“Making Our Mark III 2017/18, an exciting opportunity for artists with disabilities.
Martha Street Studio is now accepting applications, deadline for submissions is Saturday, May 6th at 5pm.
Making Our Mark III is a printmaking and professional development mentorship program offered by Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba and Martha Street Studio, funded by the Winnipeg Foundation. Making Our Mark III will provide 4 mid-career, professionally identified, local artists with disabilities the opportunity to explore the art of printmaking and professional art career practices.
Since 2013, Making Our Mark has supported the full inclusion of artists with disabilities within the contemporary arts stream through mentorship, discussions and skills development, identified by the artists themselves. 4 selected participants will receive group technical training in several printmaking methods and be provided with individual professional development mentorships.
Martha Street Studio is a fully accessible and inviting creative space. An accessible entryway, wash- rooms and centrally located wheelchair lift make it an accessible and welcoming space for this city’s talented community of artists with disabilities.
Making Our Mark is open to members of Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba. Membership is free to self-identified artists with disabilities. Please contact them for membership information or at aanm.ca/
We will accept written applications (email or mail), ASL video responses, and video responses. Alternately, we can provide assistance in filling out written applications.
If you are interested in being considered for the program, please submit the following:
1. Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
2. Artist Bio (a little bit about you)
3. A Statement describing your art practice and interest in the program and what you hope to achieve through the program.
4. Up to 10 images of recent artwork in digital format (jpegs, 1800 pixels maximum longest side).
Please include an image list. Alternatively, you may send a link to a website, blog, Tumblr or Flickr account, but please clarify which images you want considered with your application.
Please email applications to: education[at]printmakers.mb.ca
Mail can be sent to:
Community Programming Coordinator
Making Our Mark III
c/o Martha Street Studio
11 Martha Street
Participation is free to selected artists.
Participating artists will be selected by representatives of Martha Street Studio and Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba.
Only applicants that are short-listed will be contacted for interviews/studio visits. Final selection will be made following the interview process.
If you have any questions about eligibility and disability, please contact Arts AccessAbility at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Martha Street Studio is now accepting applications, deadline for submissions is Saturday, May 6th at 5pm.”
-submitted by Martha Street Studio newsletter
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