Career Development

Ontario Arts Council, Grant: Access and career development, Programs for aboriginal arts professionals and arts professionals of colour

Access and Career Development supports Ontario-based Aboriginal arts professionals and arts professionals of colour. Applicants can request funding for training, mentoring or apprenticing in all contemporary and traditional art practices.

ARTpreneur.org, Video Writing an effective artist statement

 This short video will teach you approach to self-branding, help you understand how to write an effective artist statement, and will teach you the difference between a bio and an artist statement. It will also offer examples of artist statement to give you something concrete to work from. This video is mostly useful for visual artists, although some of the information about self-branding and writing bios can be useful for other artists.

Cultural Human Resources Council, Career development tools

CHRC produces career development tools such as: 

-The Art of Managing Your Career (for self-employed artists and cultural workers)

-Careers in Culture; and

-Export Marketing of Cultural Products and Services

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Programs and services

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) is the department of the Government of Canada responsible for developing, managing and delivering social programs and services. HRSDC’s mission is to build a stronger and more competitive Canada, to support Canadians in making choices that help them live productive and rewarding lives, and to improve Canadians’ quality of life.

Work in Culture, Business Skills Training

Various career development and business skills training.