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Edmonton | Call for Submissions: REGENERATION a group show of artists with Ukrainian heritage

ACUA Gallery presents REGENERATION, a group show of artists with Ukrainian heritage. ACUA is having an open call to all artists who have some Ukrainian background, be it from Ukraine, or parents, grandparents, etc. who came from Ukraine. The artists and art do not need to reflect their heritage. REGENERATION is accepting all forms of media (paintings, printmaking, sculpture, digital, etc.) for this show of this new generation of artists of Ukrainian descent.
Email events@acuarts.ca with the following details:
Name and address, phone number, image of work and 100 – 250 words describing your Ukrainian Heritage.
DEADLINE FOR DIGITAL SUBMISSIONS: March 2, 2017

Drop off artwork at ACUA Gallery in Edmonton (address below).
Artists will be responsible for paying for shipping to and from the gallery.
DEADLINE FOR SHIPPED MATERIALS: March 9, 2017

ACUA Gallery & Artisan Boutique 9534 – 87 Street Edmonton, AB T6C 3J1 CANADA
www.acuarts.ca   1-780-488-8558  events@acuarts.ca (more…)

St. Albert | Request for Artists Qualifications: Lyle & Marie McCann Legacy Project

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Request for Artists Qualifications,
Lyle & Marie McCann Legacy Project

Art in Public Places, City of St. Albert
Date Issued:  January 26, 2017

Due Date: 2:00:00 p.m. MST, March 2, 2017

COMPETITION:

City of St. Albert logoThe City of St. Albert (the “City”) is pleased to announce a competition for one three-dimensional artwork to be placed in the garden entrance of Grandin Pond (the “Legacy Artwork”). The Legacy Artwork will take into consideration the purpose of the donation, which is to celebrate Lyle and Marie McCann, their love for each other, St. Albert, nature and their family.

The primary goal of the commission is to create a sculptural artwork that will celebrate the lives of Lyle and Marie McCann. The Legacy Artwork will be created within the context, and recognition of their legacy.

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Edmonton | Announcing Three New Career Opportunities, Summer Internship at The Works

The Works logoThree brand new positions are opening up at The Works; Development Officer,  Marketing and Communications Officer, and Operations Manager.  Also a reminder of our Summer Internship Program. Read on for more information and visit The Works website for more information.

Three Postings Close: February 3rd , 2017
Summer Internship Deadline to Apply: March, 1st, 2017

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Edmonton | Call for Nominations :: Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts

Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts logoWould you like to nominate an artist or business you feel has greatly contributed to the arts in Edmonton? Nominations are currently being accepted for the following categories:

  • Award for Excellence in Artistic Leadership
  • Award for Excellence in Arts Management
  • Courage to Innovate Award
  • Emerging Artist
  • Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement
  • Ambassador of the Arts Award
  • Mayor’s Award for Innovative Support by a Business for the Arts
  • John Poole Award for Promotion of the Arts
  • Al Rasko Award for Excellence in Arts Management

Deadline for Nominations: January 28, 2017

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Edmonton | Edmonton Art Studio Space Prospectus and Survey

PACE logoArts Space Opportunity – Opportunity to rent space for Artist Studios, Writing Studio, Non-Profit Arts Office Space

An Edmonton property owner with enthusiasm for the Arts has a downtown location with over 5,000 square feet of undeveloped space available as potential studio and office space, with an option for another 2,500 square feet if there’s enough demand. The space is centrally located in the lower level of a building immediately to the north of Latitude 53 Gallery on 106th street at 103rd Avenue.

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St. Albert | Canadiana-Rama! Call for Donations for Art Gallery Of St. Albert 2017 Fundraiser

Every year Art Gallery of St Albert (AGSA) holds a fundraiser to raise much needed funds to support programming and exhibitions at the Gallery. 2017 will mark the Gallery’s 27th annual fundraiser and the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation.

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, CANADIANA-RAMA will bring art lovers, collectors, and artists together for an exciting evening of iconic Canadian-ness, fine art, hands-on art-making fun, great food, live music and fundraising. Together we’ll raise loonies, toonies, Kings and Queens to keep Gallery exhibitions and programs alive and thriving!

We invite artists to show their generous Canadian spirit by supporting AGSA with a donation original artwork that will be auctioned at the event.

For more information please visit http://artgalleryofstalbert.ca/exhibitions-events/fundraisers/

Funds raised during this event will sustain our exceptional services to our community, including free admission to the gallery, and low fees for all of our community and studio art programs.

Economic Benefits of Culture – Arts Research Monitor Vol 14 no 4

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Hill Strategies Research Inc. provides us with an interesting overview of the economic impact of the arts through this special edition of their Arts Research Monitor publication.

View the online overview or download the publication (PDF).

Educating Artists – Hill Strategies

An analysis of the educational backgrounds of working artists and the labour market activities of arts program graduates in Canada

11 June 2015

Executive Summary

This report has a two-pronged goal: 1) to examine the post-secondary educational qualifications of artists in Canada; and 2) to provide information about the occupations and workforce characteristics of graduates of post-secondary arts programs.

Data for the report are drawn from the National Household Survey (2011) and the National Graduates Survey (2009/10 graduates, surveyed in 2013).

This report has a two-pronged goal: 1) to examine the post-secondary educational qualifications of artists in Canada; and 2) to provide information about the occupations and workforce characteristics of graduates of post-secondary arts programs.

Read the entire report on Hill Strategies’ website