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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.

Welcome to the 77th Round of the Radio Starmaker Fund!

Welcome to the 77th Round of the Radio Starmaker Fund!

The website for the Radio Starmaker Fund is now back on-line and ready to accept applications. Below you will find information on our next application deadline. We encourage you to begin the application process as early as possible to avoid filing incomplete applications. The Vice-President of Programs & Applications, Jerry Leibowitz (jerryleibowitz@starmaker.ca), will be happy to help you with your questions should you need assistance. You can send him an email before you submit your application and time permitting, he will review your work and provide feedback. It’s always worth asking to have your work reviewed, even if it’s on the last day of the deadline. Please keep in mind that once an application is submitted, it can’t be changed.

New Details for Round 77:

RADIO STARMAKER FUND ANNOUNCES CREATION OF NEW ARTIST FUNDING PROGRAM FOR BLACK, INDIGENOUS, AND PEOPLE OF COLOUR

The Board of Directors of the Radio Starmaker Fund announces the creation of a new program dedicated to supporting music creation by members of the Canadian music industry who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour. Effective immediately, this funding stream is available to eligible musicians who have not yet met Starmaker sales criteria. This will be a “stepping stone” program that recognizes the systemic barriers that prevent otherwise eligible applicants from qualifying for the established Starmaker programs. The program will fund a broad range of activities to help sustain racialized artists as they continue to develop and increase the audience and industry reach needed to apply to other Starmaker programs.

This is a ‘living program’, made to be able to adapt to and reflect the Board’s collective learning, community feedback and industry change.

The program is compromised of the following elements:

  • Qualifying applicants are identified as Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour – if you are a band rather than an individual, the majority of the band must be identified as Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour.
  • You must show full-length or bundle sales of at least 1,500 units to qualify. A full-length release contains at least 6 unique studio recordings – not including acoustic re-recordings, remixes, versions, etc. – and at least 30 minutes of music. A bundle contains at least 3 unique, previously unreleased studio recordings – not including acoustic re-recordings, remixes, versions, etc. – and at least 9 minutes of music. They can be either physical, digital or equivalent streams (750 single track streams from a full-length release or bundle will constitute one sales unit toward the achievement of the minimum sales threshold, as will 5 downloaded tracks from a release constitute one sales unit). We will accept proof via Soundscan/Music Connect, manufacturing invoices and net sales reports from distributors. International sales, streams and downloads will be counted towards eligibility. Multiple releases from the previous 5 years leading up to the deadline for the round can be combined to show eligibility. Alternatively, if you have been nominated for a Grammy, Juno or the Polaris prize shortlist for a release from the last 5 years, you will be considered qualified for this program. You can just enter the release which was nominated, list the sales as 1,500 units and attach proof of the nomination.
  • The application process will be as follows: you will enter your artist information into the Starmaker website. Those details are provided on the right side of our homepage under the links for “Getting Started”. After completion, you will then have the option to be redirected to this program where you will submit a one-page business plan/proposal. You will be able to include attachments to the proposal, elaborating on proof of eligibility, breakdowns of expenditures or other key information. Brief details on domestic or international activity and momentum should be included in the proposal to illustrate why your request should be funded.
  • Money can be requested for any music related expenses – recording, promotion, publicity, advertising, digital marketing, touring, videos, etc. The maximum overall request will be capped at $25,000 and artists will only be considered for one of these grants per calendar year.
  • Artists who eventually qualify for the main Starmaker programs will still be able to apply for this annual $25,000 grant.
  • All other Starmaker rules will apply.
  • Start your Application by signing in to your existing Artist profile or starting a new Artist profile.

Domestic Touring/Virtual Performances – the Board of the Radio Starmaker Fund will continue to provide funding for virtual performances in light of the current circumstances facing artists in Canada under the following provisions:

