Call for Applications - Parks Canada Photographer in Residence

Call for Applications - Parks Canada Photographer in Residence
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:30am to Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:30am

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

DEADLINE:  Monday, January 28, 2019

RATE: $16.5/ hour for 35 hours/ week

TERM: Full-time, May - August 2019 (16 weeks)

The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the return of the Parks Canada Career Launcher for Photography students. Students are invited to apply for this opportunity and a successful applicant will be employed at Rouge Park - Canada’s first national urban park. The recipient will split their time between the office and the filed; processing images in the Rouge National Urban Park photo library, shooting imagery and doing graphic design.  

Successful applicant will also receive a $500 equipment grant from the CEAD. 

A rich assembly of natural, cultural and agricultural landscapes, Rouge National Urban Park is home to amazing biodiversity, some of the last remaining working farms in the Greater Toronto Area, Carolinian ecosystems, Toronto’s only campground, one of the region’s largest marshes, unspoiled beaches, amazing hiking opportunities, and human history dating back over 10,000 years, including some of Canada’s oldest known Indigenous sites.

Parks Canada is excited to work towards the establishment of Canada’s first national urban park – Rouge National Urban Park – in the Greater Toronto Area.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be a graduating Photography student or a recent Photography graduate from the class of 2018
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license
    • Available to hold a 5 day week position between May and August 2019
    • Available to work on some weekends
    • Willing to undergo a basic security screening
    • Open to wearing a uniform for special events 
    • Social media skills and experience is desired 
    • Interests and skills in videography and graphic design will be considered as an asset

    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email)
    • Current CV, listing relevant creative experience
    • Online portfolio or an attached PDF portfolio
    • Examples of social media and/or videography experience
    • A statement of interest that contextualizes your creative practice and communicates your interest in the opportunity. Why are you a good match?
    • Written confirmation of the Parks Canada conditions of employment(see Qualifications listed to the left)

    SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

    Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

    For more information, visit the Career Launchers website.

    Venue & Address: 
    Rouge National Urban Park
    Website: 
    https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6002141-2019-parks-canada
    Email: 
    tpham@ocadu.ca
    Phone: 
    416-977-6000 Ext. 361
    Cost: 
    N/A

    Call for Applications - Toronto Outdoor Art Fair 2019

    Call for Applications - Toronto Outdoor Art Fair 2019
    Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:30am to Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:00pm

    OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

    DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

    The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the Toronto Outdoor Art Fair Career Launcher award for students in the Illustration, Print/Publication and Material Art & Design programs. Eligible students will have the opportunity to exhibit in the 58th year of this annual event; Canada's largest and longest-running juried contemporary outdoor art fair. TOAF was established to nurture artistic excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit, and to showcase contemporary work to the general public. This free public event showcases works by over 350 exhibitors and attracts 115,000 visitors each year to Nathan Phillips Square.

    This is an amazing opportunity to get yourself out there, nurture an audience, and sell your work! Student applications will be reviewed by the TOAF jury for final selection.

    SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

    • Application process: Career Launcher applicants must sign up/login at www.torontooutdoor.artand complete their application. 
    • After proceeding to payment with Shopify, enter the code OCADCLTOAF2019 on the right side where it says “DISCOUNT’ and the $30 Student application fee will be waived. Changes cannot be made to your application after this code has been used.
    • You do not have to complete your application in one sitting. You can start your application and save to return to it before submitting.
    • A single artist can use this code 3 times if submitting three different applications (in different mediums) You can only show at the Fair what you are accepted for.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be a ILLU, MAAD, or PRNT/PUBL student in their graduating year. 
    • You must apply individually under your own name.
    • Please read the Reproduction Policy carefully before submitting.
    • Discount code can only be used by OCAD Students who are applying for the Career Launcher opportunity. TOAF will be confirming eligibility of all artists who use the discount code. Please ensure to confirm your eligibility prior to applying by contacting: 
    Venue & Address: 
    Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
    Website: 
    https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5968030-2019-toaf
    Email: 
    tpham@ocadu.ca
    Phone: 
    416-977-6000 Ext. 361
    Cost: 
    N/A

