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PAINTS Artist Application Deadline

PAINTS (Professional Artists In The Schools) is a program of Visual Arts Nova Scotia that helps schools bring professional visual artists into their classrooms. There are more than 60 artists that are part of PAINTS living and working in every part of Nova Scotia. Projects can range from 3 hours to 12 hours, and can involve artists working in every imaginable discipline. Continue reading

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PAINTS Artist Application Deadline

PAINTS (Professional Artists In The Schools) is a program of Visual Arts Nova Scotia that helps schools bring professional visual artists into their classrooms. There are more than 60 artists that are part of PAINTS living and working in every part of Nova Scotia. Projects can range from 3 hours to 12 hours, and can involve artists working in every imaginable discipline. Continue reading

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PAINTS Artist Application Deadline

PAINTS (Professional Artists In The Schools) is a program of Visual Arts Nova Scotia that helps schools bring professional visual artists into their classrooms. There are more than 60 artists that are part of PAINTS living and working in every part of Nova Scotia. Projects can range from 3 hours to 12 hours, and can involve artists working in every imaginable discipline. Continue reading

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Moving Forward, Looking B(l)ack: Visual Art in Nova Scotia

A panel discussion featuring women who curate, create, and activate. With Pamela Edmonds, Lucie Chan, Bria Miller, and Jade Peek. Facilitated by Sylvia Hamilton. Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00pm Halifax North Memorial Library, 2285 Gottingen Street, Halifax Doors open … Continue reading

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“Anguish and Rapture” – Hannah Genosko

Emerging artist Hannah Genosko exhibits a series of work exploring experiences of revelation through the perspective of invented outsider artist named Elevia Anne Mitchell. A portion of the work is made from Elevia’s perspective, imagining she used artwork to process … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: 2017-18 Mentorship Program

Visual Arts Nova Scotia’s Mentorship Program pairs emerging artists with established artists to take part in a ten-month mentorship from September to June. Focusing on supporting the goals and ambitions of emerging artists throughout the province, mentors may be asked … Continue reading

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PAINTS Artist Application Deadline

PAINTS (Professional Artists In The Schools) is a program of Visual Arts Nova Scotia that helps schools bring professional visual artists into their classrooms. There are more than 60 artists that are part of PAINTS living and working in every part of Nova Scotia. Projects can range from 3 hours to 12 hours, and can involve artists working in every imaginable discipline. Continue reading

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The Lunenburg Symposium: Mentorship in the Arts

May 27th – 29th, 2016 Lunenburg, Nova Scotia To mark the 10th anniversary of our Mentorship Program VANS is excited to announce The Lunenburg Symposium: Mentorship in the Arts, in partnership with the Lunenburg School of the Arts.  Symposium sessions … Continue reading

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PAINTS Artist Application Deadline

PAINTS (Professional Artists In The Schools) is a program of Visual Arts Nova Scotia that helps schools bring professional visual artists into their classrooms. There are more than 60 artists that are part of PAINTS living and working in every part of Nova Scotia. Projects can range from 3 hours to 12 hours, and can involve artists working in every imaginable discipline. Continue reading

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Sign up for Fall 2015 Workshops

This season’s professional development workshops feature topics such as Taxes, Marketing, Grant Proposals, Writing and Networking for artists. Running October to November in Halifax, Annapolis Royal, Lunenburg and Tatamagouche, the series features the expertise of instructors Katie Belcher, Carol Bruneau, Stacey Cornelius, Nora Macnee, and Sarah Maloney. Continue reading

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2015 Annual Report

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is approaching its’ 40th year of providing advocacy and support for artists practicing in Nova Scotia. As President this past year, I have had the privilege of participating in navigating new growth and change for the governance model for the Board. Important to this has been laying the ground for how we work together and maintain active participation. A core value as we proceed, has been attention to how we engage the full diversity of the artists we represent in Nova Scotia. This is no small task as we are all aware artists in this province include a wide range of artistic practices, mediums, educational backgrounds, culture, ages and place of residence. Continue reading

