Atlantic Vernacular | Coming March 4, 2022
Our biennale exhibition – Atlantic Vernacular features the work of 30 artists and 30 poets, on an online platform! Each poet responded to a piece of work, with a few additional pieces that drew inspiration from our Fundy residency this past fall. This exhibition will be live at 6pm on March 4th. There will be artist talks as well as a talk from our curator, Gillian Dykeman, and our Executive Director, Alison Murphy. Keep an eye on our website and social media for links to Atlantic Vernacular!
Pieces from this exhibition will be available for purchase at https://shop.craftnb.ca
Beneath the Surface Residency | Call for Artists
The Beneath the Surface residency, is a partnership between Craft NB and Parks Canada. It takes place in Fundy National Park from Oct 3rd to Oct 7th, 2022. We award 20 Craft NB members the opportunity to explore new perspectives in craft-making while experiencing New Brunswick’s rich natural environment with the goal of enlivening their individual studio practices.
Jurying Session | Submit Your Work to be Juried
Our second jurying session of the new year is approaching! This session will be geared towards those interested in participating in Beneath the Surface Residency, but if you missed the last session to become a juried member, apply now! If you’re not a juried member of Craft NB but would love to be involved in all the 2022 programming, now is your chance! Drop off dates are February 28, March 2, and March 4, at the Charlotte Street Art Center between 8:30am-12pm! Not sure if your work fits into fine craft? Check out the jurying standards now!
Membership Packages |Have something you’d like to contribute?
We are preparing our membership packages to go out soon. These packages will be sent to all 2022 paid juried members. If you have promotional materials you’d like to submit to be included, please contact Emily. These could be advertisements for workshops you are holding, upcoming exhibitions, or other opportunities you’d like to share with our juried members.
Contact Emily at email@example.com
Hey juried members! Registration for our 2022 Christmas Festival is live now!
Shop Craft NB | Juried Members – Do you Have a Shop Yet?
With the uncertainties of living in a global pandemic, more and more artists are taking their work online. Our Shop Manager, Anne has been busy working hard on ensuring that all things are running smoothly on our Shop Craft NB platform! This is a FREE selling platform for our juried members! If you want to start your own shop through Shop Craft NB and have no idea where to start, please reach out to Anne by clicking the link below! She will guide you through the entire process!
Contact Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you haven’t yet had the chance to check out the shop, click the link below!
ArtsNB | Equinox Program
ArtsNB’s Equinox program is a fantastic opportunity for Indigenous artists. This program supports Indigenous artists, curators, and groups to engage in artistic creation and professional development.
The deadline for this program is March 15.
Alanna Baird | Radial Symmetries
If you haven’t had a chance yet to check out juried member, Alanna Baird’s exhibition at the Laura and Andrew McCain Art Gallery, you still have time! This beautiful exhibition is running until April 16, 2022! You can meet Alanna on April 16th from 2-4 at the gallery. This amazing exhibition was curate by Jennifer Stead, and Honorary member, Brigitte Clavette.
Fabrique 1840 | Fabrique 1840 Award
Fabrique 1840 is awarding two amazing prizes of $10,000 each to artisans of the next generation who stand out for their creativity and the quality of their pieces. One of these prizes will be reserved for an Indigenous artist.
Applications are open until April 15, 2022!
EdVentures | Call for Instructors
The New Brunswick College of Craft and Design’s continued education program is seeking passionate instructors to teach with us this summer and fall. We are looking for instructors who teach workshops in the following areas: basketry, beekeeping, ceramics, in the kitchen, jewellery/metal arts, northern ecology, permaculture/gardening, painting/drawing, photography, digital and graphic design, sewing, sustainable living, textiles, traditional skills, Wabanaki arts, wild crafting and woodworking, and more.
Instructors will be paid $34/hour + $25 to $50 for materials and can charge an additional material fee to attendees, payable to the instructor the day of the course.
Harbourfront Centre Craft & Design Residency | Call for Entry
Craft & Design at Harbourfront Centre is a special program unique to the arts community in Canada that assists recent graduates (or emerging artists with equivalent experience) in establishing their professional artistic careers. Artists-in-Residence can enjoy access to affordable studio space, receive mentorship, participate in exhibitions and be part of a supportive community. We are committed to helping you meet your career goals and thrive as a working artist in Canada.
Deadline: March 11, 2022
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