Call for Applications - Akin Studio Career Launcher

Call for Applications - Akin Studio Career Launcher
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:15am to Monday, April 15, 2019 - 12:00pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the return of the Akin Collective Career Launcher for Drawing & Painting students in their graduating term. Students are invited to apply for this opportunity and one successful applicant will be awarded $ 2,000 in credits to go towards a studio space at Akin’s inspiring shared workspaces in 2019-2020!

This is an amazing opportunity to become part of a larger creative community and gain access to the excellent multidisciplinary facilities that Akin Collective has to offer. Applications will be reviewed by Akin’s Directors, faculty members, and staff from the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers during GradEx.

DEADLINE: April 15, 2019

PARTNER | AKIN COLLECTIVE
www.akincollective.com

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a DRPT student in their graduating year.
  • Must have the intent of remaining in the region following graduation to make use of this opportunity.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), and a confirmation of eligibility.
  • Current CV
  • Online portfolio or an attached PDF portfolio
  • A statement of interest that contextualizes your intent to use the studio and outlines the significance of the opportunity to your practice

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

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

Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6126135-2019-akin-studio
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000 Ext. 361

Goldsmiths on Campus at OCADU

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Tuesday, March 5, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers
Level 3, 115 McCaul St, Rosalie Sharp Pavilion

Considering studying a Master’s in London?
Join us for an info session with Hannah Lines, International Recruitment Manager at Goldsmiths, University of London. We will be covering topics such as studying abroad, the application process, and Goldsmith’s many creative arts programs.

Bring your questions! The talk will be followed by a Q&A.

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ABOUT GOLDSMITHS’ DEPARTMENTS OF DESIGN & ART

Goldsmiths is one of the world leaders in art & design, ranking 3rd in the UK for Design (Guardian University Guide League Tables 2019) and 12th in the world for Art (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018). We have had 8 Turner Prize winners come through the doors at Goldsmiths and many more successful practising artists. The Art and Design programmes are pioneering in their approach to the subject and, thanks to its outstanding global reputation in the field and being located in London, there is constant and direct contact with practising artists, curators and writers which enable our graduates to develop careers shaped by their critical engagement with cutting edge artistic practice and research.

Venue & Address: 
Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers Level 3, 115 McCaul St, Rosalie Sharp Pavilion

Call for Applications - Nuit Rose 2019

Call for Applications - Nuit Rose 2019
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:30am to Friday, March 8, 2019 - 12:00am

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

NUIT ROSE is now accepting submissions from OCADU emerging artists, performers, writers, curators, and collectives interested in presenting work and projects for NUIT ROSE EMERGING ARTIST SECTION at the sixth edition of the festival, which will take place on Saturday, June 15, 2019. 

The theme for NUIT ROSE 2019 is Arcade. Artists are invited to creatively interpret, explore, and respond to this theme in their proposed projects. 

Examples could include:

  • Projects that utilize multi-media or adopt multi-disciplinary approaches
  • Projects that deploy relational strategies to engage communities and/or the general public
  • Projects that explore techniques, technologies, networks & systems
  • Projects that incorporate play, challenge and risk to convey meanings

We strongly encourage artists to apply who reflect diversity and intersectionality in sexuality, gender, culture, race, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, ability, and other dimensions of diversity.

DEADLINE: Friday, March 8, 2019. 

QUALIFICATION

  • Must be OCADU students graduating in 2019 or recent graduates graduated in 2018. 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants will be asked to apply within one of the 6 categories below, choosing the term which most closely describes the medium of their work and interest.

Please choose one of these categories in the application:

  • Sculpture and Installation
  • New Media
  • 2-Dimensional
  • Performance
  • Film
  • Other

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Proposals must be submitted through Nuit Rose Application Portal accessible here
  • Please clearely identify yourself as a “Career Launcher candidate” in the body of your application. 

