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Music•Musique NB Hiring Artist and Industry Development Coordinator

Position: Artist and Industry Development
Start Date: June 2022
Remuneration: $ 40,000
Time commitment: 4 day work week / 32 hr week
Location: New Brunswick. No specific location. Potential of working remotely.

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SUMMARY

Music•Musique NB (MNB) is the provincial music industry association for the province of New Brunswick and is currently looking to add a full time staff member to its team. We are looking for an individual who is committed to help foster and develop the New Brunswick music industry through education and training, market development and reaching out to equity-seeking members of our industry.

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

ARTIST AND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT

  • Develop and coordinate MNB’s annual artist and industry professional development program;
    • Coordinate a 3-day professional development bootcamp for emerging and developing artists;
    • Conference (506), a 2-day professional development, showcasing and networking event
    • Monthly online information sessions (Savvy Sessions) on music industry basics;
  • Develop partnerships for educational initiatives specifically for equity-seeking communities;
  • Develop training and education based partnerships with other provincial and national cultural organizations;

EXPORT NB PROGRAM

  • Identify and engage with exporting artists from N.B. and their teams. Identify needs and opportunities;
  • Identify and communicate export opportunities;
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date list and relationship with regional, national and international industry delegates and buyers;
  • Develop strategic partnerships with national and international showcasing events;
  • Coordinate sponsored export showcases;

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A good understanding of the music industry in general;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in both English and French;
  • Ability to multitask and work independently and collaboratively;
  • Exceptional organizational skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Schedule will sometimes require some evenings and weekends during events;
  • Strong computer, spreadsheet, and data management skills;
  • Proficient with online management tools such as Google Workspace and similar platforms;
  • Can work within an established project budget;
  • Must be able to work remotely;
  • Must be a resident of New Brunswick.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status.

APPLY

Interested parties can apply through this link by May 19th, 2022. Please apply with a CV/resume and short cover letter outlining your intentions and relevant work experience. Applications will be received and assessed in strict confidence.

Only candidates of interest will be contacted for an interview. Questions should be directed to jean@musicnb.org. Do not contact via social media.

Music-Musique NB is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equity and equality in employment.

Music•Musique NB Hiring Communications and Social Media Manager

Position: Communications and Social Media manager, Administrative Assistant
Start Date: June 2022
Remuneration: $ 15,000 (annual contract)
Time commitment: approx. 10 hours a week
Location: New Brunswick. No specific location. Potential of working remotely.

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Music•Musique NB (MNB) is the provincial music industry association for the province of New Brunswick and is currently looking to add a part time staff member to its team. We are looking for an individual who excels at communicating on the current social media platforms and understands how organizations need to communicate with members and stakeholders. Additionally, this position will assist the Music Industry Development Program Agent with some administrative tasks.

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Multiple social media posts a week (Facebook + Twitter + Instagram – Same content, adapted to the platform), based on a pre-scheduled publication calendar.
  • Community Management (reply to comments, flag issues)

NEWSLETTER

  • Read the various music industry newsletters and add new info to a spreadsheet.
  • Read and edit (if needed) members’ news
  • Publish one newsletter a week, highlighting some industry news and some members’ news. (Example)

GENERAL COMMUNICATION

  • Keep an updated list of music/cultural journalists, bloggers and other relevant media.
  • Create a monthly communication report

MID PROGRAM ANALYST

The Music Industry Development Program (MID) is designed to foster the development and growth of the music industry in New Brunswick through investment in projects submitted by New Brunswick music industry artists and businesses. The MID Program Analyst would provide administrative support for the MID Program Agent. Tasks could include, but are not limited to:

  • Communicate and follow up with applicants regarding completion report deadlines;
  • Communicate and follow up with applicants regarding missing info or documentation;
  • Manage some aspects of the evaluation juries ;

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Good understanding of the music industry in general;
  • Good knowledge of social media platforms;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in both English and French;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • First-rate knowledge of appropriate hashtags and emojis;
  • Experience with Mailchimp is an asset;
  • Experience with Canva (or similar design platform) is an asset;
  • Must be able to work remotely;
  • Must be a resident of New Brunswick.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status.

