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Here is list of upcoming events, current calls for submission, and jobs working in the arts.

Events

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Thursday November 14

Come support Carbon Paper and raise some funds at the Henhouse 1532 Dundas

Carbon Paper is soon to print, but before we do, we need to raise some cashola. It’s time for a pre-launch FUNdraiser!!

dj humble mike . p w y c . fun guaranteed

it’s time to wet your whistle

more info -> https://www.facebook.com/events/312385952233368/

A YEAR OF VIDEOFAGGERY •*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.

AT VideoFAG 187 Augusta

Friday November 15

 8:00pm until 10:00pm
Videofag has survived it’s first year!
Will and Jordan haven’t lost their shirts and the cops haven’t busted them yet and art is still happening! So many incredible friends and strangers have turned this humble storefront into what it is. Come celebrate as we look back on all the wild and wonderful stuff that’s happened this past year, and join us as we announce our upcoming fall/winter lineup.
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Image by Cal Weir

more info-> https://www.facebook.com/events/599564890107929/

Artist Talk: Kathryn Ruppert-Dazai & Ellyn Walker
AT Elora Centre for the Arts
Saturday November 16th at 2:00
Kathryn Ruppert-Dazai and Ellyn Walker join gallery members and visitors for a casual conversation in the exhibition As Perennial As the Grass on November 16th. The artists will engage each other about the autobiographical nature of their artworks, a shared feature between their practices. They will open up the discussion to audience questions, inviting listeners to share their responses to the art and the process of working through private ideas in a public setting.

As Perennial As the Grass
October 19 to December 15, 2013
Amalie Atkins, Brian Cauley, Kathryn Ruppert-Dazai, Ellyn Walker
Curated by Katherine Dennis, Middlebrook Prize for Young Contemporary Curators 2013 recipient

more info -> https://www.facebook.com/events/415154705277889/

 

Upcoming Call for Submissions:

Santa’s Choice Zine Fair at Xpace Cultural Centre

Deadline date: November 15th, 2013 (or until spots are filled)

Santa’s Choice Zine Fair wants you! This is the 4th annual zine fair
taking place at Xpace Cultural Centre. We are looking for vendors
to sell zines, comics, crafts, music and any other hand made
multiples. Sign up to sell your work, buy some gifts and meet other
artists.
Tables are free but space is limited, please RSVP to
[email protected].
Tables are first come first serve.
Santa’s Choice Zine Fair will take place on December 21st from 12
to 6pm.
http://xpace.info

11:45PM
Co-presented with Xpace Cultural Centre
Curated by: Kate Barry

Deadline date: December 15, 2013

Durational performance is a mode of live art where the artist works directly with the medium of time. Over the course of hours, days or longer the performer and the audience can experience a physical, mental, spiritual and/or emotional transformation. Durational performance functions to bring the performer and the audience into the moment; time is made palpable and visceral. Artists like Teching Hsieh, Alastair MacLennan, and most famously, Marina Abramovic, demonstrate how durational performance art can use mental and physical endurance to challenge the commoditization of art by offering an experience of art that is ephemeral by nature.

FADO is seeking proposals of durational performance works from emerging artists to be presented in our 2014 edition of the Emerging Artists Series, entitled 11:45PM. Performances should be a minimum of 6-hours and a maximum of 4-days. FADO and Xpace define emerging artists as those who are 2-3 years out of school, are at the beginning stages of their careers, and have not yet had the opportunity for a professional presentation of their work.

The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2013.

