For Artists

360 XOCHI QUETZAL DEADLINE: August 7, 2016 for Free Winter Artist Residency in Central Mexico

360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a FREE artist residency located on Lake Chapala, Mexico. International writers, playwrights, visual artists, fiber artists, filmmakers, photographers, new media artists, dancers and musicians are all welcome to apply for a 1-month residency Dec 14, 2016 – Jan 13, 2017. Winter applications are due August 7, 2016 thru CAFÉ We also have a personal residency program for artists and writers who need longer periods of creative time (1 – 6 months). We still have spaces available August – December. Write for dates in 2016 – 2017. More information on our new website: Join.

GALLERY6500 Call for Submissions

In 2017 Canada will celebrate its 150th anniversary.  According to some, it is ranked the second best country in the world to live….yet, so many First Nation, Metis,and Inuit peoples, whose land we call Canada experience profound poverty and unimaginable living conditions.  Canadian labourers’ share of production is declining and many of our young people struggle with the burden of debt coupled with a lack of well-paying, full-time work. GALLERY6500 is hoping that art can help us to hear, see, and feel the alternative history and reality of Canada’s 150 years; from celebrating the victories of grassroots progressive movements, to.


K&K Casting is currently casting the Role of SEAN in the new Feature Film FIRST LIGHT – and that could be YOU! *** Note: We are looking for CANADIAN ACTORS (or Actors with CANADIAN working papers) ONLY *** We are looking specifically for male actors (any ethnicity) between the ages of 16-23 who can easily pull off looking 17. **In order to be considered, please go to to get detailed instructions, download the audition script (Sides), and upload an audition video. FIRST LIGHT Director: Jason Stone Producer/Production Company: Oddfellows Pictures LEAD STORYLINE: Seventeen-year-old SEAN TERRELL provides sanctuary for a classmate, ALEX LAINEY, who begins.

SPARC: Symposium 2016 Call for Proposals UPDATED

UPDATE:  Hearing from so many of you who were unable to submit session proposals, the Call for Proposals deadline has been extended to Monday, June 13th! And to support your participation, the Scholarship Application deadline has been extended to Monday, June 13th as well. We look forward to receiving your proposals and applications. Send yours today!! Questions? Please email or call Rachel.   More information will be posted to as it becomes available.   The SPARC Network is very pleased to announce that plans are moving forward in hosting the 2nd Symposium for Performing Arts in Rural.

CASTING CALL: STC to hold auditions for local actors next month

The Sudbury Theatre Centre is committed to celebrating Northern Ontario theatre artists. STC will be holding open auditions for Sudbury and surrounding area residents on June 9th and 11th, 2016 for their upcoming 45th Anniversary 16|17 Season. Actors have the opportunity to audition for specific acting roles in the season or, if they have not been seen before, they can do a general audition. There are roles available for males and females ages 10 to 75. Anyone who auditions will be added to the local talent directory kept and updated by STC. Individuals in the local talent directory will be contacted semi-regularly about updates and opportunities for artists..

Submit Your Best Photographs of Sudbury Waterbodies to the 2017 Picture Our Lakes Contest

Only one month remains to submit your photographs to the 2017 Picture Our Lakes Calendar & Postcard Contest! Submissions for the contest close on Friday, June 10th at 11:59 pm. Residents and visitors are encouraged to submit their most captivating Sudbury photos in four categories: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Youth photographers (18 years and younger) will be juried separately.  The 2017 Picture Our Lakes Contest may include photos of lakes, wetlands, and watersheds (creeks and ponds), as well as the landscapes, wildlife, and seasonal flora found in and around Sudbury’s water bodies. All photos must include some element of.

Call for submissions – Elemental Festival

Date: Sep 30 – Oct 2 Location: 4elements Living Arts, Kagawong, Manitoulin Island | Mnidoo Mnising Co-curated by Patricia Mader + sophie anne edwards 4elements Living Arts has two opportunities for you to participate in this year’s Elemental Festival – besides attending, that is. We’re accepting submissions to our Elemental Festival Writing Prize, and proposals from emerging artists working in all mediums to install work during the festival. About Elemental Festival and 4e – Sep 30th to Oct 2nd 2016, the second annual Elemental Festival will take place in Kagawong, a village of less than 200 people on Mnidoo Mnising.

Call for proposals – 4elements studio

4elements Living arts is a non-profit community arts organization on Manitoulin Island. Through land-based interdisciplinary curatorial projects, and community engaged outings, workshops, artists residencies and our fall Elemental Festival, we celebrate contemporary art within the context of our unique island landscape. The summer and fall seasons are bustling at the 4e studio with visitors to the village animating the space and locals coming out of their winter hibernation. We are offering artists the opportunity for solo shows in our modest gallery space over the summer & fall; emerging artists are welcomed. Proposals from artists working in all mediums will be considered, with preference given to artists.

The Evelyn Crandell Bursary for the Arts

Who may apply: Any student of the arts age 17 or older. Applicant must be Canadian citizen. How to apply: Complete the application form (below) along with a cover letter and two letters of reference. Where to apply: Mrs. Jill Hocking 867 Hildegarde Sudbury, ON, P3A 3X3 Questions?: Phone: 705-524-3291 A short list of applicants will be selected and may be asked to appear at an interview with the selection committee. Application Form Brochure.

NEW Online Workshop: Cultural Practices and Strategies in the Digital Realm

The international University of British Columbia (UBC) Centre for Cultural Planning and Development is pleased to offer a new online workshop this term: “Cultural Practices and Strategies in the Digital Realm,” starting June 8. This workshop can be taken individually for professional development, or applied to the UBC Certificate in Cultural Planning – an international professional learning program delivered 100% online. We welcome you to share this information with those who you think may find this workshop and/or program of interest. Online Workshop: Cultural Practices and Strategies in the Digital Realm Three scheduled online sessions. Wed June 8, 15 &.
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