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2020 Middlebrook Prize | Call for Submissions

Founded in 2012, the Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators is awarded annually to an emerging Canadian curator under 30 with the aim to foster social innovation and curatorial excellence in Canada. Hosted and administered by the Art Gallery of Guelph, the winner is selected by a jury of arts leaders and receives a $5,000 honorarium as well as mentorship in the development of an exhibition at the Art Gallery of Guelph.

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Visual Arts

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FASHION ART TORONTO
CALL FOR ARTISTS

Fashion Art Toronto is a 5-day showcase of experimental, multi-sensory, art influenced performances, design, multimedia installations, photography, film and fashion presentations, taking place April 16-20, 2020.

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Exhibition

Multi-Disciplinary

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GLENFIDDICH ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE PRIZE | CALL TO CANADIAN ARTISTS

Glenfiddich® Single Malt Whisky is inviting artists living and working in Canada to enter the internationally renowned competition for the prestigious 2020 Glenfiddich® Artists in Residence Prize. The Canadian winner will be one of eight artists worldwide to be awarded the coveted prize to live and work at the Glenfiddich Distillery in the beautiful Scottish Highlands.

Valued at over $20,000, the prize covers the cost of travel, accommodation, living expenses and materials during the three-month stay in the summer of 2020. The experience provides a unique opportunity for artists to produce an ambitious body of work and to share in a dialogue with artists from around the world, fostering cross-disciplinary ideas.

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CALL FOR SUBMISSION: ART | SUPERCRAWL 2020

Every year, Supercrawl issues a call for artist proposals that create creative, compelling and unique environments and experiences for festival-goers. Projects by local, regional, national and international artists are selected based on artistic merit, originality, and ability to integrate within the festival’s scale, spirit and energy.

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Festival

Visual Arts

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: THEATRE | SUPERCRAWL 2020

Every year, Supercrawl issues a call for artist proposals that create creative, compelling and unique environments and experiences for festival-goers. Projects by local, regional, national and international artists are selected based on artistic merit, originality, and ability to integrate within the festival’s scale, spirit and energy.

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Festival

Theatre

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POTTERY & DRAWING | TEACHERS NEEDED

"We are looking for an enthusiastic, organized and self motivated teacher.

Needs to know throwing, hand building, work well with people, be able to work on the weekends. Be comfortable with kids and adults.
If you are applying for the drawing position, you must feel comfortable teaching kids and teens, animation and character design.
Please email your resume to Katia: info@creativeiinsightpottery.com
Thanks!"

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Employment

Multi-Disciplinary

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APPLY | MFA VISUAL ARTS - SPECIALIZING IN BIO ART

School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor.
We are seeking an incoming MFA student (Canadian or International) interested in pursuing graduate education with an emphasis on bioart. The ideal candidate will have prior interest working at the intersection of art and science. This will be evident in their portfolio and artist statement. However, it is not necessary that all applicants have previous hands-on laboratory experience.

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Education

Visual Arts

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Proposals: Temporary Parklet Design and Build | City of Toronto

Up to five design concepts will be selected for implementation.
Temporary parklets are creative structures that encourage people to gather, sit, and enjoy their surroundings. They are an economical and innovative solution to provide more space for people in areas that have limited sidewalk space.

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Visual Arts/ Public Arts

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CITY OF HAMILTON ARTS AWARDS | NOMINATIONS

Nomination process is now open for the City of Hamilton Arts Awards recognizing the outstanding achievements of established and emerging artists in Hamilton.

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Award Nomination

Multi-Disciplinary

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Request for Qualifications| National Monument to Canada’s Mission in Afghanistan

The Department of Canadian Heritage, in cooperation with Veterans Affairs Canada and the National Capital Commission, invites teams of architects, landscape architects, professional artists, and other urban design professionals to submit their credentials and examples of prior work for the first part of a two-phase competition to design a national monument to commemorate Canada’s mission in Afghanistan.

