Calls for Entry & Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT

LIVING ARTS CENTRE | PROGRAM COORDINATOR

The Centre is seeking a creative, flexible, and talented individual to coordinate the Resident Artist and Exhibitions program as part of the Centre’s Studio Arts, Education and Outreach department. This is a full time permanent position requiring the successful candidate to work some flexible days, weekends and holidays. Employment offer is conditional upon receipt of a Criminal Records Search, Vulnerable Sector Screening. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: October 12, 2018
FILM

FACTORY MEDIA CENTRE | 13TH ANNUAL FMC MEMBERS’ SCREENING

Factory Media Centre is currently seeking submissions for the annual members’ screening. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet your fellow members and board of directors while exhibiting your media work to the Hamilton community. This year we are accepting audio works, installations, performances, films and videos, in order to highlight the vast diversity of our members’ artistic practices. For more information, FOLLOW THE LINK.

  • DEADLINE: October 19, 2018
​FINE CRAFT

QUEST ART | INNOVATIONS ’19 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Quest Art is pleased to announce a call for contemporary craft. Aiming to raise awareness of the work of talented craftspeople across Canada, works selected will acknowledge the artistic vision and innovation of their creator while reflecting the personal language and distinct hand of their maker. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: November 10, 2018

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 11:59 pm EST
​LITERARY

INTO THE VOID | SHORT FICTION PRIZE

Enter your short story of up to 5000 words into the Into the Void Fiction Prize for your chance to win $1000 + publication on our website and in a print issue of Into the Void. Two runners-up will win $100 and have their stories published in the same print issue, so don't wait any longer and enter your story. For more information, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: November 01, 2018

INTO THE VOID | POETRY PRIZE

The Poetry Prize aims to place some great poets established or emerging into the spotlight, as well as award them with a cash prize and publication on our website. Poems must be unpublished. There is no theme for the competition and there are no restrictions on style or genre. For more information, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: December 31, 2018
​MUSIC

DUNDAS VALLEY ORCHESTRA | STUDENT COMPOSER COMPETITION

The Dundas Valley Orchestra has announced our 7th annual Student Composer Competition and is accepting submissions for the 2018-19 season.  We have enjoyed learning and performing works by students studying at Canadian colleges and universities from many parts of Canada and are excited to be able to offer this opportunity again.  The DVO is an amateur adult orchestra in the Hamilton, Ontario area. For more information, download the PDF.

  • DEADLINE: February 11, 2019
PUBLIC ART

RED EMBERS | CALL FOR INDIGENOUS WOMXN ARTIST PROPOSALS

Red Embers is a recipient of the 2018 Park People’s Public Space Incubator competition. The installation proposes 13 large-scale banners suspended from tall wooden gates sited throughout Allan Gardens. The Incubator supports and mobilizes people to challenge the way we think about public spaces by activating free/inclusive temporary art in public parks. Artists and/or Artist Teams are encouraged to focus on contemporary jingle or ribbon skirt designs as a theme of matriarchal identity and community strength/perseverance.To qualify, you must be an Indigenous womxn artist, or Indigenous womxn collaborative artist team. Partnerships and collaborations are encouraged. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: October 25, 2018

HABAD JEWISH CENTRE | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS WELLAND MEMORIAL DESIGN

The Chabad Jewish Center of Niagara and the Holocaust and Jewish Welland Memorial Committee for the Anshe Yosher Jewish Niagara Cemetery invites you to submit a proposal to the Holocaust and Jewish Welland Memorial Design Contest, in accordance with the requirements of the attached Request for Proposal (RFP) document. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE:  October 18, 2018 (5 PM)

CITY OF HAMILTON | NORTH END NEIGHBOUHOOD PUBLIC ART PROJECT

The City of Hamilton is seeking Artists or Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals to design a Public Art sign to be installed at six of the entrances to the North End Neighbourhood in Hamilton. Artists will be selected by a citizen Jury through a process involving a concept and design proposal followed by public consultation on selected Artists proposals. For more information, download the PDF or follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: October 19, 2018 (3 PM EST)