Submissions should include:
-CV
-artistic statement
-brief biographical information
-description of proposed work
-documentation of previous work (maximum of 10 images, and / or 2-3 short documentation videos to a maximum of 5 minutes)

Please note that this series seeks to highlight the work of Toronto and Canadian artists. This is NATIONAL call only. Please direct enquiries to [email protected]

Please mail submissions to:
FADO Performance Art Centre
445-401 Richmond Street West
Toronto, Canada M5V 3A8

Transcending Binaries at Xpace Cultural Centre

Deadline date: December 15, 2013
Open call: Undergraduate and Graduate student artists working with the moving image and digital media.
Curated by: Adrienne Crossman

Xpace/Images Festival is seeking proposals from student artists in the GTA working within digital media art. How does an artist explore the idea of a post-binary world within the confines of digital media – a medium that, at its most fundamental level, operates within a binary language (0’s and 1’s). What does it look like to operate in-between/outside of the “either/or”? Proposals should explore the capacity to transcend these binaries and to consider the occupation/creation of productive spaces where these transgressions may exist. Proposals are encouraged to be innovative and critical and to deal with these ideas both formally and conceptually.

Examples may include, but are not limited to:
– video/installation
– web-based or internet art
– geo-mapping, bio-mapping
– performance video, live performance
– animation
– interactive art
– post-gender, post-binary fantasies
– feminism, queer theory
– identity politics
– post-human, posthumanism
– cybernetics

Electronic submissions only can be sent to: [email protected]

Include in your submission:
· images of the proposed work (or relevant work) or a link to a website and/or youtube/vimeo – MAXIMUM of 6 images (72dpi @ 768 x 1024)
· description of the proposed work, including physical qualities, spatial and hanging needs, technical requirements, etc (max. 150 words)
· brief artist statement and biography (max. 200 words)

For additional information contact the curator of the project Adrienne Crossman: [email protected]

ART City

Request for Proposals
2014/ 15 Professional Guest Artist Series

Art City invites local, national, and international artists to submit proposals to lead collaborative art workshops at our studio in 2014/ 15.

Art City is located in West Broadway, a culturally diverse and densely populated neighbourhood in the heart of Winnipeg’s inner city. Art City is a drop-in community art studio, open free-of-charge for anyone (all ages) who would like to take part, engaging an average of 25 participants per evening. The majority of those who come to Art City are youth between the ages of 6 and 13 years. Older youth, adults, and seniors also regularly participate in Art City programs.

Guest Artist proposals are selected by a jury of Art City staff, Board members, and former Guest Artists.
Selected guest artists will be supported in developing, managing, and facilitating their workshops by two Art City staff and at least two volunteers per evening workshop. Proposals should be designed for a 5-day period, Monday – Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Artists will receive $1,400.00 for a one-week project. Travel, accommodations, and per diem will be provided for selected non-local artists.

All selected artists will be required to obtain a Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, eligible for reimbursement by Art City.

Submission Deadline: Monday, JANUARY 20, 2014 (postmarked)

Mail proposals to:
Eddie Ayoub, Artistic Director
c/o Art City
616 Broadway Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0W8

Incomplete, late, or email applications will not be considered (see page two for submission guidelines)

For further information about Art City and the Guest Artist Series, please contact Art City by phone: 204.775.9856, or email Artistic Director, Eddie Ayoub at: [email protected]

Occam’s Razor: Art, Science, & Aesthetics 
Call for works of art inspired by science

As an artist, how do you respond to the ideas, methodologies and imagery of science? As a scientist, how do you appreciate the artistic value of your work? How does simplicity inspire your aesthetic choices? Do you wield Occam’s Razor, peeling away the unnecessary to arrive at beauty and simplicity? Does simplicity equate with beauty?

Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts (PCVA) and the !dea Gallery at the Ontario Science Centre are calling for works of art inspired by science, for a group exhibition that examines similarities in practice amongst scientists and artists. With reference to Occam’s Razor, the exhibition will seek to narrow the cultural divide between Art and Science.

Work selected will be shown at Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts from April 2-20, 2014, as well as at the !dea Gallery, Ontario Science Centre, May 3-June 1, 2014. (!dea Gallery showing may be modified based on space requirements).

Submissions will be accepted online at http://huutaart.com.

