Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf (MCSD) News!

Hello Deaf community!

The MCSD (Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf) is now open for business!
You can now become members.  The application form is attached.  Hearing members are welcome!

There is also another announcement about Manitoba Deaf Visual Art Show. The form is attached.
To view a youtube video, go to this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkGWx1QFT3Q&feature=em-upload_owner 

Should you have any further questions, feel free to e-mail me at director.mcsd@gmail.com

Sincerely,

Joanna Hawkins

MCSD Executive Director

Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf
Membership Form


Date:__________________

Name:___________________________________________________________
Address:_________________________________________________________
City:_______________________ Province:______________________
Postal Code:__________________
Phone:____________________ Fax:_____________________
Website:________________________________________
Email:__________________________________________

Full year membership options:

□ Member (voting) - $25.00
    *Members must be Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

□ Associate member (non-voting) - $25.00
    *Anyone who wants to support the organization.

□ Organizations (non-voting) - $100.00


□ Youth 14 to 18 years old (non-voting) - $15.00


June 1st – fiscal year for memberships each year.


Payment Method:

□ Cheque                                                          □ Cash        

Make a cheque payable to:

Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf
285 Pembina Hwy
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2E1



Why would you like to join Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf?
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Are you a member of an arts organization? If yes, please indicate which organization you are a member of.
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If you have an arts practice, please describe it.
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What goals do you have for your arts practice that we can help you with?
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 Manitoba Deaf Visual Art Show
CHRYSALIS 2013
Transformation and Growth
Opening Event
Friday, Oct 25, 2013
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Hosted by Alice Crawford (Deaf Artist for children’s book “Splish, Splat!”) and Gallery Lacosse at Gallery Lacosse, 169 Lilac St., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Selected Prairie Deaf Art will be shown at Gallery Lacosse
from Oct 25, 2013 to Nov 8, 2013 and will be for sale with artists’ permission
NOTE: Selected artists will receive $120.00 for each piece in the show.
(Example: one piece picked by the jury is 1 x $120.00 = $120.00, 3 pieces - 3 x $120.00 = $360.00, etc.)
Cheques will be given out on opening night, October 25, 2013 or mailed out the next day, October 26, 2013.

Who can Enter?
• All Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta Visual Artists.
• Artists must be 16 years of age or older. Under 18 must have a parent/guardian sign for them.
• Artwork must be original.
• All visual arts – painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, printmaking, design, crafts, textiles, and photography. The theme is open.
• Art will be chosen by a panel of professional artists and Gallery Lacosse
Gallery Lacosse decides what art is to go into the show
NO POLITICAL OR SOCIAL POLICY MESSAGES.
• ALL FRAMING for the show MUST BE DONE by GALLERY LACOSSE.
Selected Artists will receive a 40% discount

Entry Forms – print or type
• Please fill it out and send it back to Alice as soon as you can. This will help keep you up to date with what is happening with the show
Information needed: Artist’s name, address, contact information and artist biography (max 100 words) in a Word or PDF document sent via email acrawford@mmelec.com or
mail to Alice Crawford, 71 Rose Hill Way, Winnipeg, MB R2R 1Z7.
When the Entry Form is received, you will be contacted that it has been received. If you do not hear anything within a week of sending it, contact Alice Crawford at: acrawford@mmelec.com
Submission Deadline
• All information and images (digital photographs or scans) must be received in full by
Friday, August 8, 2013.
• Fill out for each image: artist’s name, title, date, media, and dimensions of work, as well as any special instructions that is needed.
• A maximum of five (5) art works may be sent by each artist for the panel. NO POLITICAL OR SOCIAL POLICY MESSAGES.
• Send art images in a high resolution 300 dpi digital photographs or scans as PDF or JPG for 1 – 5 artworks and either email or burn to a DVD and mail.
• A short artist statement (maximum 100 words) with the artwork in a Word or PDF document.

