Call for Artists – 2019 KIRA (Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts)

Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts (KIRA) will award up to fifteen artists with one month residencies in St. Andrews, New Brunswick Canada. Artists will be provided with an individual studio space, comfortable housing, up to two prepared meals each day and a stipend. Artists will live on a historic property in a beautiful seaside town and work in studios located on the property. The residence is within walking distance of the down town, however artists should bring all materials needed for their creative process when they arrive, as supplies and provisions are limited in town. As part of the residency, artists will be asked to engage with the community weekly during Open Studio Days.  During this time the artist will be expected to share their weekly progress and present to the visiting public a final Artist Experience the last week of residency.

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Radio Starmaker Fund – submission deadline

 

 

 

The Radio Starmaker Fund was created in the fall of 2000 on the initiative of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters and approved by the CRTC. It is a private fund which has as its stated purpose to “make a substantial and discernable difference to the careers of Canadian artists” by providing substantial incremental investment where the artist has established a proven track record and his or her label is making a Significant Investment in their future career. https://www.starmaker.ca/

The application deadline for the current round of funding is 5:00 PM EST, Thursday, November 15, 2018.

Call for Instructors: edVentures Workshops

Do you have unique and innovative ideas for craft workshops? edVentures Fredericton would be happy to hear about them and eager to promote them! Fredericton Tourism is currently accepting applications to instruct during the 11th year of edVentures: Learning Vacations in Craft and Culture.

The 2019 program will run from July 6-21. Full-day (9am-4pm) workshops that range from 1-5 days in length will be considered. We encourage all instructors to offer distinctive workshops that are only offered during edVentures (i.e. not offered on a regular basis outside of the program).

Please contact April.Thorne@Fredericton.ca for an application. All applications must be submitted by October 19, 2018.

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 an important 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 nancy.morin2@gnb.ca to request a submission form or for further information.

Submit your event for FROSTival 2019!

Atlantic Canada’s largest winter celebration is right around the corner! FROSTival 2019 will take place January 24 – February 10, and will feature three jam-packed weekends of events. The deadline to submit your event to Fredericton Tourism is Friday, October 12, 2018. Please send it to Frostival@fredericton.ca. Looking for more details on how you can get involved? Reach out to Brandon Kingman with Fredericton Tourism at 460-2041 or Frostival@fredericton.ca

WORK FILM GRANT

**Submissions close October 26, 2018 at 11:59pm**

The WORK GRANT is a one-time music video fund available for emerging Women & Gender Non-Binary directors with Canadian citizenship.

Individuals eligible to apply for the fund must be:

  • Canadian citizens, people seeking Permanent Resident status, Protected Persons (approved refugee claimants) or Permanent Residents
  • Individuals who self-identify as a Women and/or Gender Non-Binary
  • Emerging artists and filmmakers
  • Over the age of 19
  • Each applicant for music video projects must apply with a musician who has given permission to the applicant to create music video for one of their songs
  • Musicians must also be Canadian citizens

Each applicant must apply with a musician who has given permission to the applicant to create music video for one of their songs.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: MARION McCAIN EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ATLANTIC ART 2019

Made possible with the generous support of the McCain Family, the Harrison McCain Foundation, and The McCain Foundation.

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is calling for submissions for the Marion McCain Exhibition of Contemporary Atlantic Art. This juried and curated exhibition is open to Atlantic Canadian-based artists.

Curated by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery’s Director, Tom Smart, the exhibition will be presented at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton during the fall and winter of 2019 – 2020.

To be eligible an artist must:

  • Be a professional artist residing and producing art in Atlantic Canada
  • Have at least five years of experience in art making

Each submission package must contain the following components: curriculum vitae, artist statement (400 – 500 words), five (5) digital image samples of work (JPEG format, file size 500 – 800 KB).

Please submit all packages electronically to exhibitions@beaverbrookartgallery.org.

Deadline for applications:
October 15th, 2018

For further information on the Marion McCain Exhibition of Contemporary Atlantic Art please contact Celine Gorham at: registrar@beaverbrookartgallery.org.

Flourish Festival – submission deadline!

FLOURISH Festival is an interdisciplinary music festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick. FLOURISH Festival 2019 takes place April 18-21 and will feature emerging artists with DIY shows at independent venues across Fredericton. FLOURISH Festival artist applications open September 2019.

Artist Submissions for FLOURISH Festival 2019 are now open until October 31st. There is no fee to apply. Please email us at flourishfredericton@gmail.com with any questions.

