Hanwell Park Academy Call for Proposals 🏫

The New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture invites professional artists to submit proposals to design, create and install public artwork at the new Hanwell Park Academy School in Hanwell, New Brunswick. The total budget for commissioning public artwork at this site is $50,000. Once works are created and installed, they become part of collection ArtNB (formerly The New Brunswick Art Bank). Preference will be given to New Brunswick professional artists.

Call to Artists. Public Art Proposal Hanwell Park Academy, Deadline August 19, 2022


The call to artists is open to professional artists. An individual artist or a group of artists may propose a project.
A professional artist is defined as an individual who:
o Has a history of public presentation in a professional context;
o Practices an art and offers services in exchange for remuneration as a creator; and
o Has specialized training in the arts (not necessarily in academic institutions) and is recognized as such by their peers.

o Submissions from students at any level are not eligible;
o Artists who are contract employees of NB Anglophone West School District are not eligible;
o Members of the Evaluation Committee, the GNB Steering Committee, and their immediate families are ineligible to apply.


The Province of New Brunswick has constructed a new school located at 2321 Route 640 in Hanwell. Hanwell School is a K-8 school that is anticipated to open in September 2022. The school is configured to support 650 students.

Full details are here.

Free Mentorship Program for Emerging BIPOC or LGBTQ+ Writer in New Brunswick 🏳️‍🌈 📚

Moore Hype is very excited to announce a new mentorship program for underrepresented writers in the province of New Brunswick. And it’s now underway! We want to offer assistance to authors in this province who may feel discouraged or unsure of where to look for their next publishing steps. This program will be supported by volunteers from the Canadian publishing community from across the country. If you are an emerging BIPOC or LGBTQ+ writer living in New Brunswick, please consider applying to this exciting new program. Whatever you’re looking for, we probably have the answers. And we’d love to see what you’re up to in your writing journey.

Free mentorship program for emerging BIPOC or LGBTQ+ writer living in the province of New Brunswick. To apply, tell us a bit about yourself. If you feel like it, send two samples of your writing to hello@morehype.com

Full details here.

Symphony Nova Scotia Gift Planning Officer 🎶

Symphony Nova Scotia is Nova Scotia’s orchestra. With a home base in Halifax and performances across the province, we are a vibrant, vital part of Nova Scotia’s rich cultural community. We’ve gained a reputation as one of Canada’s most exciting orchestras, and we’re proud to be a national leader in performance, programming, and community engagement.

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Halifax’s downtown core is one of the fastest-growing in the country, offering all the amenities of big city life, but with beautiful lakes and nature trails only a 15-minute drive away. This is why so many people are choosing to make Halifax their home, joining the thriving arts and culture scene.

Position Summary

Reporting to the CEO and Associate Directors of Development, the Gift Planning Officer’s primary responsibilities are to organize, coordinate, and execute a comprehensive gift planning program that builds relationships and increases support of the mission of Symphony Nova Scotia. The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of donors and prospects, develop relationships with allied professionals, communicate with legal representatives in the settlement of estate gifts, and complete documents in a timely and accurate manner. The Gift Planning Officer must possess superior interpersonal and organizational skills, and thrive in a team environment.

Full details are here.

Art of Creation Study Seeks Participants 📚

We’re looking for men and partners who want to become a parent in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada to join our study!

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Do you like art? Do you want to become a parent in the future? If you are man or partner (any gender) over the age of 19, join Art of Creation New Brunswick research project! This will be an arts-based workshop ($25 per workshop)  with free art supplies and engaging discourse with other men and partners.

Details are here.

Halifax Fringe Festival Seeks Executive Director 🎬

Halifax Fringe Festival is seeking a new Executive Director!

Application Deadline: Friday, July 8th
Position Start Date: Negotiable. Onboarding starting Aug 2022
Contract Type: Year-Round, Full Time, Flexible Hours
Salary: $35,000 annually

We're Hiring! The Halifax Fringe Festival is seeking a new Executive Director!

