Monday, March 28, 2011

Public Art Opportunity

Artist Opportunities – Vancouver

Call for proposals from artists: For The Incubator, a studio residency at Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre , 7646 Prince Albert Street in South Vancouver.

Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre
Deadline for Submissions: April 29, 2011
If you have further questions or to schedule individual appointments please contact Cyndy Chwelos, Arts Programmer at cyndy.chwelos@vancouver.ca or call 604-718-6521

Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre is a Park Board facility at which The Incubator will be hosted. This up to three-year pilot residency will provide free studio space for an artist or artist team in exchange for community-based arts engagement. The call is open to artists working in all disciplines (dance, theatre, visual arts, new media, etc.). Our goal is to create a stronger identity for Moberly as a unique cultural space, to nurture the role of the artist, and to explore the potential of community arts engagement by having an onsite studio residency.

How to Apply:

Please visit the website http://www.mysunset.net/macc/incubator_studio.htm for all the application details requirements and studio space description. To see the studio space and discuss your proposal Open Studio Visits are scheduled for

Wednesday April 13 1:00 – 4:00 PM and
Thursday April 14 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Proposed residencies must be a minimum of one year and cannot exceed three. Artist(s) must be able to demonstrate a passion for their practice and dedication to community arts engagement.

Applications may be mailed or dropped off to Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre, 7646 Prince Albert Street, Vancouver, B.C.V5X 3Z4 or submitted via email to cyndy.chwelos@vancouver.ca

All materials must be received by 4:00 pm on April 29, 2011.

If you have further questions or to schedule individual appointments please contact Cyndy Chwelos, Arts Programmer at cyndy.chwelos@vancouver.ca or call 604-718-6521.

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1 comment:

  1. So weird and unrealistic that the myth of the 'starving artist' continues to run rampant. Everybody (yes, including artists) has to earn a living, and there's nothing wrong or ignoble about that. So thank you for this blog. Has it helped?

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