Calls for Entry & Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT 

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FILM

 

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FINE CRAFT

 

CRAFT COUNCIL OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR | CALL FOR INSTRUCTORS

International craft conference Craft @ the Edge: A Handmade Future is seeking bold and innovative instructors from all craft mediums to share their cutting-edge practices in October 2020. Present your skills at the eastern edge of Canada on the Bonavista Peninsula, Newfoundland & Labrador. Applications and information available HERE.

  • DEADLINE: April 15, 2019

 

CRAFT ONTARIO's BIENNIAL JURIED MEMBER EXHIBITION

Craft Ontario is calling for applications to its biennial Craft Professional juried member exhibition. Craft Ontario ’19 will survey the work of members across the province, and present the very best of contemporary craft. Craft Ontario has supported the development of contemporary craft through juried exhibitions of member work since 1976. Craft Ontario ’19 will specifically look to represent work from each of the four core regions of the province and will present a $250 award for the chosen exhibitor works. For full details, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: May 27, 2019
LITERARY

 

NARCE- JOURNAL: ISSUE 2 – SPRING/SUMMER 2019 

The new issue ACID REFLUX will be focusing on special effects as a sort of spice- rack of the art production/reception as it relates to technology, materiality, identities, and image dispersion. How does acceleration assists and/or further challenges efforts at reparation or possibilities of the collective future/ecosystem? We are looking for: Essays, interviews, reviews (exhibitions/books/etc), work in progress, research, drawings & open to your take on what can be published " about 2000 - 2500 words, or 2-3 images. For more information follow the LINK

  • Deadline for ideas: March 10, from selected submissions: final draft/images for print March 25, online April 8

 

PERIPHERAL REVIEW | CALL FOR SUBMISSION

Peripheral Review is a website and publication based out of Toronto dedicated to the documentation and critical reviews of Canadian emerging art exhibitions, performances, and events.

Peripheral Review is looking for critical reviews of Canadian art exhibitions (or exhibitions which include Canadian artists/contributors), performances (art, music, dance, theatre) and events. Submissions must include the title of the show, venue name and full names of artists.

Any long-form essay or review longer than 5000 words. These will also be considered for print-only publication in our annual print editions. An honorarium will be given to successful submissions upon the publication of the print edition.

Any long form review of an exhibition or event that is over 1000 words. All published long reviews will also be published in the annual print issues. All submissions should include an image of the exhibition, performance, or event for reference for the published piece, with photo credit or access to professional documentation. Include your preferred social media handles, links to websites, a short bio (150 words max), and if you have previously submitted the article anywhere else. For more information, visit the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: March 25, 2019, by Midnight 

 

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC. | WRITERS / ESSAYISTS 

Submissions are encouraged from regional writers interested in producing short, commissioned text for the upcoming program of exhibitions. The Inc. produces 5-6 exhibitions annually, each accompanied by a relevant and engaging text in the form of essays, creative non-fiction or short, narrative works. Selected writers will be called upon to respond to the specific content of an exhibition and produce an essay of up to 1000 words for distribution through a printed text and publication on our website. While all candidates should possess some working knowledge of contemporary art, they are also interested in establishing contact with writers involved in other fields of research capable of bringing a unique perspective to topical concerns in our programming. Writers of non-art backgrounds, as well as emerging artists and writers, are therefore encouraged to apply. For more information follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: ONGOING
MUSIC

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RESIDENCIES
 

COTTON FACTORY ARTIST RESIDENCY​

THE HAMILTON ARTS COUNCIL RESIDENCY PROGRAM  is a 3-month rotating artist residency in The Cotton Factory. This valuable opportunity provides artists from a wide range of disciplines and career levels to build their practice. Participating artists are encouraged to use their time to experiment, develop new ideas and learn new skills in addition to forming meaningful ties with their fellow artists in residence and Cotton Factory tenants. The participating artists will be required to deliver an artist talk and open house during the final week of their residency*. For more information:  follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: May 10th 2019

    * Please note you must be a member of the Hamilton Arts Council in order to be considered for this opportunity.

 

WESTPORT SCHOOLHOUSE ARTIST RESIDENCY

Artists from across Canada are invited to participate in this self—directed Artist in Residence Program at Westport Schoolhouse in Westport, Nova Scotia. Open to emerging and established artists and creatives (of all disciplines), this residency private accommodations with a 750 square foot live-in classroom plus shared kitchen, bathroom, entryway. For more information and open dates for the residency, follow the LINK

 

SELF-DIRECTED RESIDENCIES FOR ARTISTS AND WRITERS

Applications are now being accepted for the Self-Directed Artist-in-Residence Program at the Caetani Cultural Centre in Vernon, BC. The program is open to emerging and established artists and writers in most mediums: installation, earthworks, sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, digital media, printmaking, etc. For more information, follow the LINK.