Submission deadline: January 14, 2014.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 23, 2013 (first deadline)
FINAL DEADLINE: January 9, 2014

|FAT| Arts & FashionWeek 2014
 

Invites installation artists, photographers, filmmakers, performers, fibre artists and fashion designers to apply to show their work for the 9th edition of |FAT| April 22 – 26, 2014. Any mediums, materials, messages, visual presentations and performance used to deal with fashion or the body in a new, exciting and unorthodox way are all encouraged to be explored.

TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO PRESENT VISIT: http://fashionarttoronto.ca/apply/

2014 FASHION & ART CATEGORIES TO BE PRESENTED

  • Multi-Media/ Installations for one of 12 individual artist installation rooms
  • Films and Video Art
  • Performance (dance/music/performance art)
  • Photography
  • Fashion Design
  • * Textile/ Fibre Art

WHO CAN APPLY TO PRESENT AT |FAT| 2014

  • Emerging & Established Artists & Designers
  • National and International Artists/Designers
  • Performers

CONNEXION / CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS /

SUBMISSION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED until December 15, 2013 (digital submissions only)

Connexion is now accepting proposals for the upcoming 2014 / 15 programming year. Connexion’s core programming is selected twice annually by a volunteer committee that programs:

+ three main gallery exhibitions
+ eight project space exhibitions
+ one artist residency
+ additional performances / screenings / artist talks

As an artist-run centre Connexion pays professional fees for this programming, as outlined by the CARFAC fee schedule, and welcomes submissions from professional contemporary artists and curators regardless of educational background, gender, race, or sexual orientation.

ONLY DIGITAL SUBMISSIONS ARE ACCEPTED. Documents must be sent as email attachments. Files sent using online file sharing sites (Dropbox, etc) and weblinks are not accepted (excluding videos which may be sent via WeTransfer).

Submissions must include the following documents, sent as a single .PDF:

  • Exhibition proposal (500 words maximum)
  • Artist statement (250 words maximum)
  • Numbered image list, including title, medium, dimensions, year
  • Curriculum vitae (3 pages maximum)

Submissions should also include 10 still images and / or video of work relevant to the proposed project:

  • Images should be attached as numbered .JPG files (01initialsyeardate.jpg)
  • File dimensions (for still images) must not exceed 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Video submissions should be no longer than 5 minutes in duration (if multiple videos are sent, ensure the total duration does not exceed 5 minutes)
  • Video files should be in .AVI, .MOV, .MPG, or .MPEG formats

Send all materials by email to[email protected] with “ATTN : Selections Committee” in the subject line.

CONTACT 2014: Exhibition Registration Now Open

Earlybird Registration Deadline: November 21, 2013
Final Registration Deadline: December 12, 2013

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival is an annual month-long event in Toronto, devoted to celebrating and fostering the art and profession of photography, through a diverse range of programmes. Registration for Open Exhibitions for the 2014 Festival is now open.

The Open Exhibitions provide a non-juried platform for artists, from emerging to established, to exhibit their work. These exhibitions include a wide range of projects, promote independent artists and collectives, and facilitate community collaboration. Register your exhibition to be part of this citywide celebration of photography.

Registration details:

We welcome anyone presenting an exhibition of photography during the month of May 2014 in Toronto to register in the CONTACT Festival as an Open Exhibition.

The Open Exhibition registrant is responsible for all venue arrangements and exhibition installation requirements: CONTACT does not provide exhibition venues. Any type of venue may be used: galleries, private dealers/studios, restaurants, community centres, or other spaces.

Exhibitions must occur during the month of May in the Greater Toronto Area, although they can begin before May 1, and/or end after May 31. CONTACT event calendars only include the month of May.

VIDEOFEVER

Trinity Square Video is proud to announce the second annual juried student video screening event, Video FeverIf you are a full-time undergraduate student at a Toronto and surrounding area post-secondary institution and you make videos, you qualify. Submissions must be single channel videos under 10 minutes in length and will be selected for screening by the Video Fever jury. All genres of video are accepted. The top three videos, as chosen by the jury, will be awarded cash prizes, a membership to Trinity Square Video (redeemable after you graduate, if you like—when you’ll really need it!), various Trinity Square Video services like equipment use and workshops. The screening will take place downtown Toronto at the Trinity Square Video Gallery space on January 11, 2013. SUBMIT!

