Author Archives: umschoolofart

Online Study Power Hour plus

Tired of studying alone? Having trouble staying focused? The Academic Learning Centre Writes: Join Academic Learning Centre instructors and student tutors as we work/study online. At the beginning of each session we each set a study goal, work for 25 minutes, take a break, share what we accomplished (every little bit counts!) and then set […]

The National Arts Drive: Invitation to artists across Canada

Showcase and perform from front lawns, driveways, balconies, and stoops, June 6 The National Arts Drive is an online & offline grassroots movement and campaign to bring awareness and financial support to Canadian artists. On Saturday, June 6, 2020, we’re inviting artists across Canada to showcase and perform from front lawns, driveways, balconies, and stoops. […]

Volunteer at C2 Centre for Craft

C2 Centre for Craft writes: Help us bring our ambitious program of exhibitions and activities to the community. C2 Centre for Craft volunteers perform a variety of duties, from helping visitors find their way through our building to assisting behind the scenes in our offices and collections. C2’s passionate and generous volunteers are indispensable to […]

Video Pool Media Arts Centre: #VPMicroMedia Open Call: date on-going

Video Pool writes: #VPMicroMedia: Video Pool Media Arts Centre Date to submit: on-going We are seeking Artists to share an original piece made for #VPMicroMedia, documentation of art you’re working on/have completed, or even a mini-Artist talk showing your workspace/practice. We’re curious to know what our friends have been up to! VP is committed to […]

Weaving Cultural Identities

In the Main Gallery Weaving Cultural Identities June 19 to August 1, 2020 Artists: Angela George, Chief Janice George & Buddy Joseph, Dawn Livera & Adrienne Neufeld, Krista Point, Nadia Sajjid, Ruth Sheuing, Shamina Senaratme, Michelle Sirois Silver, Debra Sparrow, Robyn Sparrow, Mary Lou Trinkwon, Doaa Jamal, Damian John, Sholeh Mahlouji, Michelle Nahanee, and Kit […]

Manitoba Craft Council: Gallery and Programme Assistant Wanted

Deadline: May 29, 2020 The Manitoba Craft Council writes: Term: June 15-August 7, 2020 Hours:  30 hrs/week for 8 weeks (some Saturday shifts and evenings required) Hourly wage: $13.65 Deadline to apply:  May 29, 2020 The Manitoba Craft Council (MCC) is a member-centered, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting contemporary fine craft in Manitoba.  Located in […]

Robert Epp and Derek Brueckner Remember Cliff Eyland

In Memory of Cliff Eyland By Derek Brueckner Cliff Eyland was an amazing person in many ways: a critical thinker, a thorough researcher, creatively prolific, and kind. During a long career as an artist, curator, writer and teacher he facilitated or created careers for many artists and curators.  I remember him always simultaneously being subversive within […]

Connecting at a Distance: Applications now Open

The Manitoba Arts Council writes: MAC is pleased to announce a second intake of Connecting at a Distance, made possible by a partnership with the Winnipeg Foundation.  The Share – Connecting at a Distance program provides support to professional artists to create and share artistic work while observing social distancing protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The goal […]

Digital Marketing and Social Media Accelerator

May 27-30, Application deadline is May 24 Creative Manitoba writes: Creative Manitoba and Manitoba Music are partnering together to offer digital marketing and social media training for artists from all creative practices. These accelerator sessions are designed to offer skills and useful tools to DIY artists and arts administrators who are looking for promotional guidance […]

Three U of M Professors Remember Cliff Eyeland

Cliff Eyland Super Hero By Professor Kevin Kelly Painting Professor  School of Art  University of Manitoba As a co-professor in painting at the School of Art I have to say that Cliff was a Super Hero for myself and many others at the University of Manitoba. He was remarkably brave, funny, and elegantly irreverent. He […]