aAron Munson Wins 2019 Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize

Last night, at a ceremony held at the Scott Gallery in Edmonton, the $10,000 Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize was awarded to aAron Munson, for his work Isachsen. Isachsen was shown at dc3 art projects last year. Read more about aAron Munson’s nominated piece here  and here. Read more about who aAron Munson is here.

Still from Isachsen, 2018

aAron Munson, Brenda Malkinson and Clay Ellis—this year’s three winners.

aAron won the $10,000 prize; Brenda and Clay each received $1,000.

Connecticut | I-Park 2019 Autumn Artists-in-Residence Program

Application Deadline: Monday, May 20, 2019

I-Park, located in rural East Haddam, CT (U.S.), announces its fully-funded four-week autumn multi-disciplinary residencies. Artists/designers working in  visual arts, music composition/sound art, language arts, architecture, moving image, landscape/garden/ecological design and performance art are encouraged to apply. International applicants are welcome.

I-Park provides comfortable, private living quarters in an 1850’s era farmhouse, a private studio space and a food program. In addition to attentive staff support, shared workshop space and an array of tools, equipment and site materials are available on request.

Work samples are evaluated through a competitive, juried process. A $35 application fee helps defray the cost of the independent selection panels. This year, I-Park will also be offering $500 travel grants to six international residents. Accepted artists are responsible for their own work materials as well as transportation to and from the area. The program is otherwise offered at no cost to invitees.

Call For Artists: Zoominescence 2019

Zoominescence (festival of lights) is currently looking for artists to participate in the 2019 festival. This year’s themes are

The Edmonton Valley Zoo’s 60th anniversary and the impact we have made on one of three areas of education, conservation and the love of animals.

The application form and Zoominescence’s link have been provided for the full information.

Zoominessence home page

Edmonton | Call to Edmonton-Area Curators (EOI)

The Edmonton Arts Council, on behalf of the City of Edmonton, and in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy “Percent for Art to Provide and Encourage Art in Public Areas” (C458C) seeks a curator to participate in the call to artists, selection committee, and artwork proposal development stages for the Windermere Fire Station artwork pad.

This call is open to curators residing in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region (http://emrgis.emrb.ca/).

Role of the Public Art Curator

Research local history and context