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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – ARTIST POSTER SERIES

POSTER SERIES — CALL FOR ARTIST PROJECTS

DUE DATE

APRIL 20, 2021

Struts Gallery invites New Brunswick-based artists to submit Poster proposals

We invite New Brunswick-based artists to propose artworks to be considered for Struts Gallery’s artists’ poster series. Each poster in the series is autonomous and is not required to adhere to a specific theme. Read more about the series below.

The posters are full colour, single-sided, printed on 18 x 24” 80lb gloss cover stock, produced in an edition of five-hundred. Artists will receive fifty copies of the poster and an artist fee of $450.00. The posters are designed to be posted and will not be available for sale (surplus copies may be used as an incentive for student memberships in the future).

The submissions will be adjudicated by a jury made up of staff, board members and the wider Struts membership.

Struts remains committed to inclusive and diverse programming. We encourage submissions from Indigenous artists, artists of colour, artists with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ artists.

Proposals must include:

  • An image or mock-up of your proposed poster

  • A single paragraph biography

  • A brief written description of the work

  • A current CV and link to your artist website if available

  • Please include your contact information on your CV

Proposal Image Format:

  • Files should be scaled for an 18″ x 24″ format, landscape or portrait

  • .JPG or .TIFFs, no larger than 2 MB

Poster Format:

  • If selected, the image must be provided at 18″ x 24″, at 300 dpi

How to submit:

Artists can submit materials to info@strutsgallery.ca with the subject heading POSTER PROJECT.

Last Fall, we launched a series of four posters by Michael Dumontier & Neil FarberMelanie ColosimoSéamus Gallagherand Lenka Clayton. Not overtly conceived of as a response to COVID-19, the works ended up addressing issues of fear, anxiety, safety and death. This Spring, the second four posters will be released, including works by Raymond Boisjoly and Céline Huyghebaer plus two more selected from this open call.

https://www.strutsgallery.ca/open-calls

CALL FOR ARTISTS TO CREATE A MURAL AT NBEX HORSE BARNS

(le français suit l’anglais)
Dear Artists, Arts Organization, Muralists, and Arts Media:
The Fredericton Trails Coalition and New Brunswick Provincial Exhibition would like to remind everyone that the March 31st deadline for submissions to participate in the Valley Trail NBEX Horse Barn mural project is fast approaching.
We look forward to receiving submissions from interested parties.  If you know of any Atlantic-Canada-based artist or muralist who would be interested in this project, please let them know !  The information is fully available on our web site at:  frederictontrailscoalition.com
Also, if you have any questions or comments, please leave them at:  info@frederictontrailscoalition.com and we will respond within 24 hours.
Regards,
Anne Wilkins
Chair, Adopt-a-trail Program
Fredericton Trails Coalition
Chers artistes, organismes artistiques, muralistes et arts médiatiques :
La Coalition des sentiers de Fredericton et l’Exposition provinciale du Nouveau-Brunswick tiennent à rappeler à tous que la date limite du 31 mars pour les soumissions de participation au projet de murale de l’écurie NBEX du Sentier de la Vallée approche à grands pas.
Nous avons hâte de recevoir les soumissions des parties intéressées.  Si vous connaissez un artiste ou un muraliste ayant un atelier dans les Provinces de l’Atlantique qui serait intéressé par ce projet, veuillez-le lui faire savoir!  L’information est disponible sur notre site Web à : frederictontrailscoalition.com
De plus, si vous avez des questions ou des commentaires, veuillez les laisser à info@frederictontrailscoalition.com et nous y répondrons dans les 24 heures.
Bien à vous,
Anne Wilkins
Directrice, Programme Adoptez-un-sentier
Coalition des sentiers de Fredericton

THIRD SHIFT Call for Proposals

We are thrilled to announce that for the first time ever, THIRD SHIFT will have a theme! “Traverse” means to travel across or through. It refers to movement, space, and change. For THIRD SHIFT 2021, we encourage projects that transcend boundaries, create intersections, relate to space and/or movement, or that exist at the margins. THIRD SHIFT: TRAVERSE aims to create bridges and form connections between virtually anything.

THIRD SHIFT is an annual festival of public contemporary artworks that takes place in Saint John, New Brunswick & Online. THIRD SHIFT 2021 will take place from August 19 – 22, 2021.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: March 21, 2021

SUBMIT TO: thirdspacesubmissions@gmail.com with subject line THIRD SHIFT 2021

NEED HELP? Application assistance is available!

Contact:
Kathleen Buckley
Executive Director, Third Space Gallery
thirdspacesubmissions@gmail.com
506-721-2488

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THIRD SHIFT Call for Proposals: TRAVERSE 🌙

We are thrilled to announce that for the first time ever, THIRD SHIFT will have a theme! “Traverse” means to travel across or through. It refers to movement, space, and change. For THIRD SHIFT 2021, we encourage projects that transcend boundaries, create intersections, relate to space and/or movement, or that exist at the margins. THIRD SHIFT: TRAVERSE aims to create bridges and form connections between virtually anything.