APPLY

Interested parties can apply through this link by May 19th, 2022. Please apply with a CV/resume and short cover letter outlining your intentions and relevant work experience. Applications will be received and assessed in strict confidence. Only candidates of interest will be contacted for an interview. Questions should be directed to Dawn@musicnb.org. Do not contact via social media. Music-Musique NB is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equity and equality in employment.

Two Employment Opportunities at artsnb 💛

artsnb has two exciting positions available! artsnb seeks to hire an Administrative Assistant (part-time) and a Student Intern (Research Assistant). Both competitions are currently open. Interested candidates are invited to read through the job posting in which they are interested (see below) and apply following the instructions provided.

2 employment opportunities at artsnb: administrative assistant, part-time, and student intern, research assistant

The details can be found here:

Application deadline is May 31, 2022, unless a suitable candidate is found sooner; interested applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

artsnb Seeks New Executive Director 📣

artsnb is searching for a new Executive Director in New Brunswick.

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artsnb is committed to diversity, equity, inclusivity and accessibility in all aspects of its operations and programs. As such, we strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and racialized or otherwise marginalized individuals, who can demonstrate the expectations of the role based on a combination of their experiences and education.

The New Brunswick Arts Board, also known as artsnb, is a provincial arts funding agency at arm’s length from government, with a legislated mandate to facilitate and promote the creation of art, and to administer funding programs for professional artists and arts organizations in New Brunswick. artsnb is governed by a board of nine members appointed by government, many of whom are artists or arts professionals.

The Opportunity

artsnb seeks a dynamic, engaging and visionary arts administrator to lead and manage the organization as its new Executive Director. The ED oversees operations, manages a staff of five people, an annual budget of $1.8 million dollars, and ensures that the policies of the board of directors are implemented. The ED also maintains warm relations with the artistic community and the media, nurtures collaborative interactions with the organization’s many partners and stakeholders, including the provincial government.

What you’ll do

Responsibilities

The success of the ED will be contingent on the following essential qualities: You demonstrate knowledge of and passion for the arts in New Brunswick, with a deep appreciation of the cultural and artistic diversity. Your public relations and communication abilities are exceptional, able to effectively gain multistakeholder cooperation and collaboration. You have well-known inclusive leadership skills. You are adaptable, caring, creative, and sensitive-a champion of equity, diversity, and inclusion with a track record of creating welcoming and supportive spaces in which colleagues and community stakeholders can thrive.

In addition, the Executive Director leads the strategic and operational planning process; ensures accountability and stewardship of artsnb’s funds and resources; identifies, assesses and informs the board of directors of issues and opportunities impacting artsnb; and represents, along with the Chair, the organization in the artistic ecosystem at the provincial, national and international level.

What you’ll need

Qualifications

  • A passion and a profound understanding of the role arts play in society and the issues facing the New Brunswick arts community
  • A minimum of 7 years of demonstrated experience in managing people, organizations, budgets and projects, preferably in the arts and culture sector
  • Demonstrated experience working with a board of directors and building strategic relationships with partners and stakeholders
  • Experience working with government and a good understanding of how arts funding works in Canada would be strong asset
  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent organizational work experience. Note: Candidates who may have acquired their career experience and understanding of the artistic sector through means other than a formal education are also encouraged to apply.
  • Fluency in French and English (spoken and written) is mandatory

Behavioural Competencies

  • Possesses a strong business acumen
  • Effective in decision making with the ability to understand and persevere through the complex nature of management and leadership in a multi-stakeholder organization
  • Strong public relations and communication skills
  • Can effectively cope with change and shift gears comfortably
  • Has strong interpersonal skills; understanding of self and others
  • Demonstrative qualities around creating integrity and trust driven environments

Additional Information

The successful candidate must reside in New Brunswick and be willing to work a hybrid model of remote and office. artsnb office is based in Fredericton, NB.

artsnb intends to onboard the successful candidate for this position as soon as possible.
Applicants who require accommodations for any part of the application process can include this in their cover letter and/or contact Christine@chapmangroup.com

Compensation

The salary range for this role is between $86,057 – $113,596 per year, plus competitive benefits, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

More information about our programs and policies are available on the artsnb website at artsnb.ca.

