Scholarships and awards for young Albertans, Alberta Foundation for the Arts
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts is currently not accepting nominations for the Marion Nicoll Visual Arts Award, the Grant MacEwan Literary Arts Award, and the Tommy Banks Performing Arts Award.
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Alberta Culture offer four scholarship programs designed to support the development of young Albertans in the film and video, literary, performing, and visual arts. The deadline for all four scholarship programs is May 1 annually.
Visit the AFA website for more information…
Call for Submissions to be considered for a Travelling Exhibition Program exhibition…Deadline May 30, 2014
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program (Trex), organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta, asks artists throughout Alberta to consider this theme as it relates to the 21 century and invites submissions for consideration as part of a planned TREX exhibition.
This exhibition, tentatively entitled In Pursuit of Beauty, will begin travelling Alberta in September 2015 and will examine the theme of beauty as addressed both philosophically and visually throughout history and as it is expressed in the visual imagery of contemporary artists working in Alberta.
Read all the details here…
Storytellers (an Art Gallery of Alberta Travelling Exhibition Program supported by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts) at Visual Arts Alberta Gallery, Edmonton.
Exhibition dates: July 25th until August 18th, 2013.
RECEPTION: Thursday August 1st, 2013 from 7pm – 9:30pm at Visual Arts Alberta Association 3rd Floor, 10215 112 Street. Edmonton, AB.
Gallery Hours: Wednesday to Friday 10am – 4pm and Saturday noon – 4pm, Closed August 3rd, 2013.
Arts Impact Alberta: Ripple Effects from the Arts Sector – a profile of AFA operational funding.
Read and share Arts Impact Alberta: Ripple Effects from the Arts Sector, a five-year summary of the impacts and activities of the organizations that receive operational funding from the AFA.
Arts Impact: Ripple Effects from the Arts Sector demonstrates the positive and powerful contributions arts organizations make to Albertans’ quality of life.
These contributions are reflected in a variety of important ways: simply put, the arts matter to Albertans; the arts matter to volunteers; and, the arts matter to the economy.
The AFA believes the arts sector plays an integral role in Alberta’s cultural fabric; Arts Impact Alberta: Ripple Effects from the Arts Sector begins to tell the story of the passionate, committed and productive nature of the arts sector.
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Jason Carter’s Urban Animals at Visual Arts Alberta Gallery (December 06th, 2012 to January 19th, 2013 — closed from December 22 to January 08) 3rd floor, 10215 112 Street, Edmonton.
DEADLINES: FEBRUARY 15, SEPTEMBER 1 ANNUALLY
The Individual Artists Project Grant program supports the development of individual Alberta artists, Traditional Aboriginal artists, arts administrators, and artist ensembles by providing a grant for a specific project.
Individual artists and representatives of arts organizations preparing to complete AFA grant program application forms should visit www.affta.ab.ca/completing-your-application.aspx for tips on successfully completing your application.
AFA application forms are now in a “smart” PDF format. Individuals intending to apply for AFA grants would greatly benefit from the brief step-by-step tutorial available. Please visit www.affta.ab.ca/grants.aspx for more information about AFA grant programs.