Printmaking Apprenticeship Training - Nia Centre for the Arts
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Printmaking Apprenticeship Training

Date

June 15 - 13, 2023

Time

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location

524 Oakwood Ave, Toronto, ON M6E 2X1

A paid opportunity to build your skills in printmaking and community arts

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Interested in learning more about the printmaking medium, and co-facilitating a series of community printmaking workshops this summer?

During this paid, 5-week opportunity, visual artist Khadijah Morely will provide hands on training on a variety of printmaking methods. Upon completion of the 5-week training period, the Apprentice will assume the role as Assistant Facilitator, to support the Khadijah in the facilitation of a series of community printmaking workshops taking place at Nia Centre during summer 2023.

What You’ll Receive

  • The Apprentice will be paid $21/hr for training and workshop co-facilitation
  • Hands on training in a variety of printmaking mediums
  • Hands on workshop co-facilitation experience
  • Photographic documentation of training and co-facilitation work

Applications Period:

April 24 – May 21, 2023

Interview Period

May 29 – 31, 2023 (held virtually via Zoom)

Training Period (applicants are expected to be available for all training dates)

  • Thursday, June 15, 6 – 8pm
  • Thursday, June 22, 6 – 8pm
  • Thursday, June 29, 6 – 8pm
  • Thursday, July 6, 6 – 8pm
  • Thursday, July 13, 6 – 8pm

Workshop Co-Facilitation Period (specific dates TBC):

  • July – September

Eligibility

  • Black / Afro-Diasporic emerging artists aged 18 – 29 years old
  • Black / Afro-Diasporic emerging artists with an ongoing visual arts practice
  • Live in the Toronto area
  • Be available to attend and participate in all training and workshop dates

Applicants will be required to respond to the Call for Applications, and share 2 – 3 examples of their artistic work. Priority will be given to applicants with an express interest in learning more about the printmaking medium, and developing a community arts practice through gaining experience in arts facilitation and arts education.

Questions? Email us at info@niacentre.org with the subject line: Printmaking Training Program.

Click Here to Submit Your Application Today

About the Facilitator

Photo by Andre Baynes

Khadijah Morley (she/her) is a Toronto based artist and educator with a BFA in Drawing and Painting and minor in Printmaking from OCAD University.
Khadijah’s work is autobiographical, informed by her lived experience as a Black woman in Canada born of Jamaican immigrants. She creates work from a Black-feminist framework; prioritizing subjectivity as a counter-narrative. Through the process of etching and relief printing, she depicts Afro-surrealist themes where dreams, magic, and reality converge. Khadijah has been featured on CBC Arts, and has been a recipient of the Fellowship Program at KALA Art Institute in Berkeley, California. Website | Instagram


This program is a City of Toronto Cultural Hotspot Signature Project

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