Call for Submissions
- Posted by langevin mural on May 21st, 2013
The Calgary Board of Education’s Langevin Science School is currently seeking proposals from artists or groups of artists interested in working alongside students, teachers, parent committee and Artist-In-Residence to create an exterior, public art mural for the school and its community of Bridgeland/Riverside.
The call is open to all artists, however preference will be given to proposals submitted by Calgary based artists.
Call for submissions closes Thursday 13 June 2013 at 4:00pm.
Visit www.langevinschoolyard.wordpress.com for the full RFP guidelines and requirements.
- Posted by Kenzie Hosuego on May 15th, 2013
The Ruberto Ostberg Gallery invites you to submit artwork for the fourth annual June Group Exhibition – ‘Connections 2013’.
The show date is June 14th – July 6th, 2013.
Opening reception is Friday, June 14th, 5-9 pm and Saturday June 15th, 2-5 pm.
This is an open-call, open-theme, open-medium juried show.
Submissions will be received at the Gallery June 10th, 2PM – 7PM.
You may submit a maximum of 2 artworks. Please bring only 2 works with you when you come to the gallery to submit your work.
Artwork size should not exceed 30” (H) x 40” (W) for 2D artworks and 36” (H) x 12” (W) x 15” (D) for 3D artworks.
There will be a $30.00 GST incl. entry fee. Work must be clearly labeled and exhibition ready.
Artworks will be selected for the show by a jury panel.
Artist will be contacted ONLY if their work is NOT selected. Unselected artwork must be picked up on June 12th 7PM – 8PM and June 13th 10AM – 12PM.
Please review the exhibition contract and fill out the submission form in the attachment.
Please bring TWO (2) copies of the submission form (completed and signed) and your entry fee payment $30 (GST included) with you when you come to the gallery to submit your work.
Forms are available on our website: http://www.ruberto-ostberg.com/events.htm
For more information Please contact the gallery at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Posted by PARK on May 15th, 2013
CALL TO ARTISTS:
PARK (Promoting Artists Redefining Kulture) and Winebar Kensington in Calgary are currently looking for an artist that shoots Street Art to submit 10-15 images to be framed and hung in the Kensington Winebar for the period of June 1 through September 7, 2013. The opening reception would take place on June 2nd, 2013 2:00-6:00PM and we would like the artist to be in attendance.
Call is open immediately and closes Weds, May 22nd 2013 at which time the chosen artist will be contacted.
To submit your artwork, please send an email to email@example.com with the subject line reading “Winebar Submission”.
Please include the following information in your email:
1. A cover letter explaining your process/images.
2. An updated CV
3. 5 jpeg images of your work 3OO dpi or less to consider for the show
4. Your website or online gallery of photos
PARK partnering with Winebar Kensington provides a space to give artists the opportunity to showcase their talents. We charge no commission on artwork sold. This show allows our organization to continue to give artists and the exposure that is desperately needed in our city.
We at PARK are young people making culture happen, and we seek to entertain, engage, and intrigue the whole community— families, professionals, and people of all ages. We have created PARK as our chance to assert ourselves as a new and creative force within an already thriving city. So, check us out- we have lots to share.www.ourparkonline.com.
- Posted by PARK on May 14th, 2013
PARKSALE is an annual outdoor market where artists and vendors can sell and showcase their work, in which all expenses are paid for by our organization.
PARK is currently looking for vendors for the upcoming PARKSALE 2013.
This year, PARKSALE will take place on Sunday June 23, 2013.
At Haultain Park - 225 13 Ave SE
There is NO vendors fees and FREE Admission to the public
Note that set-up & registration is from 8:00 - 9:45AM while the event will run between 10:00AM and 5:00PM. Clean-up will take place between 5:00PM and 6:00PM. Vendors are expected to remain open for the duration of the event.
Interested in becoming a vendor? Please submit the following application by SUNDAY, JUNE 9 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Website or Facebook Page:
1-2 photographs of your work/product(s):
Company Logo (if available):
Please note that we have limited space for this event so reservations will be taken on a first come first serve basis.
For more information about PARK please visit our web-site: www.ourparkonline.com
Call for Submissions: Southern Alberta Woodworkers Society - 2013 Fine Works in Wood Exhibition & Sale
- Posted by adrian.lomas@sh... on May 10th, 2013
The 2013 “Fine Works in Wood” Exhibition is a juried exhibition featuring Works predominantly of wood. Materials other than wood may be used to complement the design. Importance will be given to original designs, excellence in workmanship and diversity of approach. Work of a very high standard is being sought and Makers are encouraged to be very critical of what they submit.
Interested parties are urged to review previously submitted Exhibition Works at www.saws.ca.
All woodworkers are invited to participate. For complete submission details, you may download the attached "Call for Entries"
Entry Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2013 @ 5:00 PM MDT
Southern Alberta Woodworkers Society (SAWS) has been hosting woodworking Exhibitions for three decades. SAWS is a non-profit Society located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Its mandate is to promote fine woodworking to the public and to raise interest in SAWS by encouraging membership.
To this end, SAWS is presenting its biennial “Fine Works In Wood” Exhibition from August 30 through September 8, 2013 at Southcentre Mall. The mall is a premier venue with approximately 30,000 guests per day. Furthermore, the Exhibition will then be on display at the DaDe ART & DESIGN LAB (located in Inglewood) from September 13 through October 27, 2013.
- Posted by Steven Cottingham on May 8th, 2013
THE NEW GALLERY : MAIN SPACE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Deadline: June 30, 2013
The New Gallery (TNG) is currently seeking proposals for our 2014 Main Space programming. Our Main Space is currently located at 212, 100 7 Ave SW in the Art Central building in downtown Calgary. The gallery contains approximately 900 sq ft of exhibition space. A detailed floor plan can be found on our website: http://thenewgallery.org/submit. Shows are five weeks in duration.
