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OPPORTUNITIES & INFORMATION SENT BY
AOE ARTS COUNCIL

OCCASIONS ET RENSEIGNEMENTS ENVOYÉS PAR
LE CONSEIL DES ARTS AOE
REMINDER: MEMBERS HAVE ACCESS TO THE INFOARTS KIOSKS OTTAWA

Connect with arts consumers

No time or anyone to distribute your marketing materials across the city? Let us do the work for you! As a member, you have easy access to 7 InfoArts Kiosks located across Ottawa.

You provide up to 250 copies of your marketing materials, tell us where you want your promotion to be displayed and we’ll do the rest.

We place your promotion in high-traffic public buildings and arts centres – where people are specifically looking for arts programing. You can request a complete across Ottawa distribution or reach new audiences in specific parts of the City.

Materials are sent out once per week by our volunteers, usually on Thursdays. Get your materials to us early in the week to see them out quickly.

For more information, contact Danielle at danielle@artsoe.ca or 613-580-2767.

RAPPEL : LES MEMBRES ONT ACCÈS AUX KIOSQUES INFOARTS

Communiquez avec les consommateurs artistiques


Pas de temps pour distribuer vos matériaux promotionnels à travers la ville? Laissez-nous faire le travail pour vous! En tant que membre, vous avez accès à 7 kiosques InfoArts situés à Ottawa.

Vous fournissez jusqu'à 250 exemplaires de vos matériaux promotionnels, indiquez-nous où vous voulez que votre promotion soit affichée et nous ferons le reste.

Nous mettons votre promotion dans des édifices publics et des centres artistiques à forte circulation - où les gens recherchent spécifiquement la programmation artistique. Vous pouvez demander une diffusion complète à Ottawa ou rejoindre de nouveaux publics dans certaines parties de la ville.

Les matériaux sont envoyés une fois par semaine par nos bénévoles, généralement le jeudi. Déposez vos matériaux à nos bureaux au début de la semaine pour les voir afficher rapidement.

Pour plus de renseignements, communiquez avec Danielle à danielle@artsoe.ca ou au 613-580-2767.