    Call for Applications - Textile Museum - Museum Associate & Communications Associate

    Call for Applications - Textile Museum - Museum Associate and Communications Associate
    Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 10:45am to Monday, January 21, 2019 - 12:00am

    OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

    DEADLINE: Monday, January 21, 2019

    RATE: $16.5/ hour for 35 hours/ week

    TERM: Full-time, February - July 2019 (20 weeks)

    The Museum Services & Communications Associate will work directly with staff to enhance the Museum experience for our visitors and will support the Communication department in executing the Museum’s communication and marketing program; communicating the vision, mission and programming of the TMC to targeted diverse audiences.

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

    Museum Services (50% of time)

    • Greets visitors and provides reception services, including handling cash and directing general inquiries.
    • Performs opening and closing security routines for institutional programs and facility rental events and security sweeps during operating hours.
    • Serves as an advocate for the visitor while simultaneously promoting the welfare of the Museum.
    • Assist Shop volunteers in all aspects of providing exceptional customer service, including product knowledge and merchandising ideas.
    • Participate in staff meetings, health & safety training initiatives and support overall office management.

    Communications (50% of time)

    • Research best practises in digital and online marketing and community engagement and make recommendations to the Communications department.
    • Originate and implement cross-promotional relationships with other key cultural institutions and businesses.
    • Assist in the creation of a wide variety of communication tools, including news releases, reports, briefing materials, interpretive documents, and other communication material to advocate and support all TMC programs. 
    • Support and develop content for social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and website.
    • Work with staff to identify potential media opportunities and stories.

    Other:

    • Works to further the goals and objectives of the Museum and participates actively in the life of the institution.  
    • Acts in a respectful, accountable, and generous manner towards other staff, volunteers, and the general public.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must have graduated from OCADU in 2017 or 2018.
    • Excellent communications, interpersonal and analytical skills, including demonstrated conflict resolution skills.
    • Advanced customer service skills, knowledge of cash handling, retail sales, office administration and Experience working with volunteers.
    • Experience in media relations, comfortable in dealing with the press and social media.
    • Self-motivated; ability to problem solve and manage workflows and deadlines independently. 
    • Impeccable attention to detail, adaptability, multi-tasking and time management. 
    • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, POS, and e-mail).
    • Smart Serve, First Aid and CPR certificates (assets). 
    • Prior art museum experience and knowledge of museum operations, standards, practices, and procedures (asset). 

    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), a confirmation of eligibility and a current résumé.
    • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background.

    SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

    Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

    For more information, visit the Career Launchers Website

    Venue & Address: 
    Textile Museum of Canada 55 Centre Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2H5
    Website: 
    https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5964818-2019-tmc-museum-services-and-communications-associate
    Email: 
    tpham@ocadu.ca
    Phone: 
    416-977-6000 Ext. 361
    Cost: 
    N/A

    Basil AlZeri | Artist Talk

    Basil AlZeri | Artist Talk
    Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 2:00pm

    BIO

    Basil AlZeri is a cross-disciplinary visual artist living and working between Toronto and Guelph, Canada. AlZeri's practice involves the intersection of art, education, and food, taking multiple forms, such as performance, interventions, gallery and public installation. AlZeri's work examines the socio-political dynamics of the family and its intersection with reproductive/unproductive labour, drawing on the necessities of everyday life and the (in)visibility of 'work' as sites of exploration. AlZeri's tries to facilitate a space for empathy through gestures of inclusivity and generosity. AlZeri has presented his work in Amman, Dubai, Halifax, Mexico City, Montreal, New York, Ottawa, Regina, Rome, Santiago, Tartu and Toronto.

    basilalzeri.com

     

    ABOUT THE CREATIVE PROFESSIONAL-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM

    The new OCAD U Creative Professionals-In-Residence program is a mentorship initiative created to support the career success of current OCAD U students and recent alumni. The program sees invited professional guests, from a variety of art and design-related disciplines, present on a regularly scheduled basis over the course of the academic semester, in the new Rosalie Sharp Pavilion for Experiential Learning at 115 McCaul Street.

