Visual Arts

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Visual Arts Projects

Purpose 

The program supports organizations, ad hoc groups/collectives and independent curators to present visual arts projects that exhibit, document or disseminate the work of professional Ontario visual artists and connect them with Ontario audiences, as well as programs that provide professional development for artists.

The program also supports independent Ontario-based curators to undertake research projects focused on Ontario artists and practices.

There are two categories:

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Visual Artists Creation Projects

Purpose 

The program supports professional Ontario-based visual artists to create new work. The program aims to reflect the range of artistic practices in the visual arts, and to support excellence, regional activity, diverse artists and communities.

There are three categories, based on years of professional practice and public presentation of work:

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Exhibition Assistance

Until this program opens in Nova, the Ontario Arts Council’s online granting system, program information may change. This includes deadline dates and specific information on eligibility. Be sure to visit this page after the program opens in Nova, but before starting your application.

Purpose

The program supports Ontario-based artists and artist collectives working in visual arts, craft and media art practices in the presentation of their artwork in a confirmed public exhibition.

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Curatorial Projects: Indigenous and Culturally Diverse

Purpose

The program funds the work of Ontario-based Indigenous curators and curators who are people of colour. It aims to increase the ability of Ontario public galleries, artist-run centres and other organizations to present projects by Indigenous curators and curators who are people of colour in contexts determined by the participants. The program supports relationship building between curators, galleries, and audiences. There are two categories:

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Craft Projects

Purpose

The program supports craft-based practices through grants to Ontario-based artists, curators, ad hoc groups/collectives and organizations. There are five categories:

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RECONNECTING WITH YOUR CULTURE | THE SCHOOL OF THE WORLD

MISSION : In a complex historical step of our life in which capitalist priorities have strongly questioned ethical values and human relations, there is a need to put the PERSON and his CREATIVITY back at the center. The fragility, which all countries have manifested within the cultural and educational sector, has allowed developing fundamental reflections to give a “new centrality” to the role of CULTURE for the sustainable development of humanity.

Indigenous Art Directory

 

Looking For Indigenous Art?

Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada's membership directory hosts over 120 authentic Indigenous artists. Find it here: https://passthefeather.org/art-search/

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"In taking inspiration from the Haudenosaunee Seventh Generation Principle, Iehstóseranon:ha Dawn Setford, founded the Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada in 2012 to preserve and revitalize endangered Indigenous art forms and enrich lives through Indigenous arts and culture. 

Ontario Art Education Association

The OAEA represents educators of visual arts and media arts across Ontario, from JK - 12 public and independent schools, as well as art gallery/museum, post-secondary, teacher education, and community arts programs. OAEA's website hosts curriculum, equity & social justice, instruction, and on-line learning resources. Members can access further resources and stay in-touch via OAEA e-blasts and social media contacts. 

Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program

Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program 

The Ontario Arts Foundation and the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation are pleased to announce the renewal of the Elizabeth L. Gordon Art Program. The Program aims to foster a broader appreciation of Canadian visual art and artists by assisting public art galleries and museums in Ontario to grow their permanent collections, increase the public’s knowledge of collecting and permanent collections, and support community engagement between a gallery or museum and its local community.
 

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