Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Off the Wall: Leadership Training in Mural Making – 2011
A free training program for leadership development in mural art production and project management.
For youth mural artists
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Class schedule: May & June – Tuesdays, 4pm – 6pm. Start date May 10
June/July - Saturdays, 11am – 4pm
Total = 60+ hours of classroom and hands-on instruction
LOCATION: The Hub, 2660 Eglinton Avenue East (at Brimley) for in class instruction.
Onsite and hands-on class locations will be confirmed later.
This course is free for qualifying youth artists who show a serious interest in furthering their knowledge and skills in mural art.
To qualify, you must:
· Be 16 years or older;
· Have completed a minimum of Grade 11 art class or equivalent
· Demonstrate interest in large scale outdoor painting and community public art
· Be prepared to commit to completing the full Leadership Training in Mural Making Course
· Have previous experience working in mural art or similar visual art
· Attend an interview on May 3, between 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
How to submit an application:
1. Fill in the application form
2. Send completed form with resume & some images of your work; or link to images of your artwork
by email to: email@example.com or
deliver to: Mural Routes, 1859 Kingston Road, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3
or to : Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, The Hub, 2660 Eglinton Avenue East, Scarborough, ON M1K 2S3
3. Write “LEADERSHIP TRAINING APPLICATION” in the subject line of an email, or on the outside of your submission.
4. Applications must be received by: 5:00 pm, Tuesday, April 26, 2011
What you can expect from the Course:
A specialized curriculum designed to cover all of the basics of mural art production
Training to improve your knowledge and skills to obtain work in the field
Instruction by qualified artists and instructors
Opportunities for summer mural artist apprenticeships
Assistance with future work placement
Mural Production: Resource Handbook
Course material / Leadership in Mural Art training manual
A Mural Routes Certificate of Achievement
Class size: 15 – 20
· Budget and Project Management
· Client and community relations
· Mentoring, Health & Safety and Equity Training
· Drawing & Painting
· Hands-on instruction; working with different materials;
· Independent Study assignment
For complete course outline please see www.muralroutes.com
Course Supervisor: Karin Eaton, Executive & Artistic Director, Mural Routes
Course Leader- Program Manager: Rob Matejka, Artist/Educator
Questions? Contact Karin Eaton at 416-698-7995 firstname.lastname@example.org
Or Rob Matejka at email@example.com
This program is produced by Mural Routes in partnership with Arts for Children & Youth, Big Brother Big Sisters of Toronto, Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, Action for Neighbourhood Change and Urban Arts.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Government of Ontario through the Programs and Services Branch of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and the City of Toronto through the Innovation, Opportunity & Prosperity Program
Off the Wall: Leadership Training in Mural Making – 2011
LIST PREVIOUS ART CLASSES, WORKSHOPS OR OTHER RELEVANT TRAINING:
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN MURAL OR VISUAL ART WORK:
BRIEF STATEMENT - WHY I WANT TO ENROLL IN “LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN MURAL MAKING” COURSE:
Don’t forget to include a resume and samples of your work or a link to images of your art work.
Monday, April 11, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday April 11, 2011
Celebrating the Life of Cayle Chernin Toronto, ON…
Join us for an evening of memories and entertainment honouring the life and work of celebrated Canadian actress, Cayle Cherin. In support of the newly founded Cayle Chernin Memorial Fund and hosted by David Gale and Deb Filler, this celebration will play for one night only, Monday, April 25 at 8:00 p.m. at the Bloor Street Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. The evening will include musical performances, spoken word and dance, with performances by Tabby Johnson, Rosie Shuster, Steve Shuster, Spirit Synott, Jillian Rees Brown & Women of the Rock, Susan Gross, Kirsten Bishopric, Theresa Tova, Vladimir Jon Cubrt & Aidan Devine, Jayne Eastwood, Stanley Endersby, Keith McKie, Michael Fonfara, Johnny Wright, Robbie Rox and others (performers are subject to change).
Personal and professional anecdotes, photos and film clips will shared by Cayle’s closest friends and family and her loving husband, actor Dwight McFee.An online auction has been launched in support of the Cayle Chernin Memorial Fund and includes great gifts, exciting nights out, one-of-a-kind art and more. There will be plenty to bid on including autographed film and television memorabilia, singing lessons and photographic services; theatre tickets to Soulpepper, Tarragon, Factory Theatre and passes to Hot Docs, the Female Eye Film Festival and the Bloor Cinema. Don’t miss out on great items including clothing, jewellery, art and home decor from Dreamboat Lucy, 72 Jem Street, Theodore 1922, Tulips and Sunflower, McKenna Photography and Gift Certificates for Pineapple Kensington, Bungalow, Crema, Crush Wine Bar, The Lakeview Lunch and much, much more. The auction will run from April 12th to April 26th only. To sign up and bid on great items, visit http://vonality.com/caylecherninmemorial/.A special thanks to Vonality for hosting the auction.
The Cayle Chernin Memorial Fund was created to commemorate the nurturing spirit of actress Cayle Chernin. The fund will award an annual cash prize to an emerging female artist in the performing arts, alternating yearly between theatre and film/digital media performers. The fund will and is administered by the Creative Arts Savings and Credit Union.
Cayle Chernin, actor, documentary filmmaker, teacher, mentor, and star of Don Shebib’s classic Canadian film Goin’ Down the Road and its recently completed sequel Down the Road Again, passed away on February 18th. Cayle was known for her talent, generosity, imagination, intellect and incredible smile. She was also valued for her commitment to women's issues. Her career spanned more than four decades in film, on stage and developing new works and encouraging up and coming artists.
This is a Free Event, with donations being accepted for The Cayle Chernin Memorial Fund. Special thanks to Equity Showcase Theatre, The Creative Arts, Bloor Cinema and Paupers Pub, for their support of this event.
Media Contact: Zoe Carter, Producer Cleopatra’s Needle Productions 416-346-0467 / firstname.lastname@example.org