 

THIRD SHIFT is an annual festival of public contemporary artworks that takes place in Saint John, New Brunswick & Online. THIRD SHIFT 2021 will take place from August 19 – 22, 2021.

 

Application link: https://thirdspacegallery.ca/third-shift-2021-call-for-proposals-traverse/

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: March 21, 2021

SUBMIT TO: thirdspacesubmissions@gmail.com with subject line THIRD SHIFT 2021

NEED HELP? Application assistance is available!

 

Contact:

Kathleen Buckley

Executive Director, Third Space Gallery

thirdspacesubmissions@gmail.com

506-721-2488

A HANDMADE ASSEMBLY: Call for Proposals

 

We invite Artists and Writers from across Canada and abroad to submit proposals for an upcoming publication exploring the theme of the Handmade.

Deadline for submissions: January 5, 2021

The origins of this publication are rooted in a long-running annual event hosted by Struts Gallery and the Owens Art Gallery that brought together artists, curators, and makers from the region and beyond to lead discussions, facilitate workshops, initiate projects, exhibit work, and share in a common thread—the handmade.

A Handmade Assembly originated in response to an increased interest in the handmade, deskilling, and DIY aesthetics that emerged in contemporary art practices near the beginning of the decade. The topic continues to appeal to artists exploring the extraordinary potential of craft processes, materials, and techniques, both for their capacity to speak directly and viscerally and for their political and historical potency.

For its tenth and final iteration, the long-running programme will be re-envisioned as an ambitious, bilingual book project that parlays nine years’ worth of inquiry into a comprehensive volume, with the goal of providing a multi-faceted view of the role of the handmade in contemporary art, while also extending these discussions to a new format.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Artists Projects in Print

Deadline January 5, 2021

A Handmade Assembly has always encompassed a wide range of artistic practices and areas of research, including photography, performance, mending practices, food culture, collage, printmaking, flower arranging, and the intersection of new technologies with traditional craft approaches. We invite artists working in all disciplines to consider how the broad theme of the “handmade” might translate to a project on the printed page. Artists may document existing projects or produce new works. We encourage play within the format of the book, including handmade tactile elements, instructional works, creative writing, printed cut-outs, pull-out and tipped-in materials (bearing in mind cost, labour and edition size), etc.

Submission Format for Artists:
Please submit the following materials via WeTransfer to info@strutsgallery.ca with the subject heading: A Handmade Assembly

  • One-page (max.) description of the proposed project and the themes addressed
  • Up to 10 images of past work
  • Descriptions for each image including: title, date, materials, dimensions, etc.
  • A brief biography (250 words)
  • A brief artist statement (250 words)
  • Curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages), including contact information.
Artists will be paid fees consistent with the current CARFAC fee schedule. We encourage applications from IBPOC, LGBTQ2S+, disabled, and neuro-diverse artists.

For more information about submitting your work visit our site (here) or the call (here)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
Critical Texts, Essays, Interviews, Creative Writing, etc.

Deadline January 5, 2021

A Handmade Assembly has dedicated nine years towards pushing back against dominant art narratives that marginalize craft practices and has worked to foster and support an appreciation of the myriad art forms encompassed by the term handmade. We invite writers to interpret the topic of the “handmade” broadly, with the aim of presenting a multi-faceted view of the role of the handmade in contemporary art. Writers are encouraged to propose critical, historical or interpretive essays, interviews, creative writings, and so forth that address the intersection of contemporary art and the handmade. Ideally, we are seeking texts ranging from 500 to 1000 words.

Submission Format for Writers:
Please submit the following materials via WeTransfer to info@strutsgallery.ca with the subject heading: A Handmade Assembly

  • A brief one-page (max) proposal for an essay, interview or other text work

OR

  • A completed piece that has not been previously published (max. 1000 words);
  • Two writing samples which demonstrate your style and interests;
  • A brief biography of no more than 250 words;
  • Curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages), including contact information.
Writers will be paid $1.00/word for a word count of up to 1000. We encourage applications from IBPOC, LGBTQ2S+, disabled, and neuro-diverse writers.
For more information about submitting your work visit our site (here) or the call (here)
A Handmade Assembly is made possible through support from the Canada Council for the Arts and the New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture.
For more information visit:

A Handmade Assembly
www.handmadeassembly.com

Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre
7 Lorne Street, Sackville, NB, E4L 3Z6 • 506-536-1211
info@strutsgallery.ca
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Umbrella Projects
https://umbrellaprojects.ca/

Owens Art Gallery
Mount Allison University
61 York Street Sackville, NB, E4L 1E1 • 506-364-2574
owens@mta.ca
www.mta.ca/owens
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We would like to acknowledge, honour, and pay respect to the traditional owners and custodians—from all four directions—of the land on which we live. It is upon the unceded, ancestral lands of the Mi’kmaq that the partnership between Struts and Owens Art Gallery has come into existence. While this area is known as Sackville, New Brunswick, it is part of Siknikt, a district of the greater territory of Mi’kma’ki. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship,” which the Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik first signed with the British Crown in 1725.

