Tag Archives: Canada

Int’l Call For Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants, ongoing

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation logo
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant is one of the most prestigious grants available to emerging figurative artists and is available to students and artists around the world.

First grants are in the amount of CAD $15,000 each. Subsequent grants are in the amount of CAD $18,000.

Eligibility

The Foundation welcomes applications throught the year; there is no deadline for filing an application.

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CARFAC Publishes Canadian Gallery Guide for Artists

Looking for places to exhibit your work?

CARFAC has all the tools you need to find success including our compilation of gallery surveys from across Canada – available exclusively for members. This version of the guide includes a menu to help you navigate easily between each province’s listings and CARFAC BC’s survey which was in the process of being finalized when we sent the last version. (more…)

Coming of Age: The Graduates

Join us for the opening of this group show featuring 10 graduating art students from 5 Alberta communities: Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge, and Grande Prairie. Coming of Age: The Graduates opens to the public on June 7th, with an artist’s reception on June 21st from 6:30 -9:30 pm. Drop by until July 14th to see the exciting work emerging from Alberta’s art schools! The Visual Arts Alberta Gallery is open  Wed-Fri from 10-4 and Sat from 12-4. The Gallery will be closed June 30.

Alberta Artist Les Manning Named to the Order of Canada

In recognition of a body of work that spans four decades, Medicine Hat artist Les Manning was named a Member of the Order of Canada. The announcement, which came on December 30, 2011, from Canada’s Governor General’s Office, celebrated his contributions to the promotion of ceramics, as an artist, teacher, and arts advocate. More here…

CONSULTATION ON PROPOSED CANADA NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS REGULATIONS

The purpose of this notice is to advise stakeholders that proposed regulations under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act has been posted on Corporations Canada website for consultation. Any comments are to be received by October 1, 2010.

Bill C-4, which received Royal Assent June 23, 2009, will create the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act. That Act requires regulations before it can come into force because the Act specifies that certain details of its regime will be set out in regulation, including time periods, options for providing notice of members’ meetings and absentee voting, and user fees. (more…)

CANADA COUNCIL: ASSISTANCE TO VISUAL ARTISTS, PROJECT GRANTS

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1 annually
ELIGIBILITY: PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS, CANADIAN CITIZENS OR RESIDENTS ONLY

Project Grants support professional visual artists who contribute to contemporary visual arts for research/creation, production, and career development. The project must be significant and advance the long-term artistic practice, dissemination of the artist’s work, or career development of the applicant at a key moment in their career. There are three types of project grants: (more…)

ELIZABETH GREENSHIELD FOUNDATION AWARDS

The purpose of the Foundation is to aid artists in the early stages of their careers. Awards are limited to candidates working in the following: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture. Work must be representational. The Charter of the Foundation precludes the consideration of non-objective art.

Applicants must have started or completed art school training or must demonstrate, through past work and future plans, a commitment to making art a lifetime career.  Grant amount: CAN$12,500.   Interested candidates please write, call or e-mail us:

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
1814 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 1
Montreal, Québec H3H 1E4 CANADA
Tel: 514-937-9225 | Fax: 514-937-0141
E-mail:  greenshields@bellnet.ca

CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS: LONG-TERM GRANTS TO VISUAL ARTISTS

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: SEPTEMBER 1 ANUALLY
Canadian citizens or permanent residents only

Long-Term Grants provide support over a two-year period to professional artists who have made a significant contribution to contemporary visual arts. The period of activity covered by the grant must have a series of opportunities in the fields of research/creation, production, career and networking development. The program of work must be designed to advance the long-term artistic and career development of the artist at a key moment in their career. It must include at least two of the following activities: (more…)

GRAPHIC DESIGNERS OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

The GDC National Scholarship Awards are Canada’s pre-eminent educational awards founded in 2003, funded by Canada’s top design-related companies, and coordinated by the GDC. Since 1956 the GDC has been dedicated to improving graphic design standards and practice, in the workplace and in schools. The GDC National Scholarship Awards encourage and support students in taking their design education to a level that will better prepare them for professional practice. (more…)

STRIDE GALLERY SUBMISSIONS, CALGARY

DEADLINE: REVOLVING

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…)