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, December 9, 2013


Video Fever
 is on Saturday, January 11, 2014.

Download submission form here: http://trinitysquarevideo.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/videofever_submissionform_2013.doc

Nuit Blanche

Open Call Projects

The City-produced exhibitions include Open Call Projects, which give the public an opportunity to apply to be part of the event. They are selected by a curator in consultation with the City of Toronto. Funding and production support is provided. The Open Call submission deadline is December 9.

Independent Projects
Each year the event also features self-funded installations created by galleries, schools, neighbourhoods, community organizations or individual artists. The Independent Projects submission deadline is February 14, 2014.

Applications are now being accepted for 2014 Open Call Projects. Applications for 2014 Independent Projects will be available by November 27. Details on submissions for both can be found athttp://www.toronto.ca/special_events/snb/ and information will also be available in person at the following sessions:

Open Call Projects information sessions:
– Thursday, November 21, Metro Hall, 55 John St., Room 308, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
– Wednesday, November 27, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., 2nd Floor, Committee Room 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Independent Projects information session:
– Thursday, January 16, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., 2nd Floor, Committee Room 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

PROOF

Proof is Gallery 44’s annual exhibition of photo-based work by Canadian emerging artists reflecting a range of current concerns and practices in contemporary photography from across the country. Proof is often one of the first exhibitions in a professional context for an emerging artist as was the case for artists such as Karin Bubas, Janieta Eyre, Isabelle Hayeur, Germaine Koh, Nicholas Pye, Althea Thauberger, and Andrew Wright.

In celebration of WorldPride 2014, which will be hosted by Toronto from June 20 – 29, 2014, Proof 21 will focus on LGBTTIQQ2SA* culture, community and discourse. In keeping with WorldPride 2014 Toronto’s mission, Proof 21will also provide a platform for highlighting human rights issues and activism.

The call is open to artists/projects that explore (including but not limited to): identity, gender and sexual politics and constructs; the politics of representation; the challenging of gender binaries; subversion of heteronorms; questioning of widely held social codes.

Consistent with our overall programming objectives, this exhibition will feature the work of artists who are innovative in their use of the medium and approach to subject matter.

Exhibition dates: June 20 – July 26, 2014

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
KAPSULA MAGAZINE
Please submit items 1 – 5 on a disk by mail, or as a zipped folder by email to [email protected](images as jpegs, video as .mov and documents as PDFs):

KAPSULA Magazine is a digital publication dedicated to experimental and evaluative art criticism

1. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BAD HISTORY

The deadline for KAPSULA’s current call for submissions is fast approaching. In January KAPSULA will begin exploring “Bad History” in contemporary art.

Exploring history in an entirely objective manner is, frankly, impossible. Artists engaging with the past remain firmly planted in the present, with their biases and blind spots inescapable. But while the impossibility of purging subjectivity has formed an ongoing problem for some, certain artists have used these slippery slopes as sources of inspiration and alterity, embracing what might otherwise be maligned as “bad history.” We want to discuss art that plays with anachronism, historical revision, historical fictions and other kinds of “Bad History.” As always, KAPSULA welcomes experimental pieces; these can include works of fictocriticism, poetry, pictorial essays and so on.

For full submission guidelines, visit: http://kapsula.ca/
Submission deadline (for final papers and tentative proposals): December 6, 2013.
THE ARTIST PROJECT 

Calling all emerging artists!

The Artist Project UNTAPPED Emerging Artists Competition is dedicated to supporting the development of students, new graduates, and self-taught artists.

Free space for emerging artists!
One of the most popular features at the show, UNTAPPED Emerging Artists is a juried competition that awards emerging artists from all mediums an opportunity to exhibit at a professional-level art fair for FREE!