  • We will no longer limit the domestic numbers to 10 virtual performances and 1 virtual promotional performance per calendar year. Artists can allocate any number of virtual performances or virtual promotional performances out of the domestic show cap available during each calendar year. Virtual promotional performances will only be considered for an exclusive appearance that takes place on a website belonging to a promotional outlet for radio, retail, news and entertainment portals where no fee is charged and is less than 30 minutes in duration. That same performance cannot be used to apply for funding in multiple territories.
  • You will continue to be allowed 1 additional “prep/pre-production” date per calendar year to develop and refine your ideas (identified simply as “Pre-Production Day”).
  • These additional types of requests will continue the existing cap of 37 performances in the domestic touring program per calendar year.
  • No international virtual performances of any sort can be included in a domestic touring application.
  • Any virtual performances where an artist is using their own platforms, socials or outlets such as Twitch, etc. will only be considered under domestic touring. In these circumstances, it doesn’t matter if the performance (i.e. where the artist is actually located) is taking place inside of Canada or not. Outside of that, there are no restrictions on the platforms used for virtual performances.
  • Virtual performances must be a minimum of 30 minutes of music or 10 songs.
  • Other than virtual promotional performances, there can be a fee (pay wall) or no fee to the public for the performance.
  • Proof of the performance can be provided with a screen shot or video proving it took place – screen shots need to include the beginning and end of the performance to show 30 minutes.
  • If you are a group you may do the performance as a full band or stripped down to a few band members or solo.
  • Virtual performances will remain valid during the restrictions on live touring during the pandemic.
  • For funding to be considered, background on the event or performance and the reason it should be funded must be outlined in the text of the Touring Strategy section of the application.
  • Paperwork and filing will remain the same – you must describe the show exactly as you would any tour subsidy request and file the same paperwork as in the past but instead of an agent’s summary of gigs played, you must upload a screen shot or video proving the performance happened.

International Touring/Virtual Performances – the Board of the Radio Starmaker Fund will now provide funding for international virtual and promotional performances under the following provisions:

  • International virtual performances must be for ticketed performances, taking place on an outlet’s website in a particular territory. While the performance can be offered or sold to multiple outlets throughout the world outside of Canada, you can only apply in one international territory for a virtual or virtual promotional performance. That same performance cannot be used to apply for funding in multiple territories.
  • The available number of dates for funding consideration will stay the same in all international territories but can be split as you see fit between in-person and virtual performances, as well as one Pre-Production Day per territory per calendar year.
  • All the other information regarding domestic virtual performances will also pertain to international virtual performances, outside of what is stated in this section.

In-person performances – for the time being, we will consider funding live, in-person performances that take place at venues with a minimum capacity of 50 both domestically and internationally. That is down from 100.

All applications must be filed online prior to the next deadline of Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST. The ability to file an application will automatically be shut down at that time. Please ensure your application has been completed and submitted before this deadline. Thank you in advance.

Financial Administrator

Based in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Goose Lane Editions is an award-winning publisher respected for publishing high-quality books with national and international appeal. Our title list includes innovative fiction and poetry as well thought-provoking nonfiction in areas such as art, history, biography, politics, current affairs, nature, social sciences, the environment, popular culture, and travel/adventure. We are always looking for big, bold ideas, smart thinking, and lively writing that transcend these subjects and create new genres.

The Financial Administrator is responsible for ensuring that the backroom and front desk functions of the office run smoothly. Excellent oral and written communications skills and an ability to work in a team environment are a must. This position requires discretion, attention to detail, and strong organizational skills.

Responsibilities include:
General administration

  • General office support
  • Financial records management
  • Bank deposits, payments and transfers
  • Office systems training
  • Administration of personnel policies, including health benefits, sick days, and other general
    personnel matters addressed in the company’s policies.
  • Other duties as assigned

Data-entry/bookkeeping

  • Performing daily bookkeeping functions, including account coding, data entry, and postings
    for both A/R and A/P and month-end reconciliations.
  • Managing accounts payable, including liaison with suppliers and creditors, negotiating
    payment terms, responding to queries, and coordinating with the CSR on accounts receivable.
  • Maintaining cash flow projections.
  • Managing title records on Acumen, including general setup, royalties, product class and
    warehouse records, as well as inventory entries and job closings.
  • Issuing semi-annual royalty statements and reconciliations.
  • Preparing monthly financial statements and preparing documentation for the preparation of
    annual financial statements and returns.
  • Monitoring revenue and expenses against budget.
  • Preparing monthly sales reports for distribution clients.
  • Preparing monthly commission reports for sales representatives.
  • Scheduling and issuing payments to suppliers.
  • Preparing payroll, including collection and review of timesheets, preparation of payments,
    implementation and monitoring of deductions, and maintenance of payroll records.
  • Preparation of monthly returns of payroll deductions for Receiver General and quarterly HST
    returns.
  • Preparation and submission of T5s, T4s, and T4As.
  • Preparation of financial reports for federal and provincial, including special COVID-19 related
    submissions.

