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Hungary | Two Calls for Artists

Call for artist – Video Fest – MAVF, Budapest 2018
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Call for artist – 9 X 12 (22.9X30.5cm), Budapest
Environmental Project

DEADLINE FOR BOTH CALLS: March 1, 2018

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Edmonton | A Grain of Salt Too Many Times

A Grain of Salt Too Many Times  exhibition posterImagiNation Miscellany
Fren Mah • Kristina de Guzman • Joseph Karaparambil • Bushra Yousaf • Emmanuel Osahor •  Garett Strawberry

This exhibition is a community engagement project that includes both diverse artists and storytellers. The project integrated five intercultural story circles together with two community collage making workshops. The artists and storytellers represent the large range of Canadian identities, including Indigenous and immigrant perspectives.

First, we began with the question “What have you heard about us?” (the perceived ‘Other’). What do people base their stereotypes on? What are the consequences of stereotypes? And do we all experience and react to stereotypes in the same way?

February 22 – May 12. 
Artist Reception: Thursday, February 22 from 7-9pm.

P.D. Talk – Creation & Collaboration with Artists & Communities 
Saturday, March 10. 

Open Wednesday to Friday, 10am – 4pm and Saturday 12 – 4pm. Closed March 30.

Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC Project Space. 3rd Floor, 10215 – 112 Street Edmonton

Online All Access | The Art of Website Content Creation PD Session with Kim Bruce

The Art of Website Content Creation with Kim Bruce

It’s common to see ads today promoting the easy creation of a website with the click of a button; but that’s only the beginning. You as an artist know that your profession is not like selling computer equipment or collectables online, but a more subtle and complex interplay of factors. A different audience, a different market with a different approach.

Join us for this webinar that focuses specifically on the needs of the fine art website. From creating engaging content, getting your art found online, and optimizing your art images for the web, this seminar will get your fine art site on track, interesting and presentable.

The Art of Website Content Creation will be hosted by Kim Bruce from Artbiz.ca. Design is her background; art, her passion; digital technologies, her tools. Kim is a visual problem solver who helps fellow artists with their websites and content.

Thursday, March 8th, 7 to 8- 8:30pm

Free to Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC members, $45 to non-members. Please RSVP by 4pm on Thursday, March 1. For more information, contact Sharon at (780) 421-1731 or email us.

If you are in Edmonton, you may participate at the Visual Arts Alberta~ CARFAC Project Space. 3rd Floor, 10215 112 St. Edmonton, AB.

St. Albert | Call for Submissions :: Art Gallery of St. Albert

Art Gallery of St. Albert logo2019 Gallery Exhibitions

The Art Gallery of St. Albert (AGSA), a contemporary public art gallery, is seeking submissions from artists or artist groups of all artistic and cultural backgrounds working in all styles and mediums for exhibition in the 2019 calendar year. The Gallery strives to provide a thought-provoking exhibition schedule and corresponding programs that support educationally challenging art and appeal to many audiences. AGSA is committed to profiling a diversity of styles and mediums. The Gallery endeavours to showcase artists who exhibit locally, nationally and internationally.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 5pm

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Calgary | Call for Submissions :: People’s Portrait Prize

People's Portrait PrizeWho This show is open to all Calgary and area artists.
What All artistic mediums are welcome from local artists of all ages.

  • 1 to 3 artworks by each artist. Entry fee is $15 per artwork; $5 per artwork for artists 18 and under.
  • No submissions required prior to the event.
  • Two dimensional artwork must be ready to hang with D-rings/wire or be accompanied by an easel.
  • For sculpture, please bring plinths. Artwork not exhibition ready will not be displayed.
  • NOTE: Space is limited. We will hang at least one work per artist.
  • Artwork must have the artist’s name and contact information on it.
  • Artwork will be judged by a jury in categories and visitors can vote for the People’s Choice Award.
  • Artwork can be for sale. 90% of any art sales will go to the artist.

