Atlantic Immigration Summit Photography Exhibit: Call for submissions!

You are invited to be part of an important initiative celebrating diversity in New Brunswick.

We are curating a thought-provoking exhibition to celebrate diversity and the power of inclusion as part of the provincial Atlantic Immigration Summit being held in Moncton New Brunswick on May 23 & 24th. The exhibit will be on display at the Delta Beausejour.

Amateur and professional photographers are encouraged to submit their work

We invite you to submit your photographs with the following guidelines:

Type: Up to two Black & White Photographs, print quality

Subject: Newcomers to our province holding a sign “The Power of Inclusion”

with an individual who directly welcomed the newcomer to their community.

Sign: We will provide a sample or you may create your own.

Location: On a park bench

Submit with the photo- the names of the individuals in the photograph, the country and year the newcomer immigrated to Canada/New Brunswick and any other details about being being welcomed or why they chose the person in the photograph to sit with them.

The event is curated and you will be notified within a week if your work will be part of the exhibition.

Your photographs will be displayed as 11 x 17 Images throughout the Summit’s with photo credits at the Delta Beausejour.

Entry Deadline: May 11th, 2018

If you send in your entries early, your work may be put on display throughout the city of Moncton

Exhibition Dates: May 23 & 24th, 2018

Location: Delta Beausejour, Moncton NB

Send to:


If you have any questions you can reach us at

The Artistic Touch: A Display of Art Work for Local Seniors


Upcoming public event: The Artistic Touch:  A Display of Art Work by Local Seniors to be held at St. James Presbyterian Church (Hanwell) on June 8th and June 9th 2018


A call is going out to local artists, age 50+ of all ability levels to submit up to 5 pieces of original art work in any medium for display at the above event.


Artists are encouraged to be present during the public showing and are asked to contacteither Nelleke Calder (455-1358 or or the Church Office (450-4031 or for further information.

We encourage all participants to submit a list of their planned submissions together with their full name, address, phone number, short biography and the title and medium of their art work via email please.


This event is for display only and it is not an art sale.

Deadline for submission of entries is May 15th  2018.

Call for Artwork for Spring Art Show at Shannex Parkland

Shannex Parkland Fredericton is hosting a spring exhibition of paintings beginning on Monday, April 16 in the Pedway Gallery, Governor Hall. Artists who wish to submit should provide an image via email with their name, the medium, the title of the work, the dimensions, and the price. This information, and contact information for the artist, should also be on each artwork. Deadline for submissions is 4pm on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The exhibition will open on Monday, April 16 at 11am and will be available for viewing between 9am and 4:30pm through the week and 9am to 2pm on weekends for two months. All are welcome to attend. Work from the Winter show needs to be picked up by April 11 at 4pm.

CALL FOR ARTISTS. Submission deadline Friday, April 13 2018.

We are so excited to open our doors to the public this coming May, 2018!
Art 400 is a collective art gallery on busy Water Street in St. Andrews, NB.

As such, we are in search of artists whose art would work well in our space and who would like to be part of this exciting new gallery. In order to highlight the artists we will represent, we will only be choosing a few artists. We encourage you to apply, and will keep your application on file for later review if not accepted at this time.

To apply we will need all the following:

facebook page:
Contact email:
Contact phone number:

A brief biography of your work and achievements (300 words or less), and 5 images of your work in JPEG format.

Email completed applications to: (no later than April 13, 2018)

We will be contacting selected artists by April 23, 2018.


Residency opportunities in the Bruno Bobak Artist-in-Residency Studio

Part of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery’s recent expansion, the Bruno Bobak Artist-in-Residence Studio hosts artists and arts professionals by providing them with space to undertake their own creative work. In this studio environment, participants are encouraged to draw inspiration from the permanent collection while engaging with visitors in many different ways.

As artists are undertaking their residency, Gallery visitors will have the opportunity to experience the creation of new works of art, and to learn more about the artistic process. Artists from across New Brunswick, Canada, and beyond will be invited to work and interact with the public through designated short- or medium-term residencies. Artists working in all media, as well as storytellers, educators, filmmakers, curators, writers, and performers, are invited to participate. By hosting a richly diverse group of creators, we will be able to add engaging new dimensions to the Gallery’s exhibitions and programs.

The studio program, which receives support from government and private funding sources, will provide visiting artists-in-residence with the time and space to create new body of work.

Residencies might include public demonstrations, presentations and talks, mentoring opportunities, and art instruction workshops and classes. Artists-in-residence will also work with Gallery staff and docents, teachers and instructors, student tours, community groups, and visitors of all ages. Residencies will be also be available for presentations, demonstrations, workshops and activities.

Exhibition-related residencies: mid-September to mid-June

From mid-September to mid-June every year, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery has an open call for submissions, inviting artists whose exhibitions or artworks are on view, or artists and professionals whose work connects creatively with the exhibitions that are on view in the galleries, or with the permanent collection. Each residency is 4 to 6 weeks in length. The honorarium for residency participants is $500/week.