Current ED, Lee-Anne Poole, will produce her 7th and final Fringe Festival this September 1st to 11th, 2022. “I love the Fringe, and I’m excited to return to being a Fringe Festival artist and audience member,” before becoming the ED, Poole produced four of her original plays at The Fringe. Now she’s leaving the 32-year-old festival to refocus on her own creative pursuits, and The Halifax Fringe is looking for a new leader. April Hubbard (Board Chair), “We can never do enough to properly thank Lee-Anne but we will be cheering her on in her future dreams. I know the new ED will benefit from the groundwork she has laid and take Halifax Fringe to worlds we never imagined possible seven years ago.

What is Halifax Fringe?

Fringe brings together outsiders and gives them a place to explore and experiment in a safe and supportive environment.

The Halifax Fringe Festival is an annual uncensored theatre / performing arts festival. Each year, the festival is 11 days, with over 55 productions, performing over 350 individual performances! We are a non-profit association located in Kjipuktuk (Halifax). September 1st to 11th 2022 will mark our 32nd festival.

What the Executive Director is to the Halifax Fringe:

The Executive Director will oversee all aspects of the organization’s operations, involving the planning, administration, funding, logistics, and execution of the Halifax Fringe Festival. They will be a passionate leader dedicated to the organization’s mission of creating an accessible space for everyone to express themselves through performance. The ED reports directly to the Halifax Fringe Festival’s Board of Directors, and will be tasked with delegating all responsibilities required to produce the festival. They will also be responsible for programming workshops and educational opportunities that maintain the Fringe’s role as an organization that reflects the needs and desires of our arts community, while challenging its members to grow and develop.

We are looking for someone who…

  • Has a desire to champion the priorities, vision, and mandate of Halifax Fringe and the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals (CAFF).
  • Is excited to build the Fringe Festival as a safe, fair, encouraging, and dynamic workplace.
  • Is able to confidently represent Fringe at industry events and within the theatre community.
  • Has the confidence to challenge the status quo and encourage others to rethink the way they interact with the arts community.
  • Is able to manage hectic and overlapping schedules in the short term and long term.
  • Has lived experience working or living in the underrepresented arts community.
  • Has the ability to build connections and collaborations with a variety of community members.
  • Has a willingness to continuously learn and grow on the job.
  • Has strong communication skills.

Full details are here.

Saint John Artist in Residence Applications 🧑‍🎨

As described in the City of Saint John Arts and Culture Policy, adopted by Common Council on September 26, 2005, the arts make a substantial contribution to the quality of life and vitality of our community.

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The City of Saint John believes that one of the most effective means of facilitating the development of arts and culture in Saint John is to provide funding support to non-profit arts and/or cultural organizations serving our community. In this way, arts and culture organizations are encouraged to establish themselves, enhance their services, and provide their programming to the community.

Accordingly, the City through the Saint John Community Arts Board has implemented the Community Arts Funding Program. This program is designed to provide project support for non-profit organizations or groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline of the creative arts within the City of Saint John. There are currently two rounds of funding each year: Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter.

Spring/Summer round of funding has now closed. Fall/Winter applications will be live in August.

Applications are now being accepted for the City of Saint John Community Arts Board’s Artist in Residence Program

“Celebrating the diversity of artistic practice while making meaningful connections”

The Saint John Community Arts Board invites local artists to apply to the Artist in Residency Summer/Fall 2022 program. This residency encourages local artists to engage and collaborate with the city while developing their artistic practice.

Application and guidelines are here.

The deadline for Summer/Fall Artist in Residence applications is July 7th 2022.

Ecology Inspires Me: A Pop-Up Festival of Plein-Air 🌎

Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre invites artists, between August 15 – 27th, to be inspired by the ecology of this area, the Western Isles Archipelago and its attending bays, inlets, and shores. Artists will base themselves at Sunbury Shores and work around the area, with its huge range of beautiful locations. We are interested in Plein-air which focuses on sensitivity to the environment of which we are an interdependent part. Artists may bring and sell work through our galleries.

Call for Artists. A pop-up festival of plein-air. Ecology Inspires Me. August 15-27, 2022.

Email operations@sunburyshores.org, or call (506) 529-3386 to sign up!