COBALT CONNECTS & CITY OF HAMILTON | WINTERFEST

Hamilton is proud to bring new event ‘The Canteen’ to the 2019 Winterfest. The Canteen displays a Public Art trailer which will act as a signature artwork for WinterFest using a light based component. The City of Hamilton is looking for a contemporary piece of artwork using lights that will act as the focal point of WinterFest 2019. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: October 19, 2018

CITY OF MISSISSAUGA | MAVIS ROAD BRIDGE EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)

The City of Mississauga seeks to commission a qualified artist or artist team to create a new permanent public artwork for Mavis Road Bridge over Fletcher's Creek ("Site"), as part of the rehabilitation and widening of Mavis Road. The City's Public Art Program is managing this project in collaboration with the Transportation & Works Division. This is a two-stage selection process, Applicants are asked only to submit qualifications at this time. Artists selected to submit proposals in Stage 2 shall receive an honorarium of $1000.00 CAD. For more information, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: October 29, 2018 (4 pm EST)

CITY OF HAMILTON | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS CHURCHILL PARK

The City of Hamilton is seeking professional Artists or Artist-Led Teams to create a permanent Public Art work(s) to be located along a new path in the western section of Churchill Park, also known as the Royal Botanical Gardens Teaching Garden. Artists are asked to propose art works that will speak to themes related to Human Rights and the legacy of great humanitarians such as Raoul Wallenberg, who saved over 100,000 Jews from the Holocaust. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: November 22, 2018 (3 PM)
THEATRE

SOUTH SIMCOE THEATRE | CALL FOR PLAY READINGS

The South Simcoe Theatre is currently looking for new plays for the 12th year of Four Play: A Showcase of Play Readings. All submissions will be welcome though Canadian or local based will be prefered. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: November 30, 2018

HAMILTEN FESTIVAL | CALL FOR SCRIPTS

The HamilTEN Festival, a festival of ten-minute plays written by local playwrights, is now accepting submissions from playwrights for their 2019 HamilTEN Festival happening in April 2019. For further information or to apply please follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: December 15, 2018​
VISUAL ARTS​ ​​

SCOTIA BANK CONTACT FESTIVAL 2019 | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival in Toronto invites participation from photographic artists for May 2019, either as a Featured Exhibition or an Open Exhibition. The Featured Exhibitions program showcases exceptional photo-based projects. Featured Exhibitions are subject to a juried submission process, and are eligible for The Gattuso Prize, a $5,000 award that acknowledges an outstanding exhibition in this program. The Open Exhibitions program provides a valuable opportunity to have photographic work exhibited in conjunction with other emerging and established artists. Open Exhibitions are non-juried and are therefore accessible to all interested participants and exhibition spaces. for more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: November 19, 2018 (5 PM)

COLLECTIVE ARTS BREWING | CALL FOR FALL 2018 ART WORKS

Collective Arts was founded on the principles of creating respected craft beer and supporting artists. We invite emerging musicians, bands, visual artists, photographers and graphic designers to showcase their art on our limited-edition beer labels. Collective Arts works with a team of experts (non-Collective Employees) from the beer, art, and music worlds to curate the submissions and choose what will go on our beer. Every artist that is chosen is paid $200USD, and is featured on our website and through our marketing initiatives. We encourage artists to submit work that has been already produced as we respect the time and effort it takes to create work. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: November 30, 2018

CENTRE[3] | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts is an artist-run centre dedicated to promoting print and media arts in contemporary artistic discourse. They are currently accepting submissions for upcoming exhibitions for 2019 through to 2021 in our main gallery. Proposals should highlight the ways in which the work of the artists presented relate to the main theme of the exhibition. You can apply as a curator, a group of artists, or as a single artist for a solo show. All selected artists & curators will be paid CARFAC fees. For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: October 31, 2018

FACTORY MEDIA CENTRE | CALL FOR APPLICATIONS GALLERY INTERN

Factory Media Centre is currently seeking an organized, efficient and enthusiastic individual for the position of Gallery Intern. Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, this role requires a self-directed individual who is a full or part-time student, currently enrolled in an accredited, post-secondary institution. The individual will possess strong communication and administrative skills, and ideally possess additional technologic/artistic skills to assist in the daily operations of an artist-run media art centre. For more information, FOLLOW THE LINK.

