CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS| WATERFOWL PARK ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE
MARCH 5, 4:30 PM
What: 2-month residency
When: Between April and September 2021
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Sackville
Details: The Town of Sackville Department is accepting proposals for a performing artist residency in the Sackville Waterfowl Park, and/or adjacent Visitor Information Centre. More information and how to apply can be found here.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS| ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO
Where: Digital via the Art Gallery of Ontario
What: 2-month residency on the theme of "Together, Apart"
When: Between April and September 2021
Eligibility: Emerging artists under 35 who are interested in creating new artworks that combine artistic genres.
Details: Proposals should explain how and through what platform(s) online audiences can engage with the artwork. Artists are open to propose projects that include collaborations with any department at the AGO, including but not limited to: Conservation, Collections, Curatorial, Education & Programming, Library & Archives, Food & Beverage, and Visitor Experience.
Selected artists will receive a one-time artist fee of $5,000.00 CDN, and additional $2000.00 CDN for materials for the project, mentor with applicable expertise and access to other AGO collaborators; and a public presentation of the completed project. More information and how to apply can be found here.
PUBLIC ART CALL| NEW BRUNSWICK DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM, HERITAGE AND CULTURE
Where: Arc-en-ciel School in Oromocto, NB
What: Public Artwork at a new Francophone school
Budget: $ 50,000
Eligibility: Professional artists (excluding students). Preference is given to New Brunswick-based artists.
Details: More information and how to apply can be found here.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | PRESS PAPIER
Where: Trois-Rivières, QC
Eligibility: Press Papier is interested in applications showing evidence of new approaches to printmaking, but will not consider applications from artists who they have exhibited within the past five years.
Details: Presse Papier is looking for artists, artist groups or curators who wish to exhibit contemporary art that includes traditional printmaking technique or projects linked to printmaking, particularly with regards to its development and its pertinence as a contemporary means of expression. More details can be found here.
PUBLIC ART CALL | CITY OF VICTORIA
4 PM PST
Where: new skateboard park at Topaz Park, Victoria BC
Eligibility: This call is open to professional artists/artist teams who are residents of Canada and legally able to work within Canada,
Details: This project has a budget of $100,000. All expressions and accompanying documents must be Upload Electronic Proposals and Documents to: https://victoria.bonfirehub.ca. Interested parties will need to register on the https://bids.victoria.ca/Bids/as a 'New Vendor' to view the 'Expression of Interest 21-025 Integrated Public Art Project - Topaz Park: Skate Park' document which includes the full Call to Artist and submission instructions. More information can be found here.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS | SOBEY ART AWARD
6 PM EST
Where: National Gallery of Canada
When: The 2021 Sobey Art Award will be awarded in the fall of 2021, once again with an exhibition at the National Gallery.
Eligibility: This is the first year that the Sobey Art Award will not have an age limit. Nominations can come from recognized agents, artists and institutions.
Details: The prize for the Sobey Art Award has increased this year for all finalists. More information and nomination forms can be found here.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS| THIRD SHIFT 2021
Where: Saint John and/or Digitally
What: Third Space Gallery's annual festival of public contemporary artworks.
When: August 19 – 22, 2021
Eligibility: Applicants living in New Brunswick may submit proposals either for physical or digital/virtual work that requires the artist to be physically present during Third Space. Artists living outside of New Brunswick can only submit proposals for projects that do not require them to by physically present.
Details: The 2021 iteration of Third Shift will revolve around the theme "Transverse." This is the first year the festival will have a theme. More information and how to apply can be found here.
JOB CALL| EYELEVEL ARTIST RUN CENTRE AND BOOKSTORE
Where: Within Mi’kma’ki (Atlantic Canada) - from Eyelevel’s office or remotely/from home
What: Indigenous Assistant Curator
When: 8 months from April 7 to November 30
Eligibility: Of Indigenous descent with close ties to Mi’kma’ki (ancestral ties to Mi’kma’ki are not required, but applicants should reside in Mi’kma’ki and have existing relationships and community connections here), an intimate knowledge of contemporary art, particularly contemporary visual art in Mi’kma’ki, a working knowledge of Indigenous art practices and/or a willingness to learn.
Details: This position is part-time (17 hours per week) from April - July and full-time (35 hours per week) from August - November. It pays $1,562.50 per month during the part-time period, and $3,125 per month during the full-time period, and includes medical benefits (dental, vision, etc), 8 paid sick days and1 week paid vacation. Information and how to apply can be found here.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | UNSCRIPTED TWILLINGATE DIGITAL ARTS FESTIVAL
5 PM NST
Where: Twillingate, NFLD
What: 2-month digital arts residency
When: Two slots are available in the summer of 2021, from June 1 to July and from August 1 to September 30.
Eligibility: Applicants must live withing Atlantic Canada. Emerging and.established artists utilizing digital technology are encouraged to apply.
Details: The artist residency program gives practicing artists in digital media the time, space and freedom to make art while living in the historic town of Twillingate during the summer.
Artists in residence are provided a place to live and work, a contribution towards supplies, mentorship, connections, and the opportunity for community engagement. More details and how to apply can be found here.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | MARY E. BLACK GALLERY
Where: Halifax, NS
What: Call for exhibition proposals focusing on craft at the Mary E. Black Gallery
When: Proposals are being accepted for 2023 programming
Eligibility: Community groups, cultural groups, guilds, artists/craftspeople and curators are eligible to apply. Juried, curated and travelling exhibitions are eligible
Details: Mary E. Black Gallery covers artist’s fees based on recommended CARFAC rates, Cost of an opening reception (subject to restrictive conditions), Invitation / exhibition catalog, and inclusion in the gallery's standard publicity program. More details and how to apply can be found here.
GRANT DEADLINE| ARTSNB
What: ArtsNB has two deadlines on April 1, Creation and Documentation.
When: Projects cannot begin before the grant is submitted.
Eligibility: Applicants must meet ArtsNB's definition of a professional artist (or critic, if applying for the Documentation grant). Applicants cannot have outstanding final reports for previous grants.
Details: Funding for Creation projects varies depending on the artist's career level. $5,500 is available to emerging artists, $11,000 to mid-career artists, and $16,500 to senior artists. ArtsNB will fund up to $8,500 for documentation projects. More details and how to apply can be found here.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | THE KHYBER
APRIL 15 & October 15
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 SUBMISSIONS | FIN Atlantic International Film Festival
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:
Eligibility: Submissions may be fiction, documentary, animation or experimental of any length. Only films completed no more than 18 months prior to the 41st Atlantic International Film Festival will be considered for admission.
Details: Films not in English must be either subtitled in English or dubbed. Entrants will be notified by August 13 , 2021. More information on how to apply can be found here.
CALL FOR ART WRITERS| EASTERN EDGE GALLERY
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.