Call For Submissions – TRUCK Main Space: Calgary

TRUCKTRUCK Contemporary Art is currently accepting submissions for its main space. Eight exhibitions for the year will be selected. “TRUCK is dedicated to the presentation of contemporary art. Our goal is to incite dialogue locally, which contributes to the global critical discourse on contemporary art.”

This call is not open for students, specifically asking for artists who have a functioning professional practice already. Graduate students are eligible only if they meet TRUCK Gallery’s definition of a professional artist.

Applications are due August 29th, 2014.

For more information, check out TRUCK’s website:
http://www.truck.ca/page/submissions/submissions-for-main-space

Free Photographing Artwork Workshop: St. Albert

Join Visual Arts Alberta- CARFAC and VASA (Visual Arts Studio Association of St. Albert) for Hochachka in St ABa FREE professional development workshop entitled

“A Simple Approach to Photographing your Artwork” with Corey Hochachka, MPA

on Saturday August 23rd between 1pm and 3pm

at the Hemingway Centre (25 Sir Winston Churchill Avenue in St. Albert).

RSVP to: info@visualartsalberta.com by 4pm on August 20th to attend.

 

Call for International Art Residency: France

Call for Artists: Maisons Daura International Art Residency – France

Application Deadline: August 15, 2014

The Maisons Daura are an international laboratory for creation in all disciplines. Artists coming from all over the world, find a place of life and research, during two periods of residences every year. In spring (3 months) they produce artworks for the Contemporary Art Circuit in the Lot Valley; in Autumn (7 weeks), they develop a research without constraint of production.

Learn more here.

Call for Artists: Stony Plain, AB

Town of Stony PlainThe Town of Stony Plain Cultural Roundtable is seeking proposals from artists or artist teams to design, develop and paint a community mural at the Stony Plain United Church, located at 5012-51 Ave, Stony Plain, Alberta. The selected artist will work with the Cultural Round Table Murals Committee and the United Church in the creation of this free standing mural.
The mural will depict the life story of Mrs. Cornelia Lucinda Wood (nee Railey), a long-time member of the United Church and one of Stony Plain’s most notable women. Mrs. Wood’s significant life achievements, contribution to the Town of Stony Plain/region and ongoing legacy are to be explored in the mural.
Preliminary submission deadline is August 8, 2014. Please see the full call and background document here for more information: Mural Project Call for Artists

 

Call To Artist: Calgary, AB

 

Caprices Fine Arts Pre Holiday PosterCall to Artists for Caprices Fine Arts Pre-Holiday Event

Call to artists for Caprices Fine Arts Pre-Holiday Event Saturday Nov 15 at the Inglewood Community Hall , Calgary, 10am to 5pm. Looking for art work in all mediums ad genres. Please visit http://www.zhibit.org/capricesfinearts/upcoming-caprices-events for more information and contact Nicole.

Call For Visual Artist In Residence: Edmonton, AB

Call for Artists: High School Artist in Residence, A central west Edmonton Highschool is seeking a practising professional visual artist to collaborate and co-teach with the photography/web design/IT teacher to guide students toward a three dimensional painting project that will form the basis of a photography project.

Qualifications:
1 – a minimum of 4 years post secondary training in the fine arts
2 – experience with painting on various surfaces (ie, skin, wood, walls, etc)
3 – teaching experience and an appreciation for photography and digital media will be an asset

Remuneration: $40/hr, anticipating 25-30 hours on the project/at the school
Start Date: Flexible, project will take place in the 2014/15 school year.

Please send the following to Susan Pointe (S. Pointe & Co. Inc.) in an email at spointe@shaw.ca:

1 – CV or Resume
2 – Availability October – June 2014/15
OPTIONAL – 500 words maximum describing your artistic practise, any relevant past projects and/or teaching experience in the body of the email.
Click here to email Susan Pointe…

Public Art Call: City of Calgary

The City of Calgary Public Art Program – Call for Artists

River Mythology Project – River Passage Park Community Initiatives Phase 2

Deadline: Friday, August 15, 2014 at 4 p.m. MST

The City of Calgary (The City) Public Art Program is seeking a professional Artist(s) with established experience for a community based public art project called the “River Mythology Project” in conjunction with the River Passage Park Public Art Project.  The River Mythology project will explore the relationship of the residents of Inglewood to the Bow River through the use of myth and symbols.

