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Month: October 2016 (page 2 of 2)

ART CAMP 2016 Exhibition


Traces is a group exhibition at Ryerson Artspace that celebrates the work of 2016 ART CAMP Residency Participants: Ailene deVries, Alexander Rondeau, Cat Bluemke, Claire BartlemanClea Christakos-GeeDana Prieto, Kesang Youdon Nanglu, Maddie Alexander, Melanie Winter, Mara GajicNicholas AidenPaige LindsaySaba Giani

ART CAMP 2016 brings together 14 emerging artists from OCAD University and Ryerson University to build community and create art during a five month residency program.  Participants  were selected through an open call  to artists in their 2nd year of study through to recent graduates who are enrolled/alumni from a program within OCAD U’s Faculty of Art, Indigenous Visual Culture or Ryerson’s School of Image Arts.  Working alongside faculty supervisors Robyn Cumming (Ryerson University), Jennifer Long & Jennie Suddick (OCAD U), the participants attended professional practice workshops, studio visits, talks, film screenings, brainstorming sessions, critiques and learned new artistic skills.

A special thanks goes out to  programming support from:

The Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema

Ryerson University’s Digital Media Experience Lab

OCAD University’s Emerging Centre for Artists & Designers

This project would not have been possible without the funding support Ryerson and OCAD University.


Alumni Farihah Shah’s work included in OSA exhibit


Congratulations to 2016 Photo Alumni Farihah Shah for being included in the OSA 2016 Emerging Artist Show!

The Ontario Society of Artists is excited to announce the 2016 Emerging Artist Juried Exhibition. This year’s exhibition is showcasing an amazingly diverse range of artworks including sculpture, painting, photography, mixed media, and even a motorized installation. The OSA Emerging Artist Juried Exhibition is held every other year and is for artists with fewer than five years of professional experience.

 The exhibition continues until October 23, 2016 at the Neilson Park Creative Centre, 56 Neilson Drive, Etobicoke.

 To learn more about the OSA, please visit their website: http://ontariosocietyofartists.org/

Free Proposal Workshop


Editorial Opportunity For Local Black Photographers

Upcoming opportunity to contribute to a black-focused publication, created by a Fashion Entrepreneurship student. The publication IFY, a unisex Nigerian name, “serves as a medium through which black identity will be channeled. The publication critiques and contributes to the worlds of culture, art, and fashion. We challenge the cultural norms of anti-blackness and create a space for black voices”.

It will consist of 2 fashion editorial pieces, an interview piece, 2 written essay pieces, and a journalism piece. The first shoot specifically is a reinterpretation of west african silhouettes; presenting looks that are contemporary and feminine, thereby challenging perceptions of the expected black male aesthetic.

If interested and for more information, please contact Chuma: cccchukwuma@gmail.com

OCAD U Pop Up Shop in Yorkville


Open to students, alumni, and faculty, selected work will be available for sale as part of the the Yorkville Village Arts Festival from November 3rd – 13th. Perfect timing for holiday gifts!

Make sure to get your submission in by October 13th!

Call for Submissions: InFocus


Theme: The Future
Deadline: October 15, 2016
Where: The Front Gallery, Edmonton, AB
Curator: Alexis Marie Chute

Fees: $25 for 3 submissions / $35 for 3 submissions from October 15-30, 2016

InFocus Photo’s mission is to promote and exhibit innovative, thoughtful, and provocative photography created by CANADIAN contemporary image makers.

This is a great opportunity to showcase your work across Canada!

For more information:
Submission Guidelines

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