Call for Crafters: Heart & Pocket Revue DEADLINE


Calling all artists, crafters, and makers of things: apply to show & sell your getables, multiples, and goods at The Heart & Pocket Revue Crafters Market in Sackville, NB!

Event Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Royal Canadian Legion, 15 Lorne Street, Sackville, NB
Table fee: $20 (Tables are 2.5′ x 8′ folding banquet tables)

Please email submissions to by Friday, September 21, with the following information:

1. Five images of your work
2. A brief bio and description of what you do
3. Any special requirements such as wall space or electrical outlets

Heart & Pocket Revue is an independent market featuring handmade wares by regional and national artists and artisans. The market is curated from an open call for proposals each year and is part of A Handmade Assembly, presented in partnership between Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre and the Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University.

Call for objects for artist-in-residence project


From September 29 to October 11, Connexion will host Alexis Bulman with the project Bound Between Seasons. Alexis is looking for community members, particularly in downtown Fredericton, to contribute objects stored on their property to this project.



CALL EMERGING CERAMIC ARTIST: Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery 2018 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics.

Deadline for Winifred Shantz Award is September 24!

Are you an emerging ceramic artist? Do you want to develop your artistic practice? We have an opportunity for you!

The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery is calling for submissions to the 2018 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics. In order to be considered, applications for the award must be received electronically by Monday, September 24, 2018.

This prestigious national award allows practising early career ceramic artists to undertake a period of independent research, or other activities that advance their artistic and professional practice. The winner of the Award will receive $10,000. The selection is made by a jury comprised of respected contemporary ceramic artists and other arts professionals. The winner will be celebrated and the award presented at a ceremony in Waterloo, Ontario on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

To be eligible for the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics, artists must be Canadian citizens or have Permanent Resident status. They must have developed skills through training and/or practice in the field (not necessarily in academic institutions) and be recognized by other artists working in the same artistic tradition. Successful candidates seek payment for their work and actively practice their art. All applicants have maintained a professional practice for no more than 10 years prior to the date of application.

Application Guidelines:
To download the complete guidelines for the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics, visit

About the Awards:
The Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics is supported by The Keith and Winifred Shantz Fund for the Arts, held at The Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation.

Past recipients of the award truly represent the best of the emerging ceramic artists in Canada. Zimra Beiner of Toronto, Ontario was the winner of the 2017 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics.

Image: The Weight of Things, 2017. Zimra Beiner, winner of the 2017 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics.

Contact Information:
For additional information, contact Sheila McMath, Curator at 519-746-1882 ext. 230 or curator [arobas] theclayandglass [point] ca

Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery
Galerie canadienne de la céramique et du verre
25 Caroline Street North
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 2Y5



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Submission • Inscription
Deadline: 6 weeks before travel • Date limite: 6 semaines avant le départ

Application open for John Hobday Awards in Arts Management

John Hobday Awards in Arts Management // Prix John-Hobday en gestion des arts

Are you a mid-career or established arts manager looking for assistance with professional development? Consider applying for the John Hobday Awards in Arts Management! // Vous êtes un gestionnaire des arts établi ou à mi-carrière à la recherche de soutien pour du perfectionnement professionnel? Vous pouvez soumettre votre candidature aux prix John-Hobday en gestion des arts!

Submission • Inscription
Deadline • Date limite: 2 OCT 2018

CALL: AX Seeking Workshop Proposals for Fall/Winter Session

AX, the Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex, Seeks Workshop Proposals for Fall/Winter Session

AX has extended the deadline for submitting workshop proposals in Fine Art, Fine Craft, Writing, Music, and the Creative Process for youth and adults. If you’re a professional artist and would like to teach at AX this fall, please submit your proposal by September 24.

Visit to download the proposal form in the workshop section of the website, or call 433-8351 for more information.

