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Okotoks Art Gallery 2016 Exhibition Program
posted: February 26, 2015
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES | 2016
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 www.cmog.org 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
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
SEEKING REGISTRATIONS FOR CREATIVE FELLOWSHIPS 2015-2022
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 www.canberraglassworks.com/
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.
FUSION Magazine Feature Artist Column - Emerging Artist Applications
posted: September 26, 2014
FUSION invites submissions for the magazine column that will feature one clay artist and one glass artist in the Spring 2014 issue. An emerging artist is someone who’s in the early stage of their career (within 5 years of training or exhibited for 5 years or less), who has specialized training in his or her field and who has created a modest independent body of work. Submissions must include an artist statement and/or biography that is no more than 300 words in length, along with two professional quality images of recent work (within 12 months). The images must be minimum 1200 pixels (4 inches) x 1500 pixels (5 inches) at 300 dpi, JPEG Format. The images should be of professional quality. Poor quality images will not be used. Featured artists will be selected by the Magazine Committee.
Submissions must be sent electronically to the FUSION Office at email@example.com. Please use "FUSION Magazine, Feature Artist Column - Emerging Artist" as the subject heading of your emailed submission.
Applications due: November 14th, 2014
Museum of Arts and Design Artist Residency
posted: September 5, 2014
The Museum of Arts and Design NYC is seeking several experienced makers for demonstrations in the Artist Studios program. The studios are open for the public to interact informally with the working artist during regular museum hours. Successful candidates will have extensive background working predominately in three-dimensional materials and processes; teaching experience is a plus. Applicants are highly encouraged to visit the Artist Studios at MAD to fully understand the structure of the program.
The positions are paid, temporary adjunct and part-time. This program will run for approximately 4 months; each maker will work one regularly scheduled day/week, with some additional evening shifts on Thursdays and Fridays. Participants will also have the opportunity to display their work in the museum’s 6th floor vitrines. Each artist will also have their bio and two images of their work featured on MAD’s website.
To learn more about this opportunity, visit our artist studios page.
To apply click here.
Call for Submissions
posted: September 5, 2014
Chrysler Museum Glass Studio is now accepting applications for its WINTER 2015 Studio Assistantship term
posted: July 31, 2014
Application due by midnight on November 10th 2014
The Studio Assistantship is an educational opportunity designed for emerging artists who are either currently enrolled in or have recently completed an undergraduate degree program in glass, or who are pursuing a professional career working with glass. Significant glassblowing experience is a requirement of the program. The Assistantship program provides practical, professional studio experience in a Museum setting. Studio Assistants will help the Studio Team with public glass demonstrations, classes, and general operations of the Studio for up to 10 hours a week for the duration of the term.
The Assistantship is a volunteer,position and offers many benefits. These include: Studio time; the opportunity to build skills, perform, and teach; half scholarships to staff taught classes; the chance to work with world-recognized masters in our Visiting Artist Series; and commission free participation in the Studio’s quarterly sales.
The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio offers three competitive assistantship sessions per year.
· Two are semester-long (five months in both Spring & Fall) sessions designed for recent college graduates and aspiring glass professionals and emerging artists.
· One is a two-month summer internship session for students currently enrolled in college.
· January 15–June 15, 2015
· June 15–August 15, 2015
· August 15–January 15, 2016
Each Assistant completes the following professional development under the mentorship of the Programming Director:
1. Assist in teaching public and private classes.
2. Undergo resume review.
3. Create business cards.
4. Create personal artist website.
5. Apply for two artist opportunities.
6. Research the Chrysler Museum collection and design a project in response. Lead a public demonstration related to this project.
7. Mount a solo exhibition featuring this project in Vestibule 102, an intimate, front-window gallery space in the Glass Studio (for semester-long Assistants only. Time constraints preclude summer-term Assistants from undertaking this project.)
· Traveling Assistant: During each session, the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio accepts one Traveling Assistant. The Museum provides a free apartment for this Assistant during the duration of their Assistantship. The Traveler typically comes from afar to participate in this certificate program. The Traveler has additional responsibility and is expected to have slightly more glass experience. The Museum is not able to sponsor or facilitate visas. Please note in your letter of interest if you are applying specifically for this position. The position is appointed five months prior to the start of the term.
All applicants should submit the following electronically:
1. A letter of interest outlining studio experience & personal goals for the program
2. Current resume
3. Up to five images of their work, or a link to their online portfolio
4. List of three references with contact information
Please do not exceed 10 MB in combined email attachment size or send data in multiple emails.
Email all materials to Charlotte Potter, Programming Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
(Email subject line should read Winter 2015 Studio Assistantship Application)
International Glass Prize
posted: July 31, 2014
We are proud to announce the second edition of the International Glass Prize (IGP2), a triennial competition for arts, design and crafts.
This project is an initiative of the Private Foundation Charlotte van der Seijs and is organized by the glass museum GlazenHuis in Lommel, Belgium.
The jury will award EUR 12.000 of prize money and two residency periods at the studio of the GlazenHuis.
This edition's theme is: THE PROCESS.
Application can be submitted online from 1 September 2014.
15th NICHE Awards - call for entry
posted: July 30, 2014
Deadline: August 18, 2014
NICHE magazine is now accepting applications for the 2015 NICHE Awards, a prestigious juried competition recognizing excellence in fine craft design. Professional and student artists may apply online. Contest categories include ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, wood and jewelry arts.