Silver Wave Film Festival Submissions Open July 2nd 🌊

The annual Silver Wave Film Festival features something for everyone. The event offers a showcase of multicultural, international, French and English programming of all genres and lengths and a comprehensive industry series which brings experienced and emerging producers and filmmakers together.

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Silver Wave is jam packed with exciting events and programming with diversity and depth. The Festival is the brainchild of the board and staff at the New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative and is the staff’s volunteer labour.

1) Best NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos)

2) Lex Gigeroff Excellence in Screenwriting in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

3) Excellence in Cinematography in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

4) Excellence in Art Direction in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

5) Excellence in Sound Design in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

6) Excellence in Picture Editing in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

7) Excellence in Music Composition in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

8) Outstanding Performance by a NB Actress (open to eligible short NB films/videos

9) Outstanding Performance by a NB Actor (open to eligible short NB films/videos

10) Outstanding Performance by a NB Supporting Actress (open to eligible short NB films/videos

11) Outstanding Performance by a NB Supporting Actor (open to eligible short NB films/videos

12) Best Documentary Short (open to eligible documentaries under 60 minutes)

13) Best Documentary Feature(open to eligible documentaries 60 minutes and over)

14) Best Experimental OR Animated Short Film (open to eligible short films/videos

15) Best Student Short (dependent on number of submissions, open to eligible student films

16) Best Canadian Short (open to eligible Canadian shorts outside of NB)

17) Best International Short (open to eligible International shorts)

18) Best Genre Short (non-drama films including comedy (open to eligible short NB films/videos

19) Jane LeBlanc Filmmaker Award (for first and second time filmmakers
• $200 in workshops/training from the NBFC (2023)
• $800 cash from The LeBlanc Family and generous donations
• $1000 in equipment and post services from NBFC
• $80 (full membership two years) from the NBFC
• Workshopping of winning screenplay Presented by the New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative, Tony Merzetti & the LeBlanc Family

20) CBC/New Brunswick Joy ($8,500)
• $2,500 in cash from CBC
• $1,000 in cash from New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative
• $5,500 in equipment or facilities from the New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative

21) Brian Carty Film Volunteer Recognition Award

22) Jim Lavoie Film Professional Recognition Award

23) Silver Wave WIFT-AT Salute

24) Viewer’s Choice Award
Chosen by the fest audience online.

All films suitable for festival showcasing are accepted from around the world.
The festival is focused on shorts primarily but does accept fictional feature films annually.

At the discretion of the festival programmers, please be aware that your film may be screened virtually or in person.

Films must not be older than 2 years.
The majority of the awards are focused on NB shorts made by NB resident filmmakers.
There are specific awards for films from away.
For non-English films, subtitles are required.
When submitting please include full crew & cast lists, address, email, posters, stills, headshots and bios and film project info.
Online, private links are the preferred method to view films (Youtube, Vimeo)
Filmmakers must have the rights to all images and music in their film.

Friends of Fundy Seafaring Exhibition ⚓️

The Friends of Fundy is seeking proposals for the upcoming exhibition Seafaring, which will be installed at the Molly Kool Center in Fundy National Park from August 3 to 25, 2022. Proposals Due Thursday, June 30th 2022, 11:59 PM AST.

Seafaring seeks to frame the organization’s programming mission to explore the local environment and community’s relationship to climate, rurality, and artistic practices. Drawing inspiration from the site’s storied past as the former home of North America’s first female sea Captain, the exhibition will explore knowledge shared through making, the cyclical nature of rural life, and gender representation in industry.

Call for submissions: Seafaring. For emerging artists. Proposals due Thursday June 30th, 11:59pm AST. Image of the beach at Alma.

This is an opportunity for self-identified emerging artists with connections to the Bay of Fundy region. We encourage proposals from members of all equity-seeking groups.

The call is open to new and existing work in any media, however access to power is limited.

Selected artists will be paid standard CARFAC fees.
All applicants will be contacted July 4th, regardless of acceptance status.

