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Call for Artists - 2020 Sounds Like festival

Sounds Like Audio Art Festival, Saskatchewan-wide Deadline: February 25, 2020 - March 31, 2020
The Sounds Like Audio Art Festival invites local, national and international audio artists and musicians to submit proposals for the 10th edition of the festival. We are seeking submissions for audio works responding to the theme for this year’s festival: Corporeal Origins. The theme connects us with the human impulse to create sound and the ways it is physically manifested. Birth and decay, gesture and animation, resonance and location. Corporeal Origins is an invitation to be present.

In addition to the regular call for submissions to Sounds Like, artists interested in performing at the afterparty on Friday October 2nd ...

Call for Submissions - 2020 MAS Awards

Museums Association of Saskatchewan, Deadline: January 22, 2020 - April 15, 2020
The MAS Awards provide an opportunity to recognize excellence in the Saskatchewan museum community.

We are seeking submissions for the 2020 MAS Awards, to be presented at the Annual Conference & AGM in Estevan, SK on June 5th, 2020.

There are three awards categories and five awards:
• Young Professional Award
• Award of Merit
• Lifetime Achievement Award

The Award of Merit has two streams:
• Individual
• Institutional
Institutional has two sub-streams:
• one for projects with budgets over $50,000.00
• one for projects with budgets less than $50,000.00.

Online applications for the 2020 MAS Awards are available online now. (https ...

Colour and Brushwork - Painting Workshop in Val Marie

Val Marie Deadline: April 25, 2020 - April 26, 2020
Welcome to two days of painting in peace and supportive surroundings in Val Marie, SK near Grasslands National Park, connecting with the magic of colour and the strength you can create with it. The building blocks of any painting are the colours we use and the way we apply them. This workshop will emphasize those key elements. Artists of any level, from beginners to experienced, will find inspiration and learn new skills. Oils and acrylics recommended. Information/accommodation/registration: https://laureenmarchand.com/painting-in-paradise

2020 MOA Shop Emerging Indigenous Artist Contest

MOA, Deadline: March 16, 2020 - April 30, 2020
Create a design to visually express your story.

What do terms like Indigenous, Aboriginal, First Nations, Inuit, or Métis mean to you? What symbols inspire your sense of personal identity and culture?

The winner will receive both a $250 cash prize and royalties from all t-shirts printed with their artwork and sold exclusively through the MOA Shop for one year.

Open to any individual 15 - 25 years of age who identifies as Indigenous.

Deadline is April 30, 2020.

Full contest details at https://moa.ubc.ca/museum-shop/annualcontest

FINE ART COURSE: “THE BRONZE AGE”

Art Gallery Swift Current, Swift Current Deadline: March 07, 2020 - May 09, 2020
FINE ART COURSE: “THE BRONZE AGE”
AT ART GALLERY OF SWIFT CURRENT
Saturdays starting March 7th – May 9th
Explore Lost Wax Bronze Casting
Bronze casting class participants will create a bronze sculpture from concept to completion.
This all-inclusive class will focus on:
• Oil Clay modeling
• Silicone mold-making with acrylic hard-shell mother mold
• Lost-wax casting using ceramic shell
• Wax casting
• Bronze pouring
• Patinas
• Resin casting
• original ceramic sculptures

Presentations and discussions on the use of bronze casting in contemporary and historic art practices will supplement the studio course.
INSTRUCTORS:
HEATHER BENNING, BFA, MFA. Benning’s work has appeared in numerous solo ...

The Musiko Project

Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, Saskatoon Deadline: February 21, 2020 - June 30, 2020
The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra is looking to connect with, meet, and get to know more about musicians from all cultural backgrounds within our community.

If you’re a musician from any ethno-cultural background who wants to meet more music makers, we’d love to connect with you.

Over the last few months we’ve been hearing about all the wonderful musicians who now call Saskatoon home, and who don’t necessarily play the instruments in an orchestra - and we’d like to get to know you, and learn how we can be supportive to you. Whether through connecting you to ...