Masked ~ Call For Submissions – open until 31 December 2020

BLACK DOG & ONE-EYED PRESS is currently seeking submissions of up to five poems. We anticipate the 2021 print publication of a book of paintings along with poems which speak to or in some way reflect upon the state of the world in 2020 and the ways in which we, as individuals and as societies, have responded, and/or how we might imagine going forward.

The paintings will be selected from a series which artist and educator Bill Liebeskind began a few weeks into the Covid lockdown in NYC. Each painting shows someone in a mask. To view the paintings, please visit Liebeskind’s Instagram feed: Bill Liebeskind, or his Covid blog here https://billliebeskind.medium.com/91-divoc-1cb1020197de   

All styles of poetry are welcome.

Please read the guidelines below.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & INFORMATION

  • Deadline: Submissions must be received by 31 December, 2020.
  • Where: Send to parrsboroart@gmail.com and include the words “masked submission” in the subject of your email.
  • Bio: Include a very brief bio. 75 words or less.
  • Format: Send your submission as a single PAGES or WORD file. If formatting is important, please also include a PDF.
  • Simultaneous submissions: Please note if your submission is a simultaneous submission and let us know if it is accepted elsewhere.
  • Confirmation: We aim to acknowledge receipt of all submissions within 1 – 3 weeks. If you have not heard from us after three weeks, please email parrsboroart@gmail.com.
  • Publication: Poets whose work is selected will be notified by 15 March 2021.
  • Copyright: Black Dog & One-Eyed Press holds first serial rights for material that we publish. The copyright automatically reverts to the author upon publication. We ask that Black Dog & One-Eyed Press be acknowledged in any subsequent publication of the work. It is ok to submit previously published poems so long as the author holds the copyright. If the work has been previously published, please list where and when it was published.
  • Payment: a copy of the anthology.

Public Art Design Concept for the QEII New Generation Project Summer Street Parkade

Province of Nova Scotia

Request for Proposals: Public Art Design Concept for the QEII New Generation
Project Summer Street Parkade

Deadline for Submission of Proposal: January 4, 2021

Artist honorarium: $17,500 CAD

Invitation
This Request for Proposals is an invitation by the Province of Nova Scotia to qualified
Atlantic Canadian artists to submit design proposals for the exterior cladding of the QEII
New Generation Project Summer Street Parkade located at 1747 Summer Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The Province of Nova Scotia will receive proposals on or before 4:00 pm local time on
the 4th day of January 2021 submitted by email to
SummerStreetParkade@novascotia.ca

QEII New Generation Project Summer Street Parkade, Public Art Design

CARFAC Call for Submissions

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

During the Second World War17,000 Jews were enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forcesproudly serving their country despite Canada’s “none is too many” Jewish immigration policy. Of these 17,000, at least 279 were women. To highlight the contributions of these Jewish servicewomen and to combat the lack of public awareness of their participation in WW II, this call for submissions seeks proposals for original 2D digitally generated artworks that tell the story of these Jewish Canadian military personnel.

These works will be printed on banners that will be hung throughout the existing exhibitions and galleries at The Military Museums, Calgary, during Jewish Heritage Month, May 2021.In addition to the physical exhibition, artworks will also be virtually circulated on the project website.

Canadian artists who self-identify as Jewish and as women, are invited to submit proposals for 2D digital artwork, inspired by the storiesof these women.  Source material is  available on website She Also Serves: https://live-ucalgary.ucalgary.ca/she-also-serves/she-also-serves

Please submit amaximum 500-word proposal for an original2D digital artwork(created, for example, using photoshop, digital photography, digital collages, etc.) for a vertical banner measuring 75 cm x 165 cm.A link to your website, or a pdf including 10 examples of previous work and a curriculum vitae,must accompany the submission.Please note, digital copies of drawings, paintings or other non-digitally generated works will not be considered.

Ten artists will be invited to create works based on the proposals submitted. Criteria for evaluation include: clarity of theme, quality of research supporting proposal, creativity, visual presentation, and quality of supporting documents. Jurors are: Dr. Jennifer Eiserman, Associate Professor, Department of Art, University of Calgary; Saundra Lipton, Adjunct Librarian, University of Calgary; Dick AvernsCanadian Forces Artist; and David Bercuson, Department of History, University of Calgary.

Selected artists will receive a contract indicating that each artist retains copyright and will be paid a CARFAC group exhibition fee of $395.

Submissions are due December 31, 2020.  Artists will be notified by January 22, 2021 regarding the jury’s decision. Artists invited to participate will be asked to send .tiff files of completed pieces by April 1, 2021.Please send submissions and any questions to: Jennifer Eiserman, candianjewishservicewomen@gmail.com

The AGAVF List for Friday, November 13, 2020

The AGAVF List

The Association of Francophone Visual Arts Groups ( AGAVF ) presents the events of its members, namely fifteen artist-run centers and galleries across Canada, and compiles calls for submissions in visual arts, media arts, performance, public art, residencies aimed at artists and curators.

