Tag Archives: visual arts

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…)

CANADA COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCIES PROGRAM, VISUAL ARTS

ELIGIBILITY: Canadian citizen or resident, no students, must have made a nationally or internationally recognized contribution to their discipline, visual or fine craft artist

The International Residencies Program in the Visual Arts supports professional visual and fine craft artists, and independent critics and curators. Residencies are for individuals who wish to pursue creative work and networking opportunities abroad. Grants contribute toward subsistence, travel, production costs, accommodation and residency fees for professional Canadian artists to participate in an international residency.

For a full list of residencies available, eligibility criteria, restrictions, grant amounts, guidelines and application forms, please visit the Canada Council for The Arts website.

VAAA GALLERY: 2010 FIBRE OLYMPICS

2010 Fibre Olympics, HWSDA, VAAA GalleryJuly 29 to August 28, 2010
OPENING RECEPTION: Thurs, July 29, 2010 7-9:30pm

Visual Arts Alberta presents FIBRE OLYMPICS, an annual juried show exhibiting the talented provincial membership of the Hand Weavers, Spinners and Dyers of Alberta (HWSDA).

The HWSDA theme for 2010 is “Fibre Olympics”, with the defining colours including Gold, Silver, and Bronze.  The members of HWSDA have submitted their personal best pieces, all of which reflect their experience and accomplished workmanship.  The exhibition includes a varied array of work: scarves, coats, tea towels, blankets, and framed pieces are but a few of the types of items on display.

VAAA GALLERY
3RD Floor, 10215 112 Street, Edmonton
780.421.1731 | visualartsalberta.com | info@visualartsalberta.com
Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri, 10am to 4pm, Sat 12-4pm. Admission free. Closed holiday weekend (July 31 & Aug. 2)

TIPS FOR COMPLETING NEW AFA GRANT APPLICATION FORMS

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.

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…)

CANADA COUNCIL GRANTS: ASSISTANCE TO PROFESSIONAL INDEPENDENT CRITICS AND CURATORS

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1 annually
Eligibility: Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status

The Assistance to Professional Independent Critics and Curators program supports Canadian professional critics and curators who develop their practice independently from art organizations or institutions. The program supports research, production and professional development in theory, criticism, analysis and curating in contemporary visual and media arts.

The program recognizes three categories of independent critics and curators (emerging, mid-career and established) and offers two components: General Project Grants and Curatorial Residencies.  MORE INFO >>

ARTIST RESIDENCY: ARTE STUDIO GINESTRELLE, ASSISI

DEADLINE: UNTIL FULL
Duration: 1 week to 1 month, March 12 to December 31
Disciplines: Literature, performing arts, visual arts
Target Group: International

Arte Studio Ginestrelle aims to: promote contemporary art in all of its artistic forms; stimulate creativity through direct contact with nature and respect for the environment; favour a moment of interchange of ideas on contemporary art; set up artistic workshops, exhibitions, and open-air art along the paths of Ginestrelle, in the Regional Park of Mount Subasio. (more…)

SUBMISSIONS: UMAINE MUSEUM OF ART

The University of Maine Museum of Art (UMMA) welcomes submissions from artists for review. UMMA reviews artist materials on a periodic basis and for informational purposes only. The museum’s exhibition programming is determined solely by the Director and Curator. (more…)

CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS: VISITING FOREIGN ARTISTS PROGRAM

DEADLINE: JUNE 1 annually

The Visiting Foreign Artists Program provides grants to Canadian professional arts organizations to encourage visits by individual professional foreign artists of outstanding achievement. Organizations may invite an individual artist from any foreign country.

While in Canada, the visiting foreign artist is to direct workshops, teach master classes for professional artists and/or, for Inter-Arts, Media Arts, Visual Arts, Theatre, Writing and Publishing, give artist talks. Visiting foreign artists will be expected to supplement the activities of their host organization rather than replace a staff member.  Full details including eligibility, grant amounts and application forms are available on the Canada Council website.

ARTIST RESIDENCY: TAKT KUNSTPROJEKTRAUM, BERLIN

DEADLINE: ONGOING
Disciplines: Literature, Media Art, Music, Performing Arts, Sculpture, Visual Arts
Target Group: International

Takt offers 10 rooms to active artists visiting Berlin. The residency arised from the takt kunstprojektraum project, a non-profit, artist-run effort, founded in 2003. The main goal of the residency program is to provide artists visiting Berlin quick access to an environment that will foster their creative energies. Participating artists are invited and expected to explore their creative paths. The artists participating in the program have the opportunity to participate in open studio events. The residency has a strong element of community living. It merges a community living environment with creative artistic exploration. The rooms are all on the same floor, on either side of an L-shaped hallway. There are two kitchens and two bathrooms, which are shared by all those in the space. A series of meetings is organized each month, where people can present their work and exchange ideas. The goals are to create a platform for dynamic exchange, to allow the possibility for spontaneous collaborations, and to build up networks among artists. (more…)