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To further develop critical art writing in this region, Visual Arts News will host a Writer-in-Residence in partnership with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS). The residency will be open to emerging critical writers for a 4-month residency/internship and is designed to help develop and promote the work of emerging art critics. Continue reading

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“Meet Local Women” – 2014-15 Mentorship Program Exhibition

Highlighting the talents of mentees Angela Glanzmann, Kate Walchuk, and Stephanie Yee the Visual Arts Nova Scotia 2014-15 Mentorship Program Exhibition Meet Local Women also includes work from mentors Barbara Lounder, Eryn Foster, and Wilma Needham. Emerging artists in this year’s program present work examining loneliness, the artist stereotype, and contemporary settlement in Nova Scotia, on view at the Craig Gallery July 9 – August 1. Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Mentorship Program – 10th Anniversary

Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS) releases the 10th annual call for applications for our Mentorship Program. As part of the tenth anniversary of the program, we strongly encourage applications from emerging and established artists living in rural Nova Scotia communities … Continue reading

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Creative Work: A Webinar Series for the Arts

In partnership with the Artists Legal Information Society and Strategic Arts Management, Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS) announces a new professional development webinar series for artists across the province. Continue reading

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Upcoming Peer Review Groups

Get fresh perspective on your next application. Visual Arts Nova Scotia is facilitating an eight week peer-review process to help members strengthen their upcoming proposals. Deadline to sign up for a group is March 9. Continue reading

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PAINTS Artist Application Deadline

PAINTS (Professional Artists In The Schools) is a program of Visual Arts Nova Scotia that helps schools bring professional visual artists into their classrooms. There are more than 60 artists that are part of PAINTS living and working in every part of Nova Scotia. Projects can range from 3 hours to 12 hours, and can involve artists working in every imaginable discipline. Continue reading

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Henri Fabergé – En Route Artist Talk, Lunenburg

Henri Fabergé is a transmedia storytelling artist with a focus on collaboration and collective creation, incorporating performance art, video, theatre, music, writing, and commissioned visual art. Fabergé’s practice explores the social rules, rituals, and hierarchal structures we inherit, in an attempt to understand their origins and pervasiveness, with special attention towards the themes of gender, sexuality, power, free will, the writing of history, personal transmutation and spiritual knowledge. Continue reading

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Artist Talks with Andrew Maize and Sera Senakovicz

Learn about the relationship between human marking making and architectural spaces in Senakovicz’s lithographs and print-based sculptures. Find out more about Andrew Maize’s process based works investigating time and sage advice. Continue reading

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2013-14 Mentorship Program Exhibition

Emerging artists in this year’s program present work questioning notions of time and space, definitions of femininity, and the relationship between human mark making and architecture. On view at the Craig Gallery June 25 – July 26. Continue reading

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Call for Applications: VANS Mentorship Program 2014-15

Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS) releases the 9th annual call for applications for the VANS Mentorship Program. The VANS Mentorship Program pairs established artists with emerging artists to take part in a ten-month mentorship from September to June. Continue reading

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THE ROLE OF COMMERCIAL ART GALLERIES

Panelists Deborah Carver of Studio 21, Dave Hayden of (((Parentheses))), and Christopher Webb of Pavia Gallery will share their stories from how they got started, to what excites them about Nova Scotian art. The discussion will also aim to shed … Continue reading

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MARKETING FOR ARTISTS – LUNENBURG

Instructor: Stacey Cornelius Registration Deadline: April 29 This workshop will define the core elements of marketing in simple, straightforward terms. The focus is on one goal: connecting you with your best customers in a way that works for you. You … Continue reading

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PRICING YOUR WORK

Instructor: Stacey Cornelius Registration Deadline: April 23 How much should you be paid for your work? What price is the “right price”? How to you put a price tag on your work without second guessing yourself? In this workshop, you … Continue reading

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