Arts Integration Learning Lab: Vancouver Island and Coast Region

Organization: 

ArtStarts in Schools

Deadline: 

Sept. 30, 2016

Call for Artists Description: 

Are you a professional artist interested in working with young people and educators in schools? Or do you already have some experience and want to enhance your skills?

The Arts Integration Learning Lab is a professional development experience for artists of all disciplines, designed to build their capacity and position them to work alongside educators in schools.

This event offers a series of five practical, experiential learning workshops taking place in Nanaimo, from November 14 to 18, 2016. Professional artists living throughout BC’s Vancouver Island and Coast region are invited to apply.

The cost for artists selected to participate in the Arts Integration Learning Lab will be subsidized and covers tuition, program materials and lunch. A subsidy for accommodation is also available. This opportunity is made possible through funding support from BC Arts Council and the Government of British Columbia’s Creative Futures program.

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Where and when?

Applications are due by September 30, 2016. The event will take place Monday, November 14 through Friday, November 18, 2016, 10am to 4pm, at the Nanaimo Art Gallery, 150 Commercial St, Nanaimo, BC.

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Who can attend?

Professional artists living throughout BC’s Vancouver Island and Coast region are invited to apply. This region includes all of Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, and the Sunshine Coast to the Central Coast (from Gibsons north to Bella Coola).

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Who receives a subsidy? What does it cover?

The cost for all artists selected to participate in the Arts Integration Learning Lab will be fully subsidized and covers tuition, program materials and lunch.

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Who can apply for an accommodation subsidy?

Professional artists living in the following areas are eligible to apply for an accommodation subsidy:
North of Courtenay-Comox
West of Port Alberni
South of Duncan
Sunshine Coast to Central Coast
Gulf Islands and other islands (e.g. Salt Spring, Galiano, Gabriola, Hornby, Texada, Quadra, etc.)

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About ArtStarts in Schools

The Arts Integration Learning Lab is presented by ArtStarts in Schools, a not-for-profit organization that provides innovative arts programs for young people, practical resources for teachers and artists, and leadership in advocacy for arts in education. ArtStarts regularly offers Infusion professional development opportunities for artists and teachers interested in bringing the arts and arts integration into schools across BC.

How to Apply: 

Learn more and apply at http://artstarts.com/infusion

Contact Name: Elfred Matining
Contact Email: infusion@artstarts.com
Contact Phone: (604) 336-0626
Website: artstarts.com/infusion

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