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Friday, June 01, 2007

Get educated

You say you want to be an artist when you grow up?

Professional Development Workshops
In collaboration with MOSAIC The South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga

Ontario Arts Council Grant Writing Session Thursday, June 21, 2007 1-3 pm
Speak with artist Lisa Wöhrle, Associate Visual and Media Arts Officer and Janice Lambrakos, Information Services Coordinator as the present information about the range of Ontario Arts Council grant programs that are available to you, how to present a strong application, and demystify the jury process.

Our guests have been invited to speak to the following questions:
  • " Are you eligible for grants? "
  • What is the grant application process,
  • deadlines, support material
  • " How to draft clear, concise grant applications "
  • How grant decisions are made "
  • How juries are selected.

Presenting an Effective Proposal Friday, June 22, 2007 1-3 pm

Learn the essential elements of a professional visual art portfolio and developing strategies to articulate a focused presentation of materials. From advice on building your curriculum vitae to building sustainable budgets this workshop will provide practical information on creating an effective proposal.

Content Providers: Nadia Kurd, Programming Coordinator, SAVAC (South Asian Artists Collective) Suzanne Carte-Blanchenot, Outreach Programmer, Art Gallery of Mississauga

Educational objectives:
  • " Submitting to the public art gallery and artist run centres "
  • Preparing exhibition assistance applications
  • " Overview of researching calls for submissions and juried exhibitions "
  • Analyzing artist's statements and organizing proposal development
  • " Address the importance concise visual support materials

For more information or to register please contact Suzanne Carte-Blanchenot Outreach Programmer at the Art Gallery of Mississauga Tel: 905-896-5507 or email suzanne.carte-blanchenot@missisauga.caThe Art Gallery of Mississauga's outreach programming is generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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