Lethbridge | Public art opportunity – City of Lethbridge

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Project Intent
The City of Lethbridge Art Committee is seeking an Artist to design and fabricate a sculpture to be installed in a prominent Downtown Lethbridge gateway located at the NW corner of 5th Street (Round Street) and 6th Avenue South. The intent of the project is to provide a permanent piece of public art that creates a welcoming, appealing entrance to the Downtown and celebrates the presence of the Lethbridge Multicultural Centre, home of the Southern Alberta Ethnic Association. The highly visible Round Street location is a special gateway into the Downtown. Through a combination of public art and comprehensive landscaping, it is the intention to create an entry experience that reflects the unique environment, history and culture of the Downtown.

Stage I Submission Deadline: March 10, 2018 @ 00:00


Call to Artists :: Medicine Hat Seniors Centre Public Art Project

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RFP No. CD17-94 (Medicine Hat Seniors Centre Public Art Project)

The City of Medicine Hat invites artists to participate in a public art competition. The winning submission(s) will receive a commission to create and install outdoor public art works or related series of works to be situated in front of the Seniors Centre. The City of Medicine Hat is seeking a professional artist(s) with experience working in mediums suitable for continual exposure in public spaces. Artists must be able to work within existing parameters of the site, be able to work collaboratively and have a history of working within set budgets. A site visit is planned for January 12, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Seniors Centre, 225 Woodman Avenue SE, Medicine Hat, AB. Click on the link below to access the Alberta Purchasing Connection and have access to the bid package.


Olson, Rhonda
580 First Street SE  |  Medicine Hat, AB  |  T1A 8E6
Tel: 403-529-8237  |  Fax: 403-526-1239  |  Email

Alberta | Call for Submissions :: Alberta Jubilee Auditoria Society


The Alberta Jubilee Auditoria Society are pleased to announce a call for submissions: if you are an artist interested in showing your work in the Alcove Gallery (First Balcony Alcove, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium) or the Jubilee Gallery (lower level, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium); Kaasa Gallery (lower level, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium) or the Alcove Gallery (First Balcony Alcove, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium) please complete a submission according to the guidelines below.

These exhibitions are open to the public pre-show, during intermission, during functions and community programs. The audience potential is great — upwards of 300,000 per building per year.

We are committed to providing an opportunity to emerging, mid-career and established artists and arts organizations that have a connection to Alberta, to display work for a period of time, in either the Kaasa Gallery or the Alcove Gallery (Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium) or the Jubilee Gallery or Alcove Gallery (Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium).

Call for Submissions Deadline: January 15, 2018
Jury meets minimally 1x / year

For Submission Guidelines and more information, download the full call (pdf)

Calgary | Calgary Art Fair – Call to Artists

Art Calgary logoWe’re looking for artists to participate in the new Art Calgary—a contemporary art fair for unrepresented artists. Art Calgary invites applications from all emerging, mid-career and established artists.

Application Deadline is December 15, 2017


  • Contact information including name, phone number, mailing
    address and email
  • CV (maximum 3 pages)
  • Artist statement
  • Artist’s website, Instagram handle and Facebook page
    (if applicable)
  • 10 to 15 JPEGs representing your current work. Images
    must be a maximum of 2MB and minimum of 300dpi. Be
    sure the image file names correspond to your image list.
  • Image list including title, size in inches, medium, date
    created and price
  • Number of 11’ x 4’ gallery walls required ($450 fee per


Edmonton | Job Opportunity: Assistant director at CAVA gallery

cava logoJob Opportunity: Assistant director

Organization: Centre d’arts visuels de l’Alberta
Hours: 32 hours per week
Salary: $18 per hour

About the Centre d’arts visuels de l’Alberta

Founded in 1997, the Centre d’arts visuels de l’Alberta, a non-profit organization, aims to raise community awareness about the importance of visual arts and to help francophone artists along
their journey by way of dynamic programs and publicity. This includes:

  • an artistic program that encourages creativity and the exploration of different forms of art,
  • action in cultural mediation;
  • development of artistic skills in the community by way of special projects.

Job description:

Working under the supervision of the executive director, the assistant director is the primary contact and agent of communication between the executive director and all concerned parties. They must assist the director in communication, administration and overall operations in order to facilitate and advance the Centre’s activities, program and objectives. They must assure coordination with the project director and promote events.

Deadline for submissions: January 2, 2018.