For more information, visit our website

 

Venue & Address: 
Nuit Rose
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6076788-2019-nuit-rose
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x 361
Cost: 
N/A

Call for Applications - Prefix Programming Development Assistant

Call for Applications - Prefix Programming Development Assistant
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:30am to Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:00am

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is seeking a part-time employee for the position of Programming Development Assistant. The Assistant will be responsible for two key aspects of the organization’s activities. The first area consists of conducting a review of Prefix’s programming history in order to contribute to preparations for the gallery’s twentieth anniversary. The second involves assisting with the research, development and realization of Prefix’s upcoming exhibitions and public programming. Applicants with education or experience in only one of these areas are nonetheless encouraged to apply, as Prefix will provide training to the successful candidate, as needed. The Programming Development Assistant will report to the Director and work with all members of the Prefix team.

RATE: $16.5 /hour for 21 hours/week with occasional evenings and Saturdays

TERM: Part-time, March - August 2019 (24 weeks)

DEADLINE: Monday, February 25, 2019

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct a review of Prefix’s programming history
  • Conduct research related to upcoming exhibition and public programming
  • Assist with educational and audience development initiatives
  • Assist with the coordination of logistics for exhibitions and public programming
  • General administrative assistance

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have graduated in 2017 or 2018
  • Strong research and presentation skills 
  • Superior planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy (MAC environment)
  • Motivated, outgoing and self directed
  • Ability to work cooperatively in an open-concept office
  • Responsible and reliable

Additional assets include:

  • Education and/or experience in curatorial work, arts administration, or publishing
  • Knowledge of contemporary photographic, media and digital arts
  • Fluency in French

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

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

For more information, visit our website

Venue & Address: 
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art Suite 124, 401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6075897-2019-prefix-programming-development-assistant
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x 361
Cost: 
N/A

Upcoming Events | Artist-in-Residence | Vanessa Dion Fletcher

Vanessa Dion Fletcher Artist in Residence
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:00pm

UPCOMING EVENTS | ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE VANESSA DION FLETCHER

Interested in connecting with Artist-in-Residence Vanessa Dion Fletcher?
Faculty, students, grads and members of the public are invited to connect with Vanessa during her time here at OCAD University.

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OPEN STUDIOS
Drop in and see what’s happening.

Room 303, Level 3
Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers
Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul Street, OCAD University

Thurs, Feb 28, 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Thurs, March 28, 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Thurs, April 18, 4:00 – 7:00 PM (ASL Interpretation Provided)

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RESPONSE EXCHANGE
Between you and the Artist

Response Exchange is an opportunity for you and Vanessa to exchange ideas and comments about your creative practices. Come prepared to share artwork, idea or writing that you would like a response to. In turn, Vanessa will ask for your thoughts on Art she is developing during her residency.

To book an appointment for Response Exchange, email Vanessa.

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ARTIST TALKS IN CLASSES
Invite Vanessa to join your class.

Faculty are encouraged to invite Vanessa to their classes for guest artist talks
To schedule a class visit, email Vanessa.

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VANESSA DION FLETCHER

Vanessa Dion Fletcher employs porcupine quills, Wampum belts, and menstrual blood to reveal the complexities of what defines a body physically and culturally. She links these ideas to personal experiences with language, fluency, and understanding. All of these themes are brought together in the context of her Potawatomi and Lenape ancestry, and her learning disability caused by a lack of short-term memory. Her work is held in the Indigenous Art Center Collection in Gatineau, Quebec, and Seneca College. In 2016, Dion Fletcher graduated from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago with an M.F.A in performance. She is the recipient of the 2017 Textile Museum of Canada Melissa Levin Emerging Artist Award.

