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Calls for submissions, auditions etc.

SEND US YOUR CALLS, AUDITION NOTICES, ETC.
Members: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a link or details and deadline
Non-members: Your call must be a paid gig for artists, or offer tangible benefits to artists who participate. Email in same format as above.
 
Keep an eye on https://www.facebook.com/groups/opencallkwc/ for calls in KWC area

 

DEADLINES

 

 ONGOING/ROTATING CALLS

AUG

Shorty Showcase Short Film Festival Accepting Film Submissions - Registration deadline August 15
Stingray Rising Stars Award - Deadline August 15
In the Wild Open Juried Art Show - Deadline August 24, 3 PM
Chalk and Mural Artist Wanted - Deadline August 24
Integration of Indigenous Art: Call for Proposals - Deadline August 31
The O Gallery is Accepting Exhibition Proposals - Deadline August 31

SEP

The Nutcracker Auditions - September 8
Call for Artists: Sculptors Society of Canada, New Members
 - Deadline September 15
Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics - Deadline September 24 

OCT

Globe Studios Art Show - Deadline October 6
City of Kitchener Artist in Residence Applications - Deadline October 30

NOV

Overzealous Fine Art Exhibition -  November 1

DEC

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Literary

Deamers Writing
Vocamus Offcuts
Bewildering Stories
Carousel Magazine
Call for New Writing - Publication Studio Guelph
One Thousand Trees
The Guelph Backgrounder
The Rhapsody Anthology
The Sharing Anthologies
Fenylalanine Publishing
Sun Dragon Press
Vocamus Press 
Mundane Ammendments
U of G Author Recognition

Visual arts

Khel Centre Residencies
East Side Library is booking artists
Kloepfer Gallery
Registry Theatre Gallery
BeetleBarrow Studios Artist Retreats
Beaux Arts Galleries Brampton is seeking members

Visual/Curatorial/Multimedia
Pitch an exhibition for the 10C Community Gallery - Summer 2018/ongoing
Capacity 3 Gallery apacity 3 Gallery 
Hamilton Artists Inc. 
Beaux Arts Galleries Brampton
Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance


Music
Guelph Youth Singers: Auditions
Rainbow Chorus
Guelph United Performers - Children's Choir

Theatre
Guelph United Performers - Community Theatre Club

 

EAST SIDE LIBRARY IS BOOKING ARTISTS

The East Side Library is a branch of the Guelph Public Library, located at 1 Starwood Dr. We are able to provide display space for wall art only on a monthly basis.
Hanging capacity is 10-30 pieces, depending on size. Individuals or groups are welcome to submit a proposal.
Please keep in mind that the work should be suitable for a family-oriented, community space. Artists are responsible for hanging and removing work. There is no charge for this space.
When submitting, please include:
-your full name and email address
-4-8 images of work representative of what you intend to display (per participant, if in a group)
-a brief bio/artist statement
-proposal of available dates, with alternatives if possible

Please submit to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

One Thousand Trees: An opportunity to get the word out!

One Thousand Trees is an online monthly magazine, the mandate of which is the facilitate wellness through connection, creativity and community service.
We are always looking for articles, either on the monthly theme, or for our regular departments. One of those departments is Creativity & The Arts.
If you are interested in submitting an article, or if you have a project or event you’d like to promote, please email Lisa Browning at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
For more info: www.onethousandtrees.com 
Lisa Browning, 519-362-5494, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Guelph Youth Singers Auditions

If you love to sing and are aged 6 to 18+ years, we have a choir for you!  Guelph Youth Singers is presently holding auditions for entry in the choir in September 2018.   Call for more information or  to book an audition with one of our award-winning choirs:  519-821-8574 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

Carousel is a Guelph literary magazine that welcomes submissions from new and established artists in any genre, including all forms of hybrid media. Check www.carouselmagazine.ca.

