Call to artists to paint murals on City of Ottawa underpasses

The City of Ottawa is seeking artists to paint murals on two underpass walls located at the Laurier Avenue underpasses at Colonel By Drive and the Queen Elizabeth Parkway.

The City chose to enhance these underpasses as they are key gateways to downtown Ottawa and their proximity to the Rideau Canal. This year, artists who submit mural designs are required to incorporate a celebration of the canal’s historical and cultural significance. Continue reading

HIDA‐TAKAYAMA CONTEMPORARY WOODBLOCK-PRINTS TRIENNALE 2017

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Organizer: Takayama City, Japan

Type of print: Woodblock-print

Application Period: Oct. 1 and Oct 31, 2017

Application Fee: 2,000 yen (Only the applicants for the secondary screening)

Judges
Tetsuya Noda (print maker, Honorary Professor at Tokyo National Univ. of Fine Arts and Music)

Teruo Isomi (print maker, Honorary Professor at Aichi Prefectural Univ. of Arts)

Kunio Motoe (art critic, Professor at Tama Art University)

Cho Enpo (print maker, Researcher at China National Academy of Painting)

Awards
Grand prize / 1 winner (500,000 yen)

Semi-grand prize / 1 winner (300,000 yen)

Award of excellence / 1 winner (200,000 yen)

Exhibition Period, Venue & Awards ceremony

June 2017 Takayama Shimin Bunka Kaikan

If the winner of the grand prize lives overseas, the organizer will help cover partially travel expenses to Japan

Application Documents:                        http://www.city.takayama.lg.jp/kurashi/1000021/1000118/1006776/1006777.html

Contact Information:
Hida Takayama Contemporary Woodblock-Print Triennale

e-mail: hida-hanga@city.takayama.lg.jp

BC Arts Council – Scholarship Awards

The aim of the BC Arts Council Scholarship Program is to support the development of B.C.’s future professional artists by assisting with pre-professional training of outstanding B.C. students of the arts. Successful applicants in this program can be found on stages and in galleries the world over.

The Scholarship Program, the oldest program of Council, provides funding of up to $6,000 per year to outstanding arts students studying at the post-secondary level. B.C. residents attending full-time studies in a fine-arts diploma or degree program at a recognized college, university, institution or academy, in any country, are eligible to apply. Half-day high school dance programs may also be eligible.

This is a highly competitive, adjudicated process, and successful applicants will be assessed on their portfolio as well as the rest of their application. Recognized disciplines include arts administration, community-based arts practice, museology, conservation, dance, media arts, theatre, music, curatorial practice, and visual art.

Application Deadline: April 30

For more information, please visit https://www.bcartscouncil.ca/guidelines/artists/youth/scholarship_awards.html.

 

Calling all young Canadian artists!

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The Canada Council is looking for artists aged 18-35 for the Games of La Francophonie in 2017! You can apply now in 1 of 12 categories to represent Canada in Côte d’Ivoire next year. Find guidelines, application forms and more info here:

http://jeuxfranco.canadacouncil.ca 

Apply today and get your games on!
Deadline: April 29th Continue reading

Calling all Vancouver Island Artists!

-Painters, photographers, musicians, Sculptors, Sewist’s, Leather workers, Jewelers, Quilters, Fiber artists, Knitters/crocheters, Cosmetic chemists, Soaper’s, Screen printers, Writers/Authors, Poets, Videographers …. and  maker’s of all kinds!

The Network Hub has recently launch Nanaimo PopUP Shop.

Each month we will be adding new artists to the store. If you are looking for a new avenue to test your product and/or sell your wares, view our Artisan Guide Online. For questions or to receive a contract please contact sabrina@thenetworkhub.ca.

Escala Public Art Project

Artist Call for Submissions For ESCALA
Ledingham McAllister Communities Ltd.

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Project Summary

Focal Art Piece Budget: $235,000

Submission Deadline: April 29th, 2016 @ 4pm PST

Eligibility: Canadian Residents

Contact: Pivotal Urban Art- info@pivotalurbanart.com – 604.932.7798 Continue reading

Call to artists in Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley

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Vancity Credit Union requesting expressions of interest for a site-specific art commission for the Vancity Centre community branch at 183 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6A 4G2.

The project:
Our vision inspires us to think differently about wealth—to re-envision prosperity as something we can only achieve if we’re surrounded by and connected to a vibrant and diverse community. Our values-based banking model is grounded in the local economy because we believe you only truly prosper when you’re connected to a healthy community.

We’re remodeling our Vancity Centre community branch (branch 1) to better reflect the way we do business. This branch remodel project includes an art call designed to engage the local art community as an integral part of our member’s branch experience. Through this art call, Vancity will select one artist or artist team to create one art commission. Continue reading