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Residency: Disruptions in utopia, land left behind

Art Inside Out is offering a 12 week long residency for one international artist during 2020 with the following schedule: June 8-19 (research), August 17–October 11 (production), October 12–25 (presentation) in Falkenberg, Sweden. The residency holds a particular interest in design and landscape architecture.

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PIET ZWART INSTITUTE | CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The programmes of the Piet Zwart Institute are located in the heart of Rotterdam’s city centre. While students and faculty come from across the globe, bringing with them a variety of cultural influences, there are also strong connections to the city, its complex history and dynamic urban environment.

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Education

Visual Arts

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DANCE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE |

The Dance Artist in Residence program is offered specifically for dance artists to have focused time for the creation and development of new works. The residency is designed for artists in the initial creation phase of a new work, which they’ll begin to create in our studio spaces.

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Residency

Dance

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CALL FOR VENDORS | THE CABBAGETOWN FESTIVAL (EARLY BIRD PRICING!!!)

The 2020 Cabbagetown Festival will run over the course of two days – Saturday, September 12th and Sunday, September 13th, 2020. One of the longest-running street festivals in Toronto is now accepting early-bird applications!

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Festival

Multi-Disciplinary

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FACULTY POSITIONS: NEW YOUR UNIVERSITY | INTEGRATED DIGITAL MEDIA PROGRAM

The Department of Technology, Culture, and Society (TCS) at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full time, non-tenured, renewable contract faculty position and a full time, 1-year, non-renewable visiting faculty position in Integrated Digital Media, with a start date of September 1, 2020.

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Education

Visual Arts

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS : BFA + MFA | INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

Our degree programme will encourage you to find your own strengths and methods of expression within the field of fine arts. You will acquire skills and knowledge that will enable you to work independently as a visual artist and understand your own work in the context of contemporary art and society where artists may adopt multi-faceted roles and profiles.

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Education

Visual Arts

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Niagara Symphony Orchestra (Association) | Executive Director Position

The Executive Director has specific responsibility for the administration of the Niagara
Symphony Association. This position will appeal to someone who wants to make a difference within the arts and to grow community, expanding and further developing his or her skill set. For further information, feel free to contact Daryl Novak, board vice-chair and search committee lead at 905-468-5550.

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Arts Administration

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: FASHION | SUPERCRAWL 2020

The Supercrawl Fashion Committee invites designers to participate in this year’s festival. Collections by designers are selected based on artistic merit, originality, and ability to integrate within the festival’s scale and energy.

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Festival

Fashion

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: DANCE \ SUPERCRAWL 2020

In 2020, Supercrawl organizers are seeking proposals for dance and site-specific performance works created specifically for Supercrawl. Proposed works may be short (5-20 mins) or works performed repeatedly throughout the day. Any style of dance is welcome to be submitted. No restrictions will be imposed, but companies are advised to consider the possibilities of performances that will take place on-street in large crowds.

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Festival

Dance

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | FUNDED MFA IN STUDIO ART

The University of Waterloo
MFA, Fine Arts. A key feature of our program are the Keith and Win Shantz Scholarships, which enable all MFA candidates to travel and study alongside a professional artist during their summer term. Waterloo has an intimate program built around studio research, practice, professional development, and pedagogical training. Studio work culminates in a solo exhibition at UWAG (University of Waterloo Art Gallery)

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Education

Visual Arts

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PUPPETRY EXPLORATORY LABORATORY (PXL) | MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The Puppetry eXploratory Laboratory is a program that offers the opportunity for artists to explore their creative passion within the puppet art form. As a participant in PXL, you will be involved in a unique experience that allows you to interact and collaborate with artists of all kinds.

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Mentorship

Theatre

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PERFORMING ARTS CREATION RESIDENCY | BANFF CENTRE FOR ARTS AND CREATIVITY

We invite project proposals from individual artists, artistic collectives, and companies of all sizes. Artists with projects at various stages of development are encouraged to apply - whether at the conceptual, creation, development, refinement, or redevelopment stage of a new work.

