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GASP!

Gabriola Artists Support Program

CLICK HERE to read about the recipients of the 2018 GAC GASP funding. The 2021 submission deadline is Monday, July 5th with results announced Friday, August 13th.

BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM PRIORITIES

In celebration of our twentieth anniversary in 2017, the Gabriola Arts Council (GAC) created a fund to support local artists in their pursuit of creative, educational, or community-based projects. The fund was seeded by contributions from the President’s Legacy Fund (created from donations made in honour of Kathy Ramsey’s contribution to arts and culture on Gabriola) and a donation from Tammy Hudgeon. The GAC Board of Directors agreed to allocate a portion of membership fees to the GASP, a decision which will ensure an ongoing source of revenue for the fund.

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Hello dear friends, artists, and art lovers

This note is to share some news with you about me and the Arts Council. I will be moving on from GAC early in the new year, leaving this job that I have loved for the past eight years.
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Isle of the Arts Festival 2020 — Workshop Submission

Isle of the Arts Festival | Gabriola Island | April 2 to 12, 2020

Are you interested in offering a workshop at the Isle of the Arts Festival in April 2020? Please complete the form below in as much detail as possible.

Submission deadline: December 13

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Looking for Artists to Teach Workshops at GES

GAC is working with Gabriola Elementary School and the Intergenerational Land-Based Learning For Reconciliation project, supported by Simon Fraser University.

We are inviting applications from professional and working artists to conduct a series of three workshops with students from Gabriola Elementary School. We are looking for projects in a range of artistic disciplines that relate to the theme of Land-Based Learning.

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