Where cSPACE King Edward, 1721 29 Avenue SW, Calgary
When/Deadline for Submissions Drop off is Saturday, March 10 between 10 am and 1 pm.
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Calgary | Call for Submissions :: WRECK CITY

wreck city logoExperimental Artist Residency in Calgary

WRECK CITY seeks RFQs (Requests for Qualifications) from artists, documentary filmmakers, and critical art writers interested in participating in an experimental artist residency in Calgary. Successful candidates will be willing to engage in collaborative, chaotic, immersive, and independently-motivated situations, and be available throughout the WRECK CITY Residency (June 22 – July 27, 2018) and intermittently during the Public Exhibition (July 28 – August 11, 2018). The location of the Residency is currently secret, but it is located in the Calgary neighbourhood of Marda Loop.

14 artists, collaborative teams, and/or collectives will be selected based on the integrity of their portfolios, availability, intentions, and relationship with DIY art spaces. Artists will receive a $2,000 honourarium and $1,000 for materials/expenses, onsite accommodations are available for out of town artists.

One documentary filmmaker will produce 2 short films – one 1-minute teaser film (to be released prior to the Exhibition’s Opening) and one documentary short chronicling the overall project, $3,000 honourarium.

A Writer-in-Residence will be asked to develop critical writing around the residency and exhibition, $750 honourarium.

Deadline: midnight on Monday, February 26, 2018

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Strathcona County | Call for Artists :: The 3rd Annual Hidden Treasures Open Art Studio Tour

Art Society of Strathcona CountyThe Art Society of Strathcona County (ASSC) is please to announce an exciting opportunity for Strathcona County artists – a local home studio tour!  The 3rd Annual Hidden Treasures Open Art Studio Tour is planned for June 23 & 24th, 2018.  This is a self-guided tour of Strathcona County artists’ working studios.  The event is free to the public.  Artists will be able to show and sell any of their artwork in their home studio setting.  The Art Society of Strathcona County provides advertising, promotion and signage.  Registration is limited to 10 non-ASSC members.

On-line registration at artstrathcona.com commences February 1st and closes February 28th.  See the  attached information sheet for more details.

Strathcona County | Art Society of Strathcona County Workshops Winter/Spring 2018

Art Society of Strathcona CountyVisit artstrathcona.com or contact the ASSC office at 780-449-4443 for updates on workshops, comprehensive information, supply list, inquiries and to register for workshops.

Edmonton | Job Opportunity : Works to Work Summer Internship

The Works logoWorks To Work Summer Internship

 The Works Art & Design Festival Works to Work Program accepts applications for students looking for positions in the art and design field. Learn more about the intern experience at The Works Blog.

The Works to Work Summer Internship program begins in May and runs throughout the summer. This paid program is fast-paced and connects theoretical learning with real-world applications:  participants complete 46 plus hours of in-class/ home-study instruction as well as over 500 hours of practical work experience in delivering The Works Art & Design Festival. Participants benefit from working with experienced arts presenters and world class artists, while learning in a variety of ways that include assignment modules, research, student instruction, guest lectures, professional exposure, and hands-on experience.

Deadline for applications: March 1, 2018

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Call to Artists | IWS Canada/CSPWC International Festival of Watercolour

iws canada logoThe IWS Canada is part of an international network of watercolour societies. Over the last few years IWS has celebrated watercolour with international festivals and workshops in many countries. Our plan is to continue building on increasing the exposure of watercolour bringing artists together from around the globe and, share our mutual love of watercolour.

This year the IWS Canada and the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour are collaborating to create a exciting event in the Toronto area and we to generate lots of participation. Here are some of the details.

IWS Canada/CSPWC International Festival of Watercolour
September 28 to October 28th, 2018

The festival will feature a juried exhibition in Richmond Hill, Ontario, of about 150 Watercolours by artists across Canada and around the world. The prospectus  for the exhibition, with all relevant information, is available on the IWS Canada website or Facebook page.

Open for submissions: January 15, 2018.
Deadline for submissions: by 6pm EST, March 20, 2018 (late entries will not be accepted).

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