We acknowledge, honour, and pay respect to the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we operate and this work will be presented. The Bay of Fundy is the ancestral and unceded territory of the Wabanaki People, covered by the Covenant Chain of Sacred Peace and Friendship Treaties first signed with settlers in 1725, and affirmed by Section 35 of the Canada Constitution. We are deeply grateful for the opportunity to live, learn, and create in this beautiful place.

The Friends of Fundy is grateful for the support of Canadian Heritage, the Village of Alma, and Mount Allison Careers in the development of this project.

The submission form is here.

airCraft Emerging Artist Residency 🛫

The 9-month airCraft Emerging Artist in Residency Program by the Centre for Craft Nova Scotia provides the opportunity for post-graduates or individuals with equivalent training to further develop a craft career. Whether the resident is looking to focus on production, exhibition, or on maintaining a hybrid practice, the Centre strives to individualize and tailor the program to suit the participants’ needs and objectives with an emphasis on preserving a healthy work-life balance. By giving residents access to our studios, resources, and creative community, our goal is to support the next generation of crafters by contributing to the development of sustainable careers. 

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How to apply?

Timeline: (2022/23 Open to Applications)

  • Applications due June 26th, 2022 at Midnight
  • Notified or interviewed by Friday, August 12th, 2022 (this date may change)
  • Notice of acceptance by resident by July 12th, 2022  at 4:00pm (this date may change)
  • Mandatory orientation Thursday, September 15th, 2022
  • Program runs from September 15th, 2022- June 15th, 2022


  • Participants must be Emerging Artists – early stage of their career and who demonstrate a comprehensive understanding or their medium(s). 
  • Self-directed, independent, and can conduct themselves in a professional manner in a cooperative studio environment.

Resources and Opportunities:

  • Three professional development sessions geared towards the needs of the residents (past sessions included: writing for the arts,  developing time management and goal setting strategies, marketing & wholesale, documenting your work,etc). 
  • Monthly meetings with the Centre’s staff and peer to peer consultations. 
  • Access to a professional development stipend of up to  $1000 approved for costs including, but not limited to materials, local travel, classes, equipment and memberships. 
  • Staff support in application and/or grant development. 
  • 24-hour access to a dedicated space within a shared studio. Some course programming may reduce access during class times. 
  • Proximity of the studios encourages community building between residents and the possibility of cross-media learning. 
  • Access to professional opportunities in the Centre’s course programming and gallery operations. 
  • Access to promotion on our social media channels and newsletter(s). 

Artist Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining self-directed monthly goals.  
  • Meeting the cleanliness and safety standards of the shared studios.  
  • Attending monthly meetings and participating in all professional development sessions. 
  • Maintaining clear communication with staff by conveying specific needs and requested support (including but not limited to facility use and maintenance, inquiries about opportunities and professional assistance). 
  • Submitting material order requests, tracking and communicating stipend expenses for staff to purchase. 

Program Fees:

  • $200 monthly studio fee 
  • $100 refundable damage deposit 

Application Process:

Complete Online Form

(if you are having trouble filling out the online form please email all the information to studio.coordinator@craftnovascotia.ca)

Your application must include:

  • One-page letter of intent describing your proposed project. Please include your career goals, and the supports you’ll be needing to achieve them, as well as the direction for your practice.
  • C.V. (2-page max) 
  • 5 images of past work-jpeg format (each image should not exceed 1MB and 72DPI) 
  • 5 images of current work-jpeg format (each image should not exceed 1MB and 72DPI) 
  • 2 sketches of possible future work-jpeg format (each image should not exceed 1MB 72DPI) 
  • Image list with descriptions of materials, processes, dimensions, titles, and dates of production. 
  • 2 letters of recommendation from a mentor, teacher, collaborator, supervisor or gallerist. *Note that Letters of Recommendation should not be opened or sent by the applicant. It is your responsibility to ensure we have both letters of recommendation on or prior to the application deadline. 

Recommendation Forms:

Click here to access the online form

For more information please contact Pam Juarez, Studio Coordinator, at 902.492.2524 or studio.coordinator@craftnovascotia.ca

Sackville Street Chalk Art Festival: Call for Artists 🖍

On August 26 & 27, 2022 the Town of Sackville is excited to bring back the popular Sackville Street Chalk Art Festival. Unique in Atlantic Canada, this two-day event will include several artists creating artworks directly in various locations throughout our downtown.

