lunch hour (12PM-1PM EST) starting in October for a seminar relating to your art practice, given by leading professionals in the province.

Participants may join our virtual classroom by accessing a video stream of the seminar online. This series is unlike other online lectures, in that it is meant to be interactive and customized to attendees’ needs; participants will be able to ask questions in advance by email as well as in real time via email.

Member discount applies to current members of CARFAC Ontario, as well as members of CARFAC affiliates across the country, including CARFAC BC, Visual Arts Alberta (CARFAC), CARFAC Saskatchewan, CARFAC Manitoba, RAAV, CARFAC Maritimes, and VANL (CARFAC).


Alberta Society of Artists 2016 Student Scholarship & Exhibition


On behalf of the Alberta Society of Artists, it gives me great pleasure to present to your Fine Arts student body the opportunity to apply for the 2016 Alberta Society of Artists Scholarship.

Each year we award two individual scholarships of merit in the amount of $1,000 to help students enrolled in a Fine Arts Post-Secondary program achieve their career goals.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2015


Request for Proposals – Beakerhead 2016: Calgary, AB

beakerheadlogocolour-sm2bBig Bang Residency Program
Every September, Beakerhead erupts onto the streets and venues of Calgary with cultural works that have science or engineering at their core. This is a call for proposals to build a creative work through an initiative called the Big Bang Residency Program. The work will be built over the course of a year with a collaborative team and will premiere on September 14, 2016, at Beakerhead in Calgary, Canada.

Submission Deadline: October 9, 2015
Click here for the full call


Alberta Spirit at Visual Arts Alberta Gallery, Edmonton

Alberta Spirit at Visual Arts Alberta Gallery (3rd floor, 10215 112 Street, Edmonton)  from October 1st, 2015 – November 28th, 2015. Reception: Thursday October 1st, 2015 between 7pm and 9:30pm. (Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Friday 10am – 4pm and Saturday noon – 4pm, closed October 10th and November 11th).Alberta Spirit poster v1

Tattoo Speaks: project at Visual Arts Alberta Gallery: Edmonton


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Does your tattoo have an interesting story behind it or was inspired by something special? Does it represent a significant time in your life?

On October 3rd 2015, Wachira will be hosting a photo shoot from 12pm to 4pm at the Visual Arts Alberta Gallery, 3rd Floor, 10215 – 112 Street NW Edmonton, AB T5K 1M7. Those who would like to share their tattoo pieces and the stories behind them are welcome to drop by. Additional sessions will be held on November 14 and December 5. For further information please contact:

Through photography, Tattoo Speak will capture the deeply personal stories behind these beautiful pieces of body art while deconstructing the negative stereotypes associated with them. The project by Karue Wachira, an Alberta photographer, will take place over the next year.


Editing Your Artwork: – How to choose, what to lose! : St. Albert, AB

Editing Your Artwork: How to choose, what to lose! with Brenda Malkinson in St. AlbertEditing one’s own work is maybe the most difficult part of the creative process. Our upcoming professional development session aims to demystify this process, and give artists tools to evaluate their own work.

Join Brenda Malkinson on Saturday, October 24 at 12pm for an enlightening and empowering session at the Hemingway Centre 25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave, St. Albert.

There is limited space available, please RSVP by 4pm on Wednesday October 21 to