Reporting to the Publisher, the Financial Administrator has the principal responsibility of ensuring that the company’s financial records are up-to-date and maintained at the highest professional standards. The person in this position will also work closely with and supervise the CSR and the shipper-receiver and may be required to perform the CSR’s duties should the CSR be absent for any reason.

This position requires a supremely well organized, efficient, diligent individual with a good sense of humour, a facility with numbers, an interest in the details of finance and administration, as well as an aptitude for database applications. The person who takes on this role must enjoy the demands of a fast-paced environment, demonstrate a strong sense of initiative, and relish the responsibility of resolving issues quickly, efficiently, and with discretion.

Qualifications

  • Positive, optimistic personality
  • Hands-on experience using Windows-based financial system software (Sage products,
    Acumen, etc.) and advanced Excel skills
  • A proficiency in the use of MS Office applications
  •  At least three years of solid experience in bookkeeping showing progressive experience in A/R,
    A/P, general ledger
  • An understanding of fundamentals of accounting and book-keeping standards within a small
    business environment.
  •  Job cost and inventory management experience
  •  A certificate or degree in accounting
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills
  •  Excellent organizational skills
  •  Superior problem-solving skills

Remuneration
This is a full-time salaried position with a salary range of $32,000 – $37,000 per annum plus a cost-shared health benefit program.

Interested in joining us?
Send your resumé with a letter telling us why you are interested in this position to accouting@gooselane.com.

Deadline for applications: 2 November 2020

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.
Would you like to volunteer, apply for a residency, teach or attend a workshop?

To find out more about what we do, and to participate, come see us, call us, email us, and look over our website.

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Pour en savoir plus sur ce que nous faisons et pour participer, venez nous voir, appelez-nous, envoyez-nous un courriel, et consultez notre site Web.

Main & Station Nonesuch 

Kickshaws, Residencies, Books

PO Box 507
168 Main Street
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

B0M 1S0

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parrsboroart@gmail.com
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Interim Executive Director

The Frye Festival is accepting applications for the position of Interim Executive Director for a maternity leave replacement. To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume (including your contact information) by email to dg.ed@frye.ca no later than November 22, 2020.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is chiefly responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and organizational objectives. The Executive Director’s primary mandate is to plan, organize and execute a midsized literary festival, plus year-round events, and to ensure that the organization makes consistent progress on its long-term goals. Other key responsibilities include providing leadership by overseeing communications, funding, finances program development and administration allowing for the optimal use of organizational finances, staff and resources. The Executive Director manages a small team of three permanent employees (full- or part-time), including the Director of English Programming, the Communications, Marketing, and Audience Development Manager, and the Operations Manager.

 

Administration and finances

 Implements and enforces the General By-laws and Policies and Best Practices adopted by the Board of Directors.

 Maintains official records and documents, and ensures compliance with federal and provincial regulations.

 Participates actively, with the Board of Directors, in the implementation of the 2020-2024 Strategic Plan, guiding the organization’s actions and working towards short-, medium-, and long-term goals.

 Plans Board meetings and provides orientation for new Board members.

 Hires and supervises full- and part-time employees as well as contract staff, and implements a performance management system to ensure the team’s efficiency.

 Identifies and assesses the organization’s risks, whether they relate to its human resources, assets, finances, reputation, or brand, and takes measures to control those risks.

 Oversees office and financial administration (temporarily managed by the Director of English Programming), including but not limited to all matters related to salaries, Revenue Canada requirements, banking, accounting, and the preparation of fiscal year-end documents for the auditor.

 Oversees budget updates for approval by the Board of Directors as well as ongoing operations (temporarily managed by the Director of English Programming), and ensures that the budget is balanced at the end of the fiscal year.

 Manages the Frye Festival Endowment Fund.

 Oversees the coordination of committee meetings in order to maintain a regular schedule; chairs meetings or delegates the chairmanship to committee chairs.

 Writes the organization’s annual report and oversees its translation.

 Represents the Frye Festival regionally, nationally, and internationally at literary events to build and strengthen partnerships, share expertise, and recruit authors/guests.

 

Fundraising

 Prepares and submits government funding applications (municipal, provincial, and federal) and associated activity reports.  Oversees the sponsorship program, including identification of sponsors, submission of funding applications and reports, and activation of sponsorships.

 Oversees the annual donations campaign.

 Initiates and manages fundraising and social fundraising activities.

 

Communications

 Writes (or supervises the writing of) press releases and the content of certain promotional tools.