 

ALCHEMY ARTISTS RESIDENCY | PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY  

ALCHEMY is a 12-day residency devoted to exploring the synergy between artistic practice and the sharing of food in a community setting. Artists immerse themselves in their varied practices during Prince Edward County’s lush summer season, while contributing creativity to lively salon-style communal dinners. Readings and discussions probe the intersections of food and art. Guest talks and visits from local farmers, makers, and artists help us better understand the inspiration generated by making and sharing art and food in community settings.

ALCHEMY 2019 is limited to 14 participants. Residents live and work in neighboring farmhouses in a quiet corner of Prince Edward County called Hillier. 

The County is known for its strong agricultural roots, a thriving arts and cultural community, outstanding natural beauty and farm-to-table cuisine.

Fees plus taxes (CAD): $1275.00 for single, $1150.00 for double, $1050.00 for triple bedrooms (includes housing, shared meals, studio space, guest artist talks, and an Open Studio event). A 2019 bursary program is available.

Applications must include artist CV, artist statement, a letter of intent, and images/artist website. For more information or questions click the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: March 30, 2019
THEATRE

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MULTI-DISCIPLINARY

 

4th ANNUAL ART-IN-THE PARK | CALL FOR SUBMISSION 

We are now accepting applications for the 4th Annual Art-in-the-Park ~ Art Show & Sale to be held on Sunday, August 11th, 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at  Country Heritage Park (CHP), 8560 Tremaine Road in Milton, Ontario.

Artists working in all media are invited to apply to the 4th Annual Art-in-the-Park. Juried by arts professionals, this event is an ideal opportunity for both up-and-coming and 

established artists.

For more information, follow the LINK

  • Deadline: May 25th, 2019
VISUAL ARTS  

 

2019 Autumn Art Sale Fundraiser | CALL FOR ARTISTS

The McMichael Volunteer Committee’s Autumn Art Sale Fundraiser is open to
all living Canadian and Aboriginal Fine Artists and Sculptors. For guidelines and application click here.

  • DEADLINE: May 31, 2019

 

SALT SPRING NATIONAL ART PRIZE 

Canadian artists are invited to submit two-dimensional and three-dimensional work for consideration to the Salt Spring National Art Prize. The intent of SSNAP is to encourage artists whose practice demonstrates originality, quality, integrity and creativity, resulting in significant work with visual impact and depth of meaning. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 31, 2019

 

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC. | PHOTOPHOBIA 

Photophobia is the 13th annual festival of short-format contemporary media, film, video and moving image hosted in partnership between the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Hamilton Artists Inc. Established in 1999, Photophobia was Hamilton’s first film and video festival dedicated to the development of experimental time-based media at a time when there were no such platforms in the Hamilton community. Not confined by restrictions or themes, Photophobia is a free, two-part screening series presented every August under the cover of night in the Irving Zucker Sculpture Garden at the Art Gallery of Hamilton and the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Courtyard at Hamilton Artists Inc. For more information follow the LINK 

  • DEADLINE: June 15, 2019

 

THE GLADSTONE: WHY THE @#&! DO YOU PAINT? | CALL FOR SUBMISSION

The Gladstone's 5th annual Why the @#&! Do You Paint? (#WTFDYP2019) group painting show introduces 'What Does It All Mean?'. This fifth year anniversary of Why the @#&! : Do You Paint focuses on the meaning or message within the work. In this call, we are looking for work, packed with meaning and painted to "perfection". There is also a Participation Fee of $75 + HST 

For more information, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: June 30th, 2019, 11pm
VOLUNTEERING

 

HAMILTON ARTS WEEK I CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS

The Hamilton Arts Council has begun preparations for ARTS WEEK 2019! Running from June 14-21, it is a city-wide hub of arts and culture. We require enthusiastic, social volunteers to help our program run smoothly. Positions are available in many areas of ARTS WEEK. If this sounds like something that draws you in, email admin@hamiltonartscouncil.ca

 

GRIT LIT | CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS

Calling all local book lovers! gritLIT needs dedicated, enthusiastic and creative volunteers to help plan for the 15th annual gritLIT Readers & Writers Festival in April 2019. Positions are available in marketing, volunteer management, and hospitality. Be part of the creative team for one of Hamilton’s most exciting literary events. If interested, please email Jennifer at volunteers@gritlit.ca. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: December 7, 2019