Vocamus Offcuts
Vocamus Offcuts is an imprint of Guelph publisher Vocamus Press that is looking for submissions of writing in chapbook, broadsheet, or postcard form. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Guelph Backgrounder is an online political website looking for submissions of long-form essays on Guelph issues. Check http://guelph-back-grounder.blogspot.ca/

The Rhapsody Anthology is an annual collection of Guelph and area poetry produced by Vocamus Writers Community. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Sharing Anthology is an annual collection of inspirational stories produced by Guelph publisher One Thousand Trees. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Mundane Ammendments is now accepting submissions for a new self-help blog based out of Guelph. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

U of G Author Recognition - U of G authors are invited to submit their recent books to https://author.lib.uoguelph.ca/submit-book

Call for New Writing Publication Studio Guelph

Publication Studio Guelph is looking for new, original writing to publish in 2018! We’ve published graphic novels, poetry, short stories, novels, and works of non-fiction on a range of topics. To express your interest in publishing with us, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Publication Studio prints and binds books by hand, creating original work with artists and writers we admire. It serves as a space for publication in its fullest sense: it doesn't simply produce books, but also brings people together through the shared experience of reading. Every book is made one at a time as needed. We attend to the social life of a book using any means possible to expand its circle of readers:
physical books;
eBooks; and
wild social events!
This breathes life into the written word on paper, online, and through discussion. Publication Studios are active around the world in cities like Portland (US), Vancouver (CA), London (UK), Oakland (US), Hudson (US), Minneapolis (US), Guelph (CA), Rotterdam (NL), Edmonton (AB), São Paulo (BR), Glasgow (SL), and Dakar (SN).

 

Call for Artist Retreats - BeetleBarrow Studios 

Whether you are looking to grow your artistic practice, stretch new facets of yourself, or just bring a little more joy into your life join BeetleBarrow Studios on one of their weekend retreats to learn a new skill, make new friends and connect with yourself. 
Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

Call for Entries: Aesthetica Art Prize Now Open for Submissions
The Aesthetica Artt Prize is an opportunity for artists to gain further exposure through publication in the Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists annual, and to exhibit their work at the Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, hosted in the city of York, UK.

There are two categories for entry; the Emerging Prize which is open to current students and artists who have graduated within the last two years, and the Main Prizeopen to all including those eligible for the Emerging Prize.

Artists can submit work to one of four categories: Photographic & Digital Art; Three-Dimensional Design & Sculpture; Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media and Video; and Installation & Performance. 

Prizes include: £5,000 for the Main Prize, £1,000 for the Emerging Prize, group exhibition hosted by Aesthetica, Editorial coverage, Publication in the Future Now annual, art supplies and books supplied by Prize sponsors.

Deadline for submissions is 31 August 2018. Visit: www.aestheticamagazine.com/artprize

Guelph Artisans
Guelph Artisans is always on the lookout for artisans with unique and different art forms to add variety to the items available for purchase. Remember there are always comings and goings among the artisans. So, if you think you would like to join the ranks, come and visit Guelph Artisans. Or, call (519) 829-3792 and have your name put on the waiting list.

Chalk and Mural Artists

We are opening a new restaurant in Guelph and are looking for a chalk artist for a large menu board as well as an artist to create something on another large wall. 

Time frame-one month
Budget-up to 1500.00
Size-10x14ft.

We are open to ideas/materials etc. If someone is interested and available they could come to the location to discuss ideas etc. on Tuesday, July 31, around 1200.  If not we can arrange alternate days/times.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested.

The Nutcracker Auditions

Between ages 8-17. Male and female dancers welcome. No height restriction.

*selected students should be prepared to attend rehearsal for the remainder of the day and all day Sunday, September 9th

*students must commit to attend all weekly Sunday rehearsals at Royal City School of Ballet and Jazz, 128 Woolwich St, Guelph (details of rehearsal schedule yet to be determined)

*Performances are Thursday, December 20th and Friday, December 21st at River Run Centre, downtown Guelph.  Students will need to be available throughout both days for dress rehearsal with the ballet company and evening performances at 7:30 pm

You must register in advance for your audition. To register 1) visit the website for Canada’s Ballet Jörgen www.balletjorgencanada.ca  2) select Education and follow the Youth Participant link to The Nutcracker Local Participant Program 3) complete the registration form.  4) you will receive a telephone call within 10 business days confirming the exact time of your audition

 
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