Application deadline is May 30, 2022.

Full job posting is here.

Call for Submissions for Art Exhibition Programming

Again this year, the three Francophone school-community centres of NB are joining together to make a joint call for tenders in order to solicit visual artists from the province to come and exhibit in the art galleries of their respective centres.
All three centres operate a non-commercial community gallery and are willing to pay a fee to artists according to the 2022/2023 CARFAC rate. The attached document will give you all the details to submit your application (deadline – June 2, 2022).

This call for tenders is for the next year of programming which will begin in September 2022.

Please share this notice with anyone you know who might be interested in exhibiting in Miramichi, Fredericton, or Saint John.
Submission guidelines are here:

Imago Bursary 🎓

Imago is focused on promoting and supporting young artists. Since 1996, Imago offers an annual bursary to a candidate who has earned their Bachelors in Visual Arts from Mount Allison University or l’Université de Moncton within the past five (5) years.
A gallery piece. Umbrellas suspended from the ceiling, a spilled cone with orange liquid on the floor, and round swatches of colour on the wall. Blurred image of woman walking through it.

Documentation de l’exposition de la Bourse Imago 2011, travaux de Jessica Arseneau.

This grant includes a one-year membership, $500 in materials and a chance to hone their technical skills and develop their practice in New Brunswick. At the end of the project, the recipient holds a show at the Galerie Sans Nom and receive a CARFAC artist fee. This solo show takes place in fall of the following year. The applicant must:
  • have obtained a visual arts bachelor’s degree from either Université de Moncton or Mount Allison University in the past five (5) years preceding their application;
  • present a portfolio with mostly works in printmaking;
  • be able to work autonomously in the studio;
  • be able to work in the studio at a regular pace during the full year corresponding to the bursary.
The Grant includes:
  • One year membership at Imago (value of $350)
  • 10 hours of technician help and studio orientation;
  • a minimum of three (3) meetings with a consulting comity formed of professional artists;
  • a budget of $500 to spend on printing materials;
  • a solo exhibit in the following year which includes a CARFAC artist fee.
Your submission must include:
  • An artist resumé and bio that includes details about your experience in printmaking (max. 2 pages);
  • Artist statement (max. 1 page);
  • a letter of intent or a project description that includes what techniques you wish to work with in the studio;
  • 8 to 10 digital images of recent works in printmaking with a detailed list describing each image (title, medium, size and year created);
  • a referral letter (optional).
Applications must be sent in a single PDF document (no WeTransfer with an expiry date) sent to direction@atelierimago.com before June 1 2022. Submissions will be reviewed by a jury of professional artists and the results will be communicated by email before July 1 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the jury.

Honeybee Folk School: Call for Instructors 🐝

The Honeybee Folk School is seeking instructors for our Night Course Series and Fall Gathering at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. At the Honeybee Folk School, we are passionate about lifelong learning, keeping traditional skills alive, inspiring creativity, and fostering a regenerative living mindset. Apply now and become a part of this teaching community!

Image of a basket being woven. Text reads: "Call for instructors. Applications du May 15, 2022"

We are looking for instructors who teach workshops in the following areas and more:

  • basketry
  • beekeeping
  • ceramics
  • in the kitchen
  • jewellery/metal arts
  • northern ecology
  • natural wellness and wellbeing
  • permaculture/gardening
  • painting/drawing
  • photography
  • digital and graphic design
  • sewing
  • sustainable living
  • textiles
  • traditional skills
  • Wabanaki arts
  • wild crafting and woodworking
  • and more!

 

Instructors are paid $34/hour + $25 to $50 for materials. Instructors can charge an additional material fee to attendees, payable to the instructor the day of the course.

