Helen Bates on thu 16 oct 03
The following may be of interest to potters and other ceramic artists=20
who are within reasonable driving distance of Burlington (Toronto /=20
Hamilton), Ontario, Canada.
I received this notification from the Fusion - Ontario Clay and Glass=20
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Ceramics Mentorship, 2004 / 2005.
The Burlington Art Centre is offering a unique opportunity for a limited=20
number of ceramics artists to take part in a one and a half year long=20
mentor project. Placements will be given to ceramic artists who are at=20
a critical stage in career development; who have demonstrated a=20
commitment to their craft and who are maintaining an active studio=20
practice. Over the course of 2004, under the guidance of potter Scott=20
Barnim, mentees will attend regularly scheduled seminar sessions that=20
address the historical, philosophical and aesthetic context of their art=20
The goal is to translate this experience into studio practice, and in=20
the production of a significant body of work during the first half of=20
2005. The mentees will be given an exhibition in the Permanent=20
Collection Corridor at the Burlington Art Centre for June, July and=20
August 2005. An artist=92s fee (according to CARFAC guidelines) and an=20
exhibition publication will be part of this participation.
Scott Barnim has an M.F.A., University of Wales Institute, Cardiff,=20
Wales, and apprenticed with Donn Zver Pottery, Troy, Ontario. Scott has=20
served on the Boards of DVSA and the Ontario Crafts Council and is=20
involved with Fusion, the Ontario Clay and Glass Association. A potter=20
for over 25 years, Scott maintains a studio in Dundas, Ontario and has=20
taught at DVSA and Sheridan.
Applications must include the following:
5 slides, photographs or digital images of recent work.
a 150 word statement of intent, stating your goals for participation in=20
the mentor project (ie. =93I want to use this program to accomplish=85)
Applications must be received by November 30th to the attention of:
Laura Arseneau, Curator of Education
Ceramics Mentor Project
Burlington Art Centre
1333 Lakeshore Rd.
or by email to mailto:program@BurlingtonArtCentre.on.ca
Candidates will be interviewed in December, and the successful mentees=20
must sign a letter of agreement and a contract for the summer 2005=20
For further information, contact Laura Arseneau, Curator of Education=20
(905)632-7796, ext 313.
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