CALLS & AUDITIONS | APPELS ET AUDITIONS

SALT SPRING ISLAND ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM
The Artist in Residence (AiR) Program provides an opportunity for artists to work in the arts environment of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. The program is open to all professionals working in the arts, in any genre or medium, at any stage of their careers. Deadline: Sat, Apr. 15.
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CALL TO ARTISTS: NEW EDINBURGH STUDIO TOUR
The New Edinburgh Studio Tour (NEST) is currently accepting submissions for the 2017 New Edinburgh Studio Tour from artists who live, work, or have studios in the New Edinburgh neighbourhood. Established and emerging artists are welcome and encouraged to apply. Eligible artworks include paintings, photography, drawing, prints, glass, textiles, jewellery, ceramics, and sculpture. A few spots are held each year for guest artists who can showcase their work in the studio of a New Edinburgh artist, friend, or neighbourhood gallery. NEST specifically looking for a high end jewelry designer. Deadline: Wed, Mar. 1.
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AMATEUR DANCERS WANTED
If you are a dancer at heart  – or maybe just want to be one – the Canada Dance Festival wants you! The Canada Dance Festival is looking for 150 amateur dancers to be part of the Ottawa premiere of OttaW(olly)Wood: East-West Bollywood dance fusion comes to the capital. Recruiting sessions: Sat, Mar. 25, and Sun, Mar. 26.
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DANSEURS AMATEURS RECHERCHÉS
Danseurs en herbe, danseurs dans l’âme, ceci s’adresse à vous ! Le Festival Danse Canada cherche 150 danseurs amateurs pour participer à la première d'OttaW(olly)Wood : La danse Bollywood, à la croisée de l’Orient et de l’Occident, débarque dans la capitale. Séances d'information et de recrutement : le samedi 25 mars et le dimanche 26 mars.
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR ART EXHIBIT
ABODE is an upcoming contemporary art exhibition curated by the Art History Students’ Association which will run from Mon, Mar. 20 to Fri, Mar. 31 at Gallery 115, in the Visual Arts Department at the University of Ottawa. ABODE will explore the concept and feeling of home as tied to specificities of space and place, and how identification with particular geographic anchors can potentially be complicated by factors of movement, relocation and displacement. Artistic interpretation of the theme which engages with these or other conceptual directions is encouraged, and welcome works which may involve or reference personal, familial and/or cultural narratives. Deadline: Mon, Feb. 20.
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APPEL AUX SOUMISSIONS POUR EXPOSITION
ABODE est une exposition d’art contemporain organisée par l’Association des étudiants en histoire de l’art. Elle se déroulera du 20 au 31 mars à la Galerie 115, au Département d’arts visuels de l’Université d’Ottawa. ABODE explorera le concept et le sentiment du chez-soi comme étant liés aux spécificités d’un lieu et d’un espace. Elle étudiera également comment l’identification à des points géographiques particuliers peut potentiellement faire face à des complications causées par des facteurs tels le déménagement, la délocalisation et le déplacement. Nous encourageons l’interprétation artistique de ce thème qui traite, entre autres, de ces concepts et nous accueillons des œuvres faisant référence ou appel à des récits personnels, familiaux et/ou culturels. Date limite : le lundi 10 février.
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CALLOUT FOR CUBE GALLERY
This is a call to artists who have works or ideas related to the subject of food. From prehistoric wall paintings to Mary Pratt's jewel-like jars of jam, food has historically and extensively been depicted in art. What is your statement, definition or depiction of food? CUBE is planning a group show about Food for May 2017. Deadline: Sat, Apr. 1.
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR NATIONALPOETRYMONTH.CA
NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017 will be a celebration & acknowledgement of women: women of colour, indigenous women, trans women, the famous, the notorious, the unknown, the forgotten, the murdered, the abused, the healing, the powerful, the powerless, family members, friends, women from all sexual orientations, all walks & stations of life, all ages, all sizes, all religions, no religion, all cultures. Established & emerging poets & artists of all genders worldwide are welcome & encouraged to send poetry, collages, graphic comics, asemic writing, visual art, visual poems, book art, imaginary letters and anything else you can think to celebrate women. Deadline: Tue, Feb. 28.
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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: DREAM - TEMPORARY INTERACTIVE ARTISTIC INSTALLATION
A working team composed of at least one artist and one architect will be selected by a jury for the presentation of a temporary interactive public artwork under the theme Dream. Canadian Heritage (PCH) is inviting teams to propose concepts or existing works inspired by or demonstrating a link with the celebrations of Canada 150, the theme Dream and multiple visitor engagement possibilities. The concept of dream is broad and PCH encourages artists and architects to rethink and revisit this theme, to surprise and push boundaries, playing with size and scale. Deadline: Mon, Feb. 20 at 4pm.
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APPEL DE PROPOSITIONS : RÊVER - INSTALLATION ARTISTIQUE INTERACTIVE TEMPORAIRE
Une équipe de travail composée au minimum d’un artiste et d’un architecte sera sélectionnée par jury pour la présentation d’une œuvre d’art public interactive temporaire sous le thème Rêver. Patrimoine canadien (PCH) invite des équipes à proposer des concepts ou des œuvres existantes inspirés ou démontrant un lien avec les célébrations du 150e de la Confédération du Canada, du thème Rêver ainsi que des multiples possibilités qu’offre l’engagement du visiteur. La thématique du rêve est vaste et PCH encourage les artistes et architectes à repenser et revisiter ce thème, à surprendre et repousser les limites de leur imagination, à jouer avec les dimensions et l’échelle. Date limite : le 20 février, à 16h.
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COURSES & WORKSHOPS | FORMATIONS ET ATELIERS

PLAYING WITH SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP
Open to beginners, intermediate, and seasoned performers alike, this workshop with veteran theatre artist Margo MacDonald will give you the chance to learn skills and play with the work of William Shakespeare. Using a single play, participants will be assigned roles and will approach the work much like in a rehearsal process. You’ll learn how to begin and how to dig deeper. You’ll learn about the text — how to speak it and how to really understand it. Focus will be on using action and character to help the text come alive. Most of all, you’ll simply have fun playing with Shakespeare. Fri, Feb. 17 from 6pm to 10pm, and Sat, Feb. 18, and Sun, Feb. 19, 11am to 5pm.
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FEBRUARY ACRYLIC WORKSHOPS
Andrea provides introductory, weekend and ongoing workshops on acrylic and mixed media techniques and materials, as well as free Golden lecture demos for art groups.  One of her main teaching philosophies is that you can produce your best work when you really know your materials, and her workshops are a balance of playful experimentation and solid teaching in material and technique. She has several workshops coming up in February, including: Experimental Watercolours: Intro to QoR, Master Your Mediums, Marbling Effects with Acrylics, Colour Confidence: Level One, and Master your Molding Paste and Grounds. First workshop begins Sat, Feb. 4.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT | PERFECTIONNEMENT PROFESSIONNEL

