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Call for Submissions: UNB Art Centre’s Reflections đź’§

The UNB Art Centre invites New Brunswick artists in any medium to submit work for an upcoming exhibit entitled Reflections. This exhibit is being developed for World Water Day, opening March 22, 2023, and running through April 28, 2023.

March 22 has been designated World Water Day by the United Nations as part of an international campaign to focus attention on the importance of our most precious resource — water.

Please include a CV, artist statement, link to website and images of your submission to artcntr@unb.ca. Artists may submit more than 1 image/media for consideration. Artists will receive an exhibition fee in accordance with CARFAC standard rates if work(s) are selected.

Deadline for submission: January 31, 2023.

Image of the planet Earth inside a water drop caught in a net. Text reads: H20, an ocean of science. The UNB Art Centre and Spandrel Interactive collaborate for World Water Day 2022.

View UNB Art Centre’s previous World Water Day projects.

collectionArt NB Call for Acquisitions đź–Ľ

The program collectionArtNB purchases artwork by contemporary New Brunswick artists every two years.

Painting of a blue sky and three small pots. Text reads: collectionArtNB 2022-23 Acquisition Call opens today.

Eligibility

Eligible New Brunswick artists may be:

  • Emerging
  • Mid-career, or
  • Established

Description

collectionArtNB (formerly The New Brunswick Art Bank), established in 1968, celebrates the province’s excellence in the visual arts through its collection of artwork by New Brunswick artists.

collectionArtNB is inviting professional artists working in New Brunswick for more than one year to submit artwork for acquisition. We highly encourage artists from all – Anglophone, Francophone and Indigenous – communities to apply.

Details regarding the process of collectionArtNB’s upcoming acquisition can be found in the Guidelines document.

Application Process

The 2022-23 acquisition process has two streams GENERAL call & INDIGENOUS call.

*Indigenous artists are highly encouraged to apply, with separate artworks, to both streams. *

Application form is here.

Submission process opens: November 14th, 2022 [Indigenous & General call submissions]

Deadline for submission: January 6th, 2023 [Indigenous & General call submissions]

*Please refer to the guidelines which contain important information about the criteria for this program. They can be found here.

 

Art Circuit: Call to Artists đź“Ł

As a participating artist, you will move around the circuit of canvases, adding your unique style and flair to each painting, one at a time, along with your team.

Image of live painting at the tannery. Text reads: Call for Artists. Art Circuit. Art Circuit Date: January 17th, 2023. Deadline to apply, December 16th, 2022. Selected artists notified December 19th.

The result? Collaborative, one-of-a-kind paintings created live, under the pressure of the clock!

Paintings are available for silent auction and 100% of profits from all paintings go to the artists!

At the Tannery, King Street, Fredericton. Apply here.

2023 CreateSpace Public Art Forum: Call for Artists đź“Ł

Are you, or an artist you know, interested in gaining experience, building networks and professional skills needed to launch or expand a public art practice?

Call for Artists: Create Space Public Art

STEPS Public Art believes public art has the ability to challenge the systemic inequities that exist in public space. In support of this important work, we facilitate programs that foster inclusive community engaged public art practices, build the capacity of underrepresented artists, and demonstrate how public art can help reimagine equitably designed cities.

We are thrilled to launch the 2023 CreateSpace Public Art Forum, a digital forum that will virtually convene 50 participants who identify as Black, Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit and Métis), racialized, rural and/or youth with disabilities and between the ages of 18-25. CreateSpace Public Art Forum runs from January 9-29, 2023. This forum will foster connections, build understanding across geographies and cultures, as well as provide emerging equity-seeking participants with the skills, relationships and support needed to develop public art practices.”

For more information go here.

Monitor 15: Open Call

Open Call: MONITOR 15

Deadline: December 1, 2022

Collage image with fingers giving the peace sign. Text reads: Monitor 15 Open Call.

SAVAC is pleased to announce the 15th edition of our long-standing experimental film and video program MONITOR, which will be programmed by Faraz Anoushahpour.

MONITOR is dedicated to the presentation of experimental short films and videos that initiate dialogue around the shifting nature of politics, economies and landscapes across the Global South and its diasporas. For its 15th edition, we invite artists and filmmakers to submit independent and innovative short films and videos that explore the aesthetic and form of the moving image and its relation to narrative. MONITOR 15 encourages new, experimental and risk-taking work that challenges the viewer’s active engagement.

Selected works will be screened throughout 2023 in Toronto, Canada and will subsequently tour nationally and internationally.