Call for artists. Sackville Street Chalk Art Festival. Date: August 26-27, 2022. The town of Sackville is thrilled to announce the return of the Sackville Street Chalk Art Festival. We are seeking chalk artists for the event. If you are interested, please contact bdintern@sackville.com for full details.


We are seeking chalk artists for the event. If you are interested, please contact bdintern@sackville.com for full details.

Alongside the artists there will be multiple creativity zones, art workshops and large-scale chalk activities to enjoy. Throughout the festival there will be musical acts from all across the Tantramar Region and enough chalk for everyone who wants to participate.

The 2022 schedule of events will be made available soon.

You can find the full 2021 schedule of events here.

You can register for our various workshops here.

Toronto Queer Film Festival Call for Submissions 🏳️‍🌈

Calling all Queer and/or Trans Indigenous filmmakers to submit their films to Toronto Queer Film Festival’s (TQFF) and Indigenous Curatorial Collective Gathering’s (ICCA) film program which will be curated by both organizations. This will coincide as one of the events for ICCA’s annual hybrid gathering, Framing Responsibility: A Gathering on Accountability taking place from October 7th – October 30th, 2022.

Call for submissions. The Toronto Queer Film Festival x Indigenous Curatorial Collective Presents Indigiqueer and Two Spirit cinema. Films will be screened during the ICCA gathering on Sunday Oct 16th, 2022. Deadline for submissions July 15th 2022, 11:59pm EST

We are seeking to showcase the brilliance of 2S, Indigiqueer, Trans and Queer Indigenous short films; video, animated work of all forms, genres, and durations. We especially encourage the submission of stories that align with ICCA’s annual theme of accountability and/or explore a variety of themes of identity, community, change, and joy.

Films will be screened during the ICCA Gathering on Sunday, October 16th, 2022.

● Director must be Indigenous , we will be prioritizing filmmakers who are First Nations, Metis or Inuit and whose territories/homelands are being occupied by the settler colonial state Canada.
● Director must be LGBTQ2S+
● Completed Final Film
● Films with closed caption files and audio description are highly encouraged.

Deadline for Submissions: July 15th, 2022 at 11:59pm EST.

If selected, you will be notified by late July/ early August, you will receive an artist fee for the screening of your film, your film will be (if not already) captioned, and an audio-describer will visually describe your film so that it can be accessible for audience members who are Blind and partially-sighted.

If there are any access needs and/or issues filling out this form, please do not hesitate to contact, Keisha (k.erwin@icca.art).

*ICCA and TQFF would like to acknowledge the phenomenal 2S Cree filmmaker TJ Cuthand (he/him) who came up with the term ‘indigiqueer’ in the early 2000s. Thank you TJ for leading the way, you can see more of his work here:  https://www.thirzacuthand.com/biography/

Artsnb Career Development Program Upcoming Deadline: July 1st 🗓


PLEASE NOTE the criteria relaxation for the Arts by Invitation (*NEW*), the Professional Development and  Professionalization & Promotion components are still in effect. Please have a look at the recent update regarding the criteria relaxation of Career Development components here.

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The Career Development program at arts nb is designed to recognize and encourage arts professionals who have demonstrated exceptional artistic talent and potential, and who are pursuing a career in the arts. The program is divided in four components:

  • The Arts by Invitation component is for assistance to present work by invitation in established arts events.
  • The Artist in Residence component is for assistance for participation in residency opportunities of three (3) months and less. The artists in residence are to contribute to the promotion and understanding of the arts by means of the artists’ contact with the clientele of the establishments.
  • The Professional Development component is for assistance for professional development scholarships for studies and mentorships.
  • The Professionalization and Promotion component is designed to assist artists to produce tools related to the promotion of the artist’s work and career with a view to broadening the dissemination network for their work and diversifying their sources for funding.


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Music Studio Mentee Program ✨

The Jane Leblanc Legacy Fund music studio mentee program is assists emerging music artists with their music creation and composing growth in a studio setting. This program utilizes experienced Canadian and International music artists as mentors in-person and virtually.

