AFA News

AFA Emerging Curator Fellowship - Call for Proposals

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) has created a new initiative; the AFA Fellowship for Emerging Curators, to support the growth and development of Curatorial talent. The AFA invites individuals and groups of individuals to submit a proposal for an online exhibition of Albertan visual art. The exhibition will be posted on the AFA’s Art House website and is intended to create exposure for the AFA collection, especially for artworks that cannot be used in regular AFA programming.

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Arts Impact Alberta 2014

The AFA is pleased to announce the release of Arts Impact Alberta 2014: Ripple Effects from the Arts Sector. See how the arts sector impacted Alberta through a seven-year lens and AFA operational funding is contributing to the health of the sector.

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AFA Art Collection E-Cards Are Available!

Send a friend or loved one an E-card with amazing artwork from the AFA art collection! Send one of 12 amazing works representing the excellence and diversity of the AFA art collection, a treasure of more than 8,000 works of art that represents the talents of more than 1,700 Alberta artists and the growth of the visual arts in Alberta.

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AFA pledges $50,000 to Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild Fund

The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) has pledged $50,000 in matching funding for individual donations to the Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild Fund. The Fund, with a minimum $500,000 goal, will help Alberta's arts community to rebuild in the aftermath of the 2013 floods.

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Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild

Donors interested in helping artists and arts organizations impacted by the recent southern Alberta floods can have their donations to the Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild fund doubled, thanks to matching money provided by Suncor Energy Foundation. The fund was launched last Friday on InvestYYC.com to raise money to help Alberta’s arts community rebuild in the aftermath of the floods. Donors can contribute on InvestYYC.com or email rebuild@calgaryartsdevelopment.com to donate by cash or cheque.

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AFA Splash Contest

Congratulations to our AFA Splash Prize Winners! Following a lengthy public voting period that saw over 2400 votes, we have our three prize winners!

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Get to Know Your Alberta Artists!

If you’re interested in getting to know some of your resident artists across the artistic disciplines, check out the AFA Arts Forms pages to get a glimpse at artist profiles that will introduce you to some of Alberta’s most talented artists!

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