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Scholarships Available for Dancewave's Arts Educator Training

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Supported this year by the National Endowment for the Arts, Dancewave's unique training opportunity is applicable to recent graduates, educators, and professionals seeking innovative techniques for working with youth.

Using Dancewave's unique Culture Model as a platform, participants learn how to:

  • Support Students' Individuality and Ownership of Learning
  • Cultivate Leadership, Artistic Expression, and Wellness
  • Facilitate Effective/Affirmative Feedback
  • Integrate Restorative Practices
  • Measure Success through SEL Metrics

Strategies for Young Artist Citizens - Arts Educator Training Workshop
2-day Workshop: August 27 & 28, 2019 | 9:00am-4:00pm 
Held at the New Dancewave Center - 182 4th Ave in Gowanus, Brooklyn
Subsidized Registration Fee: $275 
(Includes breakfast and lunch, workshops, master classes, and training materials)

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
With funding this year from the National Endowment for the Arts, Dancewave will offer 4 full scholarships to select candidates:

  • 2 Department of Education Employees
  • 1 Newly Graduated Arts Education Student
  • 1 Innovative Youth Educator Candidate
Deadline: 
07/05/2019

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DCAD hosts visit from Hong Kong business delegation

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Delaware College of Art and Design and community partner NextFab recently co-hosted a visit from representatives of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York.

HKETONY director Joanne Chu and deputy director Erica Lam met with DCAD President Jean Dahlgren, Dean Katy Ro, admissions director Jane B. Campbell, assistant admissions director Randle Reed and other administrators at the 600 N. Market St. campus building. Chu and Lam learned about the College’s programs, study body and community partnerships. They also discussed the state’s creative industries and DCAD’s role within those industries.

During the session, Chu noted that an institution to which students frequently apply for transfer after completing their associate of fine arts degrees at DCAD – Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga. – had opened a Hong Kong campus in 2010. Today, SCAD Hong Kong offers 14 programs of study.

The group then traveled via the DCAD van, which is wrapped in a student-designed collage of student artwork, to the NextFab location on Tatnall Street. DCAD has partnered with NextFab since 2017 to enable students to learn and create using the facility’s state-of-the-industry equipment, instruction and dedicated DCAD classroom space. First-year students in all majors, who are required to take DCAD’s “Three-Dimensional Design” foundation course, and second-year fine arts majors studying sculpture are among those benefiting from the innovative, high-tech art and design environment of NextFab.

While at the makerspace, the group met with marketing/sales director Eric Kaplan and discussed NextFab’s role in the DCAD curriculum. Participants also toured the facility and learned about the site’s broader place within Wilmington’s Creative District and business environment.

HKETONY’s stops at DCAD and NextFab occurred in conjunction with Hong Kong Commissioner to the United States Eddie Mak’s first duty visit to the First State. His trip included a call on Gov. John Carney and Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki. It also included meetings with other key Delaware leaders and organizations. All of the activities were intended to explore potential collaborations between entities in Delaware and Hong Kong.

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Call for applications: Conference Programmer

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Engage international conference 2019, Newcastle and Gateshead
A cultural entitlement for children and young people

Freelance, May - December 2019
Based in own office, some visits to London, Newcastle and Gateshead required
Fee: £5,000 (inclusive of VAT), plus expenses

Application deadline: 10am, Friday 3 May 2019

Engage wishes to commission a Conference Programmer to develop the concept for the Engage international conference 2019, and to programme this important annual event.

The Programmer will work closely with the Engage Director, Engage staff and members in the North East in developing their ideas for the conference, and will have agreed the main shape of the programme and the majority of contributors by late June 2019. Engage staff will work with the Programmer on the practical planning of the event; dealing with logistics, including liaising with contributors, and bookings of venues, catering, transport, etc.

This is an opportunity to play a key role alongside an enthusiastic team in a national visual arts education organisation, programming a major annual event, which brings together c.180 arts and education professionals from the United Kingdom and overseas.

Engage is the lead advocacy and training network for gallery education, with over 870 members in the UK and internationally across c.270 visual arts organisations. 
 

Deadline: 
05/03/2019
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SNEHTA SCULPTURE SCHOOL – The Readymade in Sculpture by Nana Sachini

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ARTISTS CAN NOW APPLY FOR OUR 2018-2019 PROGRAMME

Alongside its residency programme Snehta inaugurates SCULPTURE SCHOOL – offering professional mentoring and technical knowledge to emerging artists who want to excel in sculptural practice.