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Residency

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL MINIATURE PRINT BIENALLE EXHIBITION

Ottawa School of Art Gallery, Byward Market Campus, 35 George Street Ottawa.
The exhibit is open to all professional artists. The prints must be made with any generally accepted graphic techniques. Each artist can submit a maximum of 4 prints to the jury. Prints must be numbered and signed by the artist and must have been produced since January 1, 2017. The maximum dimension of the print image is 10 cm x 10 cm. The maximum dimension of the print matrix (paper, cloth, etc.) is 20 cm x 20 cm.

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Exhibition

Visual Arts

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CALL FOR ARTISTS | City of Hamilton

The City of Hamilton is seeking Artists and Artist-led teams to submit proposals for a permanent
public art work at the corner of King William Street and James Street North in downtown
Hamilton. The work will replace an existing light standard, may be illuminated and shall
incorporate a gate feature that can temporarily close the street to vehicular traffic for special
events.
Artist Information Meeting:
Monday January 27th, 2020 at 5:30 PM EST
Tourism Hamilton's Visitor Centre
28 James Street North (at King William), Hamilton, ON

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Public Art

Visual Arts

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Call for applications 2020–21: Master of Contemporary Art | Estonian Academy of Arts

The Master of Contemporary Art (MACA) programme at the Estonian Academy of Arts is accepting applications from February 1–29 for the academic year 2020/21.

MACA is for emerging contemporary artists in Tallinn. The main focus of the program is to guide them during the development of their artistic position. The curriculum focuses on the individual preferences of students, offering a chance to use the facilities at EKA, ranging from photography studios to a professional sound studio, as well as workshops for 3D modelling, textile, glass, ceramics, printmaking, the metalworking shop and many more.

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | DOORS OPEN AFTER DARK

Historians and artists of all disciplines are encouraged to submit proposals for activations that explore Guelph’s history and identity through themes of reconciliation, diversity, landscape, culture, innovation, and environment. This opportunity is open to individuals, collectives, and groups from anywhere in the world.

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Public Art

Multi-Disciplinary

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Call for applications: 2020 summer art residency | California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

New-media artists, designers, curators, photographers, filmmakers, writers, and inter/trans-disciplinary thinkers are invited to apply for the 5-week residency in the summer of 2020, which will include woodworking and welding workshops.

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HISTORICAL ARCHIVE | BUILDING CULTURAL LEGACIES

Building Cultural Legacies is a community sourced archive and digital storytelling platform that would not be possible without the engagement of local artist, institution and community member submissions. If you know of an artist or related organization active in Hamilton between 1950-2000, we welcome you to submit images and stories on their work!

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Archival

Multi-Disciplinary

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CALL FOR ENTRY | ELORA SCULPTURE PROJECT

Since the 1970's the community has attracted many artists and artisans creating a vibrant culture in the visual, performing and culinary arts: an appreciative audience for your work.
Gain broader exposure. Thousands of tourists visit Elora and Fergus each month from all parts of Canada, United States and beyond. Sell your work commission free. You deal directly with potential buyers and you receive 100% of the sale proceeds.
All participating artists receive an honorarium.

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Exhibition

Visual Arts

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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE SPRING 2020 | BANFF CENTRE FOR CREATIVE ARTS

The Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) program is designed for visual artists to focus on their own practice in a supportive learning environment. Participants are encouraged to explore new ideas, create, self-direct their research and time, and cultivate new directions in their work — all while surrounded by a community of peers within Banff Centre’s spectacular mountain setting.

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Residency

Visual Arts

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OUTDOOR SCULPTURE | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Oeno Gallery’s Sculpture Garden at Huff Estates opened in 2011 as a place dedicated to the exhibition of high-quality outdoor sculpture. The 4-acre garden is a prized feature of the property and receives tens of thousands of visitors yearly.

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Public Art

Sculpture

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: MUSIC | SUPERCRAWL 2020

Since 2009, Supercrawl has hosted a vibrant range of compelling and contemporary musical talent. Whether through the signature on-street festival weekend, partnered presentations, club series, or ticketed events, Supercrawl consistently showcases the best of local live music alongside national and international artists. Supercrawl’s musical programming is the result of curation by the festival’s Music Committee. Bands/artists are invited to put themselves forward for consideration.