Guidelines

Works must be under 20 minutes and produced in or after 2020. Submissions from first time directors are welcome. Artist fees will be paid. Submissions must include all of the following:

  • Name of artist or director
  • Address, phone, email, website
  • Title of work
  • Date of production (no earlier than 2020)
  • Brief synopsis of the work (300 words max)
  • Brief biography of the artist (200 words max)
  • Artist CV
  • 3 High-resolution production stills

Submissions
Submit your application here.

We recommend all applicants read more about the scope of SAVAC’s programming and consult past editions of MONITOR for reference. Please note that only selected artists will be contacted by early 2023. Inquiries can be sent to Executive Director Indu Vashist at indu@savac.net with the subject title: MONITOR 15.

Musique NB Music: Industry Pathways Program 🎶

INDUSTRY PATHWAYS is dual-focused initiative that will provide support to New Brunswick live music workers for training, mentorship and skill development.

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This project has been made possible by the Government of Canada. Those requiring accessibility accommodations in order to apply can email penelope@musicnb.org to discuss possible support. 

INDUSTRY PATHWAYS has two components aimed at the live music sector, set to begin run until March 2023. Artists, venues, festivals, and current or aspiring live music workers can access support through in two ways:

INTERNSHIP COMPONENT (DEADLINE: 28 NOV)

This component provides wage stipends to individuals and organizations for 12-week internships in which the individuals receive specialized training and work experience in the live music sector. Deadline to apply: 28 NOV 2022.

EXPERT ACCESS COMPONENT (COMING SOON)

This component provides access to advice, mentorship and services from nationally recognized professionals. Participants can book up to three hours with the professional of their choosing – including a public accountant, entertainment lawyer, mental health practitioner, digital marketing consultant, and other music industry experts.

Re:Flux Festival Call for Submissions đź“Ł

The call for submissions for the 18th edition of RE: FLUX is divided into three parts:

1. LIVE PERFORMANCES (like, in person!)
2. RADIO RE: FLUX (a Podcast project)
3. Insta:FLUX (an Instagram takeover)

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These calls – open to all artists working in experimental music and sound art – are cast to aid in the creation of the programming of the 18th edition of RE: FLUX which will take place from May 29 to June 2, 2023. Artist fees will be paid.

In order for your submission to be considered, please complete and send the form link to the above button by MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2022 at 11:59 PM (Atlantic Standard Time).

Apply here.

Radiant Rural Halls: Call for Submissions 🏠

this town is small presents Radiant Rural Halls: Call for Submissions for 2023 – Deadline Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Midnight AST

Call for Submissions Radiant Rural Halls Deadline November 20

About Radiant Rural Halls

this town is small (TTIS) artist-run centre is seeking proposals for the second edition of Radiant Rural Halls. This project will consist of a series of contemporary art projects and events presented at rural community halls in PEI. The presentations will take place between February and April 2023, with exact dates and venues to be confirmed. Radiance refers to emanating light, warmth, and joy. We see community halls themselves as having a radiant quality and we are seeking works that engage with this idea, as well as with the liveliness and histories of the halls and their surrounding communities.

We encourage proposals in artistic mediums such as installation, media arts, and performance. Proposals for participatory projects and events such as workshops, demonstrations, presentations, and storytelling are also highly encouraged. A printed publication featuring original writing and documentation will be created as an extension of the project.

About Community Halls

Selected works will be paired with the most appropriate community hall. For example, if a hall has a theatre space with a projector and sound system, a project that includes a performance with projections/sound would be prioritized. Community halls typically have limited wall space and capacity for exhibiting two-dimensional works. However, they are excellent gathering spaces and often have large meeting rooms, work tables and seating, theatres and/or stages, audio-visual equipment, and kitchens. Artists are encouraged to propose projects that make use of these unique facilities. To learn more about PEI’s network of community halls, visit the Association of Rural Community Halls (ARCH PEI).

Eligibility

Professional artists residing in Canada are eligible to apply, and artists with connections to rural communities will be prioritized. We consider a professional artist to meet a combination of the following criteria (as defined by the Canada Council of the Arts): have specialized training in their artistic field (not necessarily in academic institutions); be recognized as a professional by their peers (artists working in the same artistic tradition); be committed to devoting more time to artistic activity, if possible financially; and have a history of public presentation or publication.

Submissions will be reviewed by a jury of professional artists and community representatives and scored based on the following criteria: artistic and thematic merit, achievability/feasibility, and impact.

TTIS is committed to equal opportunities and we encourage applicants who are Indigenous, members of visible minorities, LGBTQ2SIA+, and persons with disabilities to apply.


