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Calls for Entry 

Throughout the year, the Alberta Craft Council posts exhibition calls here. If you would like to discuss our calls please contact the exhibition team (see below for contact details). We can chat about your exhibition ideas or any other questions you may have.

 

Deadline for Proposals:  April 5, 2019
Exhibition Dates:
September 28 – November 9, 2019

Curators in Contemporary Craft is a new program to allow members to develop their curatorial skills as part of our ongoing efforts to create professional development opportunities for craft artists and engaging exhibitions for our audiences.  Expand your career in a supportive environment with access to mentorship from professional curators and organizers in the fine craft field.  

This is your chance to develop those skills needed to curate an exhibition with the support and experience of the Alberta Craft Council Exhibitions team.  From start to finish, the team will be there to guide you through the process; from honing your theme and concept, coordinating artists, developing press releases and promotional material, gaining skills in laying out and installing an exhibition, to writing an article for the Alberta Craft Magazine.

  • We are looking for a current Alberta Craft Member with minimal curatorial experience 
  • Curating a small group exhibition of 5 – 8 artists
  • Curator can be included as an artist 
  • We require the successful applicant to be willing and able to put in the time needed 
  • Curator will be paid a $500 honorarium 

Submission Content: 

  • Submit a one-page written concept and/or theme of your exhibition
  • Current CV and biography 

Questions?

Please contact Jessica Telford, Exhibition Coordinator

Email: jessica@albertacraft.ab.ca

Phone: 780-488-6611 ext. 234

Submit your proposal here. 

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Deadline for Entry: June 1, 2019

The Alberta Craft Council is calling for exhibition proposals for the 2020 line-up at the Alberta Craft Discovery Gallery. It is going to be an exciting year, as we begin programming for the Alberta Craft Council’s 40th Anniversary, and Craft Year 2020 the nation-wide celebration of craft organized by the Canadian Crafts Federation and Provincial Craft Councils. 

The Exhibition Team is looking for fully-developed exhibitions and themes that highlight mastery in craftsmanship, feature new work, push the boundaries of craft, and/or celebrate the achievements of our members.  Our public exhibition galleries are dedicated to showcasing work by emerging, mid-career, and established craft artists. The proposals can be for individual or group shows.

The Alberta Craft Discovery Gallery strives to present innovative and dynamic exhibitions that challenge perceptions and inspire the public to discover the best in contemporary Fine Craft.  This 436 sq. foot gallery is located on the main level of the Alberta Craft Gallery -Edmonton and features 7 exhibitions per year, several of which travel to our Calgary Gallery.  Each exhibition is accompanied by an article in the Alberta Craft Magazine, invitations, online promotion, and an opportunity for an artist talk or interactive demonstration plus reception. 

Submission Content:

  • a one-page written concept and/or theme of your exhibition that includes preferred time of year and the number of pieces expected
  • current Alberta Craft Council Membership
  • up-to-date CV with contact information
  • artist biography
  • 3 - 5 high quality digital images, measuring at least 1000 pixels in width or height of work to be presented in the exhibition.
  • image list: title, year created, dimensions, materials, and techniques
  • CARFAC fees will be paid to artists, approx. $848 Per Discovery Gallery Solo Exhibition. Work can still be available for sale at the current 60% consignment to artists.

*work must be created in Canada

Questions?

Please contact Joanne Hamel, Exhibition Lead
Email: joanne@albertacraft.ab.ca
Phone: 780-488-6611 ext. 234

Submit your proposal here.