OCAD University is proud to announce an inaugural residency with artist Vanessa Dion Fletcher at the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion. Vanessa will complete an in-situ six-month Visiting Artist residency, which will be followed by a six-month post-residency to disseminate the results with their guidance and support. Funded by the City of Toronto’s Indigenous Arts and Culture Partnership Fund, the residency will be hosted by OCAD University’s Centre for Emerging Artists and Designer and the Indigenous Visual Culture program.

www.dionfletcher.com

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ROSALIE SHARP PAVILION

OCAD University’s Rosalie Sharp Pavilion is the home of the Experiential Learning Centre. The building’s refurbishment is a milestone in the Creative City Campus project, boldly re-imagining the use of space to expand studio, digital and work-integrated-learning learning.

Located on level 3, the Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers (CEAD) is OCADU’s Career Development office and Experiential Learning Program. The CEAD supports the early-career advancement of all OCAD U students and recent alumni.

Access Info: 115 McCaul St is located at the corner of Dundas St and McCaul St on the southeast side. The entrance to the building is on McCaul St and has an electronic door with a punch button. The building is undergoing construction and there is scaffolding over the entrance. Level 3 can be accessed via an elevator or stairs. The floor is an open concept space and direction to the studio or other questions can be asked at the reception desk. There are gendered wheelchair accessible washrooms. 

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CONTACT

We encourage students and faculty to set up a time with Vanessa for mentorship, critique and conversation.

Please email Vanessa directly to set up a time.

 

Venue & Address: 
Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, Leve 3, 115 McCaul St OCAD University
Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/centre-for-emerging-artists-and-designers.htm

Call for Applications - Illustration Studio Career Launcher 2019

Call for Applications - Illustration Studio Career Launcher 2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:30am to Monday, April 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

DEADLINE: Monday, April 22, 2019

The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to bring back the Illustration Studio Career Launcher for students in their graduating year. Students are invited to apply for this opportunity and four (4) successful applicants will be awarded one year of free studio space in 401 Richmond in from June 2019 to May 2020. 

This is an incredible opportunity to become part of a larger creative community and connect with like-minded creative practitioners. Applications will be reviewed by faculty members and staff from the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers during GradEx 104. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be an undergraduate Illustration major in their graduating year 
  • Must have the intent of remaining in the GTA following graduation to make use of this opportunity

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email)
  • Current CV 
  • Online portfolio or an attached PDF portfolio 
  • A statement of interest that contextualizes your intent to use the studio, and outlines the significance of the opportunity to your design practice
  • Written confirmation of the qualifications (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 www.careerlaunchers.format.com.

Venue & Address: 
401 Richmond Suite 362- 401 Richmond Street W. Toronto
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6023679-2019-401-illustration-studio
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 Ext. 361
Cost: 
N/A

Call for Applications - Ossington Public Exhibition 2019

Career Launcher Ossington Public Exhibition 2019
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:45am to Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:00am

 

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

DEADLINE: February 25, 2019

Hullmark Developments and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce the Ossington Public Exhibition Career Launcher for senior students and recent graduates from the Faculty of Art.

The exhibition will open in April 2019 at 12 Ossington St. Toronto. The selected proposal will be mounted in a boutique-like space with large window opening out to the busy Ossington street. Due to current access restriction at the building, curators are encouraged to propose projects that can be experienced from the outside. Selected proposal will receive a project support of $ 2,500 from the CEAD. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be Faculty of Art upper-year students or recent graduates from OCADU in 2017 or 2018.
  • Proposal must have at least one (1) designated curator.
  • Proposal must be a group show exhibiting at least three (3) artists. 
  • Curators cannot be exhibiting artists.
  • Proposal must commit to paying minimum artist’s fees per CARFAC schedules or higher. 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), and a confirmation of eligibility. 
  • One-page curatorial statement.
  • CVs and bios for all artists and curators.
  • Maximum 10 support images in jpeg following naming format: 01_ExhibitionTitle_ArtistName.jpeg
  • An image list including: artist name, title, year, medium, size/ duration (for media work). 
  • Budget proposal. 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

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

Visit www.careerlaunchers.format.ca for full details.

 

Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 Ext. 361
Cost: 
N/A

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

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