 

Programming of AGAVF members

Visual Voice Artist Center (Ottawa)

J. Aird-Bélanger, A. Asselin, R. Aubin, M. Barti, J. Bertrand, B. Bogart, C. Boucher, Csaba, R. Chevalier, C. Cooper, L. Daigle, C. Dallaire, M. Des Aulniers, A. Dworzak-Subocz, L. Finet, P. Franzini, C. Gendron, D. Gérin, V. Goddard, O. Golub, F. Ikonomidou, R. Kempen, I. Kobayashi, D. Krasi, D Lamontagne, M. Le Bohec, D. Leclerc, M. Manu, M. Marquez, E. Montenegro, J. Muscat, A. Paquin, M. Périat, O. Petca, Y. Porlier, H. Pouillon, R. Robesco, N. Ross, S. Rossen, S. Swinimer, V. Tytor, G. Vallée, JM Van Hees, P. Walty – Artificial intelligence
in November 2020
67 Beechwood Avenue Vanier, Ontario
www.voixvisuelle.ca

 

Imago Printmaking Workshop (Moncton)

Carole Deveau and Patrick Mcfarlane – Hekas Hekas…
from 12 to 20 November 2020
140 Botsford Street , Ground Floor Aberdeen Cultural Center
Moncton, New Brunswick
www.atelierimago.com

 

House of French – speaking visual artists (Saint-Boniface)

Janine-Annette Littmann – The duration / The Line as Time
from October 8 to November 21, 2020
101-219, boulevard Provencher
Saint-Boniface, Manitoba
www.maisondesartistes.mb.ca

 

Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen Art Gallery (Moncton)

Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc – Habitat
Curator: Jonathan Lamy
Presented as part of the Media Arts Section
of the International Festival of Francophone Cinema in Acadia
from November 2020 to January 2021
University of Moncton
Moncton, New Brunswick
www.umoncton.ca/umcm-ga

 

Galerie Sans Nom (Moncton)

White box residences:

Séamus Gallagher
from 3 to 18 November 2020

Mathieu Boucher Côté
from 19 to 26 November 2020
140 Botsford Street, Room 16
Moncton, New Brunswick

www.galeriesansnom.org

 

Blue constellation-Galerie Bernard-Jean (Caraquet)

Danielle Saulnier and Serge V. Richard – Osmosis and Intimate Magic
from November 4, 2020 to January 10, 2021
220, boul. Saint-Pierre West
Caraquet, New Brunswick
www.constellationbleue.com

 

Franco-Manitoban Cultural Center (Winnipeg)

 

Jen Funk, Xavier Mutshipayi, Stéphane Oystryk, Reza Rezaï and Eric Plamondon – The other
from October 8 to November 28, 2020
340, boulevard Provencher
Winnipeg, Manitoba
www.ccfm.mb.ca

 

Le Labo (Toronto)

To be a woman artist in 2020. “The game of 2 questions”
with Lise Beaudry , Maria Legault , Martine Côté and Quitterie Hervouet

Chronicles of Quarantine with Jean-Christophe Foolchand
www.lelabo.ca

 

 

 

 

 

Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (Sudbury)

Clayton H Windatt – FINDINGTRACKZERO
talk on Monday November 16 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Claude Wittmann – Wheels / politics / panic
Exhibition since February 2020
54 Elgin Street
Sudbury, Ontario
www.gn-o.org

 

 

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Calls for submissions

 

1.Calls in French from Canada

 

La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse – Montreal – December 6
Culture Trois-Rivières – February 1
The Video Tape – Quebec – December 6
Dazibao – Montreal – December 1

 

2.Calls in English from Canada

 

COVER ME – Records, Cassettes & Artists – Vancouver – from November 21
Monitor 14 – SAVAC – Toronto – November 20
BIPOC Artist Instagram Project – ongoing
AKA Artist-run Center – Saskatoon – ongoing
Southern Alberta Art Gallery – Lethbridge – ongoing

 

3.international calls

 

European Media Art Festival – December 31
Video Art Academy 2021 – Clermond-Ferrand – December 21

 

4.residences

 

Studio Residency Program – Brookly – December 18
Videographer – 50th anniversary – November 15
Kasahara Gabriola Trust Artist Residency – Gabriola Island – November 16
Acts of Care – Public art residency – Calgary – November 28
Engramme – Quebec – November 16

 

 

5.public art

LGBTQ2 + National Monument – National Capital Region – January 5
Regal Road Bridge Enhancement – Burlington – November 13
O-Train Public Art Program – November 30
Global Affairs Canada’s Commemorative Artwork – National Capital Region – December 16

6.for commissioners

 

M HKA / Van Abbemuseum Research Fellowship – December 6
(no) borders issue – easteast.world – November 20
Assistant professor in creative technologies – York University – January 15
General management – Rimouski Regional Museum – November 22
Curatorial residence – Le Lobe – December 11
Images Festival 2021 – Guest Program – no fixed deadline
East of your empires – Quebec – ongoing
Esse – File (Re) see the painting – January 10, 2021
Revue de Paris – call for contributors – ongoing
Esse art + opinion – September 1

 

 

details on agavf.ca

Requests for Proposals

PROFESSIONAL ARTIST / ART LOVER

Dialogue New Brunswick (DNB) will receive applications from professional artists or art lovers, with a rich and extensive culture in the arts, an excellent knowledge of New Brunswick’s artistic community, and who are familiar with interpreting artwork until November 23, 2020.  The successful candidate will accompany Dialogue NB in the design and implementation of the “Artistic Expression” component of its upcoming public consultation. 

