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Canadian Arts Jobs – 25/09/12
September 25, 2012
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Hello!

I’m determined to keep myself sorted in the coming months and replying promptly to emails is always one of my priorities when it comes to keeping on top of things. However it seems to be something that many struggle with. Do you have trouble keeping on top of endless emails or are you able to manage the ever-incoming stream?

What are your tips/advice for keeping your inbox under control?

I’d love to hear your answers in the comments below (or share over Twitter & Facebook) and be sure to take a look at the great list of job opportunities below.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 24/09/12
September 24, 2012
0
pencil crayons

Hello!

Sorry for the lack of lists last week, friends! After considering various options to solve our website problems, CAC has opted to move to our very own server (the move will be happening a.s.a.p.). It seems that with our incredible growth over the past while (including over 1000 members in the few short months since we’ve introduced that feature, as well as an ever-expanding readership, content, and resources), we needed to make the investment to keep CAC running as best as we can.

This change means that the big plans that were going to be launched on October 1st will instead gradually be announced over the next few weeks and months. Be sure to check back daily so you don’t miss any of the exciting new changes and amazing opportunities!

For now, here’s a MASSIVE job list with plenty of professional possibilities to begin your week with.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 11/09/12
September 11, 2012
1
letters 2 by AndyB72

Hello!

As I mentioned yesterday, we’ve put together a survey to hear your thoughts on what you’d like to see on Canada Arts Connect Magazine. Today we’d like to know…

Who would you like to see interviewed on Canada Arts Connect Magazine?

We’d love to hear your answers in the comments below, on Twitter at @CANArtsConnect or give us your feedback to all of our survey questions HERE.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 07/09/12
September 7, 2012
0
Too-many-notes-Flute-and-sheet-gbrink

Hello!

A couple of days ago, I asked what you think the funniest movie ever made is. Now as TIFF has rolled around again, I’m wondering…

What is your favourite movie that has been shown at the Toronto International Film Festival?

Are you seeing anything new this year?

I’d love to hear your answer in the comments below (or share over Twitter & Facebook) and be sure to take a look at the wonderful list of job opportunities below.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 06/09/12
September 6, 2012
0
wooden beads

Hello!

As you may have noticed, we’re still having website issues from time to time. With CAC growing as quickly as it is (which is awesome!), our host is struggling to keep up. If you have any problems, please try links a second time if they don’t work the first time around and although the site can be slow right now, it will work eventually if you just give it a little time. We’re sorry for any inconvience and thank you to everyone for being so patient!

So this brings us to my question for the day…

How do you keep focused when things don’t go your way?

I’d love to hear your answer in the comments below (or share over Twitter & Facebook) and be sure to take a look at the great list of job opportunities below.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 05/09/12
September 5, 2012
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Hello!

Yesterday was a big day for a lot of us as many headed back to school and those of us getting back to work faced a new day, week, month and season all at once. As we all delve into the dizzying pace of daily life, it’s important to slow down every once in a while and perhaps even do something fun.

Tonight, after I get all my work done, I plan to watch a funny movie. So my question today is…

In your opinion, what is the funniest movie ever made?

Please let us know in the comments below (or share over Twitter & Facebook) and be sure to take a look at the awesome list of job opportunities below.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 08/24/12
August 24, 2012
1
typewriter

Hello!

Another week has flown by and I have a packed weekend ahead. How about you? What are you planning for the next couple of days?

I’d love to hear in the comments below after you check out today’s great list of job opportunities.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 08/23/12
August 23, 2012
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film reel

Hello!

I have great respect for mentors and their value to those who they pass their knowledge and experience on to. I’m always looking for new mentors myself when it comes to my creative craft and business practices, and I love helping others establish similar relationships.

So today my question is…

If you could be mentored by anyone throughout history, who would it be?

I’d love to hear your answer below after you check out the great list of job opportunities on today’s list.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 08/22/12
August 22, 2012
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colour guide

Hello!

We still seem to be having issues with the website, but in between it running super slowly and completely shutting down, I’ve managing to gather the jobs together for a MASSIVE list today.

Hopefully the glitches with the site will be fixed soon (we’re on the case!), but until then have an amazing day and hopefully there are a few opportunities below that are perfect for you.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 08/16/12
August 16, 2012
2
blue beads

Hello!

Yesterday I asked: Should artists / musicians / actors / writers be role models?

Today I’m curious about what role you play and what responsibility you might have to those who admire you and your work.

Do you consider yourself a role model? Would you want to be?

I’d love to hear your answers and thoughts in the comments below after you check out the list of great job opportunities I have for you.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 08/14/12
August 14, 2012
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type

Hello!

I’m regularly asked by CAC readers “how to get started” in one area of the arts or another, whether it be related to education, career, techniques, or other aspects of art.

One specific question I hear is how to start an art collection.

I’m asked if people should buy art because of the value of the piece or fame of the artist. I’m asked it people should start with small pieces, then move on to more daring examples. I’m asked for any advice on how to make smart purchases and good investments.

I’m curious how our community of artistic professionals (and art enthusiasts) began their own collections.

How did you start your own art collection?

How do you decide what you yourself buy and display?

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 08/09/12
August 9, 2012
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open books

Hello!

Years ago, a co-worker took at peek at the book I was reading during my lunch-break and asked what I thought of it. “It’s good,” I replied. “Of course, I’ve read it at least five times, so I already know it’s good.” I held up the copy of my book to show him how worn it was from the multiple readings.

“Why would you re-read it if you already know how it’s going to end?” He couldn’t understand any of the reasons I gave him and eventually I tried, “It’s the same as watching a movie you love over and over again.” He replied with a blank stare.

I know I’m not the only one who likes to indulge in old favourites (perhaps many times over). So my question today is…

What book(s) do you re-read?

I’d love to hear your answers in the comments below after you check out the great list of job opportunities I have for you.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 08/08/12
August 8, 2012
1
mics

Hello!

I did a little people-watching yesterday and noticed one particular woman who was strolling past in a wonderfully colourful, wildly printed dress. I began to wonder what influenced such a vibrant sense of style. I find my own clothes to be colourful as well and I love prints. I like playing with make-up and am never timid about trying new & unusual hairstyles. I’ve always had a unique sense of style, which seems to be pretty common among artistic types.

Do you think your artistic nature influences your fashion and personal style?

Be sure to let us know in the comments section below after you check out the great list of jobs I have for you today.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 07/25/12
July 25, 2012
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untitled seascape - Ashley

untitled by CAC Member Ashley (@loveisart24)
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Hello!

Yesterday I asked what you thought the role of an artist is. Today I’m wondering what you think the role of art is. Does art itself have a different intent/responsibility than the artist creating the work?

Fill in the blank:

“The role of art is to _____________.” Is it different than the role of the artist?

I’d love to hear your ideas in the comments below after you check out the great list of job opportunities I have for you.

Have a wonderful day!

Desirée

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Canadian Arts Jobs – 07/23/12
July 23, 2012
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Oh...Butterfly - Lila Vaccher

 

“Oh…Butterfly” by CAC Member Lila Vaccher (@lilyart)
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Hello!

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. I have an amazing  list for you, with some incredible job opportunities.

Have a wonderful day!

Ryan

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