A two-day PD session geared towards understanding and excelling at the grant application process.
Saturday, July 29th: How To Do It With Words 11am – 12:30pm: David Folk (AFA) & Melissa Tuplin (CAD) will explain what grants are offered by their respective organizations. They will give concrete information as well as tips and tricks to help you succeed in your grant applications. Free to All. 2 – 4pm: Book a 20-minute meeting with an experienced grant writer (David Folk, Chris W. Carson, Kari McQueen, …) to look over a final draft of your AFA or other application–in–progress and get suggestions on making your application shine. $10 per session.
Sunday, July 30th: How To Do It With Images 11am – 1pm: Patrick Close will discuss how to take photographs in Part 1 and how to prepare those photos for grant application in Part 2 of this 90 minute session. $10.
At the Community Wise Common Room, 223 12th Ave, SW Calgary.
Resources for Artists: Untitled Artist Society: Calgary
UAS provides exhibition and production infrastructure and develops new programs with the needs of Calgary-based emerging artists in mind. The continuing education of emerging artists is central to our mandate. Please see the following resources if you wish to improve your competitiveness and professionalism. UAS has also provided links to various organizations that provide various services for artists. Click here to connect to Untitled Artist Society Resources Page
Held off-site at the Kaasa Gallery in The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, Visual Arts Alberta is pleased to present the VAAA 4th annual photography competition & exhibition. OPEN PHOTO 2011 exhibits some of Alberta’s finest photographers. Visual Arts Alberta received an overwhelmingly positive response to this open call and all applications went through a selective jurying process. Our guest juror Eleanor Lazare will choose the best over-all photographer, as well as honorable mentions, prior to the opening reception. Awards will be announced at the opening reception, and the award winning work will go on to be exhibited in Calgary at The Southern Jubilee Auditorium October 2011. (more…)
Please refer to the Information page to learn about Stride’s mandate, and the programming criteria for each of our three exhibition spaces. Eligibility is limited to mid-career and established artists in the Main Space, and to emerging and aspiring artists (including students) in our +15 window space. Artists in any stage of their career (emerging through established) may apply for exhibitions in our Project Room, provided their proposal is in accord with the stated mandate for this space. (more…)