Bodies in Translation is looking for an artist to collaborate with us to create imagery, icons and/or graphics for the new website we are building to be a resource centre for courses and information about disability, d/Deaf, fat, Mad, and E/elder arts. We are accepting submissions from artists working in any medium who have some familiarity with designing for the web.
Scope of Work
5-6 unique images
Our budget is around $2000, and we are open to negotiation around compensation and scope
CARFAC licencing fees for long-term use of the material can be applied
Familiar with the arts communities centred by the Bodies in Translation project
Experienced with designing graphics for the web
Able to encapsulate themes and ideas through imagery
Located in Canada
Artists from the disability, d/Deaf, fat, Mad, and E/elder communities and other equity-deserving groups are encouraged to apply
Submit application via email to Elisabeth Harrison (firstname.lastname@example.org). Following the Artist Submission Information listed below, your application should include a brief statement about your interest and experience, and include portfolio examples either attached or with a link to a website.
Please reach out if you have questions, if you need any assistance or if you would prefer another method of application.
Artist Selection Process
All submissions will be reviewed by a committee from Bodies in Translation. The committee will select an artist based on the following criteria:
Artistic style aligns with Bodies in Translation’s brand and intentions
Understanding of the disability, d/Deaf, fat, Mad, and E/elder communities
Demonstration of excellence of past work, capacity to complete a professional art project
Equity is considered throughout the review process. Selected prospective artists may be invited to discuss their work and its alignment with the committee by video conference, phone call, email or other text-based methods.
Call Opens: May 16, 2022
Deadline to Apply: June 16, 2022
Meetings with prospective artists: June 2022
Applicants Notified: July 2022
Project Work Completion: August 31, 2022
Please email Elisabeth Harrison (email@example.com) if you have any questions.
Artist Submission Information
*What is your connection to the disabled, d/Deaf, fat, Mad, or E/elder arts communities? (Max. 100 words)
*What interests you about designing graphics for the web as part of your art practice? (Max. 100 words)
*Describe your art practice (Max. 150 words)
One or more of the following:
*3 Images of existing artworks (JPEG/PDF)
*CV/Resume (Max. 2 pages)