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Edmonton | Workshop :: Gearing Up To Submit 

edmonton arts councilDevelop your skills in preparing a Public Art and Grant submissions

Edmonton Arts Council is hosting a workshop for arts students and artists of any discipline to better understand how to submit proposals and applications to the EAC and how to best present your submission.

In addition to a short introduction EAC programs and eligibility requirements for Public Art calls and Grants, there will also be an opportunity for attendees to discuss components of the application (ie. artist cvs, budgets or more in-depth info about public art proposals and grant programs with organizational contacts).

When: Friday, March 2, 2018 from 9:00-11:00am
Where: Education South Centre Room 164, University of Alberta (116 Street & 85 Avenue)
RSVP: Penelope Haro Aranda at pharoaranda@edmontonarts.ca or 780.424.2787 ext. 221

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Calgary | Call for Artist Submissions:: Beacon Original Art

Collage of Beacon artworks

Beacon Original Art – Call for Artist Submissions

We invite emerging and professional artists to participate at our juried Annual Spring Art Exhibition & Sale on April 21, 2018 in Calgary.

Painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramic, glass, jewelry and textile artists are encouraged to apply. Artists are accepted on a first-served rolling basis and space is filled well before the submission deadline of Saturday March 10th. Apply now!

For more information please visit Artist Submissions and connect with us: Facebook Twitter Instagram.

Thank you for your consideration and happy creating!

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Beacon Original Art
Tammy and Stephen Watt
235 – 10 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB   T2E 0X1
403-276-9602
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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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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