Call for Submissions: Norval Morrisseau Award for Visual Arts – Dateline August 15

Submit before midnight August 15, 2022
Send the images of 6-10 items of your original, unpublished, artworks (paintings, drawings, sketches, digital art, sculpture) in .jpg, .jpeg, or .gif format not exceeding 2mb. 
Short List: Top six entries
2nd and 3rd place Winners: Honourable Mention
First place Winner: $1000

Judge: Liz Toohey-Wiese
Jury Members: Heidi McKenzie & Mariam Zohra D

Liz Toohey-Wiese is primarily a landscape painter for the last decade, her artwork and research more recently has focused on the topic of wildfires in BC. She is a professor of Fine Arts at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where she teaches drawing and painting.

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Heidi McKenzie is a Toronto-based ceramic artist. In 2011 she received the Emerging Artist Award at Toronto Artists Project. Heidi has exhibited internationally, including in Romania, Hungary, Australia, Italy and USA. She received a 2017 and 2019 Craft Ontario Award.

Norval Morrisseau Award for Visual Arts is open to Canadian citizens, members of Indigenous nations, landed immigrants, permanent residents, refugee applicants, and international students in Canada.

We encourage people of colour, LGBTQ+, disabled, and financially challenged artists to participate.

View Eligibility Criteria and Submission Guidelines at the link below:
https://surreymuseawards.wordpress.com/visual-arts-award/

Surrey Muse Arts Society

surrey.muse@gmail.com

Surrey Muse Arts Society operates from the
unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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Call for Submissions: Vera Manuel Award for Poetry – Dateline August 15

Submit before midnight August 15, 2022
Send 6-10-minute audio (.mp3) and/or video (.mp4) of your original unpublished music WITH the lyric sheets in PDF.
Short List: Top six entries
2nd and 3rd place Winners: Honourable Mention
First place Winner: $1000

Judge: Cecily Nicholson
Jury Members: Malcolm van Delst & Sana Janjua

Cecily Nicholson is the author of four books, and past recipient of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and the Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry. She has held the Ellen and Warren Tallman Writer in Residence at SFU (2017), and Writer in Residence at the University of Windsor (2021).

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Malcolm van Delst is a poet, novelist and web developer who is passionate about writing. She founded and runs the Vancouver Writers Group and chairs the Surrey Library’s Guildford Writers Circle. She has an English Literature degree from McMaster University, she later taught at Emily Carr Institute. 

Vera Manuel Award for Poetry is open to Canadian citizens, members of Indigenous nations, landed immigrants, permanent residents, refugee applicants, and international students in Canada.

We encourage people of colour, LGBTQ+, disabled, and financially challenged poets to participate.

View Eligibility Criteria and Submission Guidelines at the link below:
https://surreymuseawards.wordpress.com/poetry-award/

Surrey Muse Arts Society

surrey.muse@gmail.com

Surrey Muse Arts Society operates from the
unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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The 15th Virtual Gathering of Surrey Muse – Friday June 25 / 2021

105th Gathering

6-25-2021 (1)

 

Featured Artists
Author Mohammed Hanif
Poet Cecily Nicholson
Performer Metronomad
Open Mic Opener Elizabeth Armerding
Featured Art by Unknown Syrian Artist
Host Mariam Zohra D.

LIVE Watch Party
Friday, June 25, 2021
5:30 -7:00 PM (PT)
Join us at:
Surrey Muse Channel on YouTube

Open Mic submissions
Submission guidelines
Send 3-5 minute video/audio recordings via email by June 15th

Free event
Donations welcome

View previous program videos at
Surrey Muse YouTube channel

Updates will be posted here
Program
Videos will be posted here
surreymuse.wordpress.com/virtual

More about the gatherings
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Support our Projects
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
Surrey Muse Writers
Women Who Named the Unnamed

Contact
surrey.muse@gmail.com

Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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Surrey Muse Program – January-June 2021

‘Ohow – The Owl’ by Aaron Paquette

Session 19
January-June 2021

Jan 22
Author Liam Wallinger
Poet Fiona Tinwei Lam
Performer Celeste Snowber
Open Mic Opener Catherine Lewis
Host Jovian Radheshwar

Feb 26
Author Katherine Fawcett
Poet Heidi Greco
Performer Her Ra
Open Mic Opener Maggie Tomaszewski
Host Mariam Zohra

March 26
Author Darcie Friesen Hossack
Poet Larissa Lai
Performer Mariam Zohra
Open Mic Opener Waking Dream
Host Jovian Radheshwar

April 23
Author Dorothy Ellen Palmer
Poet TBA
Filmmaker Arlene Bowman
Open Mic Opener Barbara Carter
Host Mariam Zohra

May 28
Author Aislinn Hunter
Poet Juliane Okot Bitek
Performer Samya Arif
Open Mic Opener Deborah Vieyras
Host Jovian Radheshwar

June 25
Author Mohammad Hanif
Poet Cecily Nicholson
Performer Metro Nomad
Open Mic Opener Elizabeth Amerding
Host Mariam Zohra

View the information below to
participate in each gathering’s Open Mic Session.
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Updates to this program
Will be posted below
Program

Surrey Muse program is put together twice a year, in Nov/Dec for January-June session, and in May/June for July-November session. Dates are chosen by the participants through an invitation. Participants are invited from a recommendations list that stays open throughout the year. To recommend authors, poets and artist/performers to be featured at Surrey Muse, use the email address at the bottom of this post or try the online recommendations form.

More about the gatherings
Gatherings
Virtual Gatherings

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Subscribe to YouTube channel
youtube.com/channel

Support our Projects
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
Surrey Muse Writers
Women Who Named the Unnamed

Contact
surrey.muse@gmail.com

Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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May 27-2016 Gathering of Surrey Muse

49th Gathering

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May 27, 2016
Author Judy MacInnes
Poet Cecily Nicholson
Performer Mariam Zohra D.
Open Mic Opener Liam Wallinger
BookSigning Author Timothy Shay
Host Alex Macilwain

Room 418 – City Centre branch
Surrey Public Library
Phone: (604) 598-7420
(Surrey Central skytrain)

Book Table
Refreshments
Free event
Donations welcome

Updates will be posted here
Program
More about the gatherings
Gatherings

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Contact
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