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Mentors to choose from depending on what you are looking for in a mentor:

Cat LeBlanc (Click Here for Cat’s background) – Awarded Mentee – Anne Lebans

Kylie Fox (Click Here for Kylie’s background)

Jason Anderson (Click Here for Jason’s background)

David Somerville (Click Here for David’s background)

Submission Guidelines

Short paragraph or resume showing your emerging training and development in music.

Brief letter or email expressing why you think you would benefit from being mentored and specifics on what you want to get from the experience OR short iPhone video (2 min).

This mentorship experience also includes grant-writing consultation with the Jane LeBlanc Legacy Fund and other mentorship and performance opportunities.

Deadline is July 15, 2022

$2,000 in-kind

All submissions can be emailed to catmaryleblanc@gmail.com.

Sheila Hugh Mackay Award Deadline Reminder 🐘

The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is a champion of the visual arts in New Brunswick. 

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Through its annual juried award programs, we celebrate  of artists who have achieved career milestones and who continue to push the boundaries of their creative practices.  Currently the Foundation is inviting nominations and applications for two major  awards:

The Nel Oudemans Award

The Marie Hèlène Allain Fellowship Award

The Foundation encourages input from the community in recognizing important artistic talents in our midst.  The deadline for submission is June 30, 2022.

Please consult the website for full application details.

Salle Sans Sous: Call for Submissions 🪙

Salle Sans Sous: Emerging space
A view of the Salle Sans Sous. Two puppets are hanging from the right-hand wall.
2022 – 2023 Programming Deadline: July 15 2022 @ 23h59 (ADT) The Galerie Sans Nom manages an exhibition space dedicated to emerging artists. Salle Sans Sous (penniless room) was created in 1982. Don’t be alarmed by the name: the artists receive a CARFAC fee (500$) for presenting their work in this space. In order to support professional development, the Salle Sans Sous is a venue for artists preparing their first exhibition. All practices are welcome, and contemporary approaches are favoured to fit within the mandate of Galerie Sans Nom. It is an opportunity for artists to explore and push their own boundaries. * Please note that GSN, unfortunately, cannot cover the travel costs for this particular space due to budgetary reasons. *

Diaspora: Call for Submissions 🔀

2023 Programming

Diaspora Seeds

displacement / sense of displacement
state of in-betweenness
through — across — scattered


Galerie Sans Nom (GSN) proudly launches its first call to artists since 2019. Artists, collectives and curators are invited to propose contemporary art projects that address the theme of diaspora.

⇀ To submit a proposal fill out the form at the following link.

⇀ Deadline July 15, 2022 – 11:59 pm (Atlantic time)

⇀ Results will be announced to all applicants by August 15, 2022.

⇀ Only two (2) projects will be selected and the exhibits will be presented in February and August 2023.

⇀ Feedback on unsuccessful proposals is unfortunately not possible due to the large number of applications received and the capabilities of GSN.

⇀ GSN agrees to pay CARFAC’s recommended exhibition fee ($2,205), a conference fee ($350), and travel and transportation costs for works up to $2,000.

⇀ GSN also provides technical assistance and access to a range of materials and tools.

⇀ If you need assistance or support in terms of accessibility to submit your proposal we will do our best to support you through a variety of approaches.

⇀ For any questions or accessibility needs contact Annie at direction@galeriesansnom.org or by phone at 506 854 5381

Fruit Loops II: Too Fruity Too Loopy 🍇🍎🥝

Call for Submissions

A Collaboration between Galerie Sans Nom & Struts Gallery

Fruit Loops II. Too Fruity Too Loopy. Deadline July 1st, 11:59pm

Deadline: Friday, July 1st at 11:59 PM

Galerie Sans Nom and Struts Gallery are seeking submissions to the newest iteration of the FRUIT LOOPS video art screening series. FRUIT LOOPS II: TOO FRUITY TOO LOOPY is a mélange of LGBTQ2SIA+ videos and filmed performances exploring gender performativity and celebrating masquerade, personas, and other fluid forms of identity. Submissions are welcome from artists at any stage of their career. Galerie Sans Nom and Struts Gallery are dedicated to paying artist fees and use the IMAA fee schedule as a guide when presenting media artworks.

