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Art Vancouver Call for Artists

Vancouver Visual Art Foundation is announcing an open call for the 6th edition of Art Vancouver.

 

This is an international art fair held annually at The Vancouver Convention Centre, a stunning waterfront venue. Art Vancouver draws over 10,000 well-educated buyers & art lovers from all around the world. For four days, April 16 – 19, 2020, Art Vancouver provides an exceptional opportunity for sale of unique, creative and high-end work. Space limited.

 

Different booth sizes available. Visit our website for more information, or email [email protected] and request Information Package.

Deadline: 12/31/2019

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2019 Arts Awards Creation

Event Information

Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) is looking to commission an artist to create the awards for the fourth annual Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards. The awards (the “Buffys”) will be distributed at a showcase event on October 19, 2019. The focus of the awards is to celebrate the achievements of the region’s top artists.

Arts Council Wood Buffalo is seeking to select one Wood Buffalo artist to create fourteen (14) awards, one for each of the following categories: Arts Administration, Arts Education, Creative Collaboration, Music, Dance, Theatre, Indigenous Arts, Visual Arts, Fine Craft, Literary Arts, Media Arts, Rising Star, Arts Champion, and Lifetime Achievement.

Artists may submit one design for all fourteen categories, or can propose slight alterations on the main design for each category.

Work Media

2D or 3D artwork / fine craft which reflect the themes of: the Wood Buffalo region; excellence in the arts; culture of creativity.

Entry Requirements

  • List of Accomplishments or CV
  • Drawings / renderings of the proposed award design
  • Three (maximum) digital images of previous artwork

Budget

$150 per award to a total of $2100, inclusive of GST.

Submission Deadline

Submissions must be received by March 31, 2019.

Email to [email protected]

Selection Process

The successful artist will be selected by Arts Council Wood Buffalo staff and will be notified by April 12, 2019. Please note, only the successful artist will be contacted.

Finished Awards

The final finished awards must be delivered to the Arts Council Wood Buffalo office in Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre no later than 4:00 PM on October 11, 2019.

Deadline: 03/31/2019

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Business of the Arts Photography – Request for Quotes

Deadline: January 31, 11:59 PM
Request for quote: PHOTOGRAPHER

Information

Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) is looking for professional photography services to provide specialty photos for ACWB members. This is a service provided through the Business of the Arts program, which builds the entrepreneurial capacity of local artists by providing them with the resources they need to compete and thrive and to create a sustainable living from their artistic practice. These are artist headshots and photographs of 2D/3D visual artwork. The photography sessions will be scheduled during the second half of February or early March.

Location

Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre

8115 Franklin Avenue

Services Required

  1. Artist headshot
    • 1 per artist
    • Colour and black and white versions
    • High resolution file for print
    • Low resolution file for web
  2. Artwork photographs
    • 2 photographs per artwork, maximum of 3 artworks (2D/3D)
    • Colour
    • High resolution files for print
    • Low resolution files for web
  3. Shoot time (maximum)
    • 8 hours for artist headshots
      • 15 minute time slots
      • 4 hours weekday evening = 14 slots + one 30 minute break
      • 4 hours weekend day = 14 slots + one 30 minute break
    • 8 hours for visual artwork
      • 30 minute time slots
      • 4 hours weekday evening = 7 slots + one 30 minute break
      • 4 hours weekend day = 7 slots + one 30 minute break
  4. Editing/admin time
    • Include approximate editing time required.
    • How long after the shoot can we expect the final images?
  5. Required to bring your own photography equipment including camera and lighting. The room will have simple black, white, and blue backdrops to choose from. Anything more specific you would need to provide.

Submission Requirements

  • Cost – inclusive of GST, shoot time, editing, and licensing the images to the artists and ACWB.
  • Specify what equipment you require ACWB to provide. (Ie. for 2D artworks an easel or a wall mount; 3D artworks a pedestal)
  • Resume of related experience or an Artist CV
  • Samples of your work – minimum of 5 images, preferably through a website or online portfolio, that show similar experience with the services requested.

Submission Deadline

Send all submission requirements in a single email to [email protected] by 11:59 pm on January 31, 2019.

Selection Process

The successful photographer will be selected by Arts Council Wood Buffalo staff and will be notified the week of February 4. Please note, only the successful artist will be contacted.

Contact

For questions or more information contact Diana Moser, Programs & Partnerships Manager at [email protected].

Deadline: 01/31/2019

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