CONTEXT

Dialogue NB is a non-profit organization, led by a volunteer board of directors, with a mandate to help the Province of New Brunswick to be a more socially cohesive community.

As part of its mandate, Dialogue NB will launch a public consultation at the end of November to survey the state of New Brunswick on social cohesion in depth and amplify New Brunswickers’ voices. This consultation is part of a two-step process.

Phase 1: During the first 6 months (November 30, 2020 to May 31, 2021), all New Brunswickers will be invited to express themselves on what social cohesion means to them (ideal vision, challenges, issues, etc.). They will have the choice between six ways of expression, which will open up as the consultation progresses. From November, a survey (online), an open forum (online), and the opportunity for representatives of organizations to meet and talk at the Government House will be offered. In early 2021, three new components will gradually be added : “Public Dialogue,” “Artistic Expression” and “Youth” (Little Childhood, Primary, Secondary). The findings of the consultation will be made public at the end of this six months. They will also be submitted to the Lieutenant-Governor, the Honourable Brenda Murphy, in addition to the Premier and other key decision-makers in New Brunswick.

Phase 2: Based on the results of this consultation and its data, Dialogue NB will define a reading grid of the province’s social cohesion challenges: this grid will serve as a basis for reflection on the development of solutions by and for New Brunswickers. The duration of the second phase will be six (6) months, starting in June 2021 until December 2021.

MISSION

Accompanying Dialogue NB in the design and implementation of the “Artistic Expression” component of its upcoming public consultation:

  • Solicit public interest in this area.
  • Encourage New Brunswickers to express themselves through the artistic path(s) of their choice about what social cohesion means to them. Invite them to submit their works to Dialogue NB (Painting, collage, sculpture, photography, dance, music, literary work, poetry, embroidery, beading… The possibilities are infinite!).
  • Analyze and interpret each work of art addressed to Dialogue NB.
  • Write a full report for Dialogue NB on messages delivered under this component.

DESIRED PROFIL

  • Rich and extensive general culture in the arts
  • Excellent knowledge of New Brunswick’s arts community
  • Sharp skills in art analysis

To apply, please follow this link.

AGAVF October 30 2020 Calls for Submission

Calls for submissions

1.Calls in French from Canada

Culture Trois-Rivières – February 1
Production of GGArts videos for 2021 – November 1
Anchors and Open Air Reviews – Acadia and Western Canada – November 6
The Video Tape – Quebec – December 6
Dazibao – Montreal – December 1
Circular Workshop – Montreal – October 31

2.Calls in English from Canada

Records and cassettes by artists – Vancouver – October 31
COVER ME – Records, Cassettes & Artists – Vancouver – from November 21
Monitor 14 – SAVAC – Toronto – November 20
Images Festival – Toronto – October 31
Myseum Intersections 2022 – Toronto – November 2
BIPOC Artist Instagram Project – ongoing
AKA Artist-run Center – Saskatoon – ongoing
Southern Alberta Art Gallery – Lethbridge – ongoing

3.international calls

PACT Zollverein – Esse – November 2
European Media Art Festival – December 31
apexart – New York – October 31
19th Media Art Biennale WRO 2021 – Wroclaw – October 21
Videoforms – October 20
Video Art Academy 2021 – Clermond-Ferrand – December 21

4.residences

Grantham Foundation – October 31
Studio Residency Program – Brookly – December 18
Videographer – 50th anniversary – November 15
Kasahara Gabriola Trust Artist Residency – Gabriola Island – November 16
Acts of Care – Public art residency – Calgary – November 28
Hexagram-UQAM – November 2
Engramme – Quebec – November 16
Residency for Indigenous artist or curator Center Clark – Montreal – November 1

5.public art

LGBTQ2 + National Monument – National Capital Region – January 5
Regal Road Bridge Enhancement – Burlington – November 13
O-Train Public Art Program – November 30
Global Affairs Canada’s commemorative artwork – National Capital Region – December 16
Toronto Sculpture Garden – October 26

6.for commissioners

Head of development – Remai Modern – November 2
The Circular Workshop – Montreal – November 8
General Direction – Rimouski Regional Museum – November 22
Curatorial residence – Le Lobe – December 11
Job – codirector – Truck Gallery – Calgary – October 19
Performance Research – November 2
Artcite Inc. – November 3
Peripheral Review – October 19
Curator – ArtworxTO – October 19
Images Festival 2021 – Guest Program – no fixed deadline
East of your empires – Quebec – ongoing
Esse – File (Re) see the painting – January 10, 2021
Revue de Paris – call for contributors – in progress
Esse art + opinion – September 1

 

details on agavf.ca

Association of Francophone Visual Arts Groups BP 7131, Vanier Branch
Ottawa Ontario K1L 8E2 Canada
info@agavf.ca

AX Call for proposals

**CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 1, 2020**
AX: The Arts & Culture Centre of Sussex

is seeking exhibition submissions for the 2022-2023 season. All professional artists and artist teams, as well as emerging artists, are invited and encouraged to submit proposals for solo, group, or curated exhibitions.

