Burlington Mural Project - Free Workshop Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Calling All Local Artists! The City of Burlington public art program is pleased to announce the return of the Burlington Mural Project! Following the successful installation of six murals by local artists in 2015, the 2016 program will see an additional two murals being added to the public art inventory.
To kick off the 2016 program, the public art program is hosting a free mural workshop in partnership with Mural Routes. Building on last year's learning, the workshop will offer two in-depth sessions on project management and community engagement.
Note to 2015 workshop participants - the 2016 workshop will present new content. Past participants are encouraged to attend to further their learning!
Session #1 Public Art Project Management & Budgeting This session will focus on ways to find funding for mural projects, planning pricing, and managing budgets - from materials to artist fees.
Session #2 Public Engagement: reflecting the community through public art This session will address the importance of community consultation and engagement for mural art projects and explore creative techniques for engagement.
AGENDA 12:30 - 1:00: LUNCH Kim Selman, 2016 Burlington Mural Project overview 1:00 - 2:15: Karin Eaton, public art project management and budgeting 2:15 - 2:30: BREAK 2:30 - 3:45: Susan Nagy, public engagement - reflecting the community through public art 3:45 - 4:00: Wrap up, Q&A
Please RSVP by Wednesday June 8th to reserve your spot. Lunch will be provided. Please note any dietary restrictions when you RSVP to this event.
About the Presenters
Karin Eaton, Executive Director, Mural Routes Karin has been involved in arts management with a focus on community engagement for over 30 years. In 1990 she initiated a public art mural program for Scarborough, which was incorporated in 1994 as Mural Routes. Karin is recognized as a leader in the field of community mural production. In addition to providing advice and consultation to many to artists, organizations and municipalities in Ontario, she has been invited to speak at four Global Mural Conferences, presented papers at the Getty Center, and was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee for her contribution to the arts and service to Canada.
Susan Nagy, Executive Director, Lakeshore Arts Susan is a graphic designer by training, a graduate of Sheridan College and has worked in the culture sector since 1981. Susan ensures that arts development is always on every agenda and that it is recognized as a catalyst to drive and foster the local economy. She is a senior member of the LASO’s (Local Art Service Organization) within the City and sits on the Mimico BIA’s executive. In 2004, she was bestowed with the LAMP Award of Merit in recognition for her contributions to the community and 2009, 10 and 11 received a Certificate of Recognition as a community partner at the local high school, Lakeshore Collegiate. Susan was also the recipient of the 2012 Queen’s Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
For more information:
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Artists are invited to submit work for a group exhibition to be held at Hoop Gallery. The work selected will be chosen for its appropriateness in being an imaginative interpretation of the title ''Electric City''. The work can be in any form - created for this show - or an existing piece. It may incorporate magnetism, electicity, and the transmission of sound and image as well as photography, painting and sculpture. The exhibition will open on July 9 as part of celebrations in Hamilton to inaugurate new city signage ''Tesla Boulevard. This show is dedicated to the immensely creative and inventive mind of Nichola Tesla. Please send 6-10 jpeg images with description of medium and sizes. Or a description of intended work with recent projects. A short bio or link to website is useful. Submissions will be accepted from this point forward until June 30th. You will be informed as to selection asap - whether work is selected or not.
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CALL FOR ENTRIES BI ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION GRIMSBY PUBLIC ART GALLERY DEADLINE-Friday June 3, 2016 5:00 p.m.
Jurors Ingrid Mayrhofer - Artist, Curator, Educator Mary Reid - Director/Curator, Woodstock Art Gallery TBD
Conditions of Entry 1. This call for entry is open to all artists living in Ontario. 2. All works submitted must have been completed within the last three years. 3. Works in all media including two or three dimensional, installation and new media works will be accepted. Outdoor works are also accepted. Email email@example.com for outdoor specifics. 4. Do not submit original work to jury. Only JPEG’s on CD will be considered. No slides or photographs, please. JPEG images should be no larger than 3Mb in file size. A maximum of 3 works of art may be submitted. Up to 3 views of three-dimensional works may be submitted. 5 Image files on CD must named with a number at the beginning of the filename (eg: 1artworkname.jpg). A corresponding printed list of files should accompany the CD and include for each piece the artist’s name, title, date and size of work.
6. A non-refundable entry fee of $25 (for a maximum of three works) must accompany the entry form. If paying in person at the Gallery we can accept cash, Debit and Visa. Please make cheques payable to the: Town of Grimsby - Art Gallery
7. The jury will select no more than two works per artist for the exhibition.
8. CDs with a completed and signed entry form and entry fee must be brought or sent to: Grimsby Public Art Gallery 18 Carnegie Lane Grimsby, Ontario L3M 1Y1
9. All Entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday June 3, 2016.
10. The Jury’s decision is final. No entry may be withdrawn once it has been accepted. Successful artists will be notified of the jury’s decision after June 30 by letter.
CDs will only be returned if accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope with sufficient postage. 12. All successful entries must be delivered, pre-paid, to the Grimsby Public Art Gallery on Thursday July 28: 9am-8pm, Friday July 29: 9am-5pm, Saturday July 30: 1-5pm, and no later than Sunday July 31: 1-5pm. 13. Entries that are shipped are entirely the responsibility of the artist. Please package artwork properly and securely to ensure safe delivery. No collect shipments will be accepted. 14. All works must be ready for display. Providing technical equipment for new media works is the responsibility of the artist. 15. Works must be picked up on Monday Sept 12, Tuesday Sept 13, Wednesday Sept. 14 or Thursday Sept 15 from 9am-8pm, if return shipping is not provided for.
16. The Grimsby Public Art Gallery will only assume responsibility for loss or damage due to theft, fire, flood or vandalism while work is at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. 17. Each successful artist will be paid an exhibition fee of $100. 18. Awards will be given for First, Second, Third place, Viewers Choice & Local Artist Awards
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Viewer’s Choice Award: Joanne Baradzie, Remax Garden City Realty $100
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ENTRY FORM Name: Address: City: Postal Code: Telephone #: ( ) E-mail: CDs will only be returned if accompanied by self-addressed, stamped envelope 1. Title: Date: Medium: Size: Value:
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