This is an excellent opportunity to participate in The Artist Project, enjoy the perks of exhibiting artists and showcase your work to gallerists, collectors and art enthusiasts at no cost!

Learn more and apply > 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2013 AT 11:59PM

Are you an installation or video artist?
The Artist Project is proud to support the work of cutting-edge new media and video artists in addition to large-scale sculpture, conceptual art and installations.

Free space for installation and video artists!

We are inviting installation and video artists to apply. Selected artists will be awarded a FREE space to showcase large-scale and digital projects at no cost! This application is open to all artists and artist collectives.
Learn more and apply > 
DEADLINE TO APPLY: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2013 AT 11:59PM

 

2nd annual Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators

The ECFTA and the Middlebrook Fund for Social Innovation are pleased to accept applications for the second annual Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators. The Middlebrook Prize is open call for young curators under the age of 30 (as of December 31, 2013) to submit an innovative exhibition proposal for an autumn 2014 exhibition at ECFTA. The selected applicant will receive an honorarium of $5000, along with an exhibition budget of $3500. Applications including ideas for accompanying public programs and the possibility of an online exhibition catalogue are encouraged.

2013 Jurors:
David Balzer, Critic, Author & Associate Editor, Canadian Art
John Kissick, Director, School of Fine Art and Music, University of Guelph
Erin Rutherford, Independent Consultant, Art Registration & Curation

Applications must include

1 page exhibition proposal, including ideas for accompanying public programs

  • Exhibition budget not exceeding $3500, including potential public programs
  • 1 example of critical writingUp-to-date CV (maximum 3 pages)Image list
  • Images supporting exhibition proposal (maximum 5)
  • Images supporting past curatorial work (maximum 5)
  • Deadline: Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 12:00 midnight EST

Materials submitted by email in a single PDF document subject line Middlebrook 2013 to: Middlebrook Prize Jury,[email protected]
For information about the 2012 Middlebrook Prize recipient Katherine Dennis and her upcoming exhibition As Perennial As the Grass featuring Amalie Atkins, Brian Cauley, Kathryn Ruppert-Dazai and Ellyn Walker visit www.ecfta.ca.

CALL FOR PAPERS-OcadU CADN Conference

Organization Description

OCAD University Grad Conference

OCADU Grad Studies

Art, Design and New Media Art Histories

Recombinant Creativity: Temporal Intersections, (de)Historicizing Strategies,  and Contemporary Cultural Products
Call for Papers

Fredric Jameson spoke of a “dialectical intensification of the autoreferentiality of all modern culture, which tends to turn upon itself and designate its own cultural production as its content.”
Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism

Building upon Fredric Jameson’s potent and pithy insight into the character of contemporary cultural production this conference asks broadly about the role of appropriation and interdisciplinarity. Has the traditionally discipline-based structure of scholarship been challenged or changed by recombinant forms and processes of critical engagement?

The Contemporary Art, New Media and Design Histories program at OCAD University invites papers that acknowledge the place and implication of Jameson’s ideas of autoreferentiality or the practices of assemblage, bricolage, collage, remixing, sampling, borrowing, mashups, hybridity, and the role of technology as strategies for creativity.

Papers will be accepted from graduate students of all levels and disciplines, and should be traditional presentations 15- 20 minutes in length. While an emphasis will be placed on these discourses in art and visual culture, we also welcome cross-disciplinary interpretations of the theme. Topics for papers may include, but are not limited to the following:

• Global and local collages in design practice
• Re-imagining indigenous culture through digital dialogues
• Hip hop in contemporary Indigenous cultures.
• Biopolitics and subversive, activist strategies
• Splicing and the cultures of bricolage in contemporary society
• Appropriation as methodology
• Processes of othering and identity-formation
• Appropriation as a sign of cultural bankruptcy
• (de) Historicizing the so-called Western canon in art history
•  Recombinant culture as resistance and strategies of dissent

