NEO Career Launchers | January 2020

Rosalie Sharp Pavilion Career Launcher: Private Studio Space for Grads

Hi everyone,


Happy new year. Hope you had a relaxing winter break.

We’re kicking off 2020 with two new Career Launcher opportunities for current OCAD U students and recent grads. Please feel free to share within your networks. Our team is always here to field questions.


NEO Exchange Commissioning Program: Call for Emerging Artists

Deadline: Jan 26, 2020


Five (5) emerging artists, each representing a different artistic practice, providing a diversity of artistic voices and approaches to be showcased in the commissioning program. Working under the guidance of a Curatorial Coordinator and responding to a client creative brief, each artist will be commissioned to produce approximately four (4) original artworks over the course of a 12-month period. Artists will receive $1,200 per commissioned work.

NEO Exchange Career Launcher: Curatorial Coordinator

Deadline: February 9, 2020


The NEO Commissioning Program is seeking a Curatorial Coordinator to support commissioning-related activities and act as a liaison; leading communications between participating artists, NEO Exchange and its listing clients. $5,000 one-time project fee.

Gallery 44 Curatorial Assistant

Deadline: February 7, 2020


The Curatorial Assistant will work directly with artists, guest curators, artist-educators, designers, and Gallery 44 staff. This 30-hour per week position will run from March 9 to June 26, 2020. The role is positioned to offer an emerging curator an opportunity to gain hands-on, working knowledge of exhibitions, publications, public and educational programs, in a fast-paced environment, and amongst a collegial staff-team of five early-career arts professionals.







OCAD University
100 McCaul Street
Toronto, ON  M5T 1W1


P: 416-977-6000 x3706

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