The Gallery will apply (or co-apply) for municipal, provincial and federal funds to support residencies and their related programs. In some cases, the Gallery may cover additional expenses directly related to the residencies, such as the purchase of materials, transportation, or lodging for out-of-town participants.

Creative Summer Residencies: mid-June to mid-September

Two-week-long summer residencies in the Bruno Bobak Artist-in-Residence Studio will be scheduled this year from June 18 to September 9, 2018. The honorarium for residency participants is $500/week.

The Gallery will be responsible for determining and executing promotion and publicity activities related to the residency program and connected activities.  Artists will have access to the modern, furnished studio on the lower lever of the new pavilion at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Artists are responsible for their own accommodation and transportation for the duration of the residency. The daily studio schedule is 11 am to 5 pm on weekdays and 12 noon to 5 pm on weekends.  Artists are required to be in the studio for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Deadline: Applications must be received no later than 5 pm on May 11, 2018.

The selection committee will review all applications and select the successful candidate shortly after the deadline. Accepted artists will be notified and every effort will be made to schedule their participation. The list of successful applicants and a schedule of Creative Summer Residencies will be announced on June 1.

Program Contact: Adda Mihailescu, Manager of Public Programs

Call for submissions: Creative Summer Residencies in the Beaverbrook Art Gallery’s new Bruno Bobak Artist-in-Residence Studio

Information and submission guidelines:

Artists are invited to submit applications for 2-week Creative Summer Residencies at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, in the Bruno Bobak Artist-in-Residence Studio.

The Creative Summer Residencies in 2018 will run for 2-week periods from June 18 to September 9. Residencies start on Mondays and end on Sundays.

Artists are invited to connect their projects and ideas to the Gallery’s permanent collection for the duration of their residency. The interaction of the artist with the public is a very important element of the residency program; we encourage artists to engage with the public about their creative process.

The artist honorarium is $500 per week. Artists are required to be in the Studio for a minimum of 30 hours per week. The artist is responsible for their own accommodation and transportation during the residency.

Submission checklist:

  1. A completed application form (Fillable PDF)
  2. Résumé or curriculum vitae
  3. Artist statement
  4. A valid Criminal Record Check obtained within the past 6 months.
  5. Recent examples of artwork
  6. Photo of the artist at work

Please send your residency submission by May 11, 2018 to:

Adda Mihailescu
Manager of Public Programs
(506) 458-2032

Parkland Fredericton Call for Artworks for Group Show Spring Art Exhibition

Pedway Art Gallery

Deadline: Thursday April 5, 4 pm

Parkland Fredericton is inviting artists to submit art work for a Spring Exhibition.  All  mediums and styles welcome of two dimensional  art.  The show will provide an opportunity for artists to display and sell their artwork and for visitors, families, residents  and staff to enjoy it.:)  We are a 5 building deluxe complex with 300 residents,  300 staff and many visitors. The gallery is located conveniently close to all buildings.

If you have not submitted before, please send an image via email with your name, a short biography, the medium, the title of the work,  the  dimensions and the price. If you have submitted, I will need the medium, the title of the work, the  dimensions and the price send to me via email.  This information and contact information should be on each artwork also


If you have work in the Winter show please pick up by April 5.

Deadline for Submissions is 4 pmThursday, April 5.  The exhibition will open on Monday April 9 at 11 am and will  be available for viewing between 9 and 4:30 pm through the week and 9 – 2pm on weekends for two months. For further information please contact Penny Pacey : 460 8546,

THIRD SHIFT Call For Project Proposals

Third Space is now seeking project proposals from artists, collectives and organizations to be included in THIRD SHIFT, our annual festival of public contemporary artworks!

Established in 2015, THIRD SHIFT aims to offer citizens a unique opportunity to engage with contemporary art and re-imagine their city. THIRD SHIFT holds space for new experiences and communal exchange through the exhibition of temporary installations, interventions, performances and projections in the heart of Uptown Saint John. Motivated by the potential for deeper engagement, THIRD SHIFT is proud to announce it has expanded its schedule to include two days of artistic presentations and workshops leading up to our signature nighttime exhibition on Friday, August 17th, 2018.

Geographically, THIRD SHIFT takes place within unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq, and Passamaquoddy First Nations and in Canada’s first incorporated city. We encourage proposals that reflect our objectives as an alternative, non-commercial, contemporary artist-run centre. We aim to support efforts that are exploratory, challenging and critical in nature. We encourage emerging and established artists to propose projects that have not yet been realized as well as investigations that have been started or completed elsewhere.

Guidelines for submitting proposals:

  • Projects must be temporary or ephemeral in nature.

