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.


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.

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

FLOURISH Festival Annual Open Meeting

October 18 at 6pm at Shiftwork Studio (364 Queen Street)

All are welcome. We will be discussing:

  • How can we create awareness of our scene throughout the year?
  • What can we bring to the city that you would like to see? Dream big!
  • How can we make FLOURISH 2019 the best yet? How can we involve more people locally?

We will also be taking volunteer applications for both the festival and pre-festival fun: this means fun time for you and a free pass and new friends and you can brag about all of the cool stuff you are bringing to the city.

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 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 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 Looking for more details on how you can get involved? Reach out to Brandon Kingman with Fredericton Tourism at 460-2041 or

L’AAAPNB, en collaboration avec le District scolaire francophone Sud, lance son tout nouvel outil pédagogique

L’AAAPNB, en collaboration avec le District scolaire francophone Sud, lance son tout nouvel outil pédagogique :


Place des arts et de la culture en éducation; guide  à l’intention des artistes et des enseignant.e.s.

Ce guide a été développé dans le but de mieux préparer les artistes et les enseignant.e.s lors de spectacles, de projets GénieArts /Une école, un artiste, ou de toute autre activité impliquant la présence et la participation d’artistes en milieu scolaire. Sous forme de modules d’auto-apprentissage, le site web a été conçu pour accompagner l’artiste et l’enseignant.e à travers toutes les étapes de l’élaboration d’un projet. La contribution de l’artiste est essentielle à l’atteinte de la vision de l’intégration des arts et de la culture en éducation, et nous souhaitons que la publication de cette nouvelle boîte à outils incite davantage d’artistes à œuvrer en milieu scolaire.  Visitez le site dès maintenant :


**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.


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

Deadline for applications:
October 15th, 2018

For further information on the Marion McCain Exhibition of Contemporary Atlantic Art please contact Celine Gorham at:

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 with any questions.

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

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.


✓ 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!


Set-up questions: Nicole
Schedule questions: Dawn

FEST FORWARD 2K18 Submission

We are thrilled to announce that submissions are now open for FEST FORWARD 2K18!FEST FORWARD 2K18 will be happening at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre from November 16th-18th 2018. FEST FORWARD is open to all “emerging” acts of all ages and genres. Applicants must reside in New Brunswick.

What do we mean by “emerging”? If you are just cutting your teeth in the music scene and want to learn from industry pros on how to take your stuff to the next level, FEST FORWARD is for you!!

If you have bookshelf full of ECMAs and lots of radio play…not so much.

Selected participants must be available to participate throughout the entirety of the festival.

If selected, FEST FORWARD will provide you with the following opportunities: paid live performance, recording a demo/ single with certified engineers, band photo op with trained photographers, professional development workshops with music industry professionals, a 2019 performance slot at a renowned East Coast music festival and other great prizes.

Only 6-8 submissions will be selected, so please complete your application thoughtfully and entirely.
All applicants will be notified of the selections by mid-October.

FEST FORWARD 2K18 applications will be juried by our organizing committee made up of musicians and industry professionals.

Fest Forward, previously known as NBME, is an annual music festival for emerging New Brunswick musicians presented by the Charlotte Street Arts Centre.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday October 17th.

Apply here 

Facebook here 



ArtsLink NB is hosting its annual general meeting in Saint Andrews Oct. 14th, at the Huntsman Marine Science Centre.


SAINT JOHN, N.B. Sep. 21, 2018 ArtsLink NB is hosting its annual general meeting October 14th in St. Andrews. The AGM and will be followed by a panel discussion asking what is the “Atlantic Vernacular”? What are the materials and motifs defining artists of this region? Both events will take place at the Huntsman Marine Science Centre, 1 Lower Campus Rd, St. Andrews, on Sunday, Oct.14th, from 10-4 p.m.


Attend the AGM to find out what your provincial professional artist’s association – ArtsLink NB – has been up to. You’ll also have a good look at what programming and projects we are planning for the year ahead. This is a chance to connect with your fellow artists, give the organization feedback, and get more involved with arts initiatives in New Brunswick.


We’ll switch gears in the afternoon, and host both a panel and group discussion about regional identity in the arts. ArtsLink NB is embarking on a multi-year project dedicated to exploring the “Atlantic Vernacular”, and would love member input in planning a larger symposium and publication. Come share your experiences with art colleagues from around the province.


Saturday’s multidisciplinary panel features:



The event is free and open to the public.


About ArtsLink NB

ArtsLink NB is a province-wide, membership based organization representing artists of all disciplines. We work to help artists build robust careers in New Brunswick through providing professional opportunities, public programming, specialized training, and advocacy work. We are working to grow the arts sector to meet national standards of excellence and economic output.


For additional information, please contact:

Julie Whitenect, Associate Director

ArtsLink NB

(506) 608-9914


Galerie Sans Nom: Help out! Find cool things!

We’ll admit it : our storage space is a mess.
Keep an eye on our socials the week of October 1st. We’ll invite you to come help us clean out this mysterious space : wether it’s by sorting nails & screws or by taking home any of our giveaway items. Pay what you can or pay nothing at all : we just want it gone!


On va l’avouer : La remise fait dure.
La semaine du 1er octobre, restez à l’affut. Nous vous inviterons à nous aider à remettre la remise de la GSN en ordre : en triant des clous ou en apportant des «gugusses» chez vous! Une genre de vente à débarras où tout est à vendre pour ce que vous pouvez donner – même si c’est rien!



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.

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 for more information.

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.



This is a reminder that the 2019 Juried Exhibition deadline for Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre is September 30, 2018!

This is a reminder that the 2019 Juried Exhibition deadline for Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre is September 30, 2018!

Exhibition of art plays a major role in the mandate of Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre. We are proud to host a diverse array of contemporary art in our newly renovated gallery spaces in the historic Sunbury Shores building on Water Street. Annually 6-8 Juried Exhibitions are mounted based on the recommendation of a professional jury who review applications for group and solo shows. This program aims to showcase a range of media and assist artists in career building opportunities. We invite applications from emerging and professional artists working in any medium for 2019 group or solo exhibitions with an application deadline of September 30, 2018. For more information and to download the application form, please visit