To learn more and to apply: Instructor Application Form

Arts Atlantic Symposium 2022: Call for Projects 📣

Call for Projects! Arts Atlantic Symposium | 21-23 October, Saint John, NB.

Arts Atlantic Symposium

We invite artists, arts collectives, curators, scholars, or arts professionals to submit proposals for presentations, performances, temporary installations, interventions, or workshops on the theme of FUTURE POSSIBLE for ArtsLink NB’s inaugural Arts Atlantic Symposium.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 31, 2022.

APPLICATION & INFO: https://www.artsatlantic.org/

INFO SESSIONS: May 13 and May 18 (online, registration required).

TNB Foundation Awards 🏆

Click this link for more information about the TNB Foundation awards.

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Stephen Graham Bird Award
(Acting, Directing or Playwriting)
DEADLINE June 10, 2022

The Stephen Graham Bird Award is designed to recognize and encourage New Brunswick students who have demonstrated exceptional talent and potential, and who are pursuing a career in the theatre. The Stephen Graham Bird Award is for full-time study.

Objectives

To assist New Brunswick students who intend to pursue, or are presently pursuing, a career in theatre as a professional.
To increase the number of professional theatre artists in New Brunswick.
To encourage the development of New Brunswick talent in theatre arts.

Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration an applicant must intend to pursue, or be currently pursuing, full-time studies at a recognized institution, at an undergraduate level or professional training program, for the purpose of pursuing a career as a professional theatre artist. This career may be in acting, in directing, or in playwriting. Only New Brunswick residents are eligible to receive funding. A resident is defined as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who has resided in New Brunswick for at least one year immediately preceding the application deadline.

Level of Funding

One award in the amount of $3,000 will be awarded per annum. An individual may receive up to a maximum of 4 awards, which must be applied for annually.

Apply here.

J. Patrick Clark Award
(Design, stage management or technical production)
DEADLINE June 10, 2022

The J. Patrick Clark Award is designed to recognize and encourage New Brunswick students who have demonstrated exceptional talent and potential, and who are pursuing a career in the theatre. The J. Patrick Clark Award is for full-time study.

Objectives

To assist New Brunswick students who intend to pursue, or are presently pursuing, a career in theatre as a professional.
To increase the number of professional theatre artists in New Brunswick.
To encourage the development of New Brunswick talent in theatre arts.

Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must intend to pursue, or currently be pursuing, full-time studies at a recognized institution, at an undergraduate level or professional training program, for the purpose of pursuing a career as a professional theatre artist. This career may be in design, stage management or technical production. Only New Brunswick residents are eligible to receive funding. A resident is defined as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who has resided in New Brunswick for at least one year immediately preceding the application deadline.

Level of Funding

One award in the amount of $3,000 will be awarded per annum. An individual may receive up to a maximum of 4 awards, which must be applied for annually.

Apply here.

Music Festival Reopening Fund 𝄞

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has put in place many initiatives to provide financial support to the culture, heritage, and sport sectors, including, among others, investments through the Reopening Fund which is intended to complement the Budget 2021 Emergency Funds.

FACTOR The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings

The intent of the Music Festival Reopening Fund is to provide assistance to professional music festivals to stimulate their economic recovery by supporting the presentation of their events and encouraging the return of in-person audiences. $7 million has been allocated to the Canada Music Fund (CMF) for this program, consistent with the objective of fostering an environment where a diversity of Canadian music artists connects with audiences everywhere.

Applications are assessed taking into account the quality of the project and its potential to re-engage live audiences, as well as the impact it may have on the artist’s career, the employment of technicians and other cultural workers, and service providers.

Funding is subject to availability of funds and submitting an application does not guarantee funding.

The deadline to apply is May 6, 2022, at 5:00pm ET.

Applications can be submitted at any time from program launch to deadline. Late applications will not be considered.

Fredericton Playhouse Seeking Nominations for Playhouse Honours

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Playhouse Honours. The public are encouraged to nominate an individual or individuals from our community who have made a significant contribution to the community through their work in music, theatre, dance, spoken word, or multidisciplinary performing arts.

