Westport Schoolhouse Artist Residency, Brier Island in Westport, Nova Scotia

I hope this call finds you in good spirits despite it being February.
The deadline for the 2020 Westport Schoolhouse Artist Residency call is midnight February 29, 2020. It would be greatly appreciated if you could help promote the residency by sending the call listed below to your artist contacts. Thank you for all your efforts in helping to promote the Westport Schoolhouse Artist Residency.
Sincerely,     Jane Zdansky

Open Juried Call – Drawing: An Exhibition

Open Juried Call: Drawing: An Exhibition 

From the cave dwellers of Lascaux to the e-Drawings of our present century, the urge to draw is innate and impulsive.

Artists are invited to submit for consideration up to two drawings that stretch the boundaries of the medium. Be expansive and imaginative with the potential of this expressive form of communication. All types of drawing are welcome: figurative gestures; recordings of history and memory; two-, three- and multi-dimensional as well as site-specific works.

Gallery space is limited. Individual pieces must not exceed 48″ in width.

Two pieces may be submitted for $50 fee (via PayPal). 

Submission Form

Janet Read is exhibiting in the group show 
The Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed  
November 8, 2019 – January 22, 2020
Opening Reception Nov. 8, 7 – 9 pm
@ The Orillia Museum of Art & History, 30 Peter Street South, Orillia

Figureworks Call for Artists 2019

Figureworks Call for Artists 2019

The call for submissions to the 10th annual juried Figureworks Prize and Award Show is now open.

Figureworks is a celebration of the art of the human form, held in Canada’s capital, Ottawa.

Each year, we come together to celebrate the human figure through the Figureworks Prize. The call is open to all living artists, in Canada and internationally, working in all media who wish to submit recent works that represent the human form or parts thereof. Entry fees go directly to operational costs and prize money. The total prize value in 2018 was $7,000.

Key Details:

Submission Deadline is September 30, 2019.

Artists may submit online through the Figureworks website, www.figureworks.org.

Fee: $35 (US) for one entry, $50 (US) for two. Please note that we do have a reduced submission fee for students.

Location: Saint Brigid’s Center for the Arts, Ottawa, Canada.

The 2019 show will be juried by Michael Davidge, Andrew Morrow and Joanne Stober.

For more information, including the submission guidelines, terms of entry and fees, visit the Figureworks website.

Our mission at Figureworks is to cultivate the creation and exhibition of art of the human form. We do this by providing an excellent opportunity to exhibit artwork of the human form and receive a significant cash prize. We are a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization. Entry fees and sponsorship go directly to operational costs and prize money. We don’t take any commissions on sales at the Figureworks exhibition — all the money goes directly to the artists.

We are proud to acknowledge Wallack’s as the Figureworks 2019 presenting sponsor. Wallack’s has a strong tradition of supporting the arts, supplying professional art supplies through their stores, and representing artists through their gallery.

Figureworks is also sponsored by Wallack Galleries, Rosemary Brushes, Rothwell Gallery, Patrick Gordon Framing, Sivarulrasa Gallery and St. Brigid’s Center for the Arts.

Call for Entry: Cat Show

CAT SHOW: CALL FOR ENTRY 
Apply here: http://airdgallery.org/submissions/

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
This autumn, the Aird will celebrate finding a new location by offering a first CALL FOR ENTRY exhibition showcasing work by contemporary Canadian artists. The show will explore the theme of “cats” in their roles as domesticated animals and/or in their roles as mythic symbols of sexuality, divinity and magic.

Submission deadline: Saturday, August 24, 2019

The Cat Show invites entries of cat themed work of all kinds from artists at all stages of their careers.

Works in any medium will be considered, keeping in mind that dimensions can be no greater than 50.8 cm in any direction. This broad definition is intended to open the exhibition to entries reflecting a wide variety of contemporary techniques and practices.

JURIED BY: RM Vaughan

RM Vaughan is a Canadian writer and video artist originally from New Brunswick. He holds an MA in Creative Writing/Critical Theory from the University of New Brunswick (1991). Vaughan is the author of twelve books: most recently Ve1Xe, a “graphic poem” co-created with the artist D. Boyd. Vaughan’s poems, plays, essays and fiction are collected in over 60 anthologies and he writes about contemporary art and culture for national and international publications. Vaughan’s collaborative video works are shown in galleries and festivals around the world and are included in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art. His most recent video work, “House Dress”, co-created with Jared Mitchell and Keith Cole, toured Mexico in 2019.

CARLA GARNET
Director/Curator

John B. Aird Gallery  www.airdgallery.org

Artscape West Queen West • 906 Queen Street West, B05, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 1G6 

Town of Halton Hills Public Art Banner Project

We received a public call for artists that may be of interest to our members:

Dear artist – I am pleased to share news about the Town of Halton Hills public art banner project, calling for artists to submit original work.  You will find all the details here:   https://www.haltonhills.ca/culture/pdf/RFP_Banner%20Art_Temporary%20Public%20Art.pdf

Please get in touch should you have questions and feel free to share this information with other artists.  The call is open to artists and artist teams from across Canada.

Judy Daley
Curator, Helson Gallery
Halton Hills Cultural Centre
Town of Halton Hills
9 Church St., Halton Hills ON L7G 2A3