ArtShare Program

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ArtShare Program

This program supports projects by artists and arts organizations who self-identify as equity-seeking, or which are led by and serve equity-seeking communities. Calgary Arts Development staff work one on one with applicants to develop grant proposals and funding amounts.

In 2020, 32 artists and organizations were funded its community working group and other stakeholders to evaluate and co-design the ArtShare program to better address the unique needs and contexts of equity-seeking artists, organizations, and communities.

Artist, Collective, or Organization Project Grant Amount
Action Dignity Our Canada, Our Story Part 2 and Artistic Facilitator $35,000
Adejumoke Olatunde Reverse – Short Film $6,560
Alia Aluma Womxn of Colour Art Exhibition $1,500
ANUBHAV 2021 Production $10,000
Asian Heritage Foundation Artist Liaison Contract $10,000
Asmaa Al-Issa Between Four Rivers – Workshop Pilot $4,559.23
Association of Mexicans in Calgary Migrant Rights Film Fest $5,000
Bamboo Bridge Artists Association Ink Connections – Creation of work $3,215
Black Leadership Alliance Council BLAC Youth Empowerment Program $15,000
Calgary Black Film Festival Calgary Black Film Festival $20,000
Calgary Scope Society/Basic Income YYC Basic Income YYC Arts Collective Project $6,000
Canadian Artists Against Poverty Feasibility Study – Living Water Social Enterprise $10,000
Ebony Gooden Mentorship for young black artists via Black Kid Joy Project $5,880
Ethnik Festival Ethnik Festival 2021 $35,000
University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine Indigenous Mural Project Phase 1 – Development of Advisory Committee $5,000
Immigrant Council for Arts Innovation Black History Month Activation Event $5,800
Jenny Li Research and Engagement Project $2,500
Jessica McMann Indigenous Classical Music CD Tour $10,000
Jillian Sudayan Sing With Nanay Filipino Children’s Music Videos and Educational Resources $2,500
Kadra Yusuf Research and writing for philosophy/comedy sketch $2,500
Michele Decottignies The 4 R’s Project $10,000
Migrante Alberta Association Integrated Theatre Workshop $2,800
Mini Thnî Dancers Rehearsals and Performances $10,000
Nurgul Rodriquez Del Ojo Urban Potter: Out of Place as part of the 2020 Biennial of Contemporary Art $3,500
Pink Flamingo Chinatown Mural – Engagement $30,000
Potential Place Arts Program – Pilot Project $10,000
Scholastica Makanjuola Album Recording $6,000
Senior’s Acting Lab More Than a Number Tour $5,122
Sikolohiyang Pilipino Collective Diaspora Dialogues with the Filipinx Community in Alberta: Documenting our History, Presence and Future in Alberta and Canada. $2,500
Tarrence Evans (aka DJ Stagez) Mosaic of Black Identity – Album and Music Video Creation $10,000
Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth New Tribe Magazine: Special Edition $40,000
Woezo Africa Music & Dance Theatre Woezo Cultural Festival and Black Arts Development Workshops $26,000

Accountability Reports and Year-End Financials

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