Visual Arts Alberta - CARFAC: Seeking Visual Arts Mentors

Date: Nov 16, 2017

Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC is looking for Visual Artist Mentors (must be residents of Edmonton) for our mentorship program.

Funding by the Edmonton Arts Council, “Mentoring New Visual Arts Voices in Edmonton” will provide one-on-one mentorship (20 hours of professional art career guidance over a seven month period starting March 2018) to Indigenous and New Canadian Artists. The full salary for this part time contractual position is $1000.00.

To be considered for one of these positions, please provide us with a c.v. and covering letter by January 20th, 2018 at 4pm to

Candidates will be judged based on their present and past experiences with teaching /mentoring other artists – particularly artists from diverse backgrounds; their connections with the Edmonton Arts Community (list all current memberships with Alberta based Visual Arts Organizations); their professional art practice; and their ability and willingness to share knowledge with others. This mentorship program is about socio-economics rather than aesthetics.

Interviews for these positions will take place during the first week of February 2018.