  • Third Space will be paying selected artists an honorarium fee in accordance to the 2018 CARFAC fee schedule.

  • Limited production, travel and accommodation funds will be available. Amounts will depend on Third Space’s financial resources for the festival. Funding requirements must be outlined in your proposal.

  • Please note: Third space does not provide technical equipment for projects such as projectors, screens and cables. We will however help artists secure power sources.

  • We ask that artists who were selected in  2017 do not apply again until 2019. Please get in touch if you have any questions about this new criteria.

Submissions should include:

  • Project description (max 500 words)

  • Technical requirements (access to power sources etc.)

  • Preferred location (general or site-specific)

  • Artist bio (max 250 words)

  • 6 to 10 images

  • Numbered image list, including title, medium and dimensions. If including video and/or audio files please include a weblink.

  • Please indicate if you are willing to offer an artist talk or workshop in conjunction with your project. Required technical equipment will be made available.

    Proposals should be sent by email to the address: with the subject line: THIRD SHIFT 2018. Third Space will also accept proposals via phone, video or audio file if email or text-based format is not accessible to the applicant.

    Deadline for submissions is April 1st, 2018.

Art in the Open is seeking artist proposals for our 2018 festival.

Art in the Open is inviting local, regional and national artists to submit their artistic proposals for the annual summer festival. The festival’s main event will take place from 4pm until midnight on August 25th, 2018. The festival is looking for unique submissions that will transform downtown Charlottetown’s green spaces into magical, memorable, creative spaces that will be shared by all members of the community.

Festival locations will include Rochford Square, Government Pond, Connaught Square, the Confederation Centre plaza, Victoria Row and Victoria Park.

Submissions should be new, innovative, and represent excellence in your field of art. Deadline for submission is March 31, 2018.

To download the 2018 Art in the Open proposal package please visit:

Contact Art in the Open Inc. at


Galerie Sans Nom is seeking proposals by artists, collectives or curators for its 2017 – 2018 programming season.

Galerie Sans Nom is an artist-run centre dedicated to the presentation of visual and multidisciplinary Canadian art. Since 1977, the centre has supported artists initiatives, encouraging experimentation and innovation. Galerie Sans Nom’s programming takes into account current artistic tendencies and reflects contemporary issues while remaining relevant to its social and artistic community. GSN extends its activities to a variety of artistic practices and disciplines in order to respond to the changing needs of a diverse community in a growing urban environment. We especially invite artists who belong to communities that are underrepresented and marginalized to submit a project.

Galerie Sans Nom respects CARFAC recommended artists fees.

Submission requirements :

* Letter of intent (full name + address + phone number + website + short description)
* Title and detailed description of project
* Technical requirements
* Artist statement + short bio
* Curriculum vitae
* 10 to 15 examples of recent work with detailed list of support material
> images : jpeg / 72dpi
> audio and video : provide links – 5 minutes maximum

Please submit as a single PDF to and write «Call 2018» as your email subject. For more info you can write Annie at the same email!

Deadline : April 1st 2018 – 11:59PM (AST)

Call to Artists for Expressions of Interest: Public Art Pilot Project, Dieppe

Deadline for artists to register: Friday, February 23, 2018 (midnight). 

A Call to Artists for Expressions of Interest is issued by the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture for commission of artwork(s) for a New Brunswick public school. Professional New Brunswick artist(s) will design, create and permanently install artwork at a new school in Dieppe, NB. The total project budget is $20,000.

Professional New Brunswick artists who are interested in submitting proposals must register for the project. The registration form is available at Registration deadline is Friday, February 23, 2018 (midnight).  A meeting will be held in Dieppe for registered artists to view the school’s architectural plans (date and time TBC).

The new elementary school in Dieppe will serve over 1000 students, teachers and staff. The school has two wings, one for students in grades 3 – 5, and the other for students in grades 6 – 8, to be opened in September 2018.  The commissioned art work(s) should reflect the concepts of learning, community, and diversity; and should engage the school community in ways that reflect the new school’s relation to the city, in particular the history, language and francophone culture of Acadie. This commission has a completion and installation deadline of March 31, 2019.

Mount Allison University is pleased to invite applications for the J.E.A. Crake Drama Fellowship for the academic year 2018-19

The Crake Drama Fellowship is supported by the J.E.A. Crake Foundation and is open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, and the successful candidate will contribute to a non-conservatory inter-disciplinary program in Drama Studies that supports an extensive season of theatrical production in one of Canada’s top-ranked undergraduate universities.

The Fellow, an artist-scholar with the minimum qualification of an MFA or equivalent experience, will be asked to contribute, as part of a team of theatre professionals and academics, in ways appropriate to her/his qualifications and experience and, in particular: 1) teach two three-credit courses to be determined in consultation with the Director of Drama, including leadership of the DRAM 4011 course; 2) supervise student projects as a member of a teaching team in both semesters; and 3) provide a public presentation or an artistic outcome (normally, but not necessarily, a directed production).

