Outsiders and Others is seeking visual artists from Canada and the United States who’s artwork is focused on wood boring insects, wood, and/or the relationship between wood boring insects and wood.
This exhibition being presented simultaneously with the Joint American and Canadian Entomological Society Meeting in Vancouver on November 13-16, 2022.
How to apply by email:
Send up to 4 images of artwork to be considered for Images must be jpegs.
Include a list that describes the images you are sending with the title, medium, and size of each
Write a statement about yourself that includes your education, exhibition history, and why you were interested in applying to participate in this
Email all your information to: email@example.com and put “Boring Art” in the subject line. Artists will be notified by email about the selection process results by October 7.
Applications due Sept 30th
Exhibition dates are November 2-27, 2022
Self-taught artists will be given priority consideration for the exhibition as that is the focus of our organization.
The gallery retains a 25% commission on the sale of all
Artists are responsible for the cost of shipping the artwork to and from the gallery for the
Outsiders and Others is a non-profit arts Society with a focus on bringing non-traditional artists to the forefront. This includes outsider, folk, self-taught, visionary, intuitive, and artists with disabilities.
Our gallery is at 716 East Hastings Street in Vancouver and is open to the public Wed – Sat 11-4 and by appointment. We also have a window only gallery at #100-938 Howe Street.
http://esc-sec.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/ESC_logo-300x352.png00Cass Chowdhuryhttp://esc-sec.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/ESC_logo-300x352.pngCass Chowdhury2022-08-02 01:51:572022-08-02 02:08:01Call for Artists! Boring Art: Celebrating Wood Boring Insects and the Wood They Love
http://esc-sec.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/ESC_logo-300x352.png00Cass Chowdhuryhttp://esc-sec.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/ESC_logo-300x352.pngCass Chowdhury2022-06-20 22:24:342022-06-20 22:24:34REGISTRATION FOR THE JOINT ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETIES OF AMERICA, CANADA AND BRITISH COLUMBIA IS NOW OPEN!
On June 8th, we invite you to celebrate National Insect Appreciation Day (NAIAD) with thousands of insect enthusiasts, amateurs, and professionals all across Canada. We invite you to participate in the “insect picture challenge” on social media. This year, we invite professional entomologists to ‘lift a finger for insects’ by sharing their love of insects and arthropods with the public on social media by taking a picture or video of their species of study in their hand or on their finger. Share your love for insects!
In order to participate in the challenge, a person will have to post a least one picture of an insect during the National Insect Appreciation Day on June 8th. When posting the photo, the participant should include associated hashtags and nominate five friends by inviting them to also post an insect picture.
How a hashtag works: A hashtag makes it possible for other users to easily find messages and post with a specific theme or content. Simply use the hashtag on social media (Facebook, Instagram or Twitter) and make sure that your photograph is public.
The Entomological Society of Canada is looking for a member willing to serve in the position of Co-Secretary, starting in September 2022. The current Secretary position will be split into two Co-Secretary positions, and the current Secretary will continue as one of the Co-Secretaries. The two Co-Secretaries will share the secretarial duties in support of the President and Board of Directors by:
Scheduling meetings of the Executive Council, Board, and the Members, preparing agendas, obtaining reports from Officers and others, sending out notices of meetings, attending the meetings, and recording
Working with our Association Management Company (Strauss event & association management) to ensure that records of Society activities such as agendas, minutes, reports, and correspondence are preserved, and to prepare the Society’s annual filings with Corporations Canada and other government agencies.
Providing information on Society business to the Bulletin Editor, Webmaster, and Strauss for publication, posting, and circulation to the membership as necessary.
Maintaining up-to-date lists and contact information for the Society’s Board, and
Overseeing plebiscites to recommend candidates for nominations as Societal Director and Director-at-Large, and for any other questions on which votes may be required, and notifying of the results of Advising affiliated societies when they need to provide names for nominations as Regional Directors.
A familiarity with the Society’s by-laws, rules, and guidelines, past experience as a Board member, and the ability to work in French and English would all be assets. This is a great opportunity to serve one of the oldest biological societies in North America and to deepen your contacts with the Canadian entomological community. Any member interested in serving in this position may contact the current Secretary, Neil Holliday (Neil_Holliday@UManitoba.CA) for further information. Applications should be made to the President, Felix Sperling (Felix.Sperfirstname.lastname@example.org), by 30 June 2022. The final selection will be made by an ad hoc committee convened by the President.
The Science-Policy Committee in coordination with the Student and Early Professional Affairs Committee are excited to announce the second webinar in our webinar mini-series titled “Science Meets Policy”. Our second webinar will focus on the intersection of science and policy for entomology in working lands which will be held on Friday April 1st, 1:00-2:00 pm EDT. The goal of this webinar is to highlight key areas where science informs policy relevant to entomology in the forestry and agricultural sectors.
We have three very exciting panelists lined up to speak at this webinar. Each speaker will give a brief talk on their own experiences within the science-policy interface. We will then have time for a panel discussion and questions from attendees – so come prepared to ask questions!