All artists interested in submitting an exhibition proposal to AX must fill out the Exhibition proposal form: https://axartscentre.ca/exhibitions-talks/
AX’s exhibitions are selected by a rotating panel of respected artists and art educators knowledgeable in the discipline involved. The selected jury will base its decision on the submitted artist’s statement and images.
In your proposal, please include:
  • Contact info (name, address, phone, email, website)
  • Are you applying for a solo artist show, a group show, or a show you will curate?
  • Title of proposed exhibition
  • Approx. # of pieces and dimensions
  • Full description of project (max. 500 words), including:artist statement
    concept for proposed exhibit
    what you are trying to achieve
  • Arts resume/CV (3 pages or less)
  • Artist biography, including training and exhibition history (max. 500 words)
  • 10 digital (JPG) images of work with an accompanying numbered image list specifying title, media, dimensions, and year of work. Can send images on a USB stick, through Dropbox.com, or by email – website links to supplementary visual materials also welcome. Images submitted by email must be no larger than 1024 pixels at the longest dimension, and no more than 150dpi.
Applications may be submitted electronically to: info@axartscentre.ca (please include AX Exhibition Proposal in the subject line of the email).
Or mailed/dropped off in person to:
AX, the Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex
12 Maple Ave. Sussex, NB E4E 2N5
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About AX:
AX is committed to developing, supporting and promoting exhibition opportunities and experiences for New Brunswick artists. In choosing exhibitions, AX seeks a balance of established and emerging artists, exhibiting works from our community and beyond.
AX offers an average of six exhibitions a year and strives to pay artists fair compensation for the right to exhibit their work. We include artist fees based on national standards in all grant applications so these fees can be paid to artists whenever possible. AX is also dedicated to exhibiting children’s art and student work created in local-area schools and through our own programming.
AX’s exhibitions are selected by a rotating panel of respected artists and art educators knowledgeable in the discipline involved. The selected juries base their decisions on the artist’s statement and images submitted as part of exhibition proposals.

Call For Submissions ~ Masked

BLACK DOG & ONE-EYED PRESS is currently seeking submissions of up to five poems. We anticipate the 2021 print publication of a book of paintings along with poems which speak to or in some way reflect upon the state of the world in 2020 and the ways in which we, as individuals and as societies, have responded, and/or how we might imagine going forward.

The paintings will be selected from a series which artist and educator Bill Liebeskind began a few weeks into the Covid lockdown in NYC. Each painting shows someone in a mask. To view the paintings, please visit Liebeskind’s Instagram feed: Bill Liebeskind, or his Covid blog here https://billliebeskind.medium.com/91-divoc-1cb1020197de

All styles of poetry are welcome.

Please read the guidelines below.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & INFORMATION

 

  • Deadline: Submissions must be received by 31 December, 2020.
  • Where: Send to parrsboroart@gmail.com and include the words “masked submission” in the subject of your email.
  • Bio: Include a very brief bio. 75 words or less.
  • Format: Send your submission as a single PAGES or WORD file. If formatting is important, please also include a PDF.
  • Simultaneous submissions: Please note if your submission is a simultaneous submission and let us know if it is accepted elsewhere.
  • Confirmation: We aim to acknowledge receipt of all submissions within 1 – 3 weeks. If you have not heard from us after three weeks, please email parrsboroart@gmail.com.
  • Publication: Poets whose work is selected will be notified by 15 March 2021.
  • Copyright: Black Dog & One-Eyed Press holds first serial rights for material that we publish. The copyright automatically reverts to the author upon publication. We ask that Black Dog & One-Eyed Press be acknowledged in any subsequent publication of the work. It is ok to submit previously published poems so long as the author holds the copyright. If the work has been previously published, please list where and when it was published.
  • Payment: a copy of the anthology.
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AGAVF Calls for Submissions Oct 16 2020

Calls for submissions

 

1.Calls in French from Canada

 

Anchors and Open Air Reviews – Acadia and Western Canada – November 6
The Video Tape – Quebec – December 6
Dazibao – Montreal – December 1
Circular Workshop – Montreal – October 31

 

2.Calls in English from Canada

 

Records and cassettes by artists – Vancouver – October 31
Images Festival – Toronto – October 31
Myseum Intersections 2022 – Toronto – November 2
BIPOC Artist Instagram Project – ongoing
AKA Artist-run Center – Saskatoon – ongoing
Southern Alberta Art Gallery – Lethbridge – ongoing