FLOURISH Festival 2019 runs April 18-21 2019 in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

https://www.flourish-fest.com/artist-applications/

MNB Member’s Pub – seeking submissions!

 

 

 

 

 

So many great artists, so few showcases! We want to give MNB Members who haven’t been selected for an official showcase a chance to play during Festival (506), in Caraquet, October 25 to 28.

Dooly’s (31 St-Pierre Blvd W) will be open on Friday October 26 and Saturday October 27, from 10:30 pm to 1 am, for our “Members’ Pub.” Book a 30-minute slot (20-minute play, 10-minute set-up/teardown) and invite delegates & bookers to hear you perform.

It’s a first-come, first-serve opportunity with a small honorarium. Dooly’s is very close all our other official venues.

IMPORTANT INFO:

✓ Basic sound system that can accommodate solos/duos/tight trios (2 mics + 2 DI, no drum provided)
✓ There will be a sound tech and a volunteer on site, but we ask artists to be as self-sufficient as possible.
✓ This is a pool hall! Upbeat & popular music is preferred!

BOOK YOUR TIME HERE.

Set-up questions: Nicole
Schedule questions: Dawn

THE STUDIOS BY THE SEA: ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

THE STUDIOS BY THE SEA: ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

In partnership with Windsor House of St. Andrews, Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre is proud to present an Artist in Residence program open to local, national and international practicing artists from November 2018 through April 2019. The program includes 24/7 access to Sunbury Shores newly renovated studios, exclusive exposure for the participating artists, full accommodation, participation in a group public exhibition in a professional gallery, and 2 provided meals per day.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and evaluated by a selection committee. First evaluation is October 1, 2018. 

Residency type: Juried

Residency Format: 2 weeks to 3 months. Artists choose time-frame with a minimum of 2 weeks and a max. of 3 months per artist.

If accepted, the cost to the artist is $600/week paid in advance to Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre Inc.

Sunbury Shores is located in the heart of St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, considered Canada’s premier historic seaside resort. Sunbury Shores’ 130 year old building is newly renovated and offers world class facilities. The centre’s 6,000 square feet provide two galleries for exhibitions, studios for painting, drawing, printmaking, jewellery & metalsmith, pottery and more.

FOR APPLICATION FORM AND MORE INFORMATION, VISIT SUNBURYSHORES.ORG/ARTISTINRESIDENCE
OR CALL 506.529.3386

Located just an hour outside of Saint John, St. Andrews-by-the-Sea is a small but vibrant community with a rich history as an artist colony. With the highest tides in the world, St. Andrews and the Bay of Fundy offers unique and timeless inspiration for artists. With breathtaking seaside views and an opportunity to be immersed in a community built around a long-standing appreciation for arts and nature, there is interest around every corner. Visit http://standrewsbythesea.ca/ for more information.

Call for Crafters: Heart & Pocket Revue DEADLINE

DEADLINE TO APPLY: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 5:00 PM

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 info@strutsgallery.ca 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.

www.handmadeassembly.com

Call for objects for artist-in-residence project

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE ALEXIS BULMAN
SEPTEMBER 29 – OCTOBER 11, 2018

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 www.theclayandglass.ca/awards.

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
519-746-1882
www.theclayandglass.ca

Submission: VIA RAIL’S ARTIST ON BOARD • ARTISTES À BORD DE VIA RAIL

VIA RAIL’S ARTIST ON BOARD • ARTISTES À BORD DE VIA RAIL

{Complimentary or reduced fare travel for approved professional musicians in return for performing on board the Montréal-Halifax and/or Toronto-Vancouver trains}
{Offre aux musiciens professionnels de voyager gratuitement ou à un tarif réduit en échange de prestations à bord des trains Montréal-Halifax et Toronto-Vancouver}
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 www.axartscentre.ca 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 info@axartscentre.ca.
Call 433-8351 for more information or email info@axartscentre.ca
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, $400 2nd runner-up. Entries must be original, previously unpublished in print or online, and not under consideration elsewhere. PRISM international is offering free entries for self-identifying Indigenous writers. Indigenous writers are invited to submit by emailing assistant@prismmagazine.ca by the deadline. We also have a number of free entries to offer to low-income writers, and we encourage writers for whom the contest entry fee is prohibitive to contact us to arrange contest entry. poetry    canada October 15
Event Magazine’s Nonfiction Contest ($, 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

 

ARTS WRITING INTENSIVE CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

ARTS WRITING INTENSIVE OCTOBER 12-13, 2018: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

 

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 gillian@artslinknb.com. 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