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CALLS FOR ARTISTS WITH DEADLINES

OPEN CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Pop Up Dances in Port Coquitlam: Journeys and Connections - Saturday August 26 2017

Deadline for Submission: May 30 2017

About Pop Up Dances:

Pop Up Dances is a site specific performance experience that takes place in non-traditional performance locations and provides a hosted tour for audiences. Presentations by individual artists and/or groups are six (6) minutes – fifteen (15) minutes in duration. Pop Up Dances are free to the public and celebrate dance in all its forms.

New Works is accepting expressions of interest from performance artists for a Pop Up Dances Performance on Saturday August 26 2017 as part of the Canada 150 Celebration in Port Coquitlam, BC. New Works has been engaged to curate Pop Up Dances as part of the event. More information on Pop Up Dances can be found here.

Pop Up Dances presentation support for the selected artists will include:

·      A professional performance fee

·      Stage management support (as required)

·      A technical/spacing rehearsal at the selected performance location(s) and

·      Secure storage space before, during and after the performance

·      Please note: Artists are responsible for personal expenses not specified in the contract (including materials) related to their performance

About Journeys and Connections:

To celebrate Canada 150 in Port Coquitlam, in partnership with PoCo Heritage, Pop Up Dances will be part of PoCo Stories: Journeys and Connections, which will celebrate the people and culture that helped shape the city. More information on this project can be found here. Artists who have a connection to the City of Port Coquitlam will be given priority consideration. The connection can include, but is not limited to:

·        Current or former residency

·        Current or former performance experience

·        Training or education experience

·        Instruction experience

Within Port Coquitlam.

If interested please submit by email in ONE PDF DOCUMENT*:

·        Subject Line: Pop Up Dances in Port Coquitlam: Journeys and Connections

·        Name, address, email & telephone number

·        Performance Summary and Bio (100-word artist bio [maximum] and a 100-word summary [maximum])

·        Please include:

o       Your connection to Port Coquitlam (if applicable)

o       Previous experience with site specific performance and

o       How this opportunity will help develop your creative practice

·        Attach 5 images [maximum] of past work (JPG or PNG format)

Contact Information

Please direct questions or email submissions to:

Beverly Walker

Coordinator - Cultural Programs, Presentations, and Special Events

#303 - 3102 Main Street  Vancouver, BC  V5T 3G7

email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


www.newworks.ca





*Please note that the maximum file size accepted is 15MB. If your PDF file is larger, please email a link via WeTransfer or Dropbox. All submission requirements must be in one file.

ONGOING CALLS FOR ARTISTS

Coastal Sound Music Academy Society is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to transforming lives and building community through choral music. Coastal Sound offers choral music education programs for music lovers, pre-school to adult. With a reputation for delivering exceptional, innovative and creative vocal training in all of our choirs, Coastal Sound promotes connection, leadership and community engagement through singing performance. Championing Canadian music and local composers, experiencing and learning about Canada through song and connecting with other singers around the world, are important values for Coastal Sound. Friendly auditions for placements are accepted year round. Choirs are also available for concerts & performance at corporate and community events. For more information visit www.coastalsoundmusic.com, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 604.552.CSMA (2762).

Calling All Tri-City Artists

The Port Moody Library still has wall space available for local artists to display their work. The library has become a popular venue for first-time and more experienced artists to showcase their talent. Works displayed include photography, watercolour, oil, and other mixed media. Artists who are interested in booking a display will be required to submit an example of their work, biographical information, and an exhibit title. Bookings are for one month in duration and are limited to those artists residing in the Tri-Cities, Belcarra or Anmore.Please contact Irene Jakse at 604-469-4692 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.For further information: www.library.portmoody.ca

Coquitlam Public Library
The Coquitlam Public Library is inviting local artists, craftspeople and historical groups to exhibit their pieces in display cases at both Poirier and City Centre Branch. Artists and associations will be based in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam or Port Moody and works exhibited for a month. For more information and to download an application form, please visit Coquitlam Public Library's website at www.library.coquitlam.bc.ca. For questions about the Poirier branch display case, contact Amelia Gabbott at 604-937-4144 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.". For questions about the City Centre branch display case, contact Lisa Hansen at 604-554-7330 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2-D and 3-D Artists Wanted
The North Vancouver Community Arts Council is always seeking both 2-D and 3-D artists for upcoming exhibits to be held at the North Vancouver District Hall. The Art in Public Places program celebrates emerging art and artists through a professional exhibit in a public place, which serves both to promote artists and increase public awareness of art. All accepted artists must become members of the Arts Council. Contact the North Vancouver Community Arts Council at 604-988-6844 for more information.

Art Consultant? Artisans? Plaster Artists? Freelance Photographer?
These and many other calls for talent and/or job opportunities can be found by visiting www.allianceforarts.com and www.artsbc.org. We suggest you bookmark these links for ongoing opportunities.

