Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads. Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted. Call for Submissions February 9, 2024 Art Acquisitions by Application Application deadline: April 2, 2024 This program provides support for individual Alberta artists or an ensemble of artists through the purchase of their artwork as a permanent part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) Art Collection. For more information and to apply, visit Grantium (alberta.ca). What does this Grant Support Through this opportunity, you may apply to have your artworks purchased to become part of the AFA’s permanent Art Collection. View artwork currently included in the AFA Art Collection. The AFA acquires artwork at fair market value. Fair market value is established by the record of sales of the artwork of the specific artist and comparable artwork by other artists who are peers working in similar media. Artworks in one or more of the following categories are eligible for submission: Drawing Painting Sculpture Printmaking (excluding reproductions) Fibre art Ceramics Photography Glass Mixed media New media (time-based media, electronic arts, audiovisual art) Eligible artworks must be physically available for viewing at the Capital Arts building in Edmonton, should the program expert panel request to see them. Exceptions for large works may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note the expert panel process can take up to four months to complete following the deadline. How to apply We only accept applications through the Grant Administration Tracking and Evaluation (GATE) front office online application system. We must receive your online application through GATE Front Office no later than 11:59pm MT on the deadline date, unless the deadline falls on a statutory holiday or a weekend when it will be extended until the next working day. Please give the system time to process your application so that the AFA receives notification of your submission before the deadline falls. What to Include in your Application For detailed step-by-step instructions, please download the GATE Front Office user guide for this funding opportunity: Download an Art Aquisition by Application-specific GATE Front Office user guide. Watch a short video that shows how to apply for this program. For questions email Elizabeth Capak, Art Collections Consultant, Acquisitions, at AFA.email@example.com or call 780.638.2850.