Art Acquisition By Application
The AFA invites artists to submit applications for the Art Acquisition by Application Program.
Each year, the AFA acquires works by Alberta artists. Accepted pieces become part of the provincial collection and appear in AFA programs, on the AFA website (afaArtHouse.ca), and throughout the province in galleries, schools, libraries, post-secondary institutions, government buildings and community organizations
Application Deadline: April 1,2015
Registration Deadline: March 23, 2015
Guide, eligibility, requirements, and application instructions Here
Grant Opportunities : Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Individual Artist Project Grants
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. Respective stream application deadline dates, guidelines and grant writing tips and budget templates are available here. Applications must be complete, as per guidelines and checklist requirements, and submitted on the most current application forms.
Applications and support materials must be postmarked or received by 4:30 PM, February 1. If a deadline falls on a statutory holiday or a weekend, the deadline will be extended until 4:30 PM the next working day.
Click here for more information or to apply…
The AFA invites you to enjoy and explore the AFA Art House. The AFA Art House not only offers Albertans access to search and view the AFA Art Collection (more than 8,500 works of visual art by more than 1,700 Alberta artists), but also allows them to curate their own digital collection.
So, visit the AFA Art House at www.AFAarthouse.ca, curate your own personal collection and share amazing Alberta art with your friends!
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…
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.
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.