How to Apply

Call for Submissions Deadline: Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Midnight AST

Artist fees that follow CARFAC standard guidelines will be paid for this exhibition and associated public presentations. TTIS will provide production support for technical equipment and other material needs. Support for ground travel and/or shipping will also be available.

Submissions must be sent via Google Forms: Here

Submissions must include: 

  1. Current artist CV (maximum 2 pages; please include your pronouns and contact information)
  2. Artist statement (maximum 200 words; tell us about yourself and your artistic practice)
  3. Project description (maximum 500 words; describe your proposed project, including some discussion of the significance of presenting the project at a community hall in rural PEI, how the project will be shared with the public, and what your material and/or technical needs will include)
  4. Maximum of 10 images (.JPEGs) or audio/visual samples related to the proposal (e.g. works being submitted, works-in-progress being submitted, mock-up drawings, similar past works/presentations, etc.)
  5. Image list (a detailed list of the images or other support materials, including title, year, medium, size/duration, and a concise description)

For more information, please email RRH Project Coordinator, Cameron, at: rrh@thistownissmall.com

AX Seeking Ceramics Centre Coordinator đź“Ł

AX, the Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex, is seeking a Ceramics Centre Coordinator to help manage our ceramics centre, coordinate ceramics and other art and fine craft workshops for the public, maintain inventory and studio equipment, fire kilns, and coordinate our AX Evolution Program: Emerging Ceramics Artists. 

Ax Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex

This is a permanent position for 30 hours/week, with health benefits, paid vacation, and an hourly range between $16.83 to $26.44 per hour, depending on qualifications.

As the successful applicant, you will have access to an office and studio in a new, fully-equipped ceramics centre. You will coordinate mentorship opportunities for artists who participate in the AX Evolution Program, offering you important networking opportunities with experienced ceramists. You will have access to kilns and a wheel as well as other professional equipment. Because the position is only 30 hours per week, you’ll have time to pursue other professional goals while earning a reliable income, and you’ll coordinate AX’s ceramics arts and workshop programming, with opportunities to earn additional income as a ceramics instructor.

Join Our Team

Please apply with a resume and cover letter outlining why you believe you’re suitable for this position by November 17, 2022. You may email your application to execdirector@axartscentre.ca. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so early submission is encouraged. We thank everyone who applies for their interest in this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Responsibilities

  • Organize and coordinate AX’s ceramics programming as well as the ceramics, arts, and fine craft workshops, with opportunities to earn additional income as an instructor.
  • Organize and coordinate annual ceramics/pottery sale and help with other ceramics revenue generation for the centre.
  • Coordinate appropriate mentors for the AX Evolution Program: Emerging Ceramics Artists, and schedule meetings in collaboration with the Ceramics Committee; track and report on program milestones.
  • Coordinate a biannual emerging artist ceramics exhibition and a biannual ceramics conference.
  • Maintain ceramics centre inventory and equipment.
  • Other duties as determined by the AX Executive and Artistic Director.

Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong team player and able to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal.
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Hours of work: 30 hours per week; occasional weekends and evenings may be required.

CARFAC Maritimes Call to Members: 2022 Holiday Greeting Card ❄️

Since 2018, CARFAC Maritimes members have been invited to submit an artwork for consideration for the annual virtual CARFAC Maritimes Holiday Card. A $50 copyright reproduction fee will be paid for use of the selected image. As well, Duncan L. MacDonald, CPA in Fredericton will also be offering a $250 royalty fee AND an additional $500 fee to create an e-card for his business!

CARFAC Maritimes

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

  • One submission per artist (CARFAC Maritimes members only)
  • Open to all two-dimensional media.
  • Please submit by email, subject “Holiday greeting card” to anna.rail@carfacmaritimes.org with the following information:
  1. Name and current address of the artist.
  2. Title, medium, dimension and year of completion.
  3. Proposed image in jpg.

Deadline: December 1st, 2022

Please note that only the successful applicant will be advised.

Not a member of CARFAC Maritimes? You can join here.

Opportunity for Two Wabanaki Artists 🏒

Immediate opportunity for two Wabanaki artists.

Call for expressions of interest, World Junior Player of the Game program.

The 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Hockey Championship will be hosted in Halifax, NS and Moncton, NB from December 26, 2022, through January 5, 2023.

For each of the 31 World Jr gams, the player of the game for each team will be presented with a commemorative hockey stick.

There will be a rapid turnaround on this project, with artists selected by November 11 and artwork due no later than November 22.

Mawi’Art is working with IIHF on this project and invites Wabanaki artists to send us an expression of interest in the project by November 7. Two artists will be selected to design a motif which will be stenciled onto the blades of 150 hockey sticks and presented to the players during the tournament.