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Festival

Music

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: TALKS | SUPERCRAWL 2020

We are looking for the best new books, fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama by writers who know how to engage audiences and are intrigued by the ability to reach thousands of listeners in an outdoor presentation. We are also looking for dynamic spoken word artists or multi-genre literary performers who are comfortable performing in an exciting street festival setting.

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Artist Talk

Multi-Disciplinary

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SEEKING CHAIRPERSON AND TENTURE-TRACK FACULTY | PRATT INSTITUTE, NEW YORK

The Institute is renowned for providing comprehensive professional educations in both art and design, supported by a distinguished faculty and exceptional technical and studio resources. Gifted students from across the United States and the world collaborate and learn at Pratt, integrating creative energy and opportunity into an unmatched educational experience.

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Education

Multi-Disciplinary

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | CHILKOOT TRAIL ARTIST RESIDENCY

Yukon Arts Centre, Parks Canada and the US National Park Service are seeking visual artists to participate in a cross-border creative journey within Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Alaska and Chilkoot Trail National Historic Site in British Columbia.

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Residency

Visual Arts

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EDUCATION | 2020 CURATORIAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN ROME

Goldsmiths Department of Art and the British School at Rome (BSR) are pleased to announce the 2020 Curatorial Summer School entitled Curating the Contemporary.

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Education

Multi-Disciplinary

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Call for Exhibition Miniprint Submissions | Ottawa School of Art

The exhibit is open to all professional artists. The prints must be made with any generally accepted graphic techniques. Each artist can submit a maximum of 4 prints to the jury. Prints must be numbered and signed by the artist and must have been produced since January 1, 2017. The maximum dimension of the print image is 10 cm x 10 cm. The maximum dimension of the print matrix (paper, cloth, etc.) is 20 cm x 20 cm.

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Exhibition

Visual Arts

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JOB CALL | ART GALLERY OF BURLINGTON (AGB) | HEAD OF PROGRAMMING

Title: Head of Programming
Status: Full-Time Permanent, 35 hours per week, some evenings and weekends required
Start Date: March 23, 2020.
The ideal candidate is an ambitious and collaborative thinker, organized, and well
versed in contemporary art and craft practices. They must have an adept understanding of
fine art handling, shipping, and condition reporting. A strong knowledge in exhibition
coordination and project management, and publication coordination is necessary for the
position.

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Education

N/A

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24th Dundas Studio Tour | Call For Submissions

There are two applications options:

ONE is to apply as an exhibitor, the SECOND is to apply for a Guest Studio Location for artists and craftspeople that have a studio in Dundas. Deadline for completed application is March 1.

No late applications will be accepted.

This year's Tour is on October 3 and 4th.

The Dundas Studio Tour represents a collective of artists who come together annually to open the doors of local studios to the public for a fun, engaging, weekend of creativity. Each year, we invite various guest artists and artisans to join us in showcasing new and exciting work at the studios of local artists.

The tour attracts more than 2500 visitors to Dundas each year. These visitors come to shop, dine, and explore all of what Dundas has to offer, which in turn benefits our entire community.

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Exhibition, Festival, Vendor

Fine Craft, Multi-Disciplinary, Sculpture, Visual Arts

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CALL FOR ARTISTS & MAKERS | 59TH TORONTO OUTDOOR ART FAIR

Visual artists of all backgrounds are invited to apply for the 59th Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, taking place at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, Ontario from July 10-12, 2020. Apply to show your work alongside 360 juried artists and makers, welcoming 130,000 art enthusiasts and collectors from around the world for an art-filled weekend.

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Vendor

Multi-Disciplinary

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PhD VISUAL ART & DESIGN | INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

PhDArts offers an international, high-level doctorate in artistic research for visual artists and designers. PhDArts is a collaboration between the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA) at Leiden University and the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague, The Netherlands.

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Education

Visual Arts

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