Opportunities for artists + arts workers in the Katarokwi/Kingston region

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Call for Applications: Tett Artist Residency (Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning)

Application deadline: 22 September 2023, 5PM

The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning (TCCL) is currently accepting applications for its inaugural Tett Artist Residency from Katarokwi/Kingston-based emerging artists across various disciplines, including visual arts, literary arts, photography, time-based media, curation, digital art, and more. Residencies are three months in length and selected artists will have unlimited studio access during that time. Four artists-in-residence will be selected for 2024.

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Calls for Submissions / Applications

Call for Submissions (Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts + Tett Centre)

Application deadline: 29 September 2023, 5PM

The Isabel and Tett curation team will be accepting art submissions. The artist sets the price of the work. The artwork will be displayed in the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts Art and Media Lab from Tuesday October 10, 2023, until Saturday October 14, 2023. Patrons will be invited to come and see the works available and can submit a ballot on all pieces they are interested in purchasing. On Saturday October 14, 2023, a draw event will be held at the Isabel. The hosts will draw a ballot on each piece to see who gets the opportunity to purchase the piece at the set price. The buyer pays the set price for the piece (set by the artist, inclusive of HST if applicable). Fifty percent (50%) of the sale price (less HST) is a donation to the Isabel and Tett Collaborative Programming Fund and the other fifty percent (50%) is paid to the artist.

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ReelOut Queer Film + Video Festival (ReelOut Arts Project)

Application deadline: 22 September 2023

The Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival is an annual 10-day event held in Kingston, ON Canada. We are one of the first queer film festivals in the calendar year and our festival exhibits independent, international films by and/or about 2SLGBTQ+ lives with a strong focus on the intersections within our communities. Films focusing on race, health, ability, class, and age are equally as important as films about sexual orientation and gender. Our 25th anniversary fest will run February 1-11, 2024. There are no travel funds for guests outside the U.S but we have been able to provide accommodations for international guests if they can afford their own airfare. International and Canadian feature-length films will receive artist/screening fees as well as Canadian short films. Reelout is supported in part by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the City of Kingston Arts Fund.

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Feature Films + Short Films (Kingston Canadian Film Festival)

Application deadline: 1 December 2023

Applications are open for the 2024 Kingston Canadian Film Festival. KCFF is accepting applications for feature films (30+ minutes) and short films (30 minutes or less). KCFF features Canadian films and filmmakers, including citizens, permanent residents, newcomers, landed immigrants, anyone currently working and living in Canada (including international students), and Canadians living abroad. Films must be new releases that have not been previously submitted to KCFF, and preference will be given to films making a premiere.



The Isabel Voices (The Isabel Voices)

Audition requests accepted on an ongoing basis

Join the joyful community of The Isabel Voices, where singers of all backgrounds and talents are embraced! The Isabel Voices has two dynamic ensembles that engage in exciting projects throughout the year, a large ensemble and small ensemble. Auditions take place on an ongoing basis, offering opportunities as spots become available within the ensembles. Join this spirited community of singers and create unforgettable musical moments and forge lasting friendships.

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Young Storytellers (Launchpoint Academy, Blue Canoe Productions)

14–15 October 2023

Young Storytellers is a group of some of Launchpoint Academy’s youngest performers (ages 6-14) who spread their talents through the community by performing throughout the year. Most Notably, Young Storytellers perform a musical in The Juvenis Festival each spring.

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Board + Volunteer Opportunities

CALL FOR BOARD MEMBERS (Kingston Arts Council)

The Kingston Arts Council (KAC) is seeking dynamic individuals from the community to join our esteemed Board of Directors and play a crucial role in shaping the future of the arts in our city.

The KAC is seeking individuals with a variety of skills, backgrounds, and experiences to bring a diverse range of perspectives to our Board of Directors. While we value a deep appreciation for the arts, we also encourage applicants with expertise in areas such as finance, fundraising, legal affairs, arts administration, marketing, and community engagement.

Members of the KAC Board of Directors have the opportunity to contribute to the strategic direction of our organization, advocate for the arts, and help foster a thriving arts community in Katarokwi/Kingston. Their insights, expertise, and dedication make a significant impact on the cultural fabric of our city and the artists and organizations we serve.

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To begin your application, please email board@artskingston.ca and attach a copy of your CV and a brief statement of interest.


Call for Board Members (Modern Fuel)

We are currently recruiting Board Directors to fill the roles of Vice-President and Board Directors! The Modern Fuel Board of Directors is a working Board. Board members are to attend monthly meetings, sit on at least two Board committees, attend Modern Fuel events, and serve a two-year term. Ideal candidates will help develop and implement strategies that will generate revenue, attract new supporters, expand our community connections, and build the artist-run centre’s profile in the Kingston community and across the country.

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Call for Volunteers (Kingston WritersFest)

KWF is looking for volunteers for a wide variety of positions that offer fantastic benefits including the potential to see events, network, and receive books while volunteering!

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Call for Board Members (TCCL)

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

The TCCL Board is composed of nine dedicated community-based members with a range of skills and experience. These volunteers provide strategic leadership in: fiscal and legal oversight, community engagement and artistic impact, fundraising, human resources and policy development. Members of the Board are passionate supporters of the arts who are dedicated to advancing the Mission of the TCCL to make space for arts exploration, artistic development and creative incubation in Kingston through bringing together spaces, people, ideas and tools that support creativity and learning experiences.

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