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Alberta | 2018 Alberta Society of Artists (ASA) Scholarship Opportunities

Did you know?
“The ASA has contributed over $30,000 in scholarships since 2010 and is always looking for ways to support emerging artists.  This year we have added support for those pursuing their MFAs. I am very pleased to share these opportunities with you and look forward to your continued support of our Society and its mission to promote education in the Arts.”

– Mali Docktor, BFA, ASA, SCA
President

  • Newly Minted 2018 Graduate Level Scholarship
  • 2018 ASA Post-Secondary Scholarship & Exhibition Scholarship
  • Emerging Artists Unleashed : 2018 Exhibit

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Alberta | Call for Submissions: 2018 Exposure Photography Festival

Exposure Alberta's Photography Festival logo

We are very excited to be getting ready for the 2018 Exposure Photography Festival! We have some big things in the works, and can’t wait to begin revealing them to you in the next few months.

Interested in taking part? Our Call for Submissions has just been released, and there are several ways for you to be involved! Click on the links below to see the submission guidelines for each call.

Juried exhibition deadlines: October 15th, 2017
Emerging Photographers Showcase
Open Call

Exhibition and events deadlines: November 1, 2017
Exhibition Listings
Event Listings

For all inquiries, please email exposurefotofest@gmail.com.

Lethbridge | City of Lethbridge Public Art Call—UPDATE

City of Lethbridge logoPublic Art Small Project | Lethbridge Sports Council – Reposting

The City of Lethbridge Art Committee, on behalf of the Lethbridge Sport Council, is seeking an artist to design and fabricate a mural (on panel) or bas relief sculpture (maximum 3” depth) to be installed in the entrance stairwell of the Lethbridge Sport Council offices located on the second floor of the Nicholas Sheran Leisure Ice Centre Ice (401 Laval Blvd W.).

The intent of the project is to provide a permanent piece of public art that celebrates community sports while creating a more welcoming, appealing and professional entrance to the Lethbridge Sport Council office and the Arena Concourse. The City of Lethbridge will be responsible for the installation of the artwork.

This is a reposting of an earlier call. The revised call includes a significant increase in the project budget. Further information is available at:
http://publicartlethbridge.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Call-for-Proposal_Second-Posting.pdf

Calgary | New Publications from Calgary Arts Development

Calgary Arts Development logoCalgary Arts Development recently released a series of publications including our 2016 Accountability Report, and Building on our Momentum, a report about Arts and Culture Infrastructure in Calgary.

Building on our Momentum: Arts and Culture Infrastructure
Building on our Momentum: Arts and Culture Infrastructure provides an analysis of current cultural infrastructure needs and preferences, growth over the past 10 years, and identifies gaps in the cultural infrastructure ecosystem.

The report includes key findings as well as four recommendations and features an interactive map that visualizes arts spaces, demographics, and other data. Read the Report

2016 Accountability Report
As the city’s designated arts development authority, Calgary Arts Development supports and strengthens the arts to benefit all Calgarians.

We believe that all art is powerful and meaningful, and we are thrilled to offer the energy, skills and passion of our team to support the many ways that arts and artists improve lives and contribute to building a great city. Read our 2016 Accountability Report

How do arts help build a city?
Large-scale and small, traditional and cutting-edge, amateur and professional, once-in-a-lifetime and part of daily life—all of these aspects combine into a vital arts ecosystem that helps a city thrive.

Arts in Action YYC provides a snapshot of how Calgarians are currently engaging with arts, as well as representative stories. Learn More & Share

Edmonton | In Dreams Awake : Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC Project Space

In Dreams Awake posterThe exhibition In Dreams Awake features art works drawn from the collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Inspired by the triptych The Garden of Earthly Delights, this eclectic exhibition examines the ‘earthly garden’ as investigated by artists in Alberta and explores the influence of the past on contemporary artistic expression.  

June 8 – August 19
Reception June 22, 7 – 9pm

Gallery Hours: Wed–Fri 10am–4pm & Sat 12–4pm
Closed July 1 & August 5

Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC
3rd Floor, 10215 – 112 St. Edmonton, AB
780.421.1731 | carfac@visualartsalberta.com

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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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