Poet Laureate Call for Submissions

City of New Westminster Poet Laureate

Deadline: October 15, 2016

New Westminster’s Poet Laureate will act as a literary ambassador for the City of New Westminster and the people of New Westminster; advocating for literacy and the literary arts and helping to raise the status of poetry, language and the arts in the everyday consciousness of New Westminster Residents.  The Poet Laureate should have the opportunity to make the position their own but the expectation is they work with City staff in developing meaningful engagement opportunities that enrich the lives of residents and visitors to the City.

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The Anvil Centre Artist-in-Residence Program

The Anvil Centre Artist-in-Residence Program

Deadline: November 15 2016
The Anvil Centre is accepting applications from local and regional artists for its inaugural Artist in Residence Program. The Anvil Centre AiR is a self-directed residency program offering opportunities for artists to focus on work in a creative environment, with dedicated studio time. This residency accommodates artists and artist collectives working in sculpture, print, fibre, drawing, painting, writing and literary arts, music, dance and performance for a four-week period for research, development and production of new or ongoing bodies of work.

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Papergirl YVR Artist Call and Workshops

Papergirl YVR

 

The City of New Westminster’s Arts Services is very excited to partner with Papergirl YVR to present a series of workshops and an exhibition at Anvil Centre!

Papergirl Artist Call

Papergirl YVR is an inclusive, non-commercial art project that brings people together in celebration of art and community in an unconventional way, through the spirit of altruism. We are inviting all artists to join us in sharing your work which, in the style of American Paperboys, will be rolled up and distributed by bicycle to random passersby!

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