The Fredericton Playhouse, experience it live

Established in 2008, the Playhouse Honours annually recognizes and celebrates the important work by members in the performing arts community in Fredericton. We believe in the value people can bring to the community through their work in the performing arts, and the Playhouse strives to foster a deeper appreciation of such contributions. A permanent display in the west gallery of the Playhouse recognizes each honouree.

Nominations can be made by any person or organization. Underscoring the personal contribution that they have made in the community, recipients must be individuals, not companies or organizations. Recipients may be a professional or amateur artist, administrator, volunteer, educator, philanthropist, advocate, organizer, etc.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, May 30, 2022. To nominate a candidate, please submit a written submission of no more than two (2) pages describing the reasons this nominee should be considered.

For full details about nominations for the Playhouse Honours program, please visit our website or contact Lesandra Dodson.

Nominations may be sent to:

Playhouse Honours Selection Committee

Fredericton Playhouse Inc.

686 Queen Street

Fredericton, NB E3B 1C2

or

Email: lesandra@theplayhouse.ca

B-PART of Our Art: Call for Submissions

B-PART is a public art project that aims to embrace the talent of our younger artists in the Greater Saint John area. Saint John is hosting the Memorial Cup in June. During this national event we want to empower our youth to show our culture, diversity, and love for our city.

Call for young artists. Public art.
We are asking organizations, school, individuals, and teams to submit their artwork to B-PART of Our Art event happening on June 18th.

Things to consider and questions:

Designs can be submitted via digital file. Make sure the image has a good resolution It is important that the jury clearly see your design. You can use the attached template to get a better understanding of space and context (you can make it as big as you need it).

In your 100-word description we want to know about you and your age. This is an opportunity to explain your design and how will empower our youth, culture, diversity, or the heritage of Saint John the first incorporated city of Canada. (We’ll be on the National Stage during the Memorial Cup, and YOUR ART could be too).

Selected works will be giving the wood approx.. 2 x 4ft to paint. Artists are encouraged to use their own art supplies. Please note that acrylic paint is recommended for outdoor installation.

Selected works will be giving time to develop their design at home however the completion of the artwork must be done on June 18th from 11-3PM on Prince William Street. Saint John NB.

Application checklist:

  • Design on digital file
  • 100 words description (name, age, tittle of the work and description)
  • Send material to B-PART@outlook.com
  • Deadline May 9th.

Guidelines: Artists from 12-17 years old will be qualified to apply.

Ten artworks will be selected by an independent professional jury. The selection of the finalists will be based on aesthetics and originality.

Project Budget: The artists selected will be paid $200 for each painting, which will be composed on a piece of wood that will later be installed in the window of an Uptown building. We will provide the wood board. The artwork will remain in place for the duration of the summer.

If you have any questions, please contact art coordinator Fabiola Martinez, fahr@hotmail.ca

Sunbury Shores Seeks Children’s Summer Program Administrator

Sunbury Shores is seeking a Children’s Summer Program Administrator through the provincial SEED program. The position will run for ten weeks, June 10 – Aug.26, 2022. To be eligible, a candidate (student) must:

  • Be a resident of New Brunswick or a First Nation community in New Brunswick;
  • Be a full-time student (high school – grade 12 only, university or college) in the current academic year of 2021/2022, and
  • Be attending a post-secondary institution full-time in the fall of 2022 (university or college)
  • Experience working with children is preferred.

We're Hiring. Made possible by the New Brunswick Student Employment Experience Development Program

For more information on the position, please click here!

Interested applicants may send their resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a suitable candidate, to: operations-director@sunburyshores.org

Atlantic Dance Festival 2022 Call for Submissions 🩰

The Atlantic Dance Festival (adFda) is calling for submissions from the dance community!

A call for submissions has been issued for dance artists and companies for the 17th edition of the Atlantic Dance Festival from August 11 to 21, 2022.

