Calls for Entry & Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT 

 

FILM

 

THE NATIONAL FILM BOARD, ONTARIO | CALL FOR SUBMISSION

The National Film Board, Ontario Studio is seeking applications from emerging, independent filmmakers across the Province for the Filmmaker Assistance Program. 

F.A.P. provides technical services and support for selected projects in the documentary, animation, and short drama formats, up to a cash value of $5,000. For more information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 1, 2019
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

 

RESIDENCIES
 

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

 

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY

 

THE FOREST CITY GALLERY | HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT 2019 

Forest City Gallery and London's Art in Public Places invite professional artists to submit artwork for an 8 month-long public art showcase on one of 3 downtown Pattison Advertising video billboards in downtown London. The goal of this project is to incorporate art practices/works that involve different aspects of corporatization, branding, advertising, commercial endeavors, and/or the aesthetics and conventions of commerce or trade. The project will choose 8 artists and give them each a month-long exhibition on London's downtown video billboards (through a partial donation by Pattison Advertising). These screens get an average of

30,000 views per day. The works will be shown every 10 seconds in a 60-second cycle, between advertisements. Artists will be paid a fee of $400 for use of the artwork for the duration of the project. The project will begin on April 15th and run for a duration of 8 months. For more information, contact this EMAIL

  • DEADLINE: March 31, 2019

 

THE FOREST CITY GALLERY | MAIN GALLERY

Forest City Gallery (FCG) is seeking dynamic submissions from artists and curators across disciplines. FCG is an artist-run center founded on artistic autonomy with a commitment to excellence in programming exhibitions and events that reflect recent developments in cultural production. FCG is looking for innovative proposals from artists and curators of all disciplines and career levels with a focus on emergent artists and practices. Artists are paid in accordance with CARFAC fees. Submissions (excluding images) should be merged into a single PDF. Paper/mailed submissions will no longer be accepted. Notification can be expected approximately 3 months following the jury date, by email. 

For more information, contact this EMAIL

  • Deadline: March 31st

 

FARQUHAR’S LANE INSTALLATION | CALL FOR SUBMISSION

Artists and artist teams with established public art experience are invited to submit their credentials for an outdoor art installation for a public art project to enhance Farquhars Lane, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The project will be conducted in two Phases over two years with a total budget of $320,000. This is a two-stage, open competition for professional artists who can demonstrate past experience in outdoor public mural creation and installation. A Selection Committee will select three (3) artists to develop their design proposals, who will be paid a fee of $2,000 (Canadian dollars) to prepare the design proposal

For more information, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: April 1st, Noon EST
VISUAL ARTS  

 

NIAGARA PUMPHOUSE ARTS CENTRE | WALKERS ART INDUSTRIES COMPETITION

This juried competition with $3,000 in total cash prizes is open to emerging and established artists anywhere in Canada. In celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre, we present the Walker Industries Art Competition. This is a juried competition with $3,000 in total cash prizes and is open to emerging and established artists anywhere in Canada. Artists may choose their medium and subject matter. For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: March 30, 2019

 

CITY OF TORONTO| CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

The City of Toronto invites professional artists (including artist teams) to submit their Expression of Interest to the first stage of the competition for integrated public artwork(s) as part of the redesign and replacement of the Glen Road pedestrian bridge and tunnel.

The art component of this revitalized public space will be selected through an open two-stage competition, with a net budget of approximately $285,000.00 (+HST) CAD. The project budget includes all costs directly associated with the artwork: all fees for design, fabrication, installation, engineering and professional services, insurance, travel, and other incidental expenses. The design is currently underway, led by the City's consultant, Morrison Hershfield, and anticipated to be completed by late summer 2019 and tendered by the end of the year. Construction is planned for 2020-21.Email submission HERE

  • DEADLINE: April, 1, 2019, 4pm

 

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