Creative Direction

Preparatorial Practicum | Walter Phillips Gallery

Overview

The Walter Phillips Gallery Preparatorial Practicum program offers the participant hands-on opportunities working alongside the gallery’s preparator and curator. Direct mentorship and support is provided to develop the participant’s skills in preventative conservation, art handling, installation techniques, and museum standards in environmental conditions (including appropriate humidity, temperature, and lighting levels).

The practicum participant will also have the opportunity to gain expertise in crate building, art packing, and framing of artwork, and will assist in storage, packing, and unpacking of artworks relating to Walter Phillips Gallery exhibitions and the permanent collection. 

Independent Residencies in the Leighton Artists Studios

Overview

Independent residencies in the Leighton Artists Studios offer you the ability to delve into your work as a solitary, self-directed retreat, as well as the option to engage within the larger artists’ community at Banff Centre through daily campus interactions, and attending talks and shows.

The nine unique studios are each designed by a distinguished Canadian architect and provide a perfect setting for individuals and collectives from a wide variety of artistic genres to create new work. Leighton artists contribute significantly to culture and the arts in Alberta, throughout Canada, and around the world.

What does the program offer?

The Creative Gesture - Dramaturgy for Dance 2019

Program Overview

To make sense of a world saturated by complex flows of energy, information, randomness, chance, and change, the human brain has become extremely sensitive to patterns and their disruption. Dramaturgy works with perception and meaning, and can be thought of as a relational practice – a way of understanding and navigating the complexities of the creative process with awareness and care.

“Beauty” International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent - Deadline February 28, 2019

| Theme:

Beauty, allure, style, refinement, symmetry, perfection. People are drawn to others or things that are attractive and visually pleasing. Beauty is studied as part of aesthetics, culture, social psychology, philosophy and sociology. Concepts and definitions of beauty are debated, and change with time and culture. What is beauty really? Is beauty important? Share your take on BEAUTY with words or images.

 

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ArtTreasury Collector’s Annual Call For Artists – Early bird Deadline February 28, 2019

ArtTreasury is a brand new magazine that will become an annual treasure box of artist information and artworks. It will feature each visual artist in their own section, complete with their art, artist statement and contact information. Book your space in this special catalogue of talented of artists from around the world.

 

| Eligible Submissions:

Art can include the full range including paintings, illustration, photography, mixed media, digital, printmaking, installations, ceramics, fabric, jewelry, sculpture, performance art, graphic design, cartooning and graffiti.

Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Apply using the online form.

 

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Nov > Dec 31th 2018
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