To apply, please write to us and include the following information. Please collate all text documents into a single PDF:

– Artist CV (2 pages max)
– Artist Bio
– Project Description (max 250 words)
– Up to 3 videos (maximum 15 minutes each, sent via WeTransfer, Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive, or linked via Youtube or Vimeo)

Applications can be sent to submissions[at]strutsgallery.ca with the subject line ‘Fruit Loops Submission’.

Next Steps: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Workshops 🥾

CIMA presents NEXT STEPS: Equity | Diversity | Inclusion

Professional Industry Development Workshop Series

Next Steps, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion workshops. Join us for foundations of equity, July 7th and 14th. CIMAMUSIC.ca

CIMA invites our members, signatories of the BDRB Declaration and the greater Canadian music industry to “NEXT STEPS”, a FREE equity-focused monthly professional development workshop series presented by CIMA.

Register for Foundations in Equity [Pt 1 & 2) on July 7 + 14 here

Register for the entire 10-part series here

With the goal of increasing understanding of equity via the conduits of diversity, inclusion, anti-racism, anti-oppression and belonging in the Canadian music industry, this 10-part workshop series will feature professionals from specific sectors of the Canadian music industry paired with EDI specialists to discuss and develop ACTIONABLE solutions and recommendations for staff and leadership of micro, small & large companies and organizations.

Developed, coordinated and facilitated by Breaking Down Racial Barriers co-founders Ian Andre Espinet and David “Click” Cox, “NEXT STEPS” will build on the tenets set out in the BDRB Declaration and Report with an expanded lens for Black, Indigenous, API and other systemically excluded groups, and delve into equity within the varied arenas of the Canadian music industry.

Moderated by BDRB, workshops will pair music industry insight from experts & leaders with training components delivered by equity consultants from the KOJO Institute.

CIMA strongly encourages that organizations prioritize equity by encouraging leaders and staff to consider these FREE workshops as an important PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT opportunity.

Registration is now open for the first 2-part workshop event “Foundations in Equity” taking place on Thursday, July 7 and 14. Click here to register.

Participants who are interested in registering for the entire NEXT STEPS 10-part series may do so by clicking here.

Attendees of Canadian Music Week are invited to join Ian Andre Espinet and David “Click” Cox on Friday June 10 for two panel sessions on BDRB and “NEXT STEPS”. More information can be found here.


1. Thursday July 7th 2022 | 1pm | Foundations In Equity [Pt 1]

2. Thursday July 14th 2022 | 1pm | Foundations In Equity [Pt 2]

3. Thursday August 11th 2022 | 1pm

4. Thursday September 15th 2022 | 1pm

5. Thursday October 13th 2022 | 1pm

6. Thursday November 10th 2022 | 1pm

7. Thursday December 15th 2022 | 1pm

8. Thursday January 12th 2022 | 1pm

9. Thursday February 9th 2022 | 1pm

10. Thursday March 9th 2023 | 1pm | Finale

CIMA and BDRB acknowledge the generous support of our partners in making this program possible: The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR), the Government of Canada (through the Canada Music Fund), Ontario Creates, and the Radio Starmaker Fund.

Music Nova Scotia Seeks Interim Executive Director 🎺

Music Nova Scotia is seeking an experienced and qualified professional as its Interim Executive Director. This will be a 1-year contract position covering maternity leave.

Music Nova Scotia Special Announcement

Skills, Requirements, and Experience:

  • Proven leadership skills and at least 3-5 years of experience in a management role.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the music industry (local, regional, national, international) and experience working in the music industry.
  • Experience with fundraising and sponsorship procurement.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Experience as an Executive Director of a non-profit association would be an asset.

How To Apply:

If you have interest in this opportunity, please forward a cover letter explaining why you are qualified and how you could contribute to the growth and development of Music Nova Scotia, along with a resume/CV. Applications can be emailed to Board President Meghan Scott at info@musicnovascotia.ca, with the subject line: Application, Interim Executive Director.