Residency Opportunities

ZKU – Center for Art and Urbanistics, Berlin
Deadline: July 27, 2014

HATCH, Harbour Front Centre, Toronto
Deadline: July 30, 2014

Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World, UK
Deadline: July 30, 2014

Camac Centre d’Art Marnay Art Centre, France
Deadline: July 31, 2014

For specifics on the opportunities read more here (more…)

Call for Artist Submission: Kaleido Festival: Edmonton

kaleidoThe Kaleido Family Arts Festival, happening September 12 – 14, 2014 on Alberta Avenue (118th Ave, 90 – 94 Street), is currently seeking artist submissions for the 12 Foot 12 Installation Challenge, Giants of Kaleido Lamppost Competition and the Artisan Village. (more…)

Budget 2015: Canadian Arts Coalitions Recommendations

The government’s pre-budget consultation process for Budget 2015 has been announced – the deadline is Wednesday, August 6th.

For details visit the Finance Committee website.

The CAC’s steering committee had a chance to discuss the feedback they received on the initial drafts of their recommendation and have decided to recommend the following in our brief:

Recommendation One: Increase the Canada Council for the Arts’ Parliamentary appropriation by $35 million in 2015 with a long term goal of reaching $300 million.

Recommendation Two: Increase Canada’s presence on the world stage for 2017 by establishing a $25 million pilot program over three years at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development for Canada’s 150th birthday. (more…)

Call for Submissions: 2014 Giants of Edmonton

The 2014 Giants of Edmonton Mural project is an art competition open to all artists currently residing in Alberta that, in part, seeks to recognize the people, places, and things that make Edmonton great.

The subject of the mural for this proposal will focus on four post-secondary institutions in Edmonton: the University of Alberta, MacEwan University, NAIT, and NorQuest College. The mural will be located at 12008-121A Street in Edmonton and will be a two-dimensional work, approx. 450-500 sq. ft.

Complete submissions must be received no later than 4:30 pm on August 6, 2014 and must be delivered or emailed to:

Capital City Clean Up Community Services, City of Edmonton, 2nd Floor, Beaufort Building, 10835-120 Street, PO Box 2359, Edmonton, AB, T5H 3P9 or katie.hayes@edmonton.ca. More information can be found on the 2014 Artist Call for Proposal _July 2014_.

 

Practicum Opportunity in Banff

The Walter Phillips Gallery Preparatorial Practicum program enables the participant to engage in hands-on opportunities working alongside the gallery’s curator and preparator.

Candidates for the Preparatorial Practicum must possess a foundation in studio art, art history or museum studies with some previous experience working with tools and building materials.

As this program exceeds 6 months in length, enrollment is limited to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada (due to changes made by the Government of Canada to international student visa regulations, effective June 1, 2014). The application deadline is August 27, 2014.

For more information, please visit the Gallery website.

Catch the Art Bus!!: Edmonton

The Art Bus Rolls Again!!

July 26th from 12:30-5:30 PM

The first bus tour of the year will give you a taste of what various galleries around Edmonton have to offer! In one afternoon we will visit Harcourt House Artist Run Centre, Visual Arts Alberta/ CARFAC, Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists, DC3 Art Projects, the Art Gallery of St. Albert.
Runs 12:30PM- 5:30PM pickup locations are the Art Gallery of St. Albert and Harcourt House Artist Run Centre in Edmonton.

12$ for Members of Participating Galleries/ Students/ Seniors
17$ for Non Members

To RSVP or for more information contact Rhea Lonsdale at harcourtevents@shaw.ca or by phone at 780.426.4180

 

Call for Fibre Studio Instructor: Calgary

The In-Definite Art Society (IDAS) in Calgary supports adults with developmental disabilities through providing creative opportunities. IDAS is seeking a permanent part-time fibre studio instructor. Applicants’ area of specialty must be in fibre arts. The position runs 24 hours per week and starts on August 11.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to IDAS, detailing all relevant experience and outlining why you wish to work with In-Definite Arts. Deadline for submissions is July 18, 2014. Applications are welcome by email or in person. IDAS is located at: 8038 Fairmount Drive SE in Calgary. Email: ida@indefinitearts.com.

 

Call for Submissions: The City of Lethbridge

New Public Artwork Commission

Restricted to artists living in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, this call is for a proposal for a new public art work commissioned by the City of Lethbridge for the SLP Skate Park.

Proposal Submission Deadline is: September 30, 2014. Find more information on the Arts Lethbridge website here.

Call For Submissions: City Of 100 Artists: Edmonton

The City Of 100 Artists 1st Annual Art Auction is coming up soon to showcase hundreds of works by one hundred of Edmonton’s artists. “The first City of 100 Artists auction is our planned kickstarter to support artists by providing an alternative platform to exhibit and sell their work, and reduce the costs of running our participatory art programming for seniors and persons with disabilities in the Edmonton, Alberta area. “

100 Artists

City Of 100 Artists

Call for submission is due August 15th. Check out more information here:
http://himca.ca/cityof100artists/application/

ACACA Alberta Wide Art Show: Sherwood Park, AB

The Alberta Community Art Clubs Association’s Alberta Wide Exhibit

10 am to 6 pm, July 19 to August 16, 2014, (excluding the August long weekend) at the A. J. Ottewell Community Centre (Red Barn), 590 Broadmoor Blvd, Sherwood Park.

Official Opening & Artist Reception

Wine & Cheese GalaJuly 26, 2014 from 7 pm. – 10 pm.

EVERYONE WELCOME The Loft Gallery will be open during the Alberta Wide Exhibit.