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Apply for ART CAMP 2016

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Art Camp 2016 brings together 14 emerging artists from OCAD University and Ryerson University to build community and create art. This opportunity is open to artists in their 2nd year of study through to recent graduates (up to 2 years post-graduation) who are enrolled/alumni from a program within OCAD U’s Faculty of Art, Indigenous Visual Culture or Ryerson’s School of Image Arts. Participants will be selected through an application process in May 2016 that is based on artistic merit, availability and interest in collaboration.

Working alongside faculty supervisors Robyn Cumming (Ryerson University), Marc Losier, Jennifer Long & Jennie Suddick (OCAD U), the selected artists will create a group exhibition at Ryerson University’s off-site gallery Ryerson Artspace at the Gladstone Hotel in October 2016. Participating in the residency will involve June access to OCAD U’s Photography Production Facilities, professional practice workshops, studio visits, talks, film screenings, brainstorming sessions, critiques and learning new artistic skills from June to October 2016.  Note: The level of Photo studio access will vary depending on the artist’s familiarity with photography.

Residency Sessions: Participants should be available for the following sessions:

  • Fri, May 27th 5-10pm: Welcome Dinner
  • Optional: Wed, June 1, 9:30-11: Intro to OCAD U Photography Studio Facilities
  • Wed, June 8, 15, 22 & 29, 9:30 am-3:00 pm
  • Wed, July 6, 13, 20 & 27, 9:30 am-3:00 pm
  • Optional: Mon, July 25: Fort building with Jennie Suddick at the Gardiner Museum
  • Wed, Aug 3, 17, 24, 9:30 am-3:00 pm
  • Sat, Sept 17, 24, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Updates on October dates, evening summer screenings, student honorariums, and artistic skills workshops will be given on our Facebook Call for Submissions!

How to Apply: In a Dropbox link or single PDF document, include the following:

Applicant information:

  • Name, Email address, University & Program of Study
  • The year of study you will be entering in Sept 2016 / year of graduation
  • Confirmation of your availability on the above dates (some exceptions can be granted)
  • Note: past participants are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to new applicants.

A letter of Intent expressing your interest in this residency and what inspires your practice. (max. 400 words)

Portfolio of work

  • Include 10 images from 2 to 3 different series. If your work is time-based, please contact Jennifer Long at jlong@faculty.ocadu.ca to discuss options.
  • Images should be JPG format, approximately 8”x10”, at 72 dpi
  • Include an image credit under each visual detailing the title, year, medium and scale or provide an accompanying image list.

Email the completed PDF or Dropbox link to jlong@faculty.ocadu.ca before May 17th, 11:59pm (midnight). A jury will be struck to review the applications and applicants will be notified by May 20th of their acceptance. 

QUESTIONS: Jennifer Long – jlong@faculty.ocadu.ca or Robyn Cumming – robyn.cumming@ryerson.ca

For more info, check out our Facebook call

ART CAMP Exhibition: Oct 22nd

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ART CAMP Exhibition at Ryerson Artscape:
October 22nd – November 15th, 2015
Opening Reception: October 22nd, 7 – 10pm

An exhibition exploring our contemporary understanding of reality from the context of the physical and digital spaces that collectively constitute our world.

Featuring work from 13 Ryerson + OCAD U photography students & alumni:
Andrea Chartrand ● Mauricio Estrada ● Abigail Lomboy ● Antonio Giacchetti ● Jesse Marcelo Sarkis ● Allison Morris ● Manuela Morales ● Hilary Riem ● Camille Rojas ● Evan Roy ● Farihah Shah ● Morgan Sears-Williams ● Cassandera Xavier

Part of the first ART CAMP Residency in collaboration with OCAD U & Ryerson University that took place at the Ryerson Artspace from May – October 2015.  Art Camp brings together 13 students from OCAD U’s Photography department and Ryerson’s School of Image Arts to collaborate on community building and art creation.  The ART CAMP Residency was founded by  Robyn Cumming, Marc Losier & Jennifer Long.

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Ryerson Artspace 
1214 Queen St. West
(416)-538-3100 

Media Contact: ryersonartspace@gmail.com

Gallery Hours:
Thursday – Friday: 1 – 6pm
Saturday – Sunday: 12 – 5pm

Marc Loiser showing at the Art Gallery of Mississauga

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In time for the 2015 Pan Am Games, The Art Gallery of Mississauga presents Be a Sport, a group show examining how issues of gender, race, inequality and conflict are caught up in the arena of sport.

Participating artists include:
JEFF&GORDON, Hudson Christie, Lia Darjes, Marc Losier, Leah Modigliani, Graeme Patterson, Diana Thorneycroft, and Weber & Schneider.

Art Gallery of Mississauga
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5B 3C1
The AGM is located on the ground floor of the Civic Centre building right on Celebration Square, and across the street from Square One Mall and the Living Arts Centre.

Hours
M, T, W, F 10am to 5pm
Thur 10am to 8pm
Sat & Sun 12pm to 4pm

Marc Losier: Échange (Exchange)/Post(e)

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Faculty Biography —  Marc Losier is a Toronto-based artist and photographer, whose work revives histories, documents, and materials as a means of destabilizing standpoints and perceptions.  He has participated in visual arts residencies at The Banff Centre and the Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, California, and his works have been exhibited in both Canada and the United States.  In 2013, he was the recipient of a Toronto Arts Council emerging visual artist award, and has been awarded Visual Artist Projects Grants from both the Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts in 2015 for his on-going project, Échange (Exchange)/Post(e).  He has previously taught at Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts, and the San Francisco Art Institute as a visiting faculty member in Photography.

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Call for Submissions: OCAD U Photo Students & Recent Alumni

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For the first time, photography majors at OCAD University and Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts will collaborate for the inaugural Art Camp Residency in downtown Toronto. Led by core faculty Robyn Cumming, Jennifer Long, and Marc Losier, a select group of students from OCAD U and the School of Image Arts will participate in events, workshops, talks, and portfolio reviews, leading towards a group exhibition of new work at the Ryerson Artspace at the Gladstone Hotel next Fall 2015.

Applicants will be selected on their artistic merit, availability during summer months, and interest in collaboration.

Application Checklist: In one PDF or Dropbox link, include the following:

  1. Applicant information:
  • Name
  • University and current year of study/year of graduation
  • Preferred email address
  • Confirmation of your availability to work on a body of work from May to October with the selected team. This will involve 1 to 3 meetings per month and self-directed art creation.
  1. A letter of Intent (max. 400 words), addressing why you are interested in this residency and what inspires your practice.
  2. Portfolio of work
  • Include 10 images from 2 to 3 different series. If your work is time-based, please contact Jennifer Long at jlong@faculty.ocadu.ca to discuss options.
  • Embedded images should be approximately 8”x10”, 72 dpi
  • Include an image credit under each visual. This should include the title, year, medium and scale.

Email the completed PDF or Dropbox link to jlong@faculty.ocadu.ca before May 5th, 12 noon. A jury will be struck to review the applications and applicants will be notified by May 18th of their acceptance.

For more info, check out our Facebook call!

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