Each Unit runs under the wings of an established Athens based artist who proposes a specific sculptural theme.

 

“The Readymade in Sculpture” – invited artist: Nana Sachini 14/01/2019 – 04/03/2019 (2 months).

Students cultivate their own methodology in using and collecting different kinds of materials and objects by examining thoroughly the approach of other artists and through working on personal projects. The course includes exercises which examine the use of materials and tools through a broader conceptual spectrum employing the ‘readymade’ and stressing its particular important role in contemporary art. The lessons consist of individual exercises – tasks and also programmed visits to exhibitions and places of special artistic interest.

 

The programme includes.

Shared studio open access for the duration of two months (Snehta Satellite)

•Four-hour weekly meetings with the programme facilitator

•Scheduled meetings with the invited artist

•Access to a wood workshop & casting facilities

•Participation in a group show at Snehta residency

•Conjoined events with international art residents

•Certificate of attendance

the courses are taught in Greek with the possibility of parallel translation in English.

APPLY HERE: https://www.snehtaresidency.org/education

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Mountview MA in Site-Specific Theatre Practice

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Mountview’s MA in Site-Specific Theatre Practice is provided in partnership with Shoreditch Town Hall. The first course of its kind in the UK, the MA is created and led by Geraldine Pilgrim, a leading practitioner in the creation of site-specific theatre and installations. The course is for students interested in highly specialised training across all elements of site-specific practice.

Learning will cover practical skills and creative realisation as well as theoretical and methodological investigation.

Teaching will take place both at Mountview’s Peckham site and at Shoreditch Town Hall, an independent arts centre experienced in presenting site-specific theatre. Mountview’s collaboration with Shoreditch Town Hall will root students in a professional space enabling practical experimentation with the site-specific form and connection to established artists.

The course is aimed at practitioners with an art or drama background wanting to diversify their skills in the area of site-specific practice. Applications are welcomed from those with experience in fine art, theatre or related industries as well as those currently studying at BA level.

Strong emphasis is placed on learning through practice. There is continuous assessment across all modules. Assessment is based on coursework covering the skills elements of the course and marking of practical work.

For more information about the course, head to our website.

Students displaced by Art Institute of Philadelphia closure welcome to explore options at Delaware College of Art and Design

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Students whose plans to complete a degree at the Art Institute of Philadelphia have been derailed by the school’s recently announced plans to close are invited to explore higher education possibilities at Delaware College of Art and Design.

The Art Institute of Philadelphia will cease to operate as of Aug. 28. DCAD’s fall semester will commence that same day.

Like the Art Institute of Philadelphia, DCAD offers degree studies in animation and graphic design. These and DCAD’s other two-year associate’s programs – in fine arts, illustration and photography – prepare students for transfer into bachelor’s programs at four-year colleges and universities throughout the state, region and beyond.

In addition, DCAD’s continuing education program offers professional development courses in the Art Institute of Philadelphia majors of interior design and graphic and web design. These can be taken individually or compiled for a certificate of completion.

Full-time degree-program tuition at DCAD is approximately $24,000 per year – about the same as was charged by the Art Institute of Philadelphia. This is significantly less than the $30,000 to $40,000 charged per year at most four-year art and design schools in the United States. Costs for continuing education courses vary.

“Our admissions deadline for Fall 2018 is Aug. 1, and students who would have been entering their first or second year at the Art Institute of Philadelphia are welcome to contact us to see how they could begin or continue their higher education without interruption at DCAD,” said Dean Katy Ro. “As an accredited, nonprofit institution, DCAD is eager to assist students whose career goals require completion of a high-quality professional art and design program.”

DCAD previously worked to enroll art and design students affected by the closure of Antonelli Institute, and a number of students planning to study at the Art Institute of Philadelphia this year already have contacted DCAD. Others interested in exploring degree-program enrollment options at DCAD for Fall 2018 should contact the Admissions Office by visiting the campus at 600 N. Market St. in Wilmington, Del.; calling (302) 622-8000; or emailing admissions@dcad.edu. Anyone interested in non-degree classes should visit campus or contact Randle Reed at (302) 622-8000, ext. 123, or rreed@dcad.edu.

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