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. Industry Events January 29, 2024 Social Innovator Breakfast Featuring artist Samuel Obadero This month, we’re thrilled to have Samuel Obadero join us for some behind-the-scenes storytelling of Motif Photography, a photography studio dedicated to community building. During the event, Sam will share reflections on his journey and bring his perspective as an artist and small-medium enterprise owner that supports community. Agenda: February 5, 2024 9am: Arrival, coffee and pastries served 9:15am: Speaking and Q&A 10am: Networking Enjoy breakfast on us and immerse yourself in learning and connecting with fellow innovators. Guests are also invited to work out of the Social Innovation Hub for the rest of the day for free. About Samuel Obadero Sam was born and raised in Nigeria and immigrated to Canada in 2018 where he founded one of the first Black-owned professional photo studio in the city of Calgary/Mohkinstsis: Motif Photography. His essence as an “artpreneur” is to cultivate a community that reveres diversity and creativity. He is a community leader, artist and arts administrator with professional degrees in Information Technology, Digital photography and Arts Administration. In 2019, he was honoured to receive the CCIS (Calgary Catholic Immigration Society) New Canadian Artist Award at the prestigious Mayor’s Lunch for Arts Champions. In his capacity as a community leader, Sam’s focus remains steadfast on championing fellow artists and community members, particularly those from minority backgrounds. Guided by his core values, Sam’s artistic odyssey revolves around intertwining connections, sharing resources and volunteering within the community. He currently volunteers as the board chair of Chromatic Theatre and also as board chair of MS.T. “My mission is clear — to inspire and empower, creating a welcoming and inclusive haven for artpreneurs.” — Samuel Obadero. Register at eventbrite.ca.