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Buffys 2024 — Call for Adjudicators

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards (Buffys) is an annual program that recognizes and celebrates excellence in various areas of the arts throughout our region. The program also builds awareness of the incredible contribution artists make to Wood Buffalo. This year’s showcase will be delivered at Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre. Arts Council aims to hire performing artists to create performances that will be showcased live, in-person at this year’s Awards Showcase on October 19, 2024.

 

ABOUT THE COMMISSION

  • Arts Council Wood Buffalo is seeking talented and experienced individuals locally, nationally and internationally to serve as adjudicators for the 2024 Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards.
  • The adjudication process for the 2024 Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards will be conducted entirely online through our dedicated Opportunities Portal. From July 8th to July 29th, adjudicators will have the flexibility to review and evaluate submissions at their convenience. Adjudicators can access the portal at any time during this period to assess entries, provide feedback, and make their determinations. This virtual platform ensures a streamlined and accessible adjudication experience for all participants.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: 

  • Must have extensive knowledge and experience in the artistic discipline they are applying to adjudicate.
  • Individuals can apply to adjudicate multiple categories if proficient in more than one artistic discipline.

AVAILABLE ADJUDICATION CATEGORIES

 

  • Arts Administration
  • Arts Education
  • Creative Collaboration
  • Ken Flaherty Music Award
  • Dance
  • Performing Arts
  • Indigenous Artist
  • Visual Arts
  • Fine Craft
  • Literary Arts
  • Media Arts
  • Rising Star

 


SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION

All applications must be completed through our online Opportunities Portal. Create an account, login and then click on the purple “Start Entry” button. You may begin drafting your applications by selecting “Buffys – Adjudicator” as your category. 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications must be received by 12PM on June 24, 2024. Late submissions will not be considered for hire.

FEE

Artists will be paid $10.00 per application adjudicated.

 

SELECTIONS PROCESS
Artists will be selected based on appropriateness for the category. Priority will be given to artists who are thorough and clear in their application, including the provision of detailed and well-supported concepts and reasoning.

Please note that only artists(s) who are successful will be notified.

 

Selections will be made by the Arts Council Wood Buffalo staff. All selections will be final, and successful artists will be notified by June 28, 2024.


QUESTIONS AND MORE INFORMATION
For questions or more information, please contact jenna@artscouncilwb.ca  or 587-674-1625.

 

 

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