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HOLD FAST: Festival Communications Assistant

This summer Eastern Edge Gallery is looking for a Communications Assistant for its 20th Annual HOLD FAST Contemporary Arts Festival. This position will assist the Festival Manager with the fundraising and promotion of the four-day festival. Bringing together 5 headlining visual artists from across Canada to St. John’s, Newfoundland, the festival strives to deliver accessible, meaningful and critically-relevant contemporary art programming across an array of media including: installation, performance, screenings, artist talks, dance, community events and artist-led workshops for people of all ages.

The ideal candidate would have strong local interests and the ability to connect with a diversity of communities within Newfoundland & Labrador. HOLD FAST Festival is a fast paced and exciting event that requires an energetic personality that can remain calm and positive in high intensity work environment. Teamwork is key to the success of the Festival and being able to communicate, engage, and promote the Festival to a wide audience will be a major responsibility of this position. The Communications Assistant will be working closely with the Festival Manager in creating promotional material, engaging audience through social media platforms, assisting with welcoming the artists to the festival and aiding with the many projects, events, and workshops hosted by the Festival.

For more information on this position, click HERE. 

HOLD FAST: Gallery Attendant

This summer Eastern Edge Gallery is looking for a Gallery Attendant for the summer months and leading up to the 20th Annual HOLD FAST Contemporary Arts Festival. This position will help animate the Gallery programming and Hold Fast Residency. Bringing together 5 headlining visual artists from across Canada to St. John’s, Newfoundland, the festival strives to deliver accessible, meaningful and critically-relevant contemporary art programming across an array of media including: installation, performance, screenings, artist talks, dance, community events and artist-led workshops for people of all ages.

The ideal candidate would have strong local interests and the ability to connect with a diversity of communities across Newfoundland & Labrador. Eastern Edge has fast paced and exciting programming that requires an energetic personality that can remain calm and positive in high intensity work environment. Teamwork is key to the success of the Festival and being able to communicate, engage, and promote the Festival to a wide audience will be a major responsibility of this position. The Gallery Attendant will be working closely with the Eastern Edge Team in creating dynamic events and engaging audience through social media platforms, assisting with welcoming the artists to the festival and aiding with the many projects, and workshops hosted by the Gallery.

For more information on this position, click HERE.


Eastern Edge Gallery is excited to present three new Calls for Submissions:

EE Studio Residencies 
Deadline for submissions April 18, 2019

Land-Based Artist Residency with Marlene Creates 
Deadline for submissions April 28, 2019

HOLD FAST Festival 2019 
Deadline for submissions May 4, 2019


Accessibility Fund

In 2019 Eastern Edge Gallery will be extending its accessibility initiatives through a designated fund. This is an annual limited fund of $2,000 to be split into stipends of $200 for up to 10 recipients, which can be applied to by Eastern Edge members in good standing and exhibiting artists by clicking here.


Partnering with Eastern Edge Gallery

EE is open to partnership and collaboration with other organisations. Please email us a proposal of partnership that outlines your project description, your responsibilities and specifications, and your expectations for EE’s participation. Please note that projects that do not pay professional artist fees as a minimum will not be considered. As a non-profit,  Artist-run centre we have limited resources; as such we are highly selective in the projects to which we commit our time, so as to ensure quality of programming.

Please note that any person or organisation that works with us must abide by and embrace our Code of Conduct.


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