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CATAPULT Applicant Info Session for 2023

Are you an artist needing help on how to be purposeful and organized about the business side of your practice? Artists need the work habits that would allow any entrepreneur or small business owner to succeed in their field. Over an 8-week period, CATAPULT participants receive training in fundamental entrepreneurial skills.

CATAPULT Applicant Info Session

Apply for the Fall 2023 session by September 4th!

Have questions about CATAPULT and/or the application process? Sign up for an online information session on Wednesday, August 16 @ 12pm via Zoom.

Can’t make the date? No problem, let us know by selecting the sign up button we will send you a copy of the session.

CATAPULT Winter 2023: Applications Now Open ❄️

ArtsLink NB’s CATAPULT Arts Accelerator gives artists the tools to be prolific + build sustainable careers. Business skills training, career development, workshops, and mentorship – all in one program.

CATAPULT Arts Accelerator: Explore the business side of your creative practice. Application deadline: January 12th, 2023. www.artslinkcatapult.com

WINTER 2023 SESSION (FREDERICTON/ONLINE)

February 3 to April 12 | Fridays 6-9 pm & Saturdays 9-4 pm

APPLICATIONS OPEN: December 16, 2022.

APPLY BY: January 12, 2023

Artists need the work habits that would allow any entrepreneur or small business owner to succeed in their field. Good time management. Solid record keeping and sound financial management. Effective self-promotion and professionalization of your brand. Telling a good story and being heard. Knowing how to write a contract. CATAPULT is all about helping you to be purposeful and organized about the business side of your artistic practice.

All the details on how to apply, eligibility, and program curriculum: www.artslinkcatapult.com

Questions? Email catapult@artslinknb.com

Meet the Artists CATAPULT Fall 2022

CATAPULT Virtual Pitch Day: Fall 2022

November 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am 11:00 am

Come meet the artists of the Fall 2022 CATAPULT Arts Accelerator cohort!

Meet the Artists. CATAPULT Arts Accelerator

Join us on Facebook Live at 10am on Saturday, November 27th to hear pitches from the artists about their work and their artistic practice.

Participants:
CJ Norris
Monika Ouellet (Lazermortis)
Lindsay Hazen (Stellaleona)
Olivia Thomson
Crystal Drew
Mihail Milchenko
Kate Halliday

Presentations on Facebook Live will begin at 10am followed by an opportunity for a short Q&A.

About the CATAPULT Arts Accelerator

The CATAPULT Arts Accelerator is an interdisciplinary training and mentorship program for artists. Over an 8-week period, CATAPULT participants receive training in fundamental entrepreneurial skills like business modelling, marketing, branding, financial planning, and exporting. Guest speakers and facilitators for the CATAPULT workshops are drawn both from the business and professional art community. Participants also receive one-on-one coaching from the program coordinator and formal mentorships from individuals operating at the top of their field.

At the end of each session the artists are invited to present their work at a Pitch Day. Pitches from previous cohorts are available on the CATAPULT website.

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CATAPULT Virtual Pitch Day: Fall 2022

Come meet the artists of the Fall 2022 CATAPULT Arts Accelerator cohort!

Meet the Artists. CATAPULT Arts Accelerator

Join us on Facebook Live at 10am on Saturday, November 27th to hear pitches from the artists about their work and their artistic practice.

Participants:
CJ Norris
Monika Ouellet (Lazermortis)
Lindsay Hazen (Stellaleona)
Olivia Thomson
Crystal Drew
Mihail Milchenko
Kate Halliday

Presentations on Facebook Live will begin at 10am followed by an opportunity for a short Q&A.

About the CATAPULT Arts Accelerator

The CATAPULT Arts Accelerator is an interdisciplinary training and mentorship program for artists. Over an 8-week period, CATAPULT participants receive training in fundamental entrepreneurial skills like business modelling, marketing, branding, financial planning, and exporting. Guest speakers and facilitators for the CATAPULT workshops are drawn both from the business and professional art community. Participants also receive one-on-one coaching from the program coordinator and formal mentorships from individuals operating at the top of their field.

At the end of each session the artists are invited to present their work at a Pitch Day. Pitches from previous cohorts are available on the CATAPULT website.

Glass artist Heather McCaig holds up glass blown blossoms while standing in a field. Text reads: CATAPULT Arts Accelerator. Fall 2022 session, Saint John/online. September 24 to November 27. Apply by September 5, 2022. www.artslinkcatapult.com Explore the business side of your creative practice.

CATAPULT Applications for Fall 2022 Open Monday, August 8 🗓

ArtsLink NB’s CATAPULT Arts Accelerator gives New Brunswick artists the tools to be prolific and build sustainable careers.

Glass artist Heather McCaig holds up glass blown blossoms while standing in a field. Text reads: CATAPULT Arts Accelerator. Fall 2022 session, Saint John/online. September 24 to November 27. Apply by September 5, 2022. www.artslinkcatapult.com Explore the business side of your creative practice.

The Fall 2022 session will be a hybrid of online sessions and in-person meetings in Saint John, NB. The program will run on Friday evenings and full days on Saturday from September 24th to November 27th.Applications will be accepted as of August 8th, and the application deadline is September 5th.Over an 8-week period, CATAPULT participants receive training in fundamental entrepreneurial skills like business modelling, marketing, branding, financial planning, and exporting.

Guest speakers and facilitators for the CATAPULT workshops are drawn both from the business and professional art community. Participants also receive one-on-one coaching from the program coordinator and formal mentorships from individuals operating at the top of their field.

See the CATAPULT website for full details: https://www.artslinkcatapult.com/

arts nb Documentation and Creation Grants Awarded 📚🎨

Congrats to ArtsLink NB and CATAPULT alumni who received a Documentation and Creation grant from arts nb!

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The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) has released the results of the April 1st, 2022 competitions for the Creation and Documentation programs. Grants totalling $405,133 were awarded by juries of professional artists to support their creation projects and to help the documentation of art production in New Brunswick.

The full list of recipients is here, but we wanted to congratulate those who are affiliated with ArtsLink NB and celebrate their success.

First of all, Jericho Knopp, our Programming Director, and Sarah Jones, our Curatorial and Outreach Coordinator for the Arts Atlantic Symposium, both received grants.

The following graduates of our CATAPULT Arts Accelerator program also received funding:

– Amy Ash
– Matthew Elliot
– Todd Fraser
– Fabiola Martinez
– Christina Myers
– Sadie Donahue
– Ji Hyang Ryu
– Anne Stillwell
– Abigail Smith
– Caitlin Wilson

Also, congratulations to our CATAPULT mentors who received, funding, Janice Wright Cheney and Bob Morouney.

And Melissa Kennedy, who was recently an Introspect resident artist also received a grant.

Congratulations to all the recipients, and we look forward to seeing what you are able to create with the support of arts nb!

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