Sunday, 24 April 2016

AGB Artist Residency in Ceramics Call for Applications


The Art Gallery of Burlington is now accepting applications for the Artist Residency in Ceramics.
Duration:
  •   September 2016 to September 2017
  •   Working days are to be determined to suit both the Gallery’s needs and the
    successful candidate’s other commitments
  •   Stipend: $200 per week (excluding holidays)
  •   The successful candidate will be expected to work as a studio technician for up to 15
    hours per week, not including studio time used for personal explorations
    Suitable Candidates:
  •   Recent graduate in ceramics from a recognized institution or in his/her graduating
    year in a ceramics program at a recognized institution
  •   Possess an interest in arts and craft, and are able to tackle a few projects at once and
    deliver all on time
  •   Self-motivated and able to work in a communal environment
    Benefits:
  •   This is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to build their portfolio with
    diverse projects that support our programs including the possibility of exhibition in
    our RBC Community Gallery
  •   The successful candidate will have access to a fully equipped studio including
    potter’s wheels, electric, gas and raku kilns, etc... Tools, clay and glazes are not
    included.
  •   The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach in our community and
    studio programs
  •   The AGB is open some evenings and weekends
  •   The current Ceramics Resident will be available to discuss the residency and their
    experience
    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter by May 15, 2016 to:
    Denis Longchamps, Artistic Director & Chief Curator Art Gallery of Burlington
    1333 Lakeshore Road
    Burlington, ON L7S 1A9 

    Or by email: denis@agb.life
    A current portfolio will be required if you are selected for an interview.
About the AGB: The Art Gallery of Burlington is a public art gallery and community art centre located in the heart of Burlington, Ontario. We stage as many as 20 regional, national and international exhibitions a year, and are home to the world’s largest collection of Canadian contemporary ceramics and seven art and fine craft guilds. An interactive and creative space, we provide art and craft education programs and public tours for people of all ages. Spanning over 44,000 square feet, our space boasts seven fully equipped studios, three galleries, a one of a kind gift shop, a sculpture courtyard and year-round conservatory. For more information on the AGB visit AGB.life 

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