  • DEADLINE: Fall 2018

FACTORY MEDIA CENTRE | CALL FOR APPLICATIONS EQUIPMENT INTERN

Factory Media Centre is currently seeking an organized, efficient and enthusiastic individual for the position of Equipment Intern. Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, this role requires a full or part-time student, currently enrolled in an accredited academic institution, to assist in the maintenance, organization and rental of our media art equipment. The individual will possess strong technical skills in media art and some administrative skills, with an interest in working at an artist-run media art centre. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: Fall 2018

​HAMILTON ARTISTS INC SPECIAL PROJECTS | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New in 2018, pending funding, we would also like to encourage the submission of “special projects.” Special Projects may include, but are not limited to, independent projects diverse in nature that may happen at the gallery or off-site and might manifest themselves through happenings, print materials, digital platforms, screenings, workshops or other forms of public presentation or intervention. For further details, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: Ongoing

QUEEN GALLERY | INVISIBLE WINGS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

To celebrate the Spring Festival (Chinese Lunar New Year), Queen Gallery is looking for works from Chinese artists or artists who also celebrate this holiday and are inviting artists to create work inspired by the idea of fostering the support that we receive in our lives. Artists are invited to submit a CV, a completed Application Form saved as a Word document or Office, and up to 6 high resolution JPG images of artwork to info@queengallery.ca. For more information, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: January 7, 2019

BONNIE MCCOMB KREYE STUDIO RESIDENCY | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The Bonnie McComb Kreye Studio Residency in Victoria, BC, is a partnership of the Kreye family and Vancouver Island School of Art. Artists have the use of a private 30 sq. m. garden studio for a residency of 2 months (studio only) or 1 month (studio w/ accommodation). The residency is open to artists working in all media. Opportunities are available for artists to give talks and workshops at VISA and works will be included in a January 2019 exhibition. As well, The Ministry of Casual Living will offer possibilities for exhibition of work. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: November 1, 2018

XPACE CULTURAL CENTRE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: RECESS

Xpace Cultural Centre is seeking work from student and emerging artists and/or designers for the group exhibition tentatively titled Recess, curated by Jaycee Tu, in the spring 2019. Artists are invited to consider recess and play as a strategy. Play may be used as a strategy to engage with the material or medium of the work, or as a way to interact with the gallery audience. Artists are also highly encouraged to explore social, political and/or economic issues as they relate to the intersections of play, art and identity. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: November 1, 2018 (11:59 PM)

CAETANI CULTURAL CENTRE | CERAMICS ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM

Caetani Cultural Centre is a 6,000 sq. ft. designated heritage house, situated on 1.5 acres of land on lower East Hill in Vernon, BC. They are now accepting applications for CeramAiR 2019 (taking place Jan – April 2019) in partnership with the Arts Council of the North Okanagan and the Vernon Community Arts Centre. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: November 4, 2018
VOLUNTEERS

SUPERCRAWL PRODUCTIONS | CALL FOR BOARD NOMINATIONS

Supercrawl is a multidisciplinary arts festival committed to honouring, showcasing and celebrating all varieties of creative work, positioning local and emerging artists alongside significant provincial, national and international peers. Supercrawl is seeking engaged and committed individuals to join its Board of Directors. Supercrawl Productions looks to reflect its vibrant community and dynamic arts ecosystem, and welcomes applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds. For more information, follow the LINK.

DEADLINE: November 5, 2018 (9 AM EST)