AFCY: Accessibility in Community Arts Programs
The Art Hustle: The Do’s and Don’ts of Enterprising Your Art
Art Starts School House
On Wednesday May 28th 2014 at 5:30 – 7:30pm join us the Yorkdale Community Arts Centre for the Art Starts School House, a workshop on Arts & Equity. Hosted by community based arts educator and media producer Alana lowe, this workshop promises to explore best practises when working in the arts under an anti-oppression frame work. Please RSVP to 416.656.9994 or email firstname.lastname@example.org See you there.
Hey Writers and Artists!
Cue is offering $1000 to artists 15-29 to make an arts project as well as $500 to writers to create a short written work. Be sure to check out both opportunities by opening the pdfs below then visiting their website at www.cueartsprojects.ca
Announcing the 2nd Annual
NEIGHBOURHOOD ARTS NETWORK BMO SEEDS FUND
Six $1,000 Prizes for Artists Working in Community
The Neighbourhood Arts Network and BMO Financial Group are once again planting creative seeds this spring in the form of six $1,000 prizes. The Neighbourhood Arts Network BMO Seed Fund is a special prize opportunity geared to support artists in the development, creation and/or dissemination of a community engaged arts project they are leading anytime between June 2014 to April 2015
Deadline: Monday May 2, 2014
Top 10 finalists will be announced in May 22, 2014
You are eligible to apply for the Neighbourhood Arts Network BMO Seed Fund if you are:
An individual artist
Over 18 years old
A current City of Toronto resident (Must have lived here a minimum of 6 months)
A Neighbourhood Arts Network member (You can sign up for our free membership prior to applying.)
You are looking to make a positive impact in a Toronto neighbourhood or community through a unique arts based project.
(Priority will be given to projects taking place in communities across the City of Toronto.)
Applicants may apply for ONE project only.
Eligible Expenses include
Any costs directly related to your project including supplies, project promotion, meeting costs and personal artist fees.
Ineligible costs include but are not limited to the following:
Foreign travel costs, personal living expenses and/or event capital costs such as alcohol.
INTERESTED? Here’s what you need to do.
1) Sign up for a free Neighbourhood Arts Network membership.
Make your profile interesting, fill it with photos, links to your work, upcoming events, etc.
2) Fill in the one page BMO SEEDS FUND online application form.
Artscape Youngplace is now accepting applications for a new Emerging Artist Residency Program. Successful applicants will be awarded free access to studio and exhibition space within the Flex Studios and Hallway Galleries at Artscape Youngplace. The deadline for applications is Friday, May 2, 2014 at 5:00 pm. Successful applicants to the Emerging Artist Residency Program will receive six weeks of exclusive access to semi-private studio space in the Flex Studios and a featured one-week exhibition in the building’s Hallway Galleries. Artscape Youngplace will offer promotional support for the artists’ activities as well as access to a larger private studio space for events, larger project work and documentation. Artists-in-residence will benefit from being within a growing community of artists in the Flex Studios program and at Artscape Youngplace, a vibrant new cultural hub in the heart of West Queen West.