Saturday, June 5, 2010

54 Timeraiser

54 TIMERAISER |
CALL FOR WORKS | JUN 22
This call pays fair market value, up to $800, if your work is selected! Selected pieces will also help inspire people to donate their time in support of great causes.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Wednesday June 22nd, 2010 at 5:00 p.m.
To apply create an Artist Account at: http://www.calltocommunity.ca Submissions will be judged by an expert jury panel from the Vancouver Arts Community.

What is the Timeraiser?

The Timeraiser is a silent art auction with a twist. Instead of bidding money, participants bid volunteer time to agencies that need their skills and energy. We buy all artwork at fair market value beforehand and auction it off on the night of the Timeraiser. The 3rd Vancouver Timeraiser will be held on Thursday September 23rd at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown.

Successful auction bidders have 12 months to complete their volunteer pledge. When they do, they bring the artwork home as a reminder of their goodwill. During the 12 months after the Timeraiser, while participants are completing their volunteer hours, artwork will be displayed in the offices of corporate partners and in various community spaces.

To date, the Timeraiser has generated 55,000 volunteer hours and invested $350,000 in the careers of emerging Canadian artists.

Submission Guidelines:
- Emerging or mid-career Vancouver-area artists will be given preference
- Submissions can only be made online at
- Submissions received after 5:00pm on June 22nd will not be accepted
- All submitting artists will be notified via email of selection results

For more information, go to http://www.timeraiser.ca and please circulate this notice to your friends and colleagues in the art community. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jennifer Grebeldinger 604-637-8287 or jgrebel@timeraiser.ca.

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