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Strathcona County Public Art Opportunity

posted: November 15, 2015

Strathcona County is seeking artists for two public art installations in the new Emerald Hills Aquatic Centre and the renovated Glen Allan Recreation Complex.  Both projects are slated to open to the public in September 2016.


Strathcona County has posted the RFPs below to the Alberta Purchasing Connection website at  Refer to this site for full details.


RFP #15.0093 Call for Artist – Emerald Hills Aquatic Centre


Closing Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 14:00:00 Hours, Alberta Time

Optional Site Tour: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Budget: $58,000

Only artists from Alberta are eligible to submit for this project


RFP #15.0097 Call for Artist – Glen Allan Recreation Complex


Closing Date:  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 14:00:00 Hours, Alberta Time

Optional Site Tour:  Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Budget:  $80,000

Artists from Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan are eligible to submit for this project


NOTE:  The information provided above is subject to change.  Any and all changes will ONLY be posted on the Alberta Purchasing Connection in the form of an Addenda.


Should you encounter any technical difficulties contact the APC at 780-644-5726 or by email at  Strathcona County will not be able to assist in any way with any technical difficulty.


All queries regarding this RFP must be in writing to  In the subject line reference the appropriate RFP number.  Strathcona County will not reply to any telephone or facsimile inquiries.

GAS 2016 Glass Fashion Show

posted: June 24, 2015

Glass Fashion Show 2016 - Taking costume proposals until the end of July

Contact Laura Donefer


posted: May 26, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti and Riedel Crystal will assign an award to a young artist or designer for the design of a glass work.

Participants must be under the age of 30 on the expiry date of the award.

The participants must submit a portfolio of home décor accessories in glass and tableware in particular, by the 29th of May 2015.

The portfolio must be sent in both paper copy and digital format (on CD, DVD or memory stick) to:
Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 
Campo Santo Stefano, 2945
30124 Venezia - ITALY

Please note that as deadline (May 29) should be considered  the date of your sending.

The works will be examined by a special commission established by Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti and chaired by Mr. Georg Riedel.

The award will be assigned during the presentation of the “Glass in Venice 2015 Prize”, that will take place at Istituto Veneto in Venice in September 2015.

The winner will be offered three nights' accommodation in Venice at Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti guest house in the occasion of  the award ceremony, as well as a trip to Kufstein in Austria to visit Riedel Crystal with the following programme:

Sunday 29 November 2015: arrival at Munich airport in the afternoon, transfer to Kufstein and accommodation;

Monday 30 November 2015: visit to Riedel factory to oversee the productive sector and a meeting with the glassmasters;

Tuesday 1 December 2015: transfer to Germany to visit the Christkindlmarket in Nuremberg and Munich, followed by the return flight to the winner’s place of departure from Munich.

For further information please write to:


posted: May 11, 2015


June 27 – August 23, 2015


Monday, June 1, 2015 @ 6 pm

Living Arts Centre Gallery
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8

The Living Arts Centre is accepting applications from students and recent graduates for MORE DECENT EXPOSURE, an exhibition that singles out fresh artists to get excited about.


New artists can apply with a portfolio of up to five pieces in any medium for consideration by a panel of LAC visual arts professionals. Selected artists will be exhibited from June 27 – August 23, 2015 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 9 from 7 – 9 pm. Finalists will be paid an honorarium for their participation and will be featured in a curatorial statement on the Living Arts Centre website, print & online marketing, and various social media outlets.


• All students of post-secondary, technical, and craft institutions are eligible to apply. Recent graduates within 2 years of the completion of their diploma, bachelors, or masters degrees are also eligible for consideration.

• Works in any medium are welcome including traditional media, performance, sound, and video.

For more information and HOW TO APPLY download the PDF document on the right.

Arts Fellowship Program

posted: March 28, 2015

Download PDF for more information on the residency opportunity.

Living Arts Centre, Mississauge

Megan Press

Coordinator, Exhibitions & Residency Programs

Living Arts Centre

Tel: 905.306.6161

Fax: 905.306.6101


posted: March 28, 2015

Le Musée Laurier de Victoriaville invite les artistes en arts visuels du Québec à présenter un dossier dans le cadre de sa prochaine exposition estivale qui sera présentée, du  4 juin au 27 septembre 2015, au Musée de l’Hôtel des Postes (949, boul. des Bois-Francs sud, Victoriaville) et qui aura comme thématique « CINQUANTE VILLES ET VILLAGES DU QUÉBEC ». À cette occasion, cinquante (50) œuvres de cinquante (50) artistes différents du Québec, mettant à l’honneur la réalité urbaine et rurale, seront présentées sur les deux étages du musée.