We are looking for solo, duet of 5 to 8 minutes, or choreography of 10 to 20 minutes that has already been presented publicly.

We ask that you send a dossier with the following information:

  • Address, phone number and email address;
  • A brief resume;
  • A short video that clearly demonstrates your technical and artistic abilities OR for longer choreography proposals that have already been presented publicly, provide a video of the work (DVD, USB key or web link).
  •  Be available for performances between August 11 and 21, 2022.

Please email submissions to adfestivalda@gmail.com no later than April 30th. Contact us by phone at (506) 855-0998 for more information.

Dieppe Arts and Culture Centre, Original Works

The Dieppe Arts and Culture Centre (DACC) invites artists to submit a proposal of original works for the open spaces of the DACC by April 22, 2022. Please note that the works must be wall-mounted – ready to hang.


Those interested in submitting a proposal must include the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Biography
  • 10 images of the works
  • Detailed list of the 10 works (including size, medium and year)

Your application must be sent by email to the attention of Sophie Doucette at directionartistique@centredesartsdieppe.ca

If your application is accepted, in addition to the transport and hanging of your works for which you are responsible, you will also have to ensure the preparation and installation of labels allowing the identification of information specific to each work.

The DACC will take care of registering the sales on site and will retain 15% + HST on the total sales as a commission. The DACC cannot insure the works on display during their exhibition. The exhibition period will be for two months.

The DACC will cover the costs associated with the exhibition, its promotion and the coordination of the opening.

All applications will be evaluated by a jury of peers and the results will be communicated in the spring of 2022. The DACC wishes to thank all the candidates.
For more information, see their website.

Dance Nova Scotia Is Hiring an Executive Director

Reporting to a Board of Directors, the Executive Director of Dance Nova Scotia is responsible for leading and enhancing all strategic initiatives for Dance Nova Scotia. The position will manage and develop operational and strategic plans, oversee the organizations budget, act as a provincial ambassador for the dance community and continually build relationships with key stakeholders.

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Interested parties should submit a resume, as well as a cover letter detailing the applicant’s compatibility with the job requirements, by April 29, 2022 to office@dancens.ca

View the full job description here.

Contact East 2022, Artist Submissions

Calling all performers: artist submissions for Contact East 2022 are NOW OPEN!

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Contact East is the Atlantic Presenters Association’s (APA’s) hallmark showcase summit and Atlantic Canada’s premiere performing arts booking conference. The event brings together performing arts presenters, managers, and agents to see top-quality performances from a diverse range of artistic genres, including but not limited to: music, cabaret, dance, Deaf, Disability and Mad arts, circus arts, theatre, comedy, youth-oriented programming, and cultural performances.

APA acknowledges that past selection processes were not fair or equitable to all and acknowledges the value that lived- and community-based experiences and practices have in creating fair artist selection processes. APA is committed to implementing and upholding equitable practices in choosing artists to perform at Contact East 2022 and beyond. We will provide any needed support to ensure fair, adequate, and accessible representation. We will be selecting artists that represent the wide diversity of artists that we are committed to bringing to Contact East. The artists chosen by the selection committee shall have equitable representation across communities, including Indigenous, Black, racialized, 2SLGBTQIA+, disability, and MAD arts communities.

Contact East 2022 will take place in Kjipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia from Thursday, September 22 to Sunday, September 25.

The application deadline is Thursday, May 12, 11:59pm Atlantic Time.

Artists can apply for a Contact East showcase HERE.

Read the full press release HERE.

Artist Residencies: Imago Artist-Run Print Studio

Call for submissions 2022

Deadline: May 1,  2022

Results : July 1st 2022

Available spaces : 3 to 4

The Imago Artist-Run Print Studio invites artists who work in printmaking to apply to come and work in our studio for a period of 2 to 3 weeks. Imago offers a research space, a functional studio and programming that reflects current trends in visual arts.

Eligibility:

  • The artist must be recognized as a professional artist as is defined by the Canada Arts Council.
  • The artist must have expertise in the field of printmaking they propose in their project.
  • The residency must take place between August 15th 2022 and April 15th 2023.