The Fellow is expected to be in Sackville during the term of the appointment, from August 15, 2018 to April 15, 2019, except for time required to attend the occasional conference or professional meeting. According to parameters established by the funding Foundation, the Drama Fellow will not undertake other paid employment during the academic semesters. There is the possibility of renewal for one further eight-month contract during the next academic year.

Subject to budgetary approval, the Fellow will receive $31,500 plus benefits including moving expenses, an amount for professional development, and health and dental insurance. Review of applications will begin on 15 February 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a complete résumé, transcripts where appropriate, and three letters of reference, and should be emailed to:

Dr. Glen Nichols, Director of Drama
Drama Studies Program
Mount Allison University
152 Main Street
Sackville, N.B. Canada E4L 1B4
e-mail :

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours and respects the Mi’kmaw and Wolastoquyik (Maliseet) peoples, the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our university is built, and confirms its commitment to strengthen relationships with them.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.


Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre (PARC) will be hosting the 2018 PARC Playwrights’ Colonyfrom May 13 to 27 in Sackville, New Brunswick on the Mount Allison University campus.

The annual Playwrights’ ColonyPARC’s flagship program, is a two-week long playwrights’ residency open to emerging and established playwrights in Atlantic Canada.  At the Colony, eight to ten playwrights from across the Atlantic region will have an opportunity to develop a new script. The Colony offers the most intensive writing opportunity for playwrights in this region. Writers benefit from the one-on-one assistance of a professional dramaturge and the expertise of a professional company of experienced workshop actors (during the second week of the colony).

The deadline for submissions is: Friday February 2, 2018

For more information about the application process visit the PARC website here:


Make Saint John a little “fringey” from August 20-25, 2018! Apply for the 2018 Fundy Fringe!

Applications for the 2018 Fundy FRINGE Festival are now being accepted from January 2, 2018, until March 30, 2018!


CALL FOR EMERGING CURATORS Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency

The annual competition for the 2018 residency is now open.
Deadline: Thursday, December 21st, 2017

The Hnatyshyn Foundation-Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency program provides opportunities for emerging Canadian curators between the ages of 25 and 30 to participate in a residency with Fogo Island Arts. During the residency period, participants have opportunities to work and interact with Fogo Island Arts staff, Canadian and international artists-in-residence, and members of the community.

Apply online:

The Sheilas 2018

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation invites applications for the 2018 Annual Facilitation Grant Program “The Sheila’s”

In 2018, SHMF will consider only proposals from organizations and collectives seeking to provide meaningful networking and educational opportunities for the visual arts sector. With the firm belief that the arts community flourishes through consultative, creative and collaborative exchange, SHMF will be selecting projects that demonstrate a clearly articulated vision, identify a target community and propose a cost effective program.

Preference will be given to groups that present innovative approaches to supporting the visual arts community.

The Deadline for all applications is January 15th.

Please consult the website for full application details.

Call: Home Made Visible

Home Made Visible is an archival project of the Regent Park Film Festival now seeking proposals from emerging to mid-career Indigenous media artists and media artists of colour across Canada. Home Made Visible will commission six short media works (5-10 minutes) that engage with personal or institutional archives.

Check out the full call out here:

For more on Home Made Visible visit

Submission closes November 20th, 2017

Public Art Project for Carleton North High School Library, Florenceville – Bristol


The Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery, in partnership with Carleton North High School and The Town of Florenceville-Bristol, invites professional artists and artist teams to submit their qualifications for consideration to design a permanent site-specific artwork for the Carleton North High School Library in Florenceville-Bristol, NB.

This is a two-stage pilot project.

Deadline: 4:00 pm Tuesday 31 October 2017

Budget: Selected Artist Design Fee: $3,500.00

Selected Artist Residency at CNHS Fee: $1,000.00 (time to be negotiated)

Contact: Jennifer Stead, Executive Director & Curator, The Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery, Florenceville-Bristol, NB email:


All professional artists who reside in New Brunswick. 


Carleton North High School is a cultural hub in Florenceville-Bristol hosting many community sporting and arts events, including being home to the 39-year-old Carleton Victoria Arts Council and the Weldon Matthews Theatre.

The commissioned artwork will be installed in the library, on the second floor of the building. Recent renovations to the library have resulted in fewer stacks, banks of computers and comfortable seating, creating an environment designed for collaboration and knowledge co-construction.  The commissioned art work should reflect the concepts of learning, community, and diversity.

The selected location for the art is an existing floor-to-ceiling “frame” structure, with an 8’ x 10’ x 2’ opening that is parallel to a plate glass curtain wall over-looking the main approach to the building. Lit at night, the art will be visible from the exterior as well as the interior of the building.

For details about the call please go to Public Art Opportunity.