Date de tombée : 3 avril 2015

Votre dossier complet peut nous être transmis par la poste ou via Internet dont voici les coordonnées :


Musée Laurier

À l'attention de la Direction générale

16, rue Laurier Ouest, Victoriaville,  Qc

G6P 6P3

** Formulaire et modalités disponibles en pièce jointe **




The Musée Laurier of Victoriaville (Québec) invites the artists in fine arts to present a dossier as part of its upcoming summer exhibition to be presented from 4 June to 27 September2015 at the Musée de l’Hôtel des Postes (949, boul. des Bois-Francs sud, Victoriaville) and will have as theme "CINQUANTE VILLES ET VILLAGES AU QUEBEC”. ( fifty towns and villages in Quebec) On this occasion, fifty (50) works of art of fifty (50) different artists from Quebec, making the honor of the urban and rural reality will be presented on both floors of the museum.

Okotoks Art Gallery 2016 Exhibition Program

posted: February 26, 2015


 Artists and curators are invited to submit proposals for the Okotoks Art Gallery 2016 Exhibition Program.  Submissions must be received no later than Friday, May 1, 2015.  Exhibition proposals must contain the following:

Cover Letter

This letter of introduction contains current contact information including, mailing address, email and telephone.  The cover letter should contain a brief (1 paragraph) summary artist/project statement.

Artist / Project Statement
The artist/project statement should indicate the media, technique, theme and/or context of the artwork and title of the proposed exhibit. It should also address any specific technical or spatial requirements regarding the installation of the work. Please limit this to 1-2 pages.

Current Curriculum Vitae

Include a current CV or resume, and a complete listing of exhibition history. This should not exceed 2 pages.

A maximum of 10 Images

Include a maximum of 10 images on either a CD ROM, a memory stick or via email.

Corresponding Image list

Include a corresponding list of images, indicating title, medium, dimensions and year of execution.

Relevant Support Material

If relevant, please include a selection of support material, such as copies of recent reviews or publications featuring the art work.

S.A.S.E with proper return postage
If you require your submission to be returned, please include an appropriately sized self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient return postage.

Note: Please use standard white paper. Do not send original artwork. Please use presentation folders, as proposals that are bound, stapled or placed in three-ring binders are difficult to handle.

Please address the exhibition proposal to:

Okotoks Art Gallery | At the Station

ATTENTION: 2016 Exhibit Submission

PO Box 20, Station Main

Okotoks, AB T1S 1K1


Proposals may also be emailed to All attachments must be downloadable. 

Note: As per standard art gallery practice, The Okotoks Art Gallery’s exhibition schedule is programmed a full year in advance. This enables The Okotoks Art Gallery to fulfill provincial and federal government funding requirements and provide adequate planning time to mount significant exhibitions that are supported through educational programs and public relations.


Submissions will be reviewed by a jury comprised of art professionals in May 2015. Successful applicants will be contacted in July 2015.

Corning Museum of Glass Internship opportunities

posted: February 16, 2015

Attached you will find announcements for two exciting internship opportunities with the Corning Museum of Glass Demonstration Team.

One with our Flameworking and Properties of Glass Demo Team- Flameworking skills required

The other with our Hot Glass Programs Team- Glassblowing skills required

Both are a great way for glass students to gain valuable experience working with talented artists in an amazing facility.

We are accepting applications for these positions now.

For more information download the attached PDF and keep an eye on The CMOG website for other programs, classes and opportunities.

Carnegie Craft Exhibition 2015

posted: November 28, 2014

The Carnegie Craft Juried Biennial Exhibition is an event that features a wide range of talent from Ontario-based
craft practitioners.

Carnegie Craft 2015 is open to both emerging and established professional craftspeople. Material categories that will be considered by the jury include ceramic, wood, textile, metal, glass and mixed media. This is a great opportunity to exhibit your work, and to be considered for one of eight awards!

During the evening of the opening reception on Friday, April 10 th, winners of the following awards will be announced: $1,000 for Best in Show, two $500 Awards of Excellence, and five media-specific awards.

The Carnegie Gallery was established in 1980 as a non-profit artist- run gallery and shop, and is situated in the heart of Dundas, Ontario. The Gallery is mandated to encourage the appreciation and production of Canadian art and artists, in both visual art and craft.

Creative Fellowship at Canberra Glassworks

posted: November 28, 2014


Canberra Glassworks is seeking registrations from exemplary professional artists working in the field of contemporary glass, to be considered for its new Creative Fellowship program. The purpose of the Creative Fellowship is to foster a mutually beneficial exchange of ideas and professional practice within the Glassworks and the wider community.

The Creative Fellow will be provided with a dedicated studio space to work from at the world-class Canberra Glassworks facility for an extended period of between 6 – 12 months. They will also be provided with a cash stipend of AUD$20,000 and free access to the facilities and equipment (with very few limitations) for the term of the Creative Fellowship.

To register your interest in being considered by the Canberra Glassworks

Selection Panel, please complete and return a Creative Fellowship Registration

Form attached or it is available for download from

noticeboard/careers. Your full name, contact details, indication of preferred

timeframe for the Creative Fellowship (between 2015 – 2022) and links to

relevant websites are all that’s required to register. Registrations for 2015 dates should be submitted before 5pm on Monday, 16 November 2014. Registrations for future years will be accepted at any time.


INQUIRIES: Beverly Growden, General Manager +61 (0)2 6260 7005 or 0417903318 or please email