ARTPRENEUR CHATS WITH JESSICA RUANO
Join us for ARTPRENEUR CHATS, a new series that will feature mini-lectures and casual talks from local arts entrepreneurs on the last Monday of the month. Join Jessica Ruano on Mon, Feb. 27.
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SOLD OUT!
ARTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND CAREER MANAGEMENT BOOTCAMP
Sign up for the Wait List to be notified if a space becomes available, or if there are more dates added.

Reboot your arts career! Limited to just 15 participants, you will walk away from this intensive bootcamp with an understanding of some key tools to realize your 3-5 year goals. Led by three experienced faciliators, this hands-on workshop would benefit professional emerging and established artists, arts managers and arts groups in all disciplines. Fri, Feb. 10 and Sat, Feb. 11.
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WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS - MEASURING IMPACT
Join us as we navigate the challenges of finding your audience and developing support for your work. These sessions will walk you through the key elements in building a successful engagement strategy and give you the tools to create or enhance your current system.
You know your value and you have starting executing your strategies, but how do you know they are working? This session will show you how to measure results and assess impact - what tools do you need to effectively measure success and how do you use that information to take your strategy to the next level.
Session Facilitator: Mena Gainpaulsingh & Toni van Eeden
Wed, Mar. 8 2017, 4 to 7pm.
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FESTIVAL PRESENTING WEBINARS
Facilitator Cheryl Ewing will share her expertise and best practices on human resource management, risk management (financial, programming & audience); engaging and maintaining your audiences and identifying partners to maximize the impact of your festival & organization in your community. Feb. 22, Mar. 8, Mar. 22, and Mar. 29.
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UPCOMING VOLUNTEER OTTAWA WORKSHOPS
Volunteer Ottawa offers workshops on a wide range of topics designed specifically for non-profits and charities - delivered by a faculty of instructors who are leaders in their field - at a cost that is affordable. Upcoming workshops include "Board 101", "Working with the Media", "WordPress for Non-Profit Organizations", and "Fill your Social Media Toolbox".
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JOBS & VOLUNTEERING | OFFRES D'EMPLOIS ET BÉNÉVOLAT

BOX OFFICE & FRONT OF HOUSE ASSISTANT AT THE GCTC
The Great Canadian Theatre Company believes that theatre is essential to a healthy society. The GCTC is looking for an outstanding candidate that embodies that belief to join their team in the role of Box Office & Front of House Assistant. Deadline: Mon, Feb. 6, at 5pm.
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AWARDS & RECOGNITION | PRIX ET RECONNAISSANCE

OTTAWA ARTS COUNCIL CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Since 1988 the Ottawa Arts Council has awarded over $200,000 to exceptional artists and to those who have shown outstanding commitment to the arts in Ottawa. The Ottawa Arts Council is currently accepting applications for 7 awards with the following 2 deadlines: Wed, Feb. 15 and Fri, Mar. 10.
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APPEL DE MISES EN CANDIDATURES POUR LE CONSEIL DES ARTS D'OTTAWA
Depuis 1988, le Conseil des arts d'Ottawa a attribué plus de 200 000 $ à des artistes remarquables et à ceux et celles qui ont fait preuve d'un engagement exceptionnel à l'égard des arts à Ottawa. La période de mise en nomination est maintenant en cours pour tout les. Veuillez noter que l’échéance varie selon le prix, sois le mercredi 15 février, ou le vendredi 10 mars.
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OTTAWA INITIATIVES
INITIATIVES À OTTAWA


PABLO ANDRÉS MONJE
Guardians of the Ephemeral
Gardiens de l'éphémère

Thu, Jan. 5 until Tue, Feb. 7, 2017.
Le jeudi 5 janvier au mardi 6 février, 2017.


The Stranger Among Us
L'Étranger parmi nous

Thu, Feb. 9 until Tue, Mar. 14, 2017.
Le jeudi 9 février au mardi 14 mars, 2017.

MEET THE ARTISTS
Sun, Feb. 12
From 1pm to 3pm
RENCONTREZ LES ARTISTES
le dimanche 12 février
de 13h à 15h

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