    We invite students to set up a casual chat or studio visit with our residents to talk about their projects, goals and questions. Visiting creative professionals are alumni and collaborators of OCAD University, invited to provide mentorship to current OCAD U students and recent alumni. This winter’s residents are Jessica Leong and Basil AlZeri.

     

    BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

    Current students and grads can use the OCAD U Talent Network to book appointments with our Creative Professionals-in-Residence. To book an appointment, please follow these four steps:

    • Log in at www.ocadu.ca/talentnetwork
    • Complete your personal and academic profile - you will not be able to book an appointment otherwise
    • Under the "Events & Advising" tab select "Workshops & Advising" and RSVP for a date/timeslot with your resident of choice that fits your schedule. The timeslot you select will no longer be available to others once you choose it.
    • Come to 115 McCaul St, 3rd Floor at the time of your appointment
    Venue & Address: 
    Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, 3rd Floor, 115 McCaul Street, OCAD University

    Jessica Leong | Designer Talk

    Jessica Leong | Designer Talk
    Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

    BIO

    Jessica Leong is a designer specializing in branding, environments, and typography. She is the Senior Designer at Frontier Design in Toronto and a graduate from OCAD’s graphic design program. Her previous experience includes Design Exchange, ERA Architects, Indigo Books, and Bruce Mau Design.

    jessicaleong.com

     

    ABOUT THE CREATIVE PROFESSIONAL-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM

    The new OCAD U Creative Professionals-In-Residence program is a mentorship initiative created to support the career success of current OCAD U students and recent alumni. The program sees invited professional guests, from a variety of art and design-related disciplines, present on a regularly scheduled basis over the course of the academic semester, in the new Rosalie Sharp Pavilion for Experiential Learning at 115 McCaul Street.

    We invite students to set up a casual chat or studio visit with our residents to talk about their projects, goals and questions. Visiting creative professionals are alumni and collaborators of OCAD University, invited to provide mentorship to current OCAD U students and recent alumni. This winter’s residents are Jessica Leong and Basil AlZeri.

     

    BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

    Current students and grads can use the OCAD U Talent Network to book appointments with our Creative Professionals-in-Residence. To book an appointment, please follow these four steps:

    • Log in at www.ocadu.ca/talentnetwork
    • Complete your personal and academic profile - you will not be able to book an appointment otherwise
    • Under the "Events & Advising" tab select "Workshops & Advising" and RSVP for a date/timeslot with your resident of choice that fits your schedule. The timeslot you select will no longer be available to others once you choose it.
    • Come to 115 McCaul St, 3rd Floor at the time of your appointment
    Venue & Address: 
    Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers, 3rd Floor, Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul Street, OCAD University
    Cost: 
    N/A

    Basil Alzeri | Creative Professional-in-Residence

    Looking for some feedback on a project? Want an opnion before a critique? Come chat with our in-house artists and designers! 

    Basil Alzeri | Creative Professional-in-Residence

    BASIL ALZERI | CREATIVE PROFESSIONAL-IN-RESIDENCE
    Monday, January 7, 2019 - 2:30pm to Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 2:30pm

    BIO

    Basil AlZeri is a cross-disciplinary visual artist living and working between Toronto and Guelph, Canada. AlZeri's practice involves the intersection of art, education, and food, taking multiple forms, such as performance, interventions, gallery and public installation. AlZeri's work examines the socio-political dynamics of the family and its intersection with reproductive/unproductive labour, drawing on the necessities of everyday life and the (in)visibility of 'work' as sites of exploration. AlZeri's tries to facilitate a space for empathy through gestures of inclusivity and generosity. AlZeri has presented his work in Amman, Dubai, Halifax, Mexico City, Montreal, New York, Ottawa, Regina, Rome, Santiago, Tartu and Toronto.

    basilalzeri.com

     

    ABOUT THE CREATIVE PROFESSIONAL-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM

    The new OCAD U Creative Professionals-In-Residence program is a mentorship initiative created to support the career success of current OCAD U students and recent alumni. The program sees invited professional guests, from a variety of art and design-related disciplines, present on a regularly scheduled basis over the course of the academic semester, in the new Rosalie Sharp Pavilion for Experiential Learning at 115 McCaul Street.

