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Learning Opportunity- Sector Wide- Youth

Queering Artivism

This free, bilingual program is for 2SQTBIPOC youth* aged 16-29 across Turtle Island who are interested in learning hands-on about the power of art as a form of activism and 2SLGBTQ+ history and storytelling. Participants will participate in a full-day online youth forum featuring artist-led workshops, keynote addresses, and activities centering the importance of art as an alternative form of learning and its power as a vehicle for advocacy and sharing history.

Deadline: February 13, 2023
Residency Opportunity- Visual Arts

Media Arts Residency: Train & Explore

Calling emerging artists under 30! this town is small and Film PEI are seeking an emerging artist interested in partaking in two months of paid, open-ended artistic exploration and training in media arts! Develop your digital skills and artistic practice with feedback from artistic mentors and professional training in media art installation, interactive video, physical computing, and more. Previous experience in media arts isn’t required.

Deadline: January 29, 2023
Prize Opportunity- Arts Administration

John Hobday Awards in Arts Management

Attention Canadian Arts Administrators! Are you a mid-career or established arts administrator looking for assistance with professional development? Consider applying for the John Hobday Awards in Arts Management. These awards are given to talented arts administrators in Canadian professional arts organizations for professional development or mentoring opportunities. Value: Two prizes of $10,000.

Deadline: March 1, 2023
Work Opportunity- Sector Wide

Seeking Summer Housing for Artists

Do you have a house, cottage, cabin, guest house or spare room that might be available for weekly or monthly rental this summer? The Pageant is seeking housing for June, July and the first ten days of August. Ideal locations are in New Glasgow and surrounding communities. Several artists will visit PEI for weeks and months at a time at points throughout the Pageant's production process (June 1 to August 11).

Deadline: July 30, 2023
Learning Opportunity- Film

Set Etiquette Course

An introduction to the world of filmmaking and the do's and don'ts of working on set. In an effort to raise the skill set of all filmmakers we are working closer with our union partners IATSE. FilmPEI members and interested parties are strongly encouraged to take part in these programming resources. Courses are capped at 30 people each, so please register ASAP. The course runs on Zoom for about 7 hours with small breaks. Jan 29th & Feb 1st.

Deadline: February 1, 2023
Work Opportunity- Theatre

Apprentice Stage Management Opportunities

The Apprentice SM will have the opportunity to work on either our Amphitheatre production, The Munschables or our two productions at the Mack under the mentorship of the Stage Manager. They will be supported by the professionals in the production departments as well as the General Manager and the Technical Director of the Centre. Opportunities to shadow Theatre Artists on other Centre productions will be made available. The Apprenticeship is a paid position.

Deadline: February 6, 2023
Learning Opportunity- Sector Wide

Photography Workshop

TIAPEI and Brady McCloskey Photography are kicking off 2023 photography workshops for owners and operators within the industry. All you need is your cell phone! Want to enhance your business’s social media experience? Attend one the following sessions: (start time for all is 10am) January 24 – Holman Grand Hotel January 26 – Credit Union Place January 27 – Barachois Inn January 31 – Rural Action Centre Montague Location February 1 – Mill River Resort

Funding Opportunity- Sector Wide

Indigenous Arts Grants

The mandate of the PEI Arts Grants is to support, assist, encourage and represent the arts community in the province. Funding is available to Island artists through a juried grant application process. In 2021 an Indigenous Art Grants program was established to celebrate, highlight, support and encourage the artistic accomplishments of the Mi’kmaq people of Epekwitk (PEI).PEI-based Indigenous artists, groups (including ad-hoc groups) are eligible to apply.

Deadline: February 22, 2023
Exhibit Opportunity- Sector Wide

PEI Indigenous Art Bank Acquisition

In 2021 an Indigenous Art Bank of Epekwitk was established to celebrate and highlight the artistic accomplishments of the Mi’kmaq people of Epekwitk (PEI). As a professional visual artist or craftsperson living in Prince Edward Island for the past 12 consecutive months, you are invited to apply to have your work considered for acquisition for the PEI Art Bank Collection.

Deadline: February 22, 2023
Residency Opportunity- Writing

2023 Hideout Residencies

Applications are now open for a unique writing and creative residency program in Prince Edward Island. The Hideout Residencies welcome Canadian and international writers, artists, and self-care practitioners to a quiet rural setting on PEI’s south shore each spring and fall. Residencies are a week in length and allow for uninterrupted time to work on a creative project. Writers or wellness practitioners who identify as BIPOC or 2SLGBTQ+ are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: March 1, 2023
Work Opportunity- Community

Seeking Summer Housing For Artists

P.E.I.’s housing crunch makes it challenging to find accommodations, and the Centre relies on the support of the community to welcome top-tier talent to the Island. The Centre assists seasonal artists with their housing search by assembling a list of options from the community. Artists will then connect with a host directly to book, arrange payment, coordinate details, etc. There are almost 30 artists coming to the Island this summer who need accommodations.

Deadline: May 1, 2023
Prize Opportunity- Visual Arts

Salt Spring National Art Prize

The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) is a biennial juried open competition focused on Canadian contemporary visual arts. Approximately fifty finalists are selected for the exhibition by an independent national jury. We invite all Canadian artists whose work exemplifies originality, quality, integrity, and creativity to submit work for consideration. This year, SSNAP is offering $50,000 in awards. Submissions for the prize opened January 3.

Deadline: May 31, 2023
Learning Opportunity- Sector Wide

Free T.R.A.I.N Workshops for Arts Professionals

Mass Culture will present a rich selection of professional development workshops online this month put together by their T.R.A.I.N facilitators. All workshops are free but require registration. Topics include: Shifting our Imaginations, Your Voice in Policy Development, Leadership Models from Social Justice Movements, The Spirit of Indigenous Culture through an Arts lens, The Tools of Principled Negotiation

Showcase Opportunity- Business Development

Virtual Trade Mission

The Canadian Creative Industries Virtual Trade Mission to South Korea will run from February 28 to March 2, 2023. This mission aims to allow Canadian companies and organizations, as well as industry associations, to familiarize themselves with South Korea as a potential export destination. Organizations that have not already received this invitation directly from Canadian Heritage are invited to email to be added.

Deadline: February 6, 2023
Learning Opportunity- Film

Free Courses for FilmPEI members

Starting in January, the DGC will offer a limited number of training spots to FilmPEI members in good standing for free. All you have to do when you click on the link is register/buy tickets by clicking the FILM PEI MEMBERS ONLY option. Due to attendance restrictions for certain courses, after the FREE spots are gone, Film PEI members will have to register and pay for the courses (with the exception of their mandatory courses required for membership).

Deadline: January 31, 2023