CALL: Curator at AX (Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex)

Call for Curator at AX, the Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex

AX, the Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex, invites proposals for a curator for “Wood Butchery: Sawdust and Blood,” an exhibition celebrating artists and craftspersons whose medium is wood, to be shown at AX in May and June of 2019. Applicants interested in curating this exhibition, please send a cover letter with contact information and a resume/CV to
Call 433-8351 for more information or email
Deadline for submissions: October 1

October deadlines for literary grants, contests, publications (Canadawide)

Riddle Fence Contests ($, fees). One short-fiction submission is one story, one poetry submission is up to 3 poems; no more than 100 lines per poem. Entries must be original and unpublished elsewhere. No simultaneous submissions and no previously published (or accepted for publication) submissions. poetry, fiction    canada October 1
NoD. NōD accepts poetry, prose, creative non-fiction, and visual art from all writers and artists. Send up to 5 pieces and no more than 10 pages of poetry or up to 10 pages of prose. This can be multiple flash fiction pieces, one story up to 10 pages or any combination you’d like. Please send all pieces in one document with new pieces starting on a new page. NōD Magazine accepts only unpublished work. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. poetry, fiction, non-fiction    canada October 5
The Pacific Spirit Poetry Prize ($, fees). Submit up to three poems per entry (100 lines max per poem). $1,500 grand prize, $600 runner-up, $400 2nd runner-up. Entries must be original, previously unpublished in print or online, and not under consideration elsewhere. PRISM international is offering free entries for self-identifying Indigenous writers. Indigenous writers are invited to submit by emailing by the deadline. We also have a number of free entries to offer to low-income writers, and we encourage writers for whom the contest entry fee is prohibitive to contact us to arrange contest entry. poetry    canada October 15
Event Magazine’s Nonfiction Contest ($, fees). Our annual Non-Fiction Contest winners feature in every winter issue since 1989, and many have gone on to greatness. Prize: $3,000 in prizes ($1,500 First Place, $1,000 Second Place, $500 Third Place) plus publication in EVENT. 5,000 word limit on entries. Entries must not have been previously published, either in print or online, been accepted for publication elsewhere. No simultaneous submissions and do not identify yourself on the entry.non-fiction    canada October 15
Bad Nudes. Fiction: 1 story, max. 3000 words Poetry: 5 poems, max. 10 pages. Include a <100 word bio. Please use eccentric formatting in poems/stories sparingly.poetry, fiction    canada October 31





ArtsLink NB is pleased to present a two-day arts writing intensive workshop in Saint John, NB, on October 12th and 13th from 10-4. Lead by Canadian Art magazine staff Merray Gerges and Yaniya Lee, this workshop will teach participants how to write reviews and essays about the arts. Participants will learn how to describe and evaluate arts for various audiences and publications. Participants will also learn how to pitch their work, and will benefit from one follow up editing session from the course instructors. $50 to attend; catering provided. Applicants must be available for the full day both days of the workshop.

To apply: Please forward a CV (2-page max), 100-word statement about why you’d like to participate, and a writing sample you feel could speak to your abilities as an arts writer (500 words max) to Please indicate in your email you are seeking an accommodation subsidy (two available).

Merray Gerges is a Toronto-based art critic, editor and investigative journalist. She studied art history at NSCAD and journalism at King’s University in Halifax, where she co-founded and co-edited CRIT paper , NSCAD’s first student newspaper. She was a Hyperallergic mentee at the Walker Art Center and the inaugural writer-in-residence at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in 2015, and in summer 2016, she was Editorial Resident at Canadian Art, where she is now Assistant Editor. Her reporting and criticism have appeared in Canadian Art, C Magazine, M OMUS, the Walker Art Center Reader, Hyperallergic and more, discussing topics ranging from the radical potential (and shortcomings) of intersectional feminist memes to art-world race politics.

Photo by: Yuula Benivolski

Yaniya Lee’s interdisciplinary research questions critical-reading practices and reconsiders Canadian art histories. Lee was previously on the editorial advisory committees for Fuse and C Magazine. She is a founding collective member of MICE Magazine, a member the We Curate, We Critique collective and a member of the EMILIA-AMALIA working group. Last summer she participated in the Banff Research in Culture: Year 2067 residency and organized a series of public conversations with Black Canadian artists alongside Cauleen Smith, Jerome Havre and Camille Turner’s “Triangle Trade” exhibition at Toronto’s Gallery TPW. She is the 2017-2018 writer-in-residence at Gallery 44 and currently works as the associate editor at Canadian Art magazine. Photo by: Yuula Benivolski