Please send entries to:
Alice Crawford’s email: acrawford@mmelec.com
Subject: Chrysalis 2013, Manitoba Visual Deaf Art Show
or a DVD to
Chrysalis 2013, Manitoba Visual Deaf Art Show
Alice Crawford
71 Rose Hill Way
Winnipeg, MB R2R 1Z7

Notification Deadline
• Artists meeting the submission deadline will be notified of acceptance by Friday, August 25th, 2013.
Delivery Deadline
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 to Gallery Lacosse, 169 Lilac St., Winnipeg, R3M 2S1
Selected art pieces are to be delivered to the gallery for framing
• ALL FRAMING for the show MUST BE DONE by GALLERY LACOSSE.
Selected Artists will receive a 40% discount
Gallery Lacosse will provide:
• E-Mail marketing
• Opening night: Food and Wine
Commission on art sold will be 50% to Gallery Lacosse
Selected Artwork
• All decisions made by the jury panel are final
• The jurors have the right to remove any original work mislead by the digital files.
• No artwork may be taken out from the show until after November 8, 2013.
• Gallery Lacosse has the final say to what art is to go into the show
• The manager of the show has permission to photograph and/or share images of accepted work for publicity, educational and reference purposes.

Entry Checklist
• Completed Entry Form (attached)
• DVD or PDF/Word file containing digital file of Artist Biography (100 words)
Submission Checklist
• Completed Submission Form (attached) as PDF
• 300 dpi PDF or JPG formats digital images labeled with artist’s name/art titles sent in email or mailed on a DVD
• Artist Statement as PDF or Word Document
Art Shipping
• Shipping arrangements and costs for accepted art is the responsibility of the artist. Insurance
• Artists are responsible for paying their own insurance coverage for accepted works while in transit.
•Gallery Lacosse will be responsible for insurance while on display at the gallery.
• Every reasonable precaution will be taken by Gallery Lacosse to handle artwork according to standard professional public exhibition practice.
• Artists have to say how much their art is worth on the Submissions Form

CHRYSALIS 2013
Manitoba Deaf Visual Art Show
ENTRY APPLICATION FORM
Please complete all sections and sign the entry form below.
Entries will be date stamped & must be received in full by the submissions deadline to be considered.
Name _________________________________________________________________________________
Address _______________________________________________________________________________
City ___________________________________________ Postal Code _____________________________
Cell Text __________________________________
Email _________________________________________________________________________________
I have read the conditions of entry and agree to submit my application under these terms.
Signature __________________________________________ Date ___________________


CHRYSALIS 2013
Manitoba Deaf Visual Art Show
SUBMISSIONS FORM
Submissions Deadline: Friday, August 8, 2013
Please fill out all sections and sign the submission form below. Submit your form along with all the digital images. Entries will be date stamped and must be received in full by the August 8th deadline to be considered.
Name _________________________________________________________________________________
Address _______________________________________________________________________________
City ___________________________________________ Postal Code _____________________________
Cell Text __________________________________
Email _________________________________________________________________________________
Entry 1 Title _______________________________________________________________________________
Medium _______________________________________________________________________________
Framed 2-D and/or 3-D Dimensions _________________________________________________________
Date Work Completed ____________________________________________________________________
Insurance Value _________________________________________________________________________
Special Installation Instructions ____________________________________________________________
For Sale Yes ___ No ___
Entry 2 Title _______________________________________________________________________________
Medium _______________________________________________________________________________
Framed 2-D and/or 3-D Dimensions _________________________________________________________
Date Work Completed ____________________________________________________________________
Insurance Value _________________________________________________________________________
Special Installation Instructions ____________________________________________________________
For Sale Yes ___ No ___
Entry 3 Title _______________________________________________________________________________
Medium _______________________________________________________________________________
Framed 2-D and/or 3-D Dimensions _________________________________________________________
Date Work Completed ____________________________________________________________________
Insurance Value _________________________________________________________________________
Special Installation Instructions ____________________________________________________________
For Sale Yes ___ No ___
Entry 4
Title _______________________________________________________________________________
Medium _______________________________________________________________________________
Framed 2-D and/or 3-D Dimensions _________________________________________________________
Date Work Completed ____________________________________________________________________
Insurance Value _________________________________________________________________________
Special Installation Instructions ____________________________________________________________
For Sale Yes ___ No ___
Entry 5 Title _______________________________________________________________________________
Medium _______________________________________________________________________________
Framed 2-D and/or 3-D Dimensions _________________________________________________________
Date Work Completed ____________________________________________________________________
Insurance Value _________________________________________________________________________
Special Installation Instructions ____________________________________________________________
For Sale Yes ___ No ___

I have read the conditions of entry submissions and agree to submit my work under these terms.Signature __________________________________________ Date ______________________________