 Oversees the development and implementation of the organization’s communications plan.

 Oversees the production and translation of promotional tools.

 Acts as spokesperson for the organization, as does the President of the Board.

 

Programming and production

 Oversees and actively participates in the organization of a mid-sized literary festival at the end of April, as well as other non-festival events (September to May) that are in line with the organization’s strategic objectives.

 Oversees the development of French-language programming (temporarily managed by the Programming Committee), which includes searching for authors, developing links with publishing houses, sending invitations to authors, designing activities and schedules, and showcasing books.

 Oversees the logistical organization of events, including venue and equipment rentals, accommodations, travel itineraries, event moderating, etc.

 Establishes and maintains productive relationships with community and programming partners to achieve the organization’s objectives.

 Oversees the management of the Youth Program and the Volunteer Program.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 Excellent English and French writing and content development skills.

 Excellent English and French presentation, oratory and verbal skills.

 Excellent organizational, problem-solving and negotiation skills.

 Demonstrated ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally.

 High level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability.

 Effective leadership, team and personnel development and relationship building skills.

 Ability to interpret and implement criteria, guidelines, policies and procedures.

 Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher).

 Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization and execution skills.

 Strong knowledge of fiscal management and responsibility, funding development, contracts and partnerships.

 Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Canadian literary landscape considered an asset.

 Valid Class 5 New Brunswick driver’s licence.

 

The position of Interim Executive Director is subject to the following conditions:

START DATE: February 1, 2021, for a period of sixteen (16) months.

WORK SCHEDULE: annual average of 28 hours per week (4 7-hour days), as follows*:

 September to December: 28 hours/week (4 days)

 January to April: 35 hours/week (5 days)

 May to August: 21 hours/week (3 days)

*With the exception of February 2021, which corresponds to the successful candidate’s training period, at 21 hours per week.

HOLIDAYS AND OFFICE CLOSURES: 2 weeks’ paid vacation annually (not to be taken between February 1 and May 30), as well as statutory holidays (8 days) and special office closures:

 Paid Christmas holiday (December 23 to January 2)

 Post-festival office closure (3 days)

Call for Board Members at Sunbury Shores

Sunbury Shores Board of Directors Invites Expressions of Interest for New Members “Integrating arts and nature to enrich, challenge and inspire.” Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre Inc. is accepting expressions of interest for membership on our Board of Directors. Our volunteer Board steers the Centre, ensuring adequate resources to advance the SSANC mission through sound governance and financial management policies. More than ever, our organization and constituents realize the importance of art and nature for our collective well-being. We are seeking like-minded individuals to help lead our organization through these uncharted waters. Are you interested in:

  • Being a member of a collegial body committed to the advancement of “arts in nature, and nature in art”?
  • Providing technical and professional input, advice and guidance to the Board, such as financial, legal, donor relations, forward-thinking strategy development, governance, asset management?
  • Raising the profile of SSANC and building relationships with stakeholders, including major donors?

Do you have:

  • A passion for our mission and an understanding of our community? – Previous Board governance experience?
  • Successful core fund-raising experience? – Financial and/or risk management experience or expertise?
  • An open mind and ability to work responsibly and cooperatively on a team with many differing viewpoints?
  • Availability to meet at regular intervals throughout the year?
  • Willingness to participate in Committee activities and attend sub-Committee meetings?

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please send a letter expressing your interest and detailing why you would be a good candidate for our Board, to Angela McLean, Director of Operations, by October 31: operations@sunburyshores.org, 139 Water St., St. Andrews, NB E5B 1A7

MAUM AWARD OF DISTINCTION

AWARD OF DISTINCTION – 25 th ANNIVERSARY OF MUSÉE ACADIEN DE L’UNIVERSITÉ DE MONCTON’S EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

The Musée acadien de l’Université de Moncton (MAUM) is proud to announce that the 25 th anniversary of the educational program is the recipient of the 2020 Award of Distinction from the Association Heritage New Brunswick (AHNB) .

During the annual virtual conference of the Association Heritage New Brunswick on October 15, the selection committee highlighted the success of the MAUM’s educational program, while congratulating Jeanne Mance Cormier, department head and curator, and Sophie Mallet, museum educator, for their work of innovation and creativity in the constant evolution of the program.

This educational program, offered in both official languages, began 25 years ago thanks to the museum’s rich collections and increased demand from schools in southeastern New Brunswick.