    We invite students to set up a casual chat or studio visit with our residents to talk about their projects, goals and questions. Visiting creative professionals are alumni and collaborators of OCAD University, invited to provide mentorship to current OCAD U students and recent alumni. This winter’s residents are Jessica Leong and Basil AlZeri.

     

    BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

    Current students and grads can use the OCAD U Talent Network to book appointments with our Creative Professionals-in-Residence. To book an appointment, please follow these four steps:

    • Log in at www.ocadu.ca/talentnetwork
    • Complete your personal and academic profile - you will not be able to book an appointment otherwise
    • Under the "Events & Advising" tab select "Workshops & Advising" and RSVP for a date/timeslot with your resident of choice that fits your schedule. The timeslot you select will no longer be available to others once you choose it.
    • Come to 115 McCaul St, 3rd Floor at the time of your appointment
    Venue & Address: 
    Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, 3rd Floor, 115 McCaul Street, OCAD University

    Jessica Leong | Creative Professional-in-Residence

    Jessica Leong | Creative Professional-in-Residence
    Monday, January 7, 2019 - 2:15pm to Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 2:15pm

    BIO

    Jessica Leong is a designer specializing in branding, environments, and typography. She is the Senior Designer at Frontier Design in Toronto and a graduate from OCAD’s graphic design program. Her previous experience includes Design Exchange, ERA Architects, Indigo Books, and Bruce Mau Design.

    jessicaleong.com

     

    ABOUT THE CREATIVE PROFESSIONAL-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM

    The new OCAD U Creative Professionals-In-Residence program is a mentorship initiative created to support the career success of current OCAD U students and recent alumni. The program sees invited professional guests, from a variety of art and design-related disciplines, present on a regularly scheduled basis over the course of the academic semester, in the new Rosalie Sharp Pavilion for Experiential Learning at 115 McCaul Street.

    We invite students to set up a casual chat or studio visit with our residents to talk about their projects, goals and questions. Visiting creative professionals are alumni and collaborators of OCAD University, invited to provide mentorship to current OCAD U students and recent alumni. This winter’s residents are Jessica Leong and Basil AlZeri.

     

    BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

    Current students and grads can use the OCAD U Talent Network to book appointments with our Creative Professionals-in-Residence. To book an appointment, please follow these four steps:

    • Log in at www.ocadu.ca/talentnetwork
    • Complete your personal and academic profile - you will not be able to book an appointment otherwise
    • Under the "Events & Advising" tab select "Workshops & Advising" and RSVP for a date/timeslot with your resident of choice that fits your schedule. The timeslot you select will no longer be available to others once you choose it.
    • Come to 115 McCaul St, 3rd Floor at the time of your appointment
    Venue & Address: 
    Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, 3rd Floor, 115 McCaul Street, OCAD University

    Introducing the CEAD's Winter 2019 Creative Professionals-in-Residence

    CPIR LOGO
    Friday, December 7, 2018 - 3:00pm

    The new OCAD U Creative Professionals-In-Residence program is a mentorship initiative created to support the career success of current OCAD U students and recent alumni. The program sees invited professional guests, from a variety of art and design-related disciplines, present on a regularly scheduled basis over the course of the academic semester, in the new Rosalie Sharp Pavilion for Experiential Learning at 115 McCaul Street.

    We invite students to set up a casual chat or studio visit with our residents to talk about their projects, goals and questions. Visiting creative professionals are alumni and collaborators of OCAD University, invited to provide mentorship to current OCAD U students and recent alumni. This winter’s residents are Jessica Leong and Basil AlZeri.