Benefits:

  • Chosen artists will received a 600$ artist fee per week of residency.
  • Travel expenses reimbursed (full airfare within Canada or up to a maximum of $600 for other means of transportation, with proof of receipts).
  • Accommodations provided during residency.
  • 24h access to the studio.
  • 175$ artist fee for presentation of work to the public (optional, approx. 20 mins).

Artists who wish to submit a project must submit a single PDF file (no WeTransfer) including:

  • Artist bio and CV (max. 2 pages);
  • Artist statement (max. one page);
  • A detailed project proposal that includes the print medium(s) you intend to work with and your preferred dates for the residency (max. 2 pages);
  • 8 to 10 support images or recent printmaking works;
  • Image list that includes title, medium, size and year created for each image.

Incomplete applications will not be considered by the jury.

Please submit your application by email to residences@atelierimago.com before May 1st 2022.

Follow this link to see the equipment available in our studio: equipment. For all questions about our residency program, please contact our director at direction@atelierimago.com.

Temporary Public Art Call – Phoenix Square, Fredericton

The City of Fredericton invites proposals from professional artists to install a temporary public art piece at Phoenix Square, the public space in front of Fredericton City Hall.

The installation, on display from July to mid-fall 2022, is meant to contribute to a welcoming and vibrant space for the community and visitors to enjoy throughout the summer and fall.

All of Phoenix Square can be considered for the public art display. However, the art must not impede pedestrian access or use of the space, nor pose any safety hazard. During the summer, people use the Square to enjoy a break, enjoy the weather and access office buildings.

Applicants should note that there is a prominent water fountain, bistro tables with chairs, large umbrellas, garden beds, large flowerpots, and other immovable objects that will need to be considered in the design process.

Although the public art will be ephemeral, designs should be well constructed, vandal-resistant, and able to withstand summer and fall weather.

A juried selection will take place the week following the submission deadline, and the art installed by the first week of July. Artists are to submit the following:

  • A resume and biography indicating education and body of work;
  • A proposed design concept including text and drawings or diagrams;
  • An itemized budget to a maximum of $5,000 for all costs related to production, transport, installation, removal, and artist fees; and,
  • A timeline and process for creation and installation.

For more information, including a detailed drawing of the site plan, visit www.fredericton.ca/publicart.

Eligibility: Open to professional artists in the greater Fredericton region.

Submission deadline: May 6, 2022.

Music·Musique NB Seeking New Board Members

Music•Musique NB is reaching out to its members who might wish to serve on our Board of directors. The deadline for this is May 23, 2022, at 4pm.

Music·Musique NB believes in equity, and values the benefits that diversity can bring to its board of directors. MNB seeks to maintain a board comprised of talented and dedicated directors with a diverse mix of expertise, experience, skills and background. For purposes of Board composition, diversity includes, but is not limited to experience, geography, language, age, gender identity, ethnicity, and Indigenous status.

Also, general qualifications include:

  • Understanding of the fiduciary responsibility associated with the position
  • Willingness to serve on the Board.
  • Ability to meet the projected time commitment.
  • Capacity for attention to the organization.
  • Ability to function as a deliberative body (to participate in group decision-making, using pre-established principles of the group and ability to support Board decisions even when the individual voted against the majority).
  • Willingness to participate in Board orientation and continuing education.
  • Integrity and the absence of serious conflicts of interest.
  • Ideology and values consistent with those of Music•Musique NB
  • A personal commitment to the organization’s mission and vision.

Time Commitment

  • Four in-person meetings (3h) a year + the Annual General Meeting (1h).
  • Participation in two sub-committees (6 or 7 phone meetings (1h) a year).
  • Promptly answer occasional short surveys/emails when staff needs feedback on a specific issue.
  • Champion MNB and encourage membership.
  • Three-year term.

It is a volunteer position, but MNB reimburses travel expenses for meetings and for certain events.

Visit this page at the MNB website for more information and a link to the application form.