The AGAVF List October 16 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)

Christopher Payne – artist in residence
67 Beechwood Avenue Vanier, Ontario
www.voixvisuelle.ca

 

Imago Printmaking Workshop (Moncton)

Specific experience of abnormal significance
curated by Alisa Arsenault
from October 9 to November 5, 2020
near and far
with Alisa Arsenault, Amanda Fauteux, Angèle Cormier, Angie Richard, Angèle Cormier, Angie Richard, Annie France Noël, April Dean, Blake Morin, Caitlin Wilson, Carole Deveau, Catherine Arseneault, Christine Comeau, Frédéric Gayer, Geneviève Cadieux-Langlois, Jacinthe Loranger, Jacques Arseneault, Jennifer Bélanger, Laura Watson, Marjolaine Bourgeois, Mathieu Léger, Mitch Mitchell, Noëlle Wharton-Ayer, Patrick McFarlane, Rémi Belliveau and Richelli
In progress
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
James Culleton – I am here / I am here
from 8 to 31 October 2020
101-219, boulevard Provencher
Saint-Boniface, Manitoba
www.maisondesartistes.mb.ca

 

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

rudi aker, Léopold L. Foulem, Séamus Gallagher, Hailey Guizik, Denis Lanteigne, Meagan Musseau, Reiko Pleau, Serge V. Richard and / and Lisa Theriault – Space, Place, Home
Organized by the 3E curatorial collective: Emma Hassencahl-Perley, Erin Goodine, Emilie Grace Lavoie
from August 15 to October 18, 2020
University of Moncton
Moncton, New Brunswick
www.umoncton.ca/umcm-ga

 

Galerie Sans Nom (Moncton)

White box residences:

Samuel Landry and Xavier Gould
from October 20 to November 3, 2020
140, rue Botsford, room 16
Moncton, New Brunswick

www.galeriesansnom.org

 

Alberta Visual Arts Center (Edmonton)

Danièle Petit, Doris Charest, Karen Blanchet – The DDK Group
Claire Burelli – Data loss may occur
from September 11 to October 23, 2020
9103 95th Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
www.galeriecava.com

Blue constellation-Galerie Bernard-Jean (Caraquet)

Raymonde Fortin – Becoming a forest
from September 19 to November 1, 2020
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)

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

COVID-19

More details.

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

Grants Awarded by artsnb in the Career Development Program

Grants Awarded by artsnb in the Career Development Program

                Subventions accordées par artsnb dans le cadre du programme de Développement de carrière

October 6, 2020, Fredericton – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) has released the results of the September 1st, 2020 competition for the Career Development program. A total of eleven (11) grants were awarded, amounting to $15,030.  

Click here to read the full press release!

Le 6 octobre 2020, Fredericton  Le Conseil des arts du N.-B. (artsnb) annonce aujourd’hui les résultats du concours du 1er septembre 2020 dans le cadre du programme de Développement de carrière. Onze (11) bourses ont été octroyées, représentant un montant total de 15 030 $.

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Mawi’Art and artsnb partner to support Indigenous arts in NB and beyond

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mawi’Art and artsnb partner to support Indigenous arts in NB and beyond October 2, 2020 (Fredericton) – Mawi’Art: Wabanaki Artists Collective and the New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) have signed a partnership agreement to collaborate closely for the benefit of Indigenous artists and arts organizations in New Brunswick and beyond.

For years, artsnb has worked tirelessly to foster the development of Indigenous arts in New Brunswick. Notably, artsnb, with input from its Circle of Elders, inaugurated Equinox several years ago, a grant program open exclusively to NB Indigenous artists and arts organizations to help them bring their plans and ideas to fruition. artsnb also recently ran a number of workshops and a mini-conference aiming to help Indigenous musicians expand into new and wider markets. These projects have led to the release of a full album of original material (All My People) and a couple of music videos which have enjoyed much airplay online. These projects have also brought several of the participants to international venues in French Guyana, Morocco, and Australia.

artsnb worked with the other members of the Atlantic Public Arts Funders (APAF) network to create and run Petapan (First Light), the premier Indigenous arts symposium in the region. The first symposium was held in Nova Scotia in 2014, the second in New Brunswick in 2016, and the third one in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2019. At the last symposium, participants agreed that the next one should be organized by an Indigenous organization and that Mawi’Art should take on that role. APAF members supported this decision and agreed to lend Mawi’Art their knowledge and expertise.