Main Space programming comprises exhibitons by artists, collaborators, curators, and other cultural producers from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. We work closely with artists to create critically-relevant shows that advance contemporary art in our local and national communities. Please note that TNG accepts proposals for solo shows, but the Programming Committee may also consider individual artists for inclusion in a curated group project.
TNG is an non-profit artist-run centre and observes CARFAC-stipulated payment schedules, offering an artist fee of $1739 for a solo show. Additionally, we provide limited financial resources to aid artists in managing shipping and travel costs.
The following materials should be included in your application:
- Proposal: Briefly describe your exhibition or Main Space project. Provide complete details of your spatial, physical, and material requirements, including any special equipment and technical needs.
- Artist Statement: Discuss how your proposed project is situated in relation to your current artistic practice and the broader context of your work, research, and interests.
- Support: Please include up to fifteen pieces of additional support material, including digital images, videos, text excerpts, or audio clips alongside a corresponding numbered image list detailing the artwork's title, medium, physical size, date of completion, and any other necessary descriptors. Our Programming Committee will review up to a maximum of five minutes of time-based work.
- Curriculum Vitae: Describe your artistic background to a maximum length of three pages. Please include all relevant contact information.
The New Gallery only accepts digital submissions via e-mail. Paper materials will be discarded and recycled. Please format all written materials as a single .pdf document. Images must be numbered RGB .jpeg files with a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels at 72 dpi and no larger than 1 MB in size. TNG accepts links to video and audio work hosted online. E-mailed applications must be submitted in a single .zip folder containing both documents and images.
Send completed submission packages to:
ATTN: Programming Committee
- Posted by Mary Cole on May 6th, 2013
Please share!! Check out www.artcombat.net for more information.
Date: Thursday May 30, 2013
Location: National Music Center
134 - 11 Avenue SE, Calgary Alberta
Time: Doors open at 6 pm
Competition starts: 7 pm
Are you an adventurous artist seeking the ultimate art challenge? Will you create art in front of a lively audience? Do you want to support animals in need?
Then this live art fundraiser battle to raise funds for the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (www.aarcs.ca) is for you!
Applications will be accepted until May 14th, 2013. Please go to http://www.artcombat.net/compete.html for full contest rules and to submit your application.
This fast paced and exhilarating competition offers a unique chance for your audience to plunge themselves into a friendly frenzy of creative and heated battle while you and your fellow artists transform blank canvasses into irreplaceable masterpieces! Based on a mystery theme announced only moments before the battle commences, you will rally your paint (or whatever medium you prefer), tools, creative juices and adrenalin to create your magic in 30 minutes or less!
You will showcase your talent in Calgary’s innovative National Music Centre. There will be three combat rounds of 30 minutes each. At the end of each round the audience will bid on their favorite pieces so that they can take home an extraordinary work of art.
The two artists capturing the highest bids will move into the next round, and the ultimate winner in the final round will receive a fabulous gift basket, ultimate bragging rights and of course the very genuine and heartfelt thanks from us for donating your time and creativity to help animals in need!
If you are chosen to compete, 50% of the proceeds from purchased art in the auction will go to the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS). We look forward to your submission!
*Please note: Images from the event may be used in future promotion for AARCS and Art Combat
- Posted by sledislandart on May 6th, 2013
Sled Island is currently accepting art exhibition, performance, installation and design proposals for the 2013 edition of Sled Island Music and Arts Festival. This is a unique opportunity for emerging artists/designers/performers/illustrators to engage with a context that embraces the spirit and relationship between the visual arts and music in Calgary.
We’re looking for art/design/curatorial proposals that will contribute site-specific, unique, intriguing, enhanced or additional environments and experiences for festival goers to encounter at the various venues of the Sled Island festival program.
Your submission package should include:
Name and contact information of Artist(s), Curator(s) and/or Designer(s)
CV/Resume(s) of Applicant(s)
250 word Proposal Summary (maximum, over 250 words will not be considered)
10-15 images or sketches or images of the proposed artwork, exhibition and/or design
Image list (artist/designer, titles, medium, sizes, description, etc)
Proposed venue (if applicable)
Friday May 10, 2013 at 7pm (Late submissions will not be considered)
Submissions can be sent via email to: email@example.com
Successful submissions from the first round of consideration and review will be notified and brought in for an informal interview regarding the process.
- Posted by stephanie_hanes on May 4th, 2013
University City Condo's is Calgary’s first (TOD) Transit Oriented Development, and we are proud to support the Arts in Alberta. We are providing funding for a public sculpture to be located on site. We are looking for a sculpture that reinforces the importance of community and sustainability. This competition is open to emerging to established artists; we also invite students enrolled full-time in a Fine Arts/Architecture program at a recognized university or post-seconday institution.
Budget: $100,000 CAD (Maximum)
Deadline: June 1, 2013
Visit the University City Website to download the complete public art call http://www.universitycity.ca/sculpture-competition.
- Posted by People's Poetry... on May 2nd, 2013
Celebrating our third year, The People's Poetry Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2013 festival. Poetry submissions of no more than 300 words and no more than 30 lines, are being accepted until 5:00pm (MST) on Thursday, May 30, 2013. Poems received will be considered for our annual Poetic Graffiti art walk during the 2013 festival, to be held August 16 to 18 in the Kensington area of Calgary, Alberta.
For more information, please visit http://peoplespoetryfestival.com/joinfestival/submissions. To apply, please complete and send the below submission form and waiver to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Thursday, May 30.
We look forward to your submissions!