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Announcing Modern Fuel's AGM

Modern Fuel's Annual General Meeting for the 2008-2009 fiscal year will be held at the Gallery on Friday May 29th at 5:30pm at Modern Fuel. We are hoping to keep the AGM to a brief, one hour meeting and refreshments will be served.

Modern Fuel Membership Drive

Special Offer!

Become a Modern FUELer and receive a Modern Fuel membership as well as a limited edition print by local artist Benjamin Nelson entitled MacTonight.
Modern Fuelers cost $50, a tremendous deal.
We have a small number of prints so this is a first come, first serve basis. Get your Modern Fueler now!

Artel Rooms for Rent

Living at the ARTEL - TWO PRIME ROOMS available
Move in date September 1st or October 1st
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON AN ONGOING BASIS starting JULY 27th until AUGUST 20th.

Call KINGSTON'S only authentic Art house your HOME

The Artel has two prime rooms available for Sept 1st ($308 to $420 per month plus utilities).

Application deadline ongoing: starting Sunday, July 27, to August 20th.
APPLICATION FORM AVAILABLE at www.the-artel.ca
Please submit application via e-mail to: the.artel@gmail.com

If you live at The Artel you’ll enjoy:

Administrative Director Position

MODERN FUEL ARTIST-RUN CENTRE KINGSTON, ONTARIO is accepting applications for its:

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

(25 hrs/week)
DEADLINE: July 11th 2008

Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre is seeking a motivated and organized individual for the contract position of Administrative Director (one year renewable contract).

New Job Opportunity at the Gallery

Job Opportunity

Co-ordinator of Archival Promotion and Dissemination

MODERN FUEL ARTIST-RUN CENTRE is now accepting applications for a unique and dynamic summer job opportunity in the field of contemporary art!

As the Co-ordinator of Archival Promotion and Dissemination (CAPD) for Modern Fuel’s website and its 30th Anniversary exhibition catalogue, the selected applicant will work full-time hours for 8 weeks.

Start date: Tuesday July 8th 2008
End date: Saturday August 30th 2008

Qualifications:

Bill Poole comes to Kingston

Image: Councillor Bill Glover

March 28 lunch -- “How to put Kingston on the cultural map.”

To help create an awareness of the need for a cultural policy, and to generate discussion, I am organising a special luncheon on Friday, March 28 at the Confederation Place Hotel. William D. (Bill) Poole, the Executive Director of the Centre for Cultural Management will be the speaker. His topic is “Putting Kingston of the Cultural Map.” Look up Bill and the Centre on the web to learn more. This event is being sponsored by both the Kingston Arts Council and KEDCO.

May Tenancy Available at the Artel

If you live at The Artel, apart from calling it your HOME you'll enjoy:

  • A variety of exhibitions, concerts and performances happening in the main floor multi-purpose space (550 sq.ft), aka your living room. You can choose to participate if you like.
  • Living downtown. The Artel is a 1-minute walk from Wallack's Art Supply, cafés, bookstores, movie theatres, shopping, bars/restaurants, and of course other galleries and theatres.
  • Having artistically-inclined housemates who support your interests and activities.

Thank you for all who came out to this year's Art Auction

Sunday, December 9, 2007, marked Modern Fuel's 25th Annual Art Auction - a fundraiser in support of the gallery.

We would like to acknowledge the hard work of all our volunteers including the fantastic ambient folk collective the Gertrudes, our exciting auctioneer Sandra Jass, our wonderfully charming MCs, and of course the artists who so generously submitted their work.

Please check out our Art Auction Photos

Creative Placemaking Workshop

Register Now for the Creative Placemaking Workshop!
October 25-26, 2007

Second in this series of Culture-Led Regeneration workshops is Artscape’s upcoming Creative Placemaking Workshop that investigates strategies to connect and leverage the creative and cultural resources of communities in generating quality of place. During this two-day workshop, learn from international practitioners on how to nurture and sustain the conditions for creative ecologies to thrive in downtowns, cultural districts, neighbourhoods and mainstreets.

September Tenancy Available

If you live at The Artel, apart from calling it our HOME you'll enjoy:

  • A variety of exhibitions, concerts and performances happening in the main floor multi-purpose space (550 sq.ft), aka your living room.You can choose to participate if you like.
  • Living downtown. The Artel is a 1-minute walk from Wallack's Art Supply, cafés, bookstores, movie theatres, shopping, bars/restaurants, and of course other galleries and theatres.
  • Having artistically-inclined housemates who support your interests and activities.

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