Call to Artists & Arts Writers - Mentorship Opportunity with Nancy Tousley - Deadline May 31st 2012
CARFAC SASK is offering a new MENTOR IN RESIDENCE program.
This program is a mentorship opportunity for mid-career & established artists and Emerging arts writers, to provide them with private critical mentoring sessions, private critiques and advice to support and strengthen their practice, through studio visits or office hours.
Don't miss your chance to meet with Critic & Curator Nancy Tousley. In Regina from June 25th to July 6th and in Saskatoon from July 9th to 13th.
Book your studio visit or an office appointment NOW.
Nancy Tousley - 2012 Mentor in Residence.
Nancy Tousley is Critic in Residence at the Alberta College of Art & Design and an award-winning senior art critic, arts journalist and independent curator. She was art critic of the Calgary Herald for 30 years and has been a contributing editor to Canadian Art magazine since 1986. Her reviews, interviews and feature articles have appeared in magazines such as Artscanada, Vanguard, Parachute, Border Crossings and Canadian Art since the early 1970s. Her essays on artists have appeared in more than 30 public art gallery and museum catalogues. Her work has been recognized by the Board of Governors of the Alberta College of Art and Design with
its Award of Excellence (1997), the Ontario Association of Art Galleries, which twice presented her with awards (1999 and 2001), for best curatorial writing on contemporary art, and the Canadian Museums Associationís award for outstanding achievement in arts journalism (2002). She was awarded the medal of the Royal Canadian Academy of Art in June, 2009. Tousley is the 2011 Governor Generalís Award in Media and the Visual Arts laureate.
Visual artists and arts writers interested in participating in this program, either through studio visits or one-on-one sessions with Ms. Tousley, should email a letter of interest and a CV and 6 digital images (artists), sample of writing (writers), to the CARFAC SASK Regina office: at firstname.lastname@example.org attn: MENTOR IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM
Deadline for applications is MAY 31st 2012
For more information call 306-522-9788
This program is presented with assistance from the City of Regina Civic Art Fund, the Saskatoon Community Grant Program, and through our partners the Dunlop Art Gallery & the Regina Public Library.
CARFAC SASK is supported by the Creative Industries Growth and Stability Program of the Saskatchewan Arts Board with funds provided by the Government of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Tourism, Parks, Culture and Sport.