Expressions of interest should include a short statement by the artist about your interest in the project and any connnection you have had with the game of hockey, up to 5 photographs of your art work.

Please send submissions by email to director@mawiart.org

artsnb Featured Artist Series 🙂

Have you received an artsnb grant for which you have recently submitted a final report?

artsnb blog. Call to artists. Featured Artists Series.

Would you like to be featured on the artsnb blog? artsnb is looking for artists for their “Featured artist” series (a paid opportunity!).

Send an email to comm@artsnb.ca to get started.

Arts Unite Leadership Masterclass Series 👨🏽‍🏫

Hear from Artists: Their Stories, Insights and Experiences

The artsUNITE Leadership Masterclass Series, presented by RBC Foundation, helps emerging Canadian Artists gain industry confidence, leadership training and artistic inspiration through a vibrant, accessible suite of free online content.

With courses offered annually across three years, the project will not only consist of free, virtual video content, but a consolidated library of knowledge as well – from artists showcases, to digital learning toolkits.

Learn more here.

Collaborative: Wabanakiyik Artists and TNB

An Indigenous led artist development initiative with Theatre New Brunswick.

Request for Artist Proposals. Application deadline: November 10.

Collaborative Wabanakiyik Artists and TNB

Theatre New Brunswick invites New Brunswick-based Indigenous artists to submit proposals for Collaborative: Wabanakiyik Artists and TNB – a new Indigenous led artist development program from Theatre New Brunswick.

Focusing on the development of performance-based projects (including theatre, dance, music, comedy, and storytelling) this artist residency initiative will provide project and career development resources and public performance opportunities to New Brunswick-based Indigenous artists with mentorship from Wolastoqiyik Indigenous Artist Natalie Sappier.

Using theatre as a tool to share stories, explore ideas, to create and to play, our aim with this project is to reinterpret our theatre’s role as a forum for sharing stories by supporting the development of new and emerging Indigenous artists from across our province and from the 15 First Nations that exist within our provincial borders.

Overview
Tell us your idea. What are you working on? What are your goals for you project? What do you want to create? Successful artists will receive an $5000 honorarium for creative residencies taking place between February and July 2023. Theatre New Brunswick will also provide a modest budget for travel and accommodations, artist per diems, and elder consultation while in residence.  If you have any questions about this project and your eligibility, contact artisticdirector@tnb.nb.ca.

Eligibility
Applications are open to self-identifying Indigenous artists ages 18 and up from New Brunswick.

Application Process
Applications submitted in video, audio, or written form should include an outline of each artist’s proposed work and their goals for their residency. Applications can be sent to submissions@tnb.nb.ca The deadline for submissions is November 10.

Accessibility Requests
We aim to provide an accessible experience for all applicants. If you have restrictions that need to be accommodated to participate in any phase of the application process fully, please contact us at artisticdirector@tnb.nb.ca

Timeline

November 10, 2022: Deadline for applications

November 18, 2022: Artists announced

February – July 2023: Project period

Collaborative: Wabanakiyik Artists and TNB is made possible through the generous support of TD Bank.

Theatre New Brunswick acknowledges that it carries out its work on the traditional unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq and Peskotomuhkati peoples. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which these nations first signed with the British Crown in 1726. The treaties did not deal with the surrender of lands and resources, but in fact recognized Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik title and established the rules for what was to be an ongoing relationship between nations.

artsnb Career Development Program Deadline: November 1, 2022

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 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.

The next deadline is November 1, 2022.

Full details are here.

artsnb Lunch and Learn: Writing Your Artist CV for Indigenous Artists 🥪🍎

artsnb Lunch and Learn: Writing Your Artist CV for Indigenous Artists, Friday, October 14, at noon.

Indigenous emerging artists and arts/cultural professionals of all disciplines, do you need a little help writing your artist CV? Bring your lunch and come join artsnb staff members ONLINE on Friday October 14 at 12pm for a Lunch and Learn about CV writing.

Lunch and Learn with artsnb Indigenous Outreach Officer. Writing your artist CV online and followed by an optional in-person session. Friday, October 14, 12-2pm (online).

Wapisiw – Corrina Merasty, artsnb Indigenous Outreach Officer will lead the session alongside Tilly Jackson, artsnb Program Officer, to offer you all the tricks and tips about writing a top-notch artist CV.

In this online CV writing session, you will get to see real artist CV samples and will gain an understanding of what should be included, and in which order, in your artist CV. Following this session, an optional in-person work session will take place at Metepenagiag Heritage Park Lodge if you need a little extra help (time and date to be shared during the online Lunch and Learn).

