SUPPORT FOR ARTISTS

Attention new generation artists living and working on the margins

Apply for up to $1000

 

To connect with CUE, email cuegrant@gmail.com

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
OCTOBER 28th, 2016

CUE grants are for artists who:

  • Identify as new generation artists (29 years old or under) living and working on the margins

  • Work in any artistic discipline

  • Have a solid idea for an art project that can be completed in 3 months, and can be exhibited or presented to the public in some way

  • Demonstrate experience in their medium

  • Have a track record of finishing projects and following through on goals

  • Have not received funding from the Toronto Arts Council,
    Ontario Arts Council, or Canada Council for the Arts, or other substantial arts funding

  • Are not in a Masters program in a post secondary institution, and do not hold a Masters degree

  • Meet with CUE before submitting an application 

INFORMATION SESSIONS

 

September 28
6 - 7 p.m.

at East Metro Youth Services
1200 Markham Road, Suite 200
Scarborough

 


September 22
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

at SKETCH
180 Shaw Street, Suite 201
Toronto


DROP IN MENTORSHIP SESSIONS

CUE will be at SKETCH every Thursday in October from 2 - 7 p.m. 

Drop by to discuss your project and get one-on-one consultation developing your proposal. 

Don't be late.

SUPPORT FOR WRITERS

ATTENTION NEW GENERATION WRITERS LIVING AND WORKING ON THE MARGINS

The STORY RENO STUDIO is a literary development intensive for new generation writers living and working on the margins. This opportunity includes:

  • Weekly workshops (Mondays from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.) hosted by internationally recognized writer, educator, and literacy advocate Whitney French.
  • Independent writing time with support and editorial consultation from a publishing industry professional.
  • $500 sustenance bursary (for groceries, etc.) to help you spend focused time on your writing. 

The STORY RENO STUDIO is open to writers working in any literary discipline who want to evolve a rough draft (or even an idea) into a polished final product. Writers will receive comprehensive and tailored mentorship in developing story, character, voice, plot, and style, and will have the opportunity to have their work constructively critiqued as well as critique the work of other writers in a supportive environment.

The STORY RENO STUDIO is for writers who:

  • Are between the ages of 15 and 29 years old
  • Have not received funding from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, or Canada Council for the Arts
  • Have not yet published in book form with a professional publishing body;
  • Have not yet had their work produced by a commercial production company 
  • Have a rough draft, work in progress, or a strong idea for a literary project
  • Have a demonstrated history of quality literary writing
  • Identify as writers “living and working on the margins”
  • Connect with CUE before submitting an application=

To connect with CUE, email cuegrant@gmail.com

CUE will be at SKETCH every Thursday in October from 2 - 7 p.m.

LOCATION - 180 Shaw Street, Suite 201

Drop by to discuss your project and get one-on-one consultation developing your proposal.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

OCTOBER 28th, 2016

 

SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY ARTS PROJECTS FROM PLATFORM A

The Toronto Arts Council has committed to ensuring high-access support for underrepresented community-engaged artists through Platform A. In addition to CUE, Platform A grants are available from Art Starts, Jumblies Theatre, and VIBE Arts. Please contact individual organizations for more information on their granting programs. 

You may apply to only one Platform A organization (CUE/SKETCH, Art Starts, Jumblies Theatre, or VIBE Arts). 

Deadline for applications:
OCTOBER 28th, 2016.

 

Thank you to the Toronto Arts Council for recognizing and supporting this urgent cultural momentum.