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401 Richmond: 2019 CAREER LAUNCHER PRIZE – Submissions due May 10, 2019!

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401 Richmond Tenants,Each year, we welcome an emerging artist into our community through the 401 Richmond Career Launcher Prize. The Career Launcher Prize provides an exceptional opportunity to occupy a coveted 500 sq. ft. studio for one year in the building. The recipient is chosen from a Toronto-wide competition by a panel of visual arts professionals. The Career Launcher Prize has been presented annually since 2000 as a way of providing space and support for research and experimentation at a critical time in an emerging artist’s career.

ELIGIBILITY 

  • Applicants must be recent graduates of Toronto post-secondary fine arts programs, have completed at least one formal exhibition and be strongly motivated.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates must provide:

  • Full contact details
  • An artist’s statement
  • A resume or curriculum vitae
  • A Letter of Intent (1-page maximum) including an overview of expected professional outcomes of the residency
  • Documentation of recent work. These should be audio/visual items on an USB. (Please note that all support material will be discarded after the selection process)

Applications and supporting documents should be submitted to:

Career Launcher Prize c/o Urbanspace Property Group
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 111
Toronto ON M5V 3A8

Deadline for applications is Friday, May 10, 2019 by 5pm. No applications will be accepted after this date. Prize recipient will be notified by end of June 2019.

Please share this email with someone who you think may be a good candidate for the 2019 401 Richmond Career Launcher Prize.

For more information, please visit the official announcement, here.

For any questions, please contact: careerlauncherprize@urbanspace.org.

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Alumni Exhibiton: From The Ground Up

Recent alumni Aaron Jones is showing his amazing work as part of a group show! Go check it out before it closes on February 14th:

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Parks Canada Career Launcher – Deadline Jan 28

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Ishkhan Ghazarian: Rouge National Park Residency Opportunity

OCAD Photo grads have been lucky these past few years to be offered the opportunity of a career-launcher job in the Rouge Park.  Ishkhan Ghazarian is the most recent recipient, just finishing up this past December. This experience could be yours this coming year.

Ishkhan’s recent show was just reviewed in the Toronto Star. Check it out and if your are about to graduate, watch for the upcoming call for applications.

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/12/25/rouge-parks-photographer-in-residence-trades-the-office-for-a-forest.html

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IMPORTANT – Meet the Future – Share your Feedback

Administrative Search: Shortlist for the CHAIR of PHOTOGRAPHY, PRINTMAKING & PUBLICATIONS

A public lecture is a significant part of the selection process for new hires and this gives everyone the chance to give feedback to the committee before final decisions are made. Here are the 3 final candidates for a new Chair.

Please attend as many of these lectures as you can and share your thoughts. All are welcome.
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Kotama Bouabane
Talk/title: Let’s warm up a cool tone: Re-calibrating the fixed Image
Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
113 McCaul St., Room 525

 Kotama Bouabane is a Laotian born artist and educator. He is a sessional instructor in Photography at OCAD University and holds an MFA in Studio Arts in Photography from Concordia University. Bouabane has shown extensively throughout Canada in notable galleries including Centre A, Vu Photo, Contemporary Calgary, Parisian Laundry and Gallery TPW. He has adjudicated many art juries including the Emerging Artists grant for the Toronto Arts Council and was on the nominating committee for the City of Toronto’s first Photo Laureate. His work has been published in Prefix Photo, Art Papers, Ciel Variable and most recently contributed to The Making of An Archive, initiated by artist Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn. Bouabane has received funding through the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts and will be a visiting artist in residence at Open Studio in 2019/20. He is currently the Co-President of the Board of Directors at Gallery 44 Centre For Contemporary Photography.

Emma Nishimura
Talk/title: Interpreting and re-negotiating history: exploring the third and fourth dimensions within printmaking and photography
Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
113 McCaul St., Room 525

 Emma Nishimura’s work ranges from traditional etchings and digital prints to sculptural installations. Using diverse media, her work addresses ideas of memory and loss that are rooted within family stories and inherited narratives. Emma received her MFA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2013) and her BA from the University of Guelph (2005). Her work is in public and private collections and has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Emma is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Guelph. Previously she taught at OCAD University, Sheridan College and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the 2018 winner of the Queen Sonja Print Award.

 nichola feldman-kiss
Talk/title: that which has been witnessed
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
113 McCaul St., Room 525 OR 113 McCaul St., Room 512

 nichola feldman-kiss is a multi-disciplinary artist. Her research is socially engaged and performative. feldman-kiss’s artworks explore body, citizen, collectivity and hybridity. Her art and technology innovations have been supported by the National Research Council, the Ottawa Hospital Eye Institute, the Canadian Forces and the United Nations. feldman-kiss holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Her artworks have been presented in Canada, the United States, Mexico, India, and Europe.  She is an art and technology policy consultant and a former Officer for New Media and Audio at the Canada Council for the Arts.

Gallery 44 Career Launcher – call for applications

Specifically open to Recent OCADU Photo Grads, this is an amazing opportunity.
Apply NOW! The deadline is approaching fast – Tuesday, September 4.

This opportunity will provide access to Gallery 44 production facilities, equipment rentals and programming for one (1) year starting October 2018, for five (5) OCADU recent graduates, to support their upcoming exhibitions and professional opportunities. Recipients will also receive studio credits valued at $500, and opportunities to participate in G44 member’s exhibitions, workshops and events.

Here is the link:  Gallery 44 Production Membership Career Launcher 

Here is a PDF version: g44-career-launcher-2018-call

Summer Residency Opportunity in New York

Future of  Images: The Lens and Screen Arts
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Possible Work Opportunity

From: Brandon Hall <brandon.hall@sutherlandmodels.com>
Date: Monday, March 19, 2018 at 1:35 PM
To: “Collyer, Miles” <mcollyer@ocadu.ca>
Subject: ATTENTION ALL FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER’S

Good Afternoon  – I was speaking to one of your colleagues and he had mentioned to email you directly with the my request.  Could  you kindly post the following info to your Photography Students Blog / Board:

Sutherland Models,  one of Canada’s leading model agencies is looking to expand  their roster of   Fashion Photographer’s  for upcoming creative tests for their models.

If you are looking to work with some of the industry’s top models please,  contact me for a meeting:

Brandon Hall
Creative Director / Agent

Brandon.hall@sutherlandmodels.com

Sutherland Models Inc.
90 Sumach Street, # 403
Toronto, ON,  M5A 4R4
T: 416.703.7070

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