Mawi’Art was established in 2013, originally as an organization to help Indigenous artists in Atlantic Canada develop and sell their work. Mawi’Art’s stated goals are to support their members through their artistic and business development activities, and to increase the profile of Indigenous arts from the Atlantic provinces by building partnerships across Canada, establishing and maintaining markets for members’ work, and providing opportunities for patrons to interact with members.

“Mawi’Art’s involvement in major events such as the Assembly of First Nations held in Fredericton in 2019 demonstrate our effectiveness in raising funds, finding partners, planning, organizing, and delivering complex projects on time and on budget,” stated Charlie Gaffney, Chair of Mawi’Art.

The new partnership agreement lays the groundwork for a closer collaboration between artsnb and Mawi’Art. In the short term, artsnb will share its experience with Mawi’Art to help them organize, promote and run the fourth Petapan symposium, which—COVID permitting—will be held in Fredericton in the summer of 2021. In the longer term, artsnb commits to helping Mawi’Art gather momentum and become a strong advocate for Indigenous artists and arts organizations in New Brunswick and the Atlantic region, so that they can grow and prosper.

“Artsnb is extremely pleased to enter into this important partnership with Mawi’Art. We are committed to the support of Indigenous artists, and happy to be a part of the planning of the fourth Petapan Symposium. We are all stronger together,” said Carol Collicutt, Chair of artsnb.

 

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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 for expression of interest: Join the ArtsLink NB Board

Are you passionate about arts and culture and the vibrancy of our province? Join our board! ArtsLink NB is looking for professional artists and arts enthusiasts to help steer our organization.

Founded in 2009, ArtsLink NB is a member-based arts service organization with a mandate to foster the sector’s contributions to a dynamic and prosperous province. We believe the arts are vital to all New Brunswickers.

Email: info@artslinknb.com for more information!

CALL: Town of Shediac Public Art Project

The Town of Shediac wishes to incorporate public art into its downtown core through a work of art. This declaration of interest is open to professional artists and consists of adding elements, dimensions, and colour to the town of Shediac. The selection committee will give preference to artists from Shediac or artists from outside the region who will be working with a local artist.

The budget for this project is $5,000 ($2,000 given once the artist is selected and $3,000 upon completion of the project). The technical costs for carrying out the project, compensation, travel expenses of the artists or their representative, as well as the final project set up, shall be covered by the artist. The artist can choose where the work of art will be displayed within the boundaries of the municipality. Proof that the owner of the location has accepted must be provided with the declaration of interest. The artwork’s theme will reflect the town of Shediac.

The application deadline is September 9, 2020. For more information, click here.

Career Development Program

artsnb’s Career Development program 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 into four components:

  • The Arts by Invitation component is for assistance to present work by invitation in established art 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.

The application deadline for this program is September 1, 2020. For more information and to apply, click here.

CALL: Artist Residency with the Port of Saint John and the Saint John Arts Centre

Port Saint John and SJAC are excited to announce a new biennial professional artist residency for 2020-2021. The residency will include unique access to the Port as a means to inspire a new body of work, culminating in an exhibit in their newly-named Port Saint John Gallery in September of 2021. The successful applicant will receive a $4000 stipend for the development of a body of work, plus a $2000 CARFAC exhibit fee.

The application deadline for this residency is September 30, 2020. For more information and to apply, click here.

Equinox Program for Indigenous Artists

The Equinox program aims to support Indigenous artists, curators and groups to engage in artistic creation and professional development. Eligible projects can range from:

  • research and development for the creation of new works;
  • creation and presentation of artistic work;
  • activities that support and strengthen the Indigenous arts community.

The Equinox program provides flexible, short-term support to individual Indigenous artists or collectives applying on behalf of small or large groups, arts groups, organizations, community groups, independent arts administrators, and artistic and cultural mediators. Grant funds may be used for organizational development and professional development that will have a positive impact on building the arts ecosystem in Indigenous communities.

The deadline to apply for this program is September 15, 2020. For more information and to apply, click here.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Customer Service Representative at Goose Lane Editions

Goose Lane Editions is looking for an intelligent, well-read, book-savvy individual, interested in working with customers and providing them with a superior level of support. The CSR is the first point of contact for many of our customers, clients, and authors and is responsible for general communications, order fulfilment, sales support, troubleshooting, and inventory management. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter and quick learner with the ability to work independently after a period of initial training. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment are a must.

The deadline for applications is August 25, 2020. For more information, click here.