The successful Artist(s) will work with the project team to develop a program plan that meets the objectives of the project.  Multi- disciplinary arts, temporary and community based initiatives will all be considered from the selected Artist(s).
The Public Art Program has a vision to build a diverse collection and encourages Artist(s) working in any media to apply. A permanent artwork is not required; however a legacy piece as well as an online record of the work will be important aspects of the project.  The all-inclusive budget for this project is $60,000.00 CDN.   Previous experience with successful community engagement and consultation experience is required.

To apply: 
Download the complete Request for Proposal (Solicitation Number: 14-1612) from the Alberta Purchasing Connection (www.purchasingconnection.ca). Select “vendors” on the home page and register if you are a first-time user. (Registration only needs to be done once). Be sure to follow all instructions.

Deadline for submission is Friday, August 14, 2014 at 4 p.m. MST
All requests for clarification and questions regarding the RFP must be submitted via email to Dean Scott atdean.scott@calgary.ca or supplyconsulting@calgary.ca. Questions or clarifications must be specific to the RFP and must include references to a specific section or schedule and item number.

Call For Submissions: Calgary, AB

Contempoary CalgaryDeadline: AUGUST 15, 2014 Toronto-based artist Kim Dorland and Contemporary Calgary invite submissions from Calgary-based artists working in all mediums for inclusion in a group exhibition titled Voted Most Likely, a follow-up to Dorland’s recent curatorial endeavor, I ? Paint (Angell Gallery, Toronto). The exhibition, selected by Dorland from the rich pool of artists in Calgary, will open at C2 (SUITE 104 – 800 MACLEOD TRAIL SE) on October 16th, 2014 in conjunction with Homecoming, a decade long retrospective exhibition of Kim Dorland’s career curated by Jeffrey Spalding, opening the same evening at C (117 8 AVENUE SW), and running until January 18th, 2015.  (more…)

Rental Space Available: Boyle Plaza , Edmonton, AB

Need Space? Downtown’s New Boyle Plaza Need space for a performance, studio program, festival, fundraiser or meeting? Tour the New Boyle Street Plaza (103 A Ave/96 St.)

Not for profit rates are one half of the posted rates and are accessible through an application process.

The plaza hosts:

1 – HALL/gymnasium with floor to ceiling windows overlooking a professionally landscaped plaza (6,150 soft),
2 – Caterer’s Kitchen with concession window into the Hall (410 sqft, all Caterers welcome)
3 – ART STUDIO with 3 garage doors opening to plaza (1,157 sqft),
4 – REHEARSAL SPACE/Large Presentation or Meeting Room (900 sqft, holds 60 ppl)
5 – Four meeting rooms (hold up to 25 people), and
6 – CABARET space with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the plaza (968 sqft),
7 – Sound Proof Rehearsal Space (742 sqft)
Photos and more information about the space is available on their website…

Public Artwork Call: St Albert, AB

St Albert

Professional artist(s) to undertake the design, development and installation of a new outdoor public artwork The City of St. Albert is pleased to announce a competition for a large, public, free-standing outdoor artwork for Riel Park. The artwork will be sited in the Rotary Park section of Riel Park, an area of family recreation.

Artists are invited to create a visually challenging and inspiring sculptural artwork that will reflect the innovation and optimism of the City of St. Albert, while showcasing and enhancing the powerful beauty of the natural outdoor setting. Those artists subsequently chosen to submit final proposals will be asked to keep in mind the theme of “family” in accordance with the area’s functional design.

The City of St. Albert seeks proposals and qualifications from experienced artists or artist teams with a demonstrated ability to produce permanent outdoor public art. The proposal submission deadline is 4:00 p.m. (local time), August 29, 2014.
For more information, please contact the City of St. Albert Public Art Associate…