Call for Artists

ArtsJunktion is looking for creative people to teach Art Workshops at the depot. These workshops should be well organized and planned with an emphasis on, but not restricted to using repurposed materials and would take place in our new classroom space. We pay $500.00 for a full day workshop and $250.00 for a half day or evening workshop. All materials will be supplied.

Interested Art Educators should submit, in writing, a half page description of your workshop ideas.

Presenters should consider the following:

What kind of workshop would you like to conduct?

In the case of teacher workshops, what grade/age of student would your workshop be aimed at?

We’d love to hear about the types of experiences you have had conducting workshops.

Submit a photo or video of the proposed art to be taught. If you are invited to present, we will need a photo of the art for our advertising posters

Criteria for Presenters:

All candidates should:

Be willing to work with ArtsJunktion’s Workshop Coordinator to plan the workshop

For teacher workshops:

Have experience working with children and/or teachers

Be available to conduct a full day workshop on a Monday or a Friday Our Workshops

We currently run 5 types of workshops which include:

  1. Teacher Workshops
  2. Weekend Institute Workshops
  3. Evening Workshops
  4. Saturday Morning Workshops
  5. Fundraising Workshops at MAWS Bar and Eatery

Teacher Workshops

: These workshops are designed to give teachers the necessary skills to create strong art programs in their classrooms that are in keeping with the provincial Arts Curriculum guide and the Sustainability Document. Teacher workshops could be planned for Early Years, Middle Years or Art Specialists. Some workshops might be geared towards all ages of students. All materials will be supplied.

Weekend Institute Workshops

Once in a while, ArtsJunktion offers a unique workshop geared towards people who would like to improve their own drawing or art skills. We have had one such ‘Institute’ and it was a huge success. Participants worked throughout Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday (half day) to focus on drawing portraits. We have an upcoming ‘Perspective’ Institute coming up soon.  Art Educators will be paid $1000.00 for the weekend session. All materials will be supplied.

Evening Workshops

ArtsJunktion regularly offers art workshops that are open to the community and usually have a focus on process, e.g. silk painting, creating mosaics, etc. These workshops usually go from 6:30-9:30PM and are fun for adults looking for a new art experience. In some cases, these evening workshops span two evenings.

Saturday Morning Workshops

These workshops are co-sponsored by the Manitoba Association for Art Education (MAAE) and are generally presented by artists who have already presented their workshop at the  provincial SAGE conference. These workshops are attended by teachers and by members of the community. They usually have a focus on process. Presenters can choose a focus age group ( Early Years, Middle Years, Senior)

Maws Bar and Eatery Fundraiser Events

Occasionally , as a fundraiser, ArtsJunktion offers art workshops held at a local bar ( Maw’s Eatery & Bar, 291 Bannatyne Avenue) . Open to the community and set at this large pub, the art usually has a focus on process, e.g. painting, collage, etc. and participants go home with a finished piece of art. These fast paced workshops run from 6:30-9:30PM and are fun for adults looking for a new art experience.  With instructions from art educators, participants will create an original piece of art. (No art experience necessary).

Do you have an idea for teaching a workshop at ArtsJunktion? Write up your plan and submit it too us. We will be in touch to talk. Remember we love ideas that include using the materials in the depot.

Proposals may be submitted at any time to Barb.

workshops@artsjunktion.mb.ca