More info ->  http://www.workinculture.ca/The-Job-Board/jobs/CALL-FOR-PAPERS-OcadU-CADN-Conference

 

Jobs

Gallery Administrative Coordinator Mercer Union
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2013
Start Date:

Salary: $16-$18 per hour, two 8-hour days per week (flexible)
City/Town: Toronto
Term: Part-time

Mercer Union

Mercer Union, A Centre for Contemporary Art, is an artist-run organization dedicated to the existence of contemporary art. We provide a forum for the production and exhibition of Canadian and international conceptually- and aesthetically-engaged art and related cultural practices. We pursue these primary concerns through critical activities that include exhibitions, lectures, screenings, performances, publications, events and special projects. Mercer Union is a charitable not-for-profit serving audiences from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Job Description

Reporting to the Co-Directors, the Gallery Administrative Coordinator will focus on communications and records management to maintain office efficiency and organization, and ensure smooth operations. This will involve the implementation and coordination of communications strategy, publications production and distribution, document and records management, and assisting with various project initiatives. The Administrative Assistant will work with a dynamic team—with the support of Mercer’s Board of Directors—to help realize the organization’s ambitious programming and mandate.

More info -> http://www.workinculture.ca/The-Job-Board/jobs/Gallery-Administrative-Coordinator

 

Public Relations Coordinator for Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2013
Start Date: Dec 16, 2013

Salary: $20,000-$25,000
City/Town: Toronto
Term: Contract

Organization Description

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre 

Established in 1979, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is a professional Canadian theatre company dedicated to the development and presentation of queer theatre. Over the past 30-something years, it has evolved from a small production company into the largest facility-based queer theatre company in the world. The theatre sits in the heart of downtown, adjacent to Toronto’s Gay Village, and its primary constituencies are the city’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities, and an urban alternative theatre-loving audience, both LGBT and straight. In addition to being a theatre, Buddies is a popular gay nightclub with weekly late-night events occurring year-round. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from queer, First Nations, transgender, two-spirited, people of colour, and people with disabilities

Job Description

Job Posting: Public Relations Coordinator, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

Salary Range: $20,000-$25,000 annually, Contract until July 1, 2014 with option for renewal
Position: Part Time, 20-25 hours per week
Reports To: Director of Marketing and Communications. Oversees media and audience outreach
Start Date: Monday December 16/13

Duties include:
• Creates copy for press releases, marketing materials and advertising, contributes/designs content for e-blasts and website as needed, in consultation with Director of Marketing and Communications and the Artistic Director
• Pitches preview articles to media
• Arranges interviews and photo shoots as required, in conjunction with the Stage Manager and the Artists
• Manages media RSVPs for the opening night performance and coordinates Media list, reserved seating and press kits with Box Office
• Maintains a web presence: posting events on community, industry and entertainment websites, forwarding event information to distribution lists and newsletters, updating social networking sites  – keeping up a good

knowledge of new form of web presence as they emerge, ensuring Buddies is well represented, events are posted, etc.
• Assists with formulating audience development, marketing and communications strategies in conjunction with the Director of Marketing and Communications.

More information -> http://www.workinculture.ca/The-Job-Board/jobs/Public-Relations-Coordinator

Manager of Fundraising for Buddies in Bad Times

Date Posted: Nov 12, 2013
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2013
Start Date: Dec 16, 2013

Salary: $20,000-$25,000
City/Town: Toronto
Term: Contract

Organization Description

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

Established in 1979, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is a professional Canadian theatre company dedicated to the development and presentation of queer theatre. Over the past 30-something years, it has evolved from a small production company into the largest facility-based queer theatre company in the world. The theatre sits in the heart of downtown, adjacent to Toronto’s Gay Village, and its primary constituencies are the city’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities, and an urban alternative theatre-loving audience, both LGBT and straight. In addition to being a theatre, Buddies is a popular gay nightclub with weekly late-night events occurring year-round. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from queer, First Nations, transgender, two-spirited, people of colour, and people with disabilities.