CALL FOR ARTISTS: CSAC now accepting exhibition proposals for 2019

Exhibitions are selected by a panel of respected artists, art educators and enthusiasts that comprise our Exhibition Committee. Exhibitions are scheduled on an ongoing basis, with the jury meeting once per year. In choosing exhibitions, the Charlotte Street Arts Centre will strive to reflect its mandate: integrating the arts and the community and encouraging the development of excellence in the arts, guided by arts professionals. We seek a balance of professional artists, emerging artists, multicultural artists, amateur artists, as well as children’s art and student work.
Head to for more information and to download the application. The deadline for 2019 applications is September 15th, 2018

Seeking musicians of Mi’kmaw ancestry for L’nuta’ql Music Showcase project

The L’nuta’ql Music Showcase project seeks to create incentives and inspire artists to begin writing, recording and performing music featuring the Mi’kmaw language. We are seeking musicians of Mi’kmaw ancestry, to professionally record and perform their music as part of the L’nuta’ql Music Showcase project. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a demo in the Mi’kmaw language (in entirety or in part) and be available to perform on October 28 in Membertou.

Applicants may submit songs without Mi’kmaw language but the song must have a strong connection to Mi’kmaw culture and the applicant must be agree to including MI’kmaw phrases or language within the song if chosen to participate.

Deadline to Apply is September 21, 2018
(11:59 PM Atlantic Time)

Full information here.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Cyber Social Artist Residency

The Centre for Art Tapes is accepting submissions for our 2018 – 19 residency, Cyber Social.

 CFAT invites artists in all stages of their careers to apply. The Cyber Social Artist in Residence will spend six months exploring contemporary art’s relationship to social media. The proposed project should focus on the Internet and the communities that exist within it. Potential projects or research could feature things like live streaming, Youtube, Twitch, Instagram, etc. While the proposed project should be informed by social networks or digital environments, it can take any form or media art – video, installation, completely online, etc. Applicants are welcomed to browse our equipment and facilities online or visit us and ask for a tour to get an idea of the resources that are available to them.

The selected participant will receive a $1,700 honorarium & a $300 fee for conducting an artist presentation or workshop.

Deadline: Sept 16 @midnight 

Full info here. 

For any questions about the program or application process, please contact Programming Director Tori Fleming at (902) 422-6822 or by email at

Fredericton Arts Alliance Looking for Projects in Area Schools

The Fredericton Arts Alliance Looking for Projects in Area Schools

Teachers or artists can propose programs that would bring an artist to work in a school with a class of students for an extended period. Normally the projects would run from 15 to 25 hours. Artists can be from any discipline – visual art, music, writing, drama or more. The artists will be paid $600 per project. The FAA will also cover the cost of approved materials.

Previous projects have included puppetry, mural painting, musical theatre, art history, sculpture, an exploration of the use of wool through the years, and more. The successful applications will be for programs to run in the fall. If artists have a great idea, the FAA can work to find a school that would appreciate the project, and if a school has an idea, we can try to find an artist to carry it out. Full details and application forms are on the FAA website:

Call to Artists for Recovery Art Show

Call to Artists for Recovery Art Show

Addiction and Mental Health Services Fredericton, Horizon Health Network, is pleased to issue a Call to Artists to participate in the 6th annual Recovery Art Show, an exhibition highlighting recovery from addiction and mental illness. Creativity and artistic expression can play animportant role in recovery. The purpose of this exhibit is to show art depicting people’s experience of recovery, increase public awareness, spark discussion, teach and change perceptions.

The show will be exhibited at the Fredericton Public Library, November 1-29, 2018. Works in all media, of any size and completed in any year will be considered.

Application deadline is October 12, 2018.

Please contact to request a submission form or for further information.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Are you looking to advance your career in Canada’s cultural sector?

Talent to Lead “T2L” is a new program of the Cultural Human Resources Council designed to support mid-career cultural managers who are seeking to advance to the executive level of leadership in Canada’s cultural sector.

CHRC is pleased to announce that its Talent to Lead program T2L is now receiving applications. This professional development program is designed for mid-career cultural leaders seeking advancement in their career. T2L offers an opportunity to learn in a peer-group setting while also getting expert support from executive leaders in the field.

To date, 42 talented mid-career leaders from across the country and across the sector participated in T2L and 25% of T2L participants have since moved to executive level positions within cultural organizations.