This event is FREE; however, you must register to attend. Register by emailing comm@artsnb.ca to receive the meeting link.

If you have questions about this Learn and Learn, email Audrée at comm@artsnb.ca, she will be happy to answer your questions.

**Please note that this presentation is offered in English, however, one of the presenters is bilingual and would be happy to help you with translation needs.

Perspective: Call for Submissions ​🩰

Perspective: an evening of dance, music, and discussion

 

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The PERSPECTIVE series is unique in New Brunswick. Performances are open to the public, and audience members are treated to an intimate evening of dance works in progress. They hear directly from choreographers and musicians about the creation process, and are then given an opportunity to share their thoughts on each work.

​Artists receive valuable and immediate audience feedback. These perspectives help to further develop the work for the artists.

Call for Applications Now Open!

Accepting applications from dance artists that have works currently in development.
Performance date: December 10, 2022 at the BMO Studio Theatre in Saint John, New Brunswick.

(Rehearsal date: December 9)

​Performance duration: 10 minutes per piece

Additional Information

  • Selected artists will be paid an honorarium (pay date in agreement with the artist)
  • Performance date: Saturday, December 10, 2022.
  • Rehearsal: December 9 & 10, 2022.
  • Contracts will be sent out with letter of acceptance to successful applicants electronically.
  • Accepting applications from both professional and emerging professional artists.
  • Artists are responsible for their own travel and accommodations.
  • Connection Dance Works respects and follows all New Brunswick public health guidelines for COVID-19.

To apply:

  1. Complete the application through google forms
  2. Include photos, artist bio and (if available) a link to a video of the proposed work
  3. Submission Deadline is October 14, 2022.

PLEASE NOTE: If Google Forms is not an accessible format or if you require any information or application assistance please email us at connectiondanceworks@gmail.com

Music Video Production Project 🎥

The MVP Project, with support from the RBC Foundation, was established to promote the intersection of emerging Canadian Recording Artists and Filmmakers through Music Video Production Grants valued between $5,000 and $15,000.
The Music Video Production Project, a joint RBCxMusic & Prism Prize initiative, is committed to supporting emerging artists. The MVP Project is administered by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

MVP, Music Video Production Project, RBC Music, Prism

ROUND 9 IS NOW OPEN
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Thursday, November 3 @ 5PM EST

CLICK HERE TO RECEIVE UPDATES

If you have any questions, email submissions@mvpproject.ca
Full application details here.

Her Music Awards 🏆

The Her Music Awards (Sponsored by Bandzoogle) are designed to celebrate and support female-identified Canadian mid-career music creators who are on the verge of taking their creative careers to the next level.

Applicants must submit an application through SOCAN Foundation’s application portal by the deadline.

Her Music Awards Prix Elles de la musique

Value

Award Recipient(s) will be selected to receive a grant prize of up to CAD$5,000.00 each.

Selection Process

All genres of music are welcome. Eligible applications will be considered by a jury of prominent Canadian music creators selected by SOCAN Foundation, in consultation with Bandzoogle. Excellence demonstrated through Artistic Merit will be an overriding consideration in the adjudication, in addition to thoughtful demonstration of how the Award would help advance the applicant’s career. The jury’s decisions are final.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to be considered for the Award, an applicant must:

  • Self-identify as female;
  • Be a citizen, landed immigrant or legal resident of Canada;
  • Submit a complete application with all required supporting materials by the deadline, which includes, among other things, the following components (see application form in the online portal for more details):
    • One original musical work written/composed entirely by the applicant within 3 years prior to the application deadline. Note: Works that were winning entries of past SOCAN Foundation awards, and arrangements, covers, mash-ups, remixes, adaptations and reinterpretations, etc., are not eligible for consideration.
    • Proposal for how the grant prize would be used to advance their career or support the development of their career;
  • Not have previously won any awards from SOCAN Foundation;
  • Be a SOCAN member, or be eligible to become a SOCAN member if selected as a finalist for the Awards (that is, the applicant is not a member of any music performing rights organization at the time they are selected as an Award finalist).
  • Not be a past or current board member or employee of SOCAN, SOCAN Foundation, Bandzoogle or any of Bandzoogle’s member organizations; and
  • Have their parental/legal guardian sign the application and agree to the below Application Terms and Conditions on the applicant’s behalf, if the applicant will not have reached the legal age of majority in their province or territory of residence by the application deadline.

A group of individuals (such as a duo or a band) may apply for the Awards together as one applicant, but all individuals in the group must meet all the eligibility criteria above for the group to be eligible to be considered for the Awards. If selected as an Award recipient, the group will receive one award prize.

Full details are here.