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Red Deer | Call For Submissions :: Two Public Art Projects

Conceptual rendering of Capstone at Riverlands District Public PlazaCITY OF RED DEER
RECREATION, PARKS AND CULTURE
Great Chief Park Public Art Project, Capstone at Riverlands District Public Art Project
REQUEST FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION No. 1090-RPC-T17-233

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2017 at 4:00:59pm (MST)

The Red Deer Public Art Program integrates outstanding works of art into public spaces and facilities throughout the city that reflect our community’s distinct culture and character.  Through the acquisition of artworks for public display, The City provides an engaging and dynamic urban environment and creates a cultural legacy for the future. The City invites artists to participate in two new public art competitions. The purpose of this pre-qualification is to select up to three initial artistic concepts for each project and invite the winning submissions to a Phase II competition. In the Phase II competition artists will further develop their proposals and present their projects to the City of Red Deer’s Public Art Commission. Artist’s will receive a stipend of $2500 for materials and travel incurred for their participation in the Phase II competition.

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Strathcona County | Carve a Soapstone Bison with Kay McCormack

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Join professional local artist Kay McCormack as she leads you through the process of carving a small soapstone bison. Learn about basic bison anatomy, three dimensional form, carving & finishing techniques, and more. Discover how to transform this icon of North American wildlife into an expressive piece in gorgeous stone. All tools and stone are provided.

[email protected] Studio  |  12 – 4 pm, Saturday Oct 28 & Nov 4  |  $120.00
 Age: 18Y+ Max 12  |  Program #116710

Click here to register

Alberta Geometry : Open Provincial Call

The Alberta Society of Artists invites all visual artists in Alberta (must be 18 years of age or older) to submit to the exhibition, Geometry.

OVERVIEW
We know that line, shape, form, pattern, symmetry, scale, and proportion are the building blocks of both art and math. Geometry offers the most obvious connection between the two disciplines. Our theme challenges the artist to explore the parallels in their own work between geometry and art.

March 4 – April 16 2018
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium  Edmonton, AB

September 2018
Central Library  Calgary, AB

October 2019
Western GM Art Gallery  Drumheller, AB

November 22 – December 23, 2019
Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery  Frank, AB

Deadline for Submissions: December 1, 2017 

Click here to download the full prospectus

Click here to apply online

Edmonton | Employment Opportunity :: The Works

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Operations Manager 

Working in a collaborative, dynamic workplace the Operations Manager will support the Executive Artistic Director and Chief Operating Officer by applying their administrative knowledge and skills to support festival operations, financial and Human Resources along with running the day-to-day operations of the Works Society.

Position: full-time
Expected Start Date : November 6, 2017

Closing Date: October 20, 2017

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Calgary | Three October Deadlines from Calgary Arts Development

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Small Experiments Grant Program
Investing in low-risk, high-learning experiments, Small Experiments Grant applications are now open for the October 27 deadline. Learn More

Artist Opportunity Grant Program
Artist Opportunity Grant applications are now open for the November 6 deadline. Two informal training sessions are scheduled for October 11, 2017. Learn More & RSVP

Equity & Diversity Reporting Information Session
Calgary Arts Development is fully committed to assisting you complete this necessary reporting. Attend an information session on October 30, 2017. Learn More & RSVP

Ottawa | Call to Artists: OAG Expansion & Arts Court Redevelopment Project

Rendering of OAG Expansion & Arts Court Redevelopment ProjectDeadline: Tuesday November 14, 2017, 4:00 p.m. EST

Budget: $385,000.00 in Canadian Dollars + HST

Information: Melissa Black, Public Art Officer
Melissa.Black@ottawa.ca  1-613-244-4261

The City of Ottawa invites artists or artist teams to submit qualifications for consideration to design, fabricate and install a permanent site-specific artwork for the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) Expansion and Arts Court Redevelopment Project. This two-stage competition is held in accordance with the Public Art Policy.

For complete information, read the full call.

Edmonton | Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital – Call For Artists

Alberta Health Services - Arts in Rehab Glenrose logoDeadline: October 31st, 2017

FOUR EXHIBITION AREAS

The Arts in Rehab Council is currently inviting submissions for art displays for the 2018 year for two gallery walls (Blue Curve and Mezzanine Galleries), a glass display case area (Art on the Inside Gallery) and a treatment area (Inspire Gallery).  Please see Gallery Description and Guidelines for more details.

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Calgary | Beacon Original Art: 2-Day Fall Art Exhibition & Sale

Collage of Beacon artworksA 2-Day Event with different artists in attendance each day! Meet 50 artists, local & from throughout Alberta, with Painting, Jewelry, Glass, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture & Textiles.

Saturday & Sunday October 14 & 15, 2017 from 10 am – 4pm
Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association
917 Centre Avenue NE Calgary, AB

We are committed to creating an environment of belonging for artists & art enthusiasts alike. We invite you, your family & friends to join us in building relationships & community spirit through the arts in Calgary! Free parking, admission & draws. Major credit cards accepted.

For more information please visit Upcoming Show & connect with us on Facebook Instagram & Twitter

Beacon Original Art
Tammy and Stephen Watt
235 – 10 Avenue NE  |  Calgary, AB T2E 0X1  |  403-276-9602
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Finalnd | Call to Artists: Comic Blast! A Special residency program by Arteles

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COMIC BLAST!

Special residency program by Arteles
for creators of new comic & illustration art in Hämeenkyrö, Finland
1 month periods in April and May 2018

Deadline for applications: 13th of October 2017

Comic Blast is a special residency program by Arteles for artists focused on comic & illustration art. The program brings together creative professionals and emerging artists from around the world for a 1-month residency in Hämeenkyrö, Finland, at the facilities of Arteles Creative Center.

Read more & apply online  |  Facebook link