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Open Photo Open Digital 2013: art exhibition in Edmonton & Calgary

OPOD 2013 evites final

Open Photo Open Digital 2013: Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC with the Alberta Jubliee Auditoria Society is pleased to host an exhibition of artworks from over 25 Alberta artists working in photography and digital art.

Join us for the opening reception of this 6th Alberta-Wide exhibition in Edmonton on Friday, August 30th from 6-8 pm in the Kaasa Gallery at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.

Cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award!

The exhibition will be up in Edmonton until October 11 and then will move to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary from October 18 until November 30, 2013.

If you’re in Calgary on Friday, November 8th from 7 to 9 pm, please join us for a reception to celebrate the show.

Winners of Open Photo/Open Digital 2012

Juror Jason Stang spent time last Thursday pouring over the photographs and digital images as they were hung in the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. He made the difficult decision of whittling the nominees down to one best overall winner, three runners-up and six honourable mentions. Congratulations to the winners and all the entrants on the terrific work being done by photographers and digital artists in Alberta this past year!

Best Overall
Zbigniew Gortel
“Tuscan Panorama”
photograph

First Runner-Up
Cara Nicole Bishop
“Divide”
photography & digital manipulation

Second Runner-Up
Rita Long
“Binary Deconstruction 0011”
digital image

Third Runner-Up
Jeremy Fokkens
“Bushanti”
photograph

Honourable Mentions
Congratulations also to: David Aaron, Korapin (Amie) Chaotakoongite, Joel Koop, Sandy Olson, Robert Pohl, and Randall Talbot.

View the work at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary until October 13, 2012 and then join us in Edmonton on October 26th at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from 6-8 pm for the Edmonton opening reception . Open Photo/Open Digital 2012 runs in Edmonton until November 18, 2012. For more information, please contact us by phone 780.421.1731 or by email: info@visualartsalberta.com

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.

Open Photo 2011 at Kaasa Gallery, Jubilee Auditorium August 25-October 02

OPEN PHOTO 2011 WINNERS!
Overall winner:   Mark Freeman  “Glory Holy One”
First Prize:  Rene Rodrigue   “Gorilla Display”
Second Prize:  Hugo Leung  “Waiting in the Aisles”
Third Prize:  Gerry Yaum  ” Young Monk, Chiang Kong. Thailand”
HONORABLE MENTIONS:  in alphabetical order
Gerry Dotto:  ”  Embarrassment of Riches”
Robert Goerzen:  “Snowed In”
Ian Jackson:  “Bodnath”
Dwayne Martineau:  “What Lives in The Dark”
Sky McLaughlin:  “Afghan Embroiderers”
Stephen Wreakes:  “Umbrellas, Kasama, Japan”
Robert Royer:  “Waiting Tunnel”

OPEN PHOTO 2011 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 photograph, as well as honorable mentions, prior to the opening reception. Awards will be announced at the opening reception, and award winning work will go on to be exhibited in Calgary at The Southern Jubilee Auditorium October 2011.

EXHIBITION DATES: August 25 – October 02, 2011OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, August 25, 6:00-8:00pm  THE KAASA GALLERY Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 11455 –  87 Avenue, Edmonton Hours:  Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm During performance times contact: 780-427-5057

EXHIBITION: Open Photo 2011@ Kaasa Gallery, August 25-Oct 02, 2011

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.
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RESIDENT ARTIST PROGRAM: THE LIVING ARTS CENTRE, MISSISSAUGA

Deadline:  Ongoing

The Call for Submissions for the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, Ontario is on-going.  The Resident Artist Program has been created to provide opportunities for a blend of recent graduates of arts and design institutions, as well as mid-career artists, to create, explore, learn and exchange ideas and insights, within a mulch-disciplinary environment.

There are eight professional studios, in wood, flame-working, glass, sculpture, textiles and fibre ares, photography, glass, sculpture, textiles and fibre arts, photography, painting and drawing, and ceramics.  Short and long term residencies are available.

For more information about the selection criteria and application form, go to www.livingartscentre.ca or contact Cole Swanson, Exhibitions and Residency Coordinator at (905)306-6161 or email at cole.swanson@livingarts.on.ca or contact:

The Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON  L5B 4B8

RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY AT KALA ART INSTITUTE, CALIFORNIA

Where: Berkeley, California, USA
When: Ongoing

Application deadlines (materials received by):
January 31: residencies starting in March, April, May, or June
April 30: residencies starting in June, July, August, or September
July 31: residencies starting in September, October, November, or December
October 31: residencies starting in December, January, February, or March

Artists working in various printmaking techniques, photo-processes, book arts and digital media including sound/video production can apply to become an Artist-in-Residence at Kala Art Institute. Residency applications are accepted four times per year. Artists who apply for residency should be familiar with at least one of the media offered at Kala. Considerations for acceptance are conceptual creativity and technical knowledge. Kala encourages experimental uses of both traditional and new technologies, and their admixture. (more…)

RESIDENCY: THE DARLING FOUNDRY, MONTREAL

DEADLINES:
May 15 (Residency of the Americas),
June 1 (International Residency),
November 30 (France-Québec Exchange Residency),
May 18 (New South Wales Visual Artist Residency:
check http://www.artspace.org.au/residency/residency_international.php)

Disciplines: Dance, drawing & painting, media art, multi-media, music, photography, sculpture

QUARTIER ÉPHÉMÈRE’s mission is to support the creation, production, and dissemination of visual art; it seeks at once to question the role of art and artists in the heart of the city, and to promote that role. By investing in ‘in situ’ projects within vacant or abandoned industrial buildings, QE attempts to explore our urban zones and to reach a diverse public. Quartier Ephémère runs an International Residency Programme, a France-Québec Exchange Programme and a new residency programme for curators of the Americas. The Canada Council for the Arts is offering an international residency program at the Darling Foundry for foreign professional visual artists from outside of Canada. Two artists are awarded four-month residencies. Each resident receives a grant, which contributes towards living expenses, travel fees and production costs. (more…)

ARTIST RESIDENCY: 104 PARIS

DEADLINE: ONGOING
11 Bis Rue Curial, F-75019 Paris, France

  • Duration: Residencies are for 1 to 10 months.
  • Founded: 2007
  • Disciplines: Architecture, Curating/Research, Dance, Drawing & Painting, Film, Graphic Design, Literature, Media Art, Multi Media, Music, Photography, Printmaking, Theatre
  • Targetgroup: International

Invitations for a residency at 104 are based on the following principles: artists are hosted from the very beginning of conception of their projects (repeats and revivals are therefore not admissible), the process is composed of 3 phases: research, experimentation and production. The project involves sharing the creative process with the widest possible public.

Accommodation Information: Accommodation is rarely on site, but usually in an apartment close by and is paid by host. The teams chosen will be provided with: a monthly grant of a minimum sum of 1500 Euro per person (maximum two people per project), for non-Parisian grant holders, accommodation.

Deadline: A new call for projects will be on line in the spring of 2010.

11 Bis Rue Curial, Paris, France
Telephone +33(0)1.40.05.51.71 | Fax +33(0)1.40.05.54.45
E-mail appelaprojets@104.fr | www.104.fr

PAST VAAA EXHIBITS: COMPOSITIONS, CHRIS GAVIGAN & SHARON SIMONDS-CHIA

January 7 to February 13, 2010
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 7, 7 to 9:30pm

Visual Arts Alberta presents COMPOSITIONS from visual artists Chris Gavigan and Sharon Simonds-Chia.

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