OPPORTUNITIES

This page is dedicated to calls for submission, job postings, and other opportunities for artists that have been posted by other galleries and institutions, or sent to us. We also maintain a database of general artist resources on our RESOURCES page. 

For Open Calls posted by Struts Gallery, please visit our OPEN CALLS page.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS| CREATEDHERE MAGAZINE | ODE TO STUDIOS

DEADLINE: JULY 1

Where: New Brunswick​

What: Created here is seeking contributors for CreatedHere Magazine Issue 18: Ode to Studios, launching December 2021.

Remuneration: $50-$250, depending on contribution size.

Eligibility: Priority will be given to artists from Saint John, St. Andrew’s, St. Stephen, Sussex, Fundy Park and surrounding areas.

Details: More information and how to apply can be found here.

JOB OPPORTUNITY| GROW TWILLINGATE | PROGRAM OFFICER

DEADLINE: JUNE 25

Where: Twillingate, NL

What: Grow Twillingate is a not-for-profit organization in Twillingate NL that is focused on social innovation through arts, culture and heritage, preserving Twillingate’s sense of place in a digital world.  Its projects support the local economy and its cultural and tourism sectors. The organization is steered by a small board of directors.

Remuneration: $45K - $50K a year

Details: More information and how to apply can be found here.

CALL FOR BIPOC ARTISTS| BIPOC CREATORS COLLECTIVE + EASTERN EDGE GALLERY

DEADLINE: JUNE 25

Where: St. John's, NL

What: In partnership with the newly forming BIPOC Creators Collective, Eastern Edge Gallery would like to commission a visual artist or artist duo to create a public mural that visualizes anti-racism practices in Newfoundland & Labrador. The mural will be outside of Eastern Edge and will be unveiled during the HOLD FAST Contemporary Arts Festival in late August. In tandem with the mural’s unveiling, the artist(s) will have the opportunity to host an artist talk and lead a collaborative community project with the support of the BIPOC Creators Collective and Eastern Edge. F 

Remuneration: The selected artist will be paid 2000$, and additional fees for programming.

Eligibility: Newfoundland and Labrador BIPOC artist

Details: More information and how to apply can be found here.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS| HOLD FAST 2021 POP-UPS

DEADLINE: JULY 2

 

Where: St. John's, NL

 

What: A call for Hold Fast pop-ups. Artists are invited to propose events, performances, film screenings, and more. Projects will be shared with the community and will be included in festival promotions. Get involved and reach a larger network through Eastern Edge.

Details: "Do you have an art project you would like to present during HOLD FAST Contemporary Arts Festival? A performance to realize? A short film you would like to screen? A studio to welcome visitors? A maker’s event you would like to host? An exhibition you would like to show? Or some other art happening we have yet to mention?"

More information can be found here

CALL FOR FILMMAKERS | BIRDS CANADA

DEADLINE: ONGOING

What: Two 5-minute videos showcasing Birds Canada's volunteer programs (Nocturnal Owl Surveys, and Maritimes SwiftWatch). These videos aim to show a day in the life of a volunteer at Birds Canada, and to try educate and recruit people for their bird conservation/monitoring programs.

Remuneration: Two awards of $1,000

Details: Filmmakers have to provide cameras. Filming is set to happen between June-August and editing should be completed before November.
For more information, contact Laura Achenbach.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | EMERGING DIGITAL ARTISTS AWARD

DEADLINE: JUNE 15

Where: EQ Bank and Trinity Square Video.

When: Selected artists will be included in an exhibition at Trinity Square Video from September 10-October 2, 2021

Remuneration: Five awards of $5,000 

Eligibility: Canadian artists within the first five years of their professional career, beginning with their first solo or group exhibition in a museum, public or commercial gallery, or artist-run centre. 

What: EDAA was established to celebrate early-career media artists working actively and creatively with digital technologies, awarding a single grand prize and four finalist prizes each year. 

Details: More information and how to apply can be found here.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | THE BLUE BUILDING GALLERY

DEADLINE: JUNE 15

Where: Halifax, NS

When: 12-week program starting June 15

Remuneration: $20/hr for 25 hours a week

Eligibility: This position is funded by Young Canada Works, and candidates must meet YCW eligibility. 

Details: More information and how to apply can be found here.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | FESTIVAL INSPIRE FILM SCREENING

DEADLINE: JUNE 15

Where: Riverview, NB

When: July 15

Remuneration: Programmed filmmakers will be paid according to the CARFAC fee schedule. 

Eligibility: New Brunswick-based filmmakers.

Details: Films should respond to the festival's name—Inspire! More information and the application form can be found here.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | INVERNESS COUNTY CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

DEADLINE: AUGUST 31

Where: Inverness, NS

What: P.S., a mail art exhibition/fundraiser.

When: This exhibition will be accepting work from may 12 to August 31..

Details: P.S. will take place over the next 3 months. Artists, ICCA members, community members, those near and dear to ICCA are asked to create and send a postcard to share a piece. Postcards they will be shared virtually on social media. At the end of the mail-in period, if regulations permit, the gallery will hold a physical exhibition of the postcards at ICCA. At that time the postcards will be for sale and all proceeds will go towards  programming and operating expenses. More information and how to apply (and the mailing address) can be found here.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | THE KHYBER

APRIL 15 & October 15

Where: Halifax

Eligibility: The Khyber prioritizes proposals from those who have systemically faced oppression, exclusion and tokenism within the art world, including artists who are BIPOC, LGBTQ2+, Deaf and Hard of Hearing and those working in Disability Arts. Utmost priority is placed on working with Mi'kmaq and African Nova Scotian artists. Artists who have had projects spanning one month or longer over the past 3 years are not eligible to apply.

Details: More information on how to apply and individual programs can be found here.

CALL FOR ART WRITERS | EASTERN EDGE GALLERY

DEADLINE: ONGOING

Where: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Eligibility: New and emerging writers (writers who have written work for Eastern Edge within the past two years will not be considered)

Details: Pay is based on current CARFAC rates (roughly $200 for 400 words). More information and how to apply can be found here.