Wednesday, July 30, 2008

CRAFTY BIZ: The Grant Writing Workshop with William Huffman (deadline: Aug 11, workshop: Aug 13)

Via Akimbo

The Cryptic Canvas' Seminar Series is pleased to offer to:

The Grant Writing Workshop
with William Huffman
Toronto Arts Council/Foundation
Associate Director & Grant Officer

Wednesday August 13th, 2008 6:30-9:30pm
Discussion & Q&A: 6:30-8:30
Reception: 8:30-9:30

The Cryptic Canvas Gallery
8 Waterloo Terrace
Toronto, ON

Reservations Required
Cost: $25.00+tx
Reserve at or 416.703.0379.

Deadline for Reservations:
Monday August 11, 2008
Limited Space - Reserve Early!

About William Huffman:
A native of the Niagara Region, William Huffman is an arts administrator, curator and writer with a history of extensive involvement on both local and international cultural fronts. Huffman is currently the Associate Director of the Toronto Arts Council (TAC) and Toronto Arts Council Foundation (TACF). Before joining TAC/F in 2002, he worked with a number of visual arts organizations in Ontario such as Rodman Hall Arts Centre, Blackwood Gallery, Arts Toronto, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, A Space Gallery, Canadian Art Foundation and Art Gallery of Sudbury. Huffman is a past Board member of Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Art, Ontario Cultural Human Resources Council, Canadian Artists Representation / Le Front des Artistes Canadiens and Alliance Française de Toronto. He is Founding Director of Le Consortium pour l'echange (France/Canada), a member of the Program Advisory Committee for Art & Art History, a joint program between Sheridan College and University of Toronto at Mississauga and a member of the Board of Directors of Parkdale Liberty Economic Development Corporation (Toronto). In 1999, Huffman created the Art & Art History Program's ongoing William Huffman Award for Excellence in Studio Practice. His past curatorial initiatives include: Aurora: A Survey of New Media Work from Finland (Canada/USA), Head Frame for the 2001 Biennale di Venezia (Italy), Stephen Andrews: the 1st part of the 2nd half (France/Italy/Canada), traductions (Montréal) and La Grande Expérience for Toronto's inaugural Nuit Blanche. The Ambassade de France recently appointed Huffman Chef du Projet of the Marseille-Toronto visual art exchange initiative scheduled to launch in 2009.


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