Open Image 2015 at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: Calgary AB

Open Image 2015 Poster final

 

Open Image 2015: Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC with the Alberta Jubliee Auditoria Society is pleased to host an exhibition of artworks from over 25 Alberta artists working in photography and digital art.

Join us for the opening reception of this 7th Alberta-Wide exhibition in Calgary on Monday, August 24 from 7-9 pm at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (lower floor).

Cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award!

The exhibition will be up in Calgary from August 15 until September 27, and then will move to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton from October 1 until November 15, 2015.

If you’re in Edmonton on Friday, October 17 from 7 to 9 pm, please join us for a reception to celebrate the show.

Imprints by Trex in Visual Arts Alberta Gallery: Edmonton AB

Imprints from Trex poster final

Imprints

An Art Gallery of Alberta travelling exhibition program
Supported by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Exhibition dates: August 6 to September 24, 2015

Opening Reception: Thursday , August 6, 7:00 -9:30 pm

Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC (3rd floor, 10215 112 Street, Edmonton) is open Wednesday to Friday  10 – 4 pm Saturday 12 – 4 pm Closed September 5 and 12.

Alberta Community Art Clubs Association – Alberta Wide 2015 Exhibit: Red Deer, AB

little-old-ladyFollow the little old lady to the RDC Four Centres Building to see a great display of art featuring artists from all over Alberta.

Presenting the Annual Alberta Wide exhibition. Come see the “best of the best” featuring talented artists from all over Alberta.

July 3 to August 15, 2015 
Red Deer College
Open Daily 9am to 9 pm

Gala Reception: July 31, 6-9 pm. All Welcome

Closing August 15:
Awards 10 am,  AGM and Elections 10:30-Noon, Critiques 1-4 pm

ACACA Website

Salute to Excellence Nominations call : City of Edmonton

coe_logoNominations Now Open for the Performance and Citation Awards

The City of Edmonton’s Salute to Excellence Program recognizes and takes pride in the achievements of its citizens in Arts & Culture, Sport, and Community Service.

Citation Awards
The Citation Awards honour individuals or groups who have given more than five years of distinguished service as volunteers and have been inspirational leaders in sport, arts and culture, and community service within the City of Edmonton.

Performance Awards
The Performance Awards honour individuals, groups, organizations or teams who have gained outstanding recognition at the national or international level in sport, or arts and culture. For a Sport Performance Award, nominees must have won a gold medal at a national event or a gold, silver or bronze medal at an international event with more than four countries participating.

Nomination deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015

Click here for more information…

Call for Artists: AIR, Budapest

Home Call for artists: Artist Residency Program in Budapest, 2016

Visual arts / writing / other disciplines. The subject of thr 2016 program is the Environment.

Deadline:  October 15, 2015.  Apply early!

HMC International Artist Residency Program, a not-for-profit arts organization based in Dallas, TX / Budapest, Hungary – provides national and international artists to produce new work while engaging with the arts community in Budapest, Hungary.

FOR APPLICATION FORM, questions please contact us.  Email: bszechy@yahoo.com

Facebook:  Budapest International Artist Residency

http://www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com

Call for Applications for the Artist-in-Residence-Programme 2016: Austria

kultur kontakt austriaIn co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies in Austria (Vienna and Salzburg) for the year 2016.

The residency is designed to offer an opportunity to familiarise oneself with the Austrian art scene and cultural environment and to make contact with Austrian artists. Residents are expected to complete a project during their stay.

During their stay, the artists in residence will be made familiar with the art scene and cultural environment. Activities on offer include visits at galleries, studios and museums, contacts to the literature and publishing sector, as well as access to Vienna’s or Salzburg’s music life. Whenever possible, the residents will receive free tickets for art and book fairs, performances at the Tanzquartier Wien, the international ImPuls Tanz dance festival and
other events.

Applications can be submitted for only one of the following disciplines:

  • Visual arts
  • Art photography
  • Video and media art
  • Interdisciplinary arts
  • Composition
  • Literature
  • Literature for children and young people
  • Literary translation
  • Arts and cultural education

For more information, download the call for application in English or German, or download the bilingual English/German application form, or visit the website.

 

Call for Artists – Public Murals: High River, AB

Deadline for submissions: August 19, 4pm MST

The Town has issued an open call to Canadian-based artists to design and complete one of the two new murals that will be located in downtown High River.

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 4 p.m. Once artist submissions are reviewed, the shortlisted artists will be notified and another public vote will be conducted to select a finalist.

This project requires artists to design a mural that demonstrates optimism that will help to restore community spirit and confidence in the town’s full recovery. The end product will be a physical reminder of the community’s strength and unity.

A full package containing all requirements and project description can be found at www.highriver.ca under the ‘Town Hall Menu’ through the bidding opportunities link or by clicking here.

This project is made possible through a grant from The Calgary Foundation. For more information, read download the submission guidelines here.

Art Bus Tour: Edmonton, AB

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The second bus tour of the year is on August 15th! Harcourt House Artist Run Centre, Visual Arts Alberta – Carfac, SNAP – Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists, Dc3 Art Projects, Alberta Craft Council, and the Art Gallery of St Albert. Take in the art at each gallery, speak with curators, and engage in material demos.

The tour runs from 12:00 PM to 5:45 PM. Pick-up locations are Harcourt House Artist Run Centre in Edmonton at 12:00 and the Art Gallery of St. Albert at 12:30.

$12 for Members (of any participating gallery) / Students / Seniors

$17 for General Public

To register or for more information contact Dryden Roesch at harcourtevents@shaw.ca or by phone at 780.426.4180.

Call For Artists –  Old Enough to Know Better, Crane Arts Gallery 109: Philadelphia PA

The Women's Caucus for Art Philadelphia logoApplication Deadline: August 15, 2015

An international juried exhibition sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for Art, Philadelphia Chapter, of work by mid-career and emerging women, and women-identified, artists over the age of 35. The theme of the exhibition is “the stubbornness and persistence of artistic vocation”.

For more information click here.