T2L3 will focus on selecting 20 cultural leaders from Indigenous, racialized and official language minority communities across Canada to participate in the program.

The program is guided by a national steering committee and will consist of a series of learning webinars that focus on leadership and HR management fundamentals and competencies. Alongside the webinar learning series, participants will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with an executive level mentor and gain insight into how to put their learning into practice to advance their career.

As well as the mentorships and webinar training, this year there will be regional gatherings across the country to bring together participants from previous cohorts for a one-day learning exchange. The learning exchange will include training on harassment and an opportunity to discuss key issues impacting the sector today and form the basis for a white paper from the perspective of current cultural leaders across Canada.

Deadline for applications is September 30, 2018.

To apply go to:




New Deadline: September 10, 2018


The Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery invites professional artists and artist teams to submit their qualifications for consideration for an exhibition during the 2019 and 2020 exhibition season.

The Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery in Western New Brunswick is a non-profit art gallery located in Florenceville-Bristol. The gallery provides a professional venue for artists to exhibit their art and aims to cultivate a broader appreciation and knowledge of the Arts in New Brunswick.

The Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery hosts 8 art exhibits a year featuring artists from around the province and beyond. Whenever possible, the Gallery pays CARFAC fees to exhibit artists in solo or small group shows.

Deadline: Midnight Sunday 10 September 2018

Proposals may be sent by email or by mail and must be post-dated no later than Midnight September 10, 2018

Contact:  Jennifer Stead, Executive Director & Curator,

The Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery,

8 McCain Street, Unit 1

Florenceville-Bristol, NB E7L 3H6



Fiberart International 2019


Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Pittsburgh
State: Pennsylvania
Fee: $45.00
Entry Deadline: 8/31/18
Days remaining to deadline: 24
Fiberart International 2019 is the 23rd in series of juried exhibitions held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania open to textile artists worldwide. This juried exhibition is recognized around the world as a benchmark That documents trends and innovations in the field. The goal of the exhibition is to include innovative work rooted in traditional fiber materials, structure, processes and history, as well as art that explores unexpected relationships between fiber and other disciplines.

Exhibition dates: May 31 – August 23, 2019
Jurors: Sonya Clark, Michael Olijnyk and Jane Sauer.

Requirements: All work must be either fiber in content or executed in a fiber technique. Entries must be original work completed after December 31, 2016. Artists must be 18 years of age or older. Work must be original in concept and design and not be the result of a class or workshop. Individual and collaborative work accepted. Installations will only be considered if size requirements are met.

Sculpture on the Lawn 2018


Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: International
City: Orlando
State: Florida
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 8/30/18
Days remaining to deadline: 23
Artists are invited to submit work  for the fourth annual Sculpture on the Lawn, an outdoor exhibition featured at the entrance to the Orange County Administration Center (201 S. Rosalind Ave.) in the heart of downtown Orlando, Florida, where the works are visible to approximately 10,000 people daily.

Sculpture on the Lawn is open to experienced professional sculptors as well as students and emerging artists who specialize in the design, construction and installation of outdoor sculptures. Up to four sculptures will be selected for display from October 2018 to September 2019. One will be selected from a student or emerging artist, if suitable.

“Diversitastic!” is the theme of this year’s exhibition. We welcome large-scale sculptures that celebrate diversity in our communities and the interweaving of different backgrounds, cultures and religions. The theme supports FusionFest, November 24 & 25, a free celebration in downtown Orlando that is supported by Orange County Government…….

Focus Iran 3: Contemporary Photography and Video


Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Los Angeles
State: California
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 8/24/18
Days remaining to deadline: 17
Focus Iran 3: Contemporary Photography and Video is a biennial juried exhibition of photography and video works organized by the Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) and Farhang Foundation to feature artists whose works explore themes related to Iranian culture. The theme of the exhibition is youth culture in Iran or in the Iranian diaspora. Approximately 40 works will be selected to be exhibited at the Craft & Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles.

Theme: Youth culture in Iran or in the Iranian diaspora

Call for submissions: June 11 – August 24, 2018
Exhibition dates: January 27 – May 5, 2019
Prizes: The top three selections will receive $3,000, $2,000 or $1,000 and a print advertisement in ArtForum.

The competition is free to enter.