 

3.international calls

 

European Media Art Festival – December 31
apexart – New York – October 31
19th Media Art Biennale WRO 2021 – Wroclaw – October 21
Videoforms – October 20
Video Art Academy 2021 – Clermond-Ferrand – December 21

 

4.residences

 

Acts of Care – Public art residency – Calgary – November 28
Hexagram-UQAM – November 2
Engramme – Quebec – November 16
Residency for Indigenous artist or curator Center Clark – Montreal – November 1

 

 

5.public art

Regal Road Bridge Enhancement – Burlington – November 13
O-Train Public Art Program – November 30
Global Affairs Canada’s commemorative artwork – National Capital Region – December 16
Toronto Sculpture Garden – October 26

6.for commissioners

 

Curatorial residence – Le Lobe – December 11
Job – codirector – Truck Gallery – Calgary – October 19
Performance Research – November 2
Artcite Inc. – November 3
Peripheral Review – October 19
Curator – ArtworxTO – October 19
Images Festival 2021 – Guest Program – no fixed deadline
East of your empires – Quebec – ongoing
Esse – File (Re) see the painting – January 10, 2021
Revue de Paris – call for contributors – ongoing
Esse art + opinion – September 1

 

 

details on agavf.ca

Association of Francophone Visual Arts Groups BP 7131, Vanier Branch
Ottawa Ontario K1L 8E2 Canada
info@agavf.ca

AGAVF Calls for Submission

 

Calls for submissions

 

1.Calls in French from Canada

 

Circular Workshop – Montreal – October 31
McClure Gallery – Montreal – October 15
Dazibao – Montreal – October 15
PRIM production-broadcast – Montreal – October 15
Collective of Indigenous Commissioners – emergency fund for Inuit, Métis and First Nations people

 

2.Calls in English from Canada

 

Records and cassettes by artists – Vancouver – October 31
Dying. 2021 – Toronto – October 9
Images Festival – Toronto – October 31
Myseum Intersections 2022 – Toronto – November 2
BIPOC Artist Instagram Project – ongoing
AKA Artist-run Center – Saskatoon – ongoing
Southern Alberta Art Gallery – Lethbridge – ongoing

 

3.international calls

 

European Media Art Festival – December 31
apexart – New York – October 31
19th Media Art Biennale WRO 2021 – Wroclaw – October 21
Videoforms – October 20
Video Art Academy 2021 – Clermond-Ferrand – December 21
Investec Cape Town Art Fait – Cape Town – October 8

 

4.residences

 

Residency for Indigenous artist or curator Center Clark – Montreal – November 1

 

 

5.public art

Global Affairs Canada’s commemorative artwork – National Capital Region – December 16
Toronto Sculpture Garden – October 26

6.for commissioners

 

Performance Research – November 2
Artcite Inc. – November 3
Peripheral Review – October 19
Curator – ArtworxTO – October 19
Images Festival 2021 – Guest Program – no fixed deadline
East of your empires – Quebec – ongoing
Esse – File (Re) see the painting – January 10, 2021
Revue de Paris – call for contributors – in progress
Esse art + opinion – September 1

 

 

details on agavf.ca

Association of Francophone Visual Arts Groups BP 7131, Vanier Branch
Ottawa Ontario K1L 8E2 Canada
info@agavf.ca

AGAVF

Calls for submissions

 

1.Calls in French from Canada

 

Relève – Caravanserai – Rimouski – October 1st
Skol – Montreal – September 30
Collective of Indigenous Commissioners – emergency fund for Inuit, Métis and First Nations people
Skol – Montreal – September 30
Caravanserai – Rimouski – October 1

 

2.Calls in English from Canada

 

Dying. 2021 – Toronto – October 9
Images Festival – Toronto – October 31
Home sweet home – submission for iphone – September 27
Myseum Intersections 2022 – Toronto – November 2
the8fest – October 1
BIPOC Artist Instagram Project – ongoing
AKA Artist-run Center – Saskatoon – ongoing
Southern Alberta Art Gallery – Lethbridge – ongoing

 

3.international calls

 

apexart – New York – October 31
International meeting Paris / Berlin – September 26
19th Media Art Biennale WRO 2021 – Wroclaw – October 21
Videoforms – October 20
Video Art Academy 2021 – Clermond-Ferrand – December 21
Investec Cape Town Art Fait – Cape Town – October 8

 

4.residences

 

ADA-DADA – residency – Toronto – September 24
Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Program – Scarborough – September 30

 

 

5.public art

Toronto Sculpture Garden – October 26

6.for commissioners

 

IA Current Curator – interaccess – September 27
Curator – Being Scene – September 21
Curator – ArtworxTO = October 19
Images Festival 2021 – Guest Program – no fixed deadline
East of your empires – Quebec – ongoing
Head of cultural mediation – Galerie Clark – September 18
Fish eye – general management – Quebec – September 28
Esse – File (Re) see the painting – January 10, 2021
Organized Sound An International Journal of Music and Technology – September 18
Revue de Paris – call for contributors – in progress
Esse art + opinion – September 1

 

 

details on agavf.ca

Association of Francophone Visual Arts Groups BP 7131, Vanier Branch
Ottawa Ontario K1L 8E2 Canada
info@agavf.ca

Emerging Artist Program: Ceramics

AX: The Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex has a brand new ceramics centre and we are looking for applicants for our Emerging Artist Program. It is a sixteen week paid position with 24 hour access to the ceramics centre. The goal of this program is to help emerging artists in the ceramics/pottery field get a boost to their career by helping overcome barriers that are often the case early in a career.
For more information and to apply click here.