Call for Artists - Blackberry Gift Shop
Port Moody Artist Coop Seeks New Members. A unique opportunity is available for local artists wanting to display and sell their original fine art pieces in the City of the Arts. The Blackberry Artist’s Society has operated in the Port Moody Arts Centre for 15 years. This artist-run co-op provides space for original work in a variety of media and offers monthly artist displays, space in other local venues and an opportunity to work with and learn from fellow co-op members. Staffing the shop is a mandatory part of membership as well as assisting with the administration and marketing of the co-op.
More info can be found at, blackberryartists.blogspot.ca
2425 St. Johns Street, Port Moody.
604-931-2008; pomoarts.ca;
blackberrygiftshop.ca

The British Columbia Art Teachers’ Association
Deadline: Ongoing

BCATA is welcoming the images and voices of students, teachers, administrators, parents and members of the community to create a series of mimi posters to communicate the importance of the arts. The objective is to have representation from students of all ages, school districts and art institutions throughout the province. Posters will be distributed through newsletters, BCATA mailings and will be featured on the BCATA website. Permission must be obtained from parents, and only first names or a class name will be published. For more information, contact Regan Rasmussen @ 250-478-5548 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. for more information on the BCATA, visit www.bctf.ca


Coastline Home & Hearth
Call for Artists
Coastline Home & Hearth is interested in displaying the work of local 2D artists. We are a distributor of natural stone and gas fireplaces and our clientele consists of builders, interior designers and renovators. We are lcoated at Unit G- 1100 Lansdowne Drive. Interested artists are invited to contact Reisa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 604-554-0282 for more information. www.coastlinehomeandhearth.com

Inlet Wellness Gallery
Port Moody
Inlet Wellness Gallery (2320 Clarke St.) invite local artists to submit work to be displayed in their new venue. For more information, contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nature Conservancy of Canada
Call for Artists
Each month the Nature Conservancy of Canada posts a new Creative Conservation Challenge on their website. Centred around a Conservation Volunteers theme, like trees or invasive plants, NCC will provide a list of items that you can find in nature and then it's your turn to get creative! You can express your connection to nature through writing, artwork, photography, film, music, cooking, or any other way you can think of, then send NCC your creations. They want a photograph, video or audio clip of your masterpiece and we will post it on their Flickr account and website. For full details visit www.natureconservancy.ca/site/PageServer?pagename=vfn_community.

Calls For Artists
Opus Framing and Art Supplies has a great list of Calls for Submissions in the Art News section of their website. Click here for the link http://www.opusframing.com/community/art-news

PLUMb
PLUMb, a quarterly full-colour print arts journal, seeks submissions of photography, poetry, visual art, fiction, critical essays, and reviews. Payment: 2 contributor copies Submission guidelines and current themes are found on our website: www.plumb.ca.

Call for Embroiderers - Port Moody
Stitching our History
A wall hanging is being embroidered to celebrate the City of Port Moody's Centennial in 2013. It will be large and will depict significant events, buildings, and other things associated with Port Moody. So far work is in progress on 25 – 30 images that have been selected. The Stitching our History group is seeking further images and people to stitch them. After this phase is completed, the panels will be attached to a background and mounted on a quilting frame. Community members will then be encouraged to add a few stitches that will make up the trees, birds, blackberries etc. that will fill the rest of the spaces. For more information, contact Ann Kitching at 604-469-0738 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Port Moody Public Library
Artists are sought to display their work in monthlong exhbitions - 2D (on the walls) and 3D (in the display case).
Contact Irene Jakse
Program & Services Coordinator
Port Moody Public Library
100 Newport Drive, Port Moody, BC V3H 3E1
Telephone: 604.469.4692
Fax: 604.469.4576
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Sound Therapy Radio
Call for Volunteers
The Sound Therapy Radio team is looking for people who are interested in building skills and contacts in Radio, Television and Social Media. Sound Therapy Radio is both a local and national award winning Radio Arts program. e focus on Arts and Activism advocating for Mental Health and Disability. We have broadcast over 80 episodes in the past year and have content contributors across Canada and in the US. In addition to live studio broadcasts, we do event live and live-to-tape remote broadcasts, and have a cross content agreement with V Community TV which broadcasts weekly on Shaw cable 4 Vancouver. We have 5 minute video pieces focusing on local creative talent that broadcasts to over 600,000 cable subscribers. We are looking for team members of all types to assist in content Production, media relations, event broadcast assistance, video production and post-production editing and administration and finance. Training Opportunities and other perks are generally available. Time Commitment is typically four hours per week, but can vary by project. Contact J Peachy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for full details.

Wild West Can Can Dancers
The Wild West Cancan Dancers welcome new members and enquiries for bookings. We are a vibrant group of ladies who volunteer their time to dance, sew and raise spirits in the community. We offer women of all ages, fitness levels, dance abilities and body types a chance to be a part of something fun and creative. Empowerment, friendship and the joy of dance are our focus. Come contribute, however you can, to a good time and a good cause or hire us to perform cancan and burlesque numbers. We can also be booked for parties, photo shoots and teaching cancan. All money raised through our shows and events go to local charities. Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or check out our website www.wildwestcancan.ca.

Wishart Gallery
Call for Artists
We are accepting art submissions for Wishart Gallery, located at 2224 Clarke Street, Port Moody. If you are interested please email six or more pictures to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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