Job Posting: Manager of Fundraising, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

Salary Range: $20,000-$25,000 annually, Contract until July 1, 2014 with option for renewal
Position: Part Time, 20-25 hours per week
Reports To: Director of Marketing and Communications.
Start Date: Monday December 16/13

Duties include:
• Manages donor records, correspondence and donor acknowledgement
• Coordinates the fulfilment of promises to supporters through logo placement in marketing materials, name recognition, tickets, tear sheets, invoices, and personal invitations
• Researches and identifies new donor prospects, including individuals, corporations and foundations
• Helps secure corporate sponsorship for Buddies’ Season and when possible individual shows
• Cultivates and maintains relationships with existing sponsors with the goal of increasing their support and commitment to Buddies
• Manages planned giving efforts

• Writes grant proposals as they relate to development

• Implements marketing strategies as they relate to development duties
• Supervises ad sales (programs and website)

More info ->  http://www.workinculture.ca/The-Job-Board/jobs/Manager-of-Fundraising

Position Title: Curator of Community Engagement at Grunt Gallery

grunt gallery
Reporting to: Program Director and Operations Director
Start and End Date: January 6 to December 5, 2014
Hours: 20 hours/week with a flexible work schedule.
Rate of pay: $22/hour

General Description of the Position:

The Curator of Community Engagement works with board, staff, contractors, volunteers, and membership to develop contacts and strengthen relationships between the grunt and grunt’s partners in the community. This is a professional position that reports to the Program Director and Operations Director at grunt gallery.

The Curator of Community Engagement is a planner, implementer, and relationship builder who is responsible for developing grunt’s community plan. They are also responsible for developing strategies around retention and recognition of donors, audience members, volunteers and other grunt communities, as well strategies for outreach. The Curator of Community Engagement will take advantage of grunt’s strengths in order to build strong, long-term and loyal relationships with audience members and the community.

Application Deadline: Sunday, November 24 @ 5:00pm

Interested in applying?

Read the entire job description here.

Head of Membership and Facilities at Gallery 44

Position Summary
In consultation with the Membership and Facilities Committee (MFC) and the Director, the Head of Membership and Facilities develops and administers all facilities and membership related programming. The Head of Membership and Facilities is also responsible for providing excellent reception and members services, as well as administrative duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to G44 members, artists, and public
  • Coordinate new member orientations, technical orientations and membership renewals
  • Maintain an accurate, computerized booking system for the daily recording, updating, billing and maintenance of facility and equipment rentals as well as printing services
  • In consultation with MFC, develop and administers programs and events that attract new members and engage existing members
  • Prepare and send out weekly newsletter to members
  • Coordinate Members’ Gallery exhibitions
  • With the assistance of the Head of Communications and Development, promote membership and facilities
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are adhered to for production, rental and facility related activities
  • Supervise the Gallery space during public hours, greeting and assisting visitors, encouraging conversations, leading formal and informal tours
  • Develop and maintain accurate manual and digital filing systems, archives and databases
  • Monitor and coordinate repairs, purchases, upgrades, and maintenance of facilities
  • Conduct technical orientations in both analogue and digital production
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including evening and weekend events

 

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree in a related field, with a minimum of one (1) year of related experience
  • Strong knowledge of analogue and digital photographic modes of production
  • Strong knowledge of contemporary photography and related practices
  • Strong knowledge in Photoshop and other photo editing tools as well as experience working with database applications
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize simultaneous tasks and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work both independently and participate collaboratively in a team environment
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience working for a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization considered an asset

Salary:
Commensurate with experience. This position is a one-year contract, with a gallery option to renew, and carries an expected start date of mid January, 2014. The job entails working 24-30 hours per week with some evening and weekends.

How to apply:
Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your interest in the position and your relevant background (including 3 references) as word or PDF attachment to [email protected]

Deadline: December 5, 2013