CALL: Jones Gallery in Saint John, NB is currently soliciting exhibition or representation proposals

Jones Gallery in Saint John, NB is currently soliciting exhibition or representation proposals. They are looking for early to mid-career contemporary visual artists who are based in or have a connection to Atlantic Canada. Artists should have strong conceptual component to their work, and they value a record of public exhibition and a challenging visual practice. Jones Gallery has a rigorous and ambitious exhibition schedule and their programming will focus on painting, sculpture and installation-based work. Artists who fit their mandate are invited to submit a proposal to caleb@jonesgallery.ca. Submissions must include a CV, Artist statement, letter outlining career goals and plans for your practice, five to six artwork images and link to online portfolio. Deadline: ongoing call.

See call here 

Gallery site 

WFNB 2020 Writing Competition

2020 Writing Competition is Open!

The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick encourages all New Brunswickers to submit their poems, stories or creative essays to its 2020 Writing Competition.

The competition awards $2,600 in cash prizes.
Deadline for entries is February 29, 2020.

All submissions must be made electronically through the WFNB website at wfnb.ca/competitions.

The prize purse includes the David Adams Richards Prize, awarded for a collection of short stories, a novella, or a substantial part of a longer novel, the Douglas Kyle Memorial Prize for short fiction, the Alfred G. Bailey Prize for poetry manuscripts, the Fog Lit Books for Young People Prize, the Sheree Fitch Prize for Young Writers, the Narrative Nonfiction Prize, and the Dawn Watson Memorial Prize for a single poem.

Youth ages 13 to 18 can enter their poems or stories into the Sheree Fitch Prize category, aimed at young writers.

In addition to the prize money, winners will read their work at WFNB’s annual literary festival, WordSpring, being held this year in Fredericton, NB, May 22-24. Many WFNB winners have gone on to publish their work, including André Narbonne (David Adams Richards Prize, 2008), Jerrod Edson (David Adams Richards prize, 2013) Kerry-Lee Powell (Alfred G. Bailey Prize, 2013), and Moncton Anglophone Poet Laureate Kayla Geitzler (Alfred G. Bailey Prize, 2014).

Entries must be received by February 29, 2020. For competition guidelines, visit: https://wfnb.ca/competitions/submission-rules/

About WFNB
WFNB is the only organization devoted solely to the writers of New Brunswick. It is dedicated to encouraging and promoting New Brunswick writers in all genres and stages of development.

 

Facebook call link

Call for Submissions: ROADSIDE ATTRACTION, a collaborative group exhibition by Connexion ARC in partnership with the Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Call for Submissions:
ROADSIDE ATTRACTION, a collaborative group exhibition by Connexion ARC in partnership with the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

DEADLINE:
February 16, 2020

Roadside Attraction is a collaboratively created & curated group exhibition that brings together New Brunswick artists, writers, and curators to examine NB identity through the lens of the tourism industry, using the province’s kitschy, nostalgic, unusual, or forgotten attractions as a catalyst. Connexion is seeking emerging & established New Brunswick-based artists working in any media for this collaborative exhibition project, to be presented at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery from July to December of 2020.

ABOUT THE PROJECT:

The Trans-Canada Highway officially opened in 1961 and was completed in 1970, ushering in a new era of car-based tourism and cementing New Brunswick’s status as the “drive-through province” of cross-country travel. This mid-late 20th century tourism boom also coincided with still and motion photographic technology becoming more accessible to the masses; colour film and Super 8 became widely available in the 1960s and ‘70s. This led to the rise of the roadside attraction, and Canada’s “Picture Province,” as was touted on the license plates of the time, became littered with “World’s Biggest”s and natural oddities which now mainly exist on forgotten stretches of two-lane highway and in shoeboxes full of old slides in closets across the country.

This project examines the histories of New Brunswick’s tourism industry – vestiges of the infrastructure that remains from its heyday; the effects of trends in tourism on local communities & the natural landscape; and tourism’s ongoing relationship to colonial power. Roadside Attraction poses questions about New Brunswick identity, art vs. kitsch, and ever-changing trends in public interest. Where does one draw the line between public sculpture and tourist trap? How can we re-imagine the roadside attraction for a 21st century world?

HOW TO APPLY:

Send an expression of interest to info@connexionarc.org.

For full submission guidelines, see https://connexionarc.org/2020/01/22/roadside-attraction-call/