     

    ABOUT THE RESIDENTS

    Jessica Leong CPIR

    Jessica Leong is a designer specializing in branding, environments, and typography. She is the Senior Designer at Frontier Design in Toronto and a graduate from OCAD’s graphic design program. Her previous experience includes Design Exchange, ERA Architects, Indigo Books, and Bruce Mau Design.

    jessicaleong.com

     

    Basil AlZeri is a cross-disciplinary visual artist living and working between Toronto and Guelph, Canada. AlZeri's practice involves the intersection of art, education, and food, taking multiple forms, such as performance, interventions, gallery and public installation. AlZeri's work examines the socio-political dynamics of the family and its intersection with reproductive/unproductive labour, drawing on the necessities of everyday life and the (in)visibility of 'work' as sites of exploration. AlZeri's tries to facilitate a space for empathy through gestures of inclusivity and generosity. AlZeri has presented his work in Amman, Dubai, Halifax, Mexico City, Montreal, New York, Ottawa, Regina, Rome, Santiago, Tartu and Toronto.

    basilalzeri.com

     

    BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

    Current students and grads can use the OCAD U Talent Network to book appointments with our Creative Professionals-in-Residence. To book an appointment, please follow these four steps:

    • Log in at www.ocadu.ca/talentnetwork
    • Complete your personal and academic profile - you will not be able to book an appointment otherwise
    • Under the "Events & Advising" tab select "Workshops & Advising" and RSVP for a date/timeslot with your resident of choice that fits your schedule. The timeslot you select will no longer be available to others once you choose it.
    • Come to 115 McCaul St, 3rd Floor at the time of your appointment

     

    Call for Applications - Gallery 44 Curatorial Project Assistant

    Call for Applications - Gallery 44 Curatorial Project Assistant
    Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

    OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

    DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 3, 2018
    RATE: $16.5/ hour for 14 hours/ week
    TERM: Part-time, January – December 2019 (48 weeks) 

    Gallery 44 is a dynamic space and a leading artist-run centre led by a dedicated group of artists, curators and educators, and is currently seeking a part time Curatorial Project Assistant. Reporting directly to the Executive Director and Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs, the Curatorial Project Assistant will contribute to the research, development and realization of an online exhibition and adjacent programming. The exhibition will be released in five chapters between Spring2019 and Winter 2020, and will functions as a hybrid online gallery/publication.

    The Curatorial Project Assistant will work directly with artists, guest curators, designers, and Gallery 44 staff. This is a 14 hour per week position that runs from January 29 to October 31,2019. Strong knowledge of contemporary and historical photography, and digital art and culture is an asset.

    Gallery 44 is committed to equity and diversity in all aspects of its operations. G44 welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and strongly encourages applications from members of equity-seeking communities, including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions. If you are contacted for an interview, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.

     

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Organizes research for each chapter of Gallery 44’s upcoming online exhibition. 
    • Assembles and organizes all content, images, biographies and logos.
    • Organizes programming logistics for associated artist talks, performances, workshops and panel discussions. This may include booking hotels and flights. 
    • Assists in the preparation of materials for communication and marketing. 
    • Maintains excellent, timely and professional communication with artists, curators and designers.
    • Organizes and maintains artist and curator related information on shared database
    • Manages and maintains all aspects of the publication’s website
    • General administrative assistance as needed

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must have graduated from OCADU in 2017 or 2018
    • Strong communication skills and professionalism verbally and in writing
    • Demonstrated research and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated experience with project management and logistics coordination
    • A good attention to detail, time-keeping and organizational skills
    • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite. MAC iOS.    
    • Website management experience
    • Experience in writing and editing exhibition and catalogue text is an asset 

    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), a confirmation of eligibility and a current Resume.
    • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background.
    • A short one-page writing sample.
    • 1 – 2 References 

    SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

    Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

    For more information, visit the Career Launchers Website

    Venue & Address: 
    Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography 401 Richmond St W #120 Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
    Website: 
    https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5854651-2019-g44-curatorial-project-assistant
    Email: 
    tpham@ocadu.ca
    Phone: 
    416-977-6000 Ext. 361
    Cost: 
    N/A

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