Calgary | Pumphouse Theatre Art Gallery Emerging Artist Exhibit: Submissions Now Open!

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We are at it again! The Pumphouse Theatre Art Gallery is now accepted submission for our Spring 2018. Our exhibition is: Emerging Artist Exhibit April 12th to June 30th 2018.

Deadline to submit March 9th 2018

The Pumphouse Theatre is a vibrant facility with historical significance supporting and presenting all art forms; and creating opportunities for engagement, enrichment, cultural experience, learning and inspiration serving all Calgarians. The PTS Art Gallery provides accessible wall display space for Calgary and Alberta visual artists to display and sell their work, free from commission. We are asking any artists who identifies as an Emerging Artist (under 5 years of professional experience) to submit for this exhibit.

Please download our submission package and poster. Feel free to forward this information to any who may be interested in applying for this exhibit. We look forward to connecting with the new and innovative artist in our community.

Kelly Malcolm  |  Programming Director
P U M P H O U S E  T H E A T R E
403 . 263 . 0079  ext 100  |  kelly@pumphousetheatre.ca

Morinville / Edmonton Area | Opportunity for Artist in Morinville

The Fable Gardens Ltd is looking for a painter(s) to do artwork in their visitor area.  Visit the following links to give you a better idea of our project and our goal.

Facebook or Instagram

This magical project requires the skills and imagination of an artist to complete our visitor’s area.  We would like to do at least 2 – a 3D painting that gives the impression of the floor falling away into a canyon, lake or river.  Also in the area we would like to do murals showing the children building the daycare.  We have a budget of $2000-3000 per piece to a maximum of $15,000.

Since we want to open for tourists next spring we need this work done by the 1st of April 2018.  We look forward to hearing from you next week.

Bob Chauvet at 780-913-2406 to arrange an onsite visit.


Edmonton | Call for Board Members: Common Ground Arts Society

Common Grounds Arts Society logoCreating common ground for uncommon experiences

Interested in meeting new people, seeing exciting shows, and being engaged in Edmonton’s local arts community? Common Ground Arts Society is looking for dynamic, enthusiastic, motivated board members.

Join our board!

Common Ground Arts Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of local artists. As the producers of Found Festival, Edmonton’s only found space arts festival, CGAS creates opportunities for artists of all disciplines by bringing distinct audience experiences to the Edmonton community. We bring the arts out of galleries and concert halls and into the community. June 2017 marked our 6th annual Found Festival, presenting artists from across Canada in a wide variety of genres, including theatre, poetry, dance, storytelling, and live music.

CGAS’s Board of Directors is a vibrant team who work in tandem with Common Ground Arts Society through governance, policy, and fundraising. Board Members attend a monthly board meeting and contribute to the support of Common Ground Arts Society’s Found Festival and other yearly events.

Previous board experience is an asset, but not necessary. Common Ground Arts Society is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive board with directors varying in age, abilities, gender, or ethno-cultural identity.
If you are interested in joining our diverse and hard-working team, please e-mail board@commongroundarts.ca and we’ll chat about how you might best fit into our organization.

Deadline to apply: December 18, 2017 or until positions are filled.

Download this call (pdf)

Calgary | Call for Artist Submissions:: Beacon Original Art

Collage of Beacon artworks

Beacon Original Art – Call for Artist Submissions

We invite emerging and professional artists to participate at our juried Annual Spring Art Exhibition & Sale on April 21, 2018 in Calgary.

Painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramic, glass, jewelry and textile artists are encouraged to apply. Artists are accepted on a first-served rolling basis and space is filled well before the submission deadline of Saturday March 10th. Apply now!

For more information please visit Artist Submissions and connect with us: Facebook Twitter Instagram.

Thank you for your consideration and happy creating!

Download the call (.jpg)

Beacon Original Art
Tammy and Stephen Watt
235 – 10 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB   T2E 0X1
beaconoriginalart.com  |  facebook  |  Instagram  |  twitter

Edmonton | Visual Arts Mentors Wanted

Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC logo

Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC is looking for Visual Artist Mentors (must be residents of Edmonton) for our mentorship program.

Funding by the Edmonton Arts Council, “Mentoring New Visual Arts Voices in Edmonton” will provide one-on-one mentorship (20 hours of professional art career guidance over a seven month period starting March 2018) to Indigenous and Newcomer Visual Artists. The full salary for this part time contractual position is $1000.00.

To be considered for one of these positions, please email us a c.v. and covering letter by January 20, 2018 at 4pm.