Sunday, August 05, 2007

this just in

Poplar ArtCraft online gallery of visual art presents...

Giulia Fatica Drawing With Thread

august 4 to november 3, 2007

You are invited to view "Drawing with Thread" a new online exhibition of work by textile artist Giulia Fatica. Layering, looping, then stitching between pieces of dissolvable material, Fatica creates cloth for her garments. The surprisingly luxurious surface texture of the cloth is complex, simultaneously exhibiting gestural energy and organic complexity.

Click the link below or cut & paste it into your browser to visit the gallery.

Series of Series by Un-Jin Cho continues until Sept 29, 2007

Poplar ArtCraft provides an online space for emerging artists and writers to showcase their work on the internet.

We welcome proposals from individual artists, instructors, curators and collectives. Two online spaces are available for the exhibition of visual art. A text page is also available to showcase selected critical and creative writing as well, including reviews of current and past exhibitions at Poplar ArtCraft.For more information visit the "submit your work" page.

Send proposals to:

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The Contemporary Textile Studio Co-op's membership waiting list is now open!!!

Contemporary Textile Studio Co-op
401 Richmond St. West, Studio 109
Toronto, ON
M5V 3A8

We are now accepting applications for membership at The Contemporary Textile Studio Co-op.

Full Co-op members:

Full members have 24-7 access to our beautiful, 1100 square foot, equipped Studio at 401 Richmond Street West, as well as opportunities for revenue generation and collaborations with other members and our institutional partners. Members contribute towards the costs of the space and general Studio supplies, and lend their skills and enthusiasm to the direction and development of our unique non-profit artist run co-op.

Studio Associate:

Associate status is one step towards greater involvement in the Studio and potential membership in the co-op. Associates are eligible to rent and will soon also be able to access discounts at selected suppliers and specific Studio sponsored workshops.

Membership Benefits:

  • unlimited, independent access to an 1100 sq./ft. Studio space ñ 24hrs. /day, 7 days/week ñ for personal art and design production
  • unlimited access to all Studio equipment (orientation required) and priority booking for studio use
  • opportunities for revenue generation through workshops, technical support contracts, project development and studio sales
  • access to personal storage space
  • featured listing on Studio website
  • discounts on in-house workshops
  • first access to commission requests
  • affinity discounts at select suppliers

Facilities and Equipment:

  • full length 24 x 5 ft. print table with felts
  • personal and shared shelving
  • vacuum table exposing unit
  • custom screen washout booth with power washer
  • dry work areas
  • light table
  • washer and dryer
  • screen storage and drying racks
  • standard steamer and bullet steamer
  • various hand tools
  • iron and folding ironing boards
  • hand carders
  • information library
  • photocopier

For more information and application package, please contact:

Contact: Cathy Lang

Membership Committee


Location: Haliburton, Ontario

Job Category: Full-Time Administrator

Date Posted: July 31, 2007

At Fleming College, we provide a superior learning experience in the amazing Kawartha Lakes Region. Just an hour northeast of Toronto, we deliver the hard-to-find combination of quality learning and quality of life. We excel with outstanding faculty and staff, world-class programs and leading-edge resources. We focus on job readiness and career placement. With more than 70 full-time programs, we have a grasp on the world of work. We're a college with solid roots and a positive vision for the future.

The Haliburton School of the Arts (HSTA) offers approx. 300 courses which take place throughout the summer in the picturesque Village of Haliburton at Fleming College's Haliburton Campus, situated on the shores of serene Head Lake.

Description of position:

The Principal is accountable for planning and operation of the Haliburton Campus including continuing education, post secondary, tuition short, contract training, provincially/federally funded programs, and the Plant and Property function. The position is responsible for the administration of the Haliburton Campus and is responsible to the Vice-President, Academic in providing a credible, constructive presence which meets local needs and is consistent with College goals, strategic plans and priorities.

Duties: For full details visit our website at under the Employment link.


  • Relevant combination of education (Masters Degree preferred) related to administration, adult education, community development, and management experience (or equivalent)
  • Expert knowledge of the arts, sound business and financial practices, business development, planning and marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Strong and effective communicator with the ability to reconcile significantly diverse viewpoints, foster cooperation and work collaboratively within and across various departments
  • Demonstrated ability to build strategic partnerships
  • Strong community linkages
  • Focus on enhancing the student/customer experience
  • Effective leader to coach and develop staff, achieve results, strive to continuously improve, deliver and receive feedback effectively, model interpersonal/team/inter-campus effectiveness
  • Exhibit critical thinking/problem solving
  • Be creative/innovative
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Related work experience in a post-secondary institution would be considered a definite asset

Annual Salary Range: $84,418 to $112,556 plus performance incentives

How to Apply:

Anyone who wishes to be considered, must submit a detailed, up to date resume and covering letter by Friday, August 17, 2007 12:00 noon quoting competition #A0607, to Human and Organizational Development, Sir Sandford Fleming College, Room 524, Brealey Drive, Peterborough, ON, K9J 7B1, FAX 705-749-5522, or email your resume as a WORD attachment to:

Thank you for your interest in Sir Sandford Fleming College, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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