CUE at the Junction Summer Solstice Festival

CUE is excited to be taking part in the Junction Summer Solstice Festival. On June 18th, CUE grant recipients Tim HunterPhillip SaundersJason Jamaal, and Yael De Gale will be bringing art to life in a live painting installation, and Daniel Pessole will be exhibiting his sculptural work.

JUNE 18th - 12pm to midnight

2916 Dundas Street West (west of Keele)

12pm - 5pm: Live painting installation

5pm - 11pm: Art exhibit

MIDNIGHT: Works created are given away for free!

The Junction Summer Solstice Festival brings together artists, musicians, local restaurants and businesses for a giant street party to celebrate the longest day of the year. Hope to see you there!

Thanks to the Junction BIA for their work in organizing the event, and for sponsoring this exhibit.

Platform A Grants

CUE has once again partnered with Platform A to provide emerging artists with grants up to $1000.

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CUE Honoured as Finalists!

CUE is psyched, stoked, honoured and floored to be a finalist for the 2014 Toronto Arts Foundation “Arts for Youth Award”. These awards celebrate individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to Toronto's vibrant artistic and cultural life. If CUE wins this $15,000 award, all funds will go directly to underrepresented and outsider artists across the GTA.

We are honoured to be included alongside amazing co-finalists Children's Peace Theatre and Regent Park Focus Youth Media Arts Centre.

Special thanks to the Toronto Arts Foundation, and Jim Fleck, Sandra and Jim Pitblado, Diana Bennett and Spencer Lanthier for making these awards possible.

Winners will be announced on June 19th at the Mayors' Arts Lunch Awards.

See press release for more info: http://www.torontoartsfoundation.org/Featured/2014-Foundation-Awards-Finalists

CUE's Creative Directors happy as goats at the Toronto Arts Foundation  pre-awards party

CUE's Creative Directors happy as goats at the Toronto Arts Foundation  pre-awards party


Calling All Artists!

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Calling all outsider, marginal, underground, and underrepresented artists...

Grants of up to $1000 are available to produce art projects in any discipline.

CUE APPLICANTS MUST:

- Be new generation artists (15 - 29 yrs. old) living and working on the margins, who face barriers connecting with arts funding and support

- Have not received funding from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, or Canada Council for the Arts

- Be living in the Greater Toronto Area

- Have a solid idea for an art project that can be fully completed in 3 months

- Have demonstrated experience in their discipline, and dedication to their practice

- Have a successful track record of finishing projects and following through on long term visions

- Connect with CUE before submitting a proposal

CLICK HERE FOR GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION

CUE is available to provide consultation and mentorship in creating a strong project proposal. Please contact Program Facilitator, Ashton Shearer, at cuegrant@gmail.com

 

INFORMATION SESSIONS WILL BE HELD:

April 28th, 6 – 8 p.m. at SKETCH Working Arts (180 Shaw St. unit 201)

May 1st, 5 – 7 p.m. at East Metro Youth Services (1200 Markham Road, unit 200)

 

DROP-IN MENTORSHIP AND CONSULTATION:

Ashton will be at SKETCH’s admin hub at Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street, unit 201 every Wednesday between May 7 and June 4, 1 - 6 p.m. Please feel free to stop by and discuss your project.

Deadline for all proposals is

June 5, at 11:59-and-a-half p.m.

Don’t be late! We cannot accept late applications.

CUE acknowledges the support of:

Calling All Writers!

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Calling all outsider, marginal, underground, and underrepresented writers...

$500 bursaries are available to develop and complete short literary projects

 

BURSARY APPLICANTS MUST:

- Be new generation writers (15 - 29 yrs. old) living and working on the margins, who face barriers connecting with funding and support

- Have not received funding from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, or Canada Council for the Arts

- Be living in the Greater Toronto Area

- 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 strong idea for a literary project, or segment of a literary project, that can completed within 3 months

- Have a demonstrated history of quality literary writing

CLICK HERE FOR BURSARY GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION

CUE is available to provide consultation and mentorship in creating a strong project proposal.

Please contact Benjamin Hackman, Literary Arts Coordinator, at CUELitGrants@gmail.com   

 

Deadline for all proposals is

June 5, at 11:59-and-a-half p.m.

Don’t be late! We cannot accept late applications.

 

CUE acknowledges the support of:

      

CUE Supports 18 New Artists

Sneak peek at some of the brilliant artists we are privileged to support in our 2013-14 cycle. Stay tuned for finished projects later this year...


Thanks to our funders, and to SKETCH and Platform A for the amazing collaboration.


CUE Seeks Writers

ATTENTION WRITERS

 

The CUE Writer’s Bursary is a $500 award intended to provide sustenance support while working on a short literary project. Applicants will receive consultation and mentorship in completing applications, and applicants selected will have the opportunity to receive editorial and career support with Toronto poet, and CUE’s Literary Arts Coordinator, Benjamin Hackman.

APPLICANTS MUST:

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 29 and have faced barriers to connecting with arts funding, publishing, and professional support;
  • Have not received funding from Toronto/Ontario/Canada Councils or other substantial grant support;
  • Have not yet published in book form with a professional publishing body;
  • Have a solid idea for a literary project that can be completed within 3 months;
  • Have demonstrated a history of quality literary writing, as demonstrated in their support material;

Click here for Guidelines and Application

For more information, contact Benjamin at 647-710-1675 or email: CueLitGrants@gmail.com

 

GROUP INFO SESSION:

October 11, 2013

180 Sudbury Street (south of Queen and Gladstone)

12:30 p.m. 

Benjamin will be available as of October 15th to meet with you and discuss your project and application.

DEADLINE: November 15, 2013