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Working in Curation

Working in Curation

Organizing exhibits, developing and researching collections, encouraging artists, sharing stories—curating is an art in itself. Here, curators Kenneth Montague, Chris Lorway, Michelle Jacques, Nancy Campbell and Melissa Bennett explain the elements of this career.

Extracurricular Activites that Count
Working in Photography

Working in Photography

In this video, five thriving photographers talk about the ins and outs of careers in photography.

Working in Art and Activism

Working in Art and Activism

Lately, news has been dominated by the worldwide “99%” protests. Now, a new video from our education site looks at art and activism. Listen in as Allyson Mitchell, Edward Burtynsky, Carol Condé, Karl Beveridge and other artists share their insights.

2011 Canadian Art Foundation Writing Prize Winner Announced!

2011 Canadian Art Foundation Writing Prize Winner Announced!

Véronique Leblanc of Montreal takes top spot alongside runners-up from Toronto and Vancouver

Rebecca Brewer of Vancouver Wins 13th Annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition

Rebecca Brewer of Vancouver Wins 13th Annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition

$55,000 in total awarded to emerging Canadian artists

Working in Performance Art

Working in Performance Art

Performance art is “art in which the artist is present when the art is being made,” says Johanna Householder in the latest video. But other practitioners, like Istvan Kantor and Diane Borsato, have their own takes on the genre.

Careers in Curating: A canadianartschool.ca Video

Careers in Curating: A canadianartschool.ca Video

The definitive career guide for students in art and design, canadianartschool.ca, recently released a new video on curating. Listen in as curators Nancy Campbell, Michelle Jacques and Kenneth Montague discuss key tricks of the trade.

Bravo! to Canadian Art: Photography and the Revival of Realism

Bravo! to Canadian Art: Photography and the Revival of Realism

This installment of Bravo! TV show Arts&Minds goes behind the scenes of Canadian Art's Fall 2010 issue and programming. Highlights include an interview with cover artist Edward Burtynsky, a look at the Toronto Gallery Hop and an introduction to canadianartschool.ca, Canadian Art's new portal for students and careers.

Working in the Arts

Working in the Arts

Have you ever wondered how Canada’s most successful cultural workers landed their jobs? Getting a dream gig starts with developing great skills and a great attitude.