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Catching up with Local Creators

Ashley Anne Clark recently sat down with us to discuss winning Visual Artist of the Year at the 2021 ECMAs, how she incorporates her passion for wildlife into her art, and her future plans.

Get caught up with Ashley at creativepei.ca

Current Opportunities

Our website now features a collection of current opportunities relevant to creative workers on PEI. It can be filtered by opportunity type and creative discipline, making relevant opportunities easy to find.

Some recently posted opportunities include:

  • PEI Arts Grants now accepting applications - Government of PEI

  • Become an ECMA juror - ECMA

  • Part-time contracts for film industry pros - REEL Canada

  • 2022 Award Submissions - MusicPEI

See All 25 Current Opportunities

A Digital Strategy for PEI's Creative Sector Takes Shape

Prince Edward Island's creative sector currently lacks a sector-wide strategy to capitalize on the digital transformation of our economy and society.

Canada Council for the Arts' Digital Strategy Fund aims to advance the digital transformation of Canada's arts sector by helping arts groups, collectives and organizations build digital capacity, transform business models and operations, and develop projects that leverage digital technology to address sectoral and digital challenges.

In March of 2021, CreativePEI, with support from this fund, began consulting with key PEI arts and culture organizations to determine the sector's needs in relation to the development of a new province-wide digital strategy.

It was determined through these consultations that a media-rich artist portfolio directory would be a feasible and impactful project which would greatly enhance the online discoverability of Island artists and businesses to both local and off-island audiences, and could raise awareness of PEI as a welcoming place for artists to live and work.

The next step in this project is to create a proof of concept that demonstrates the portal’s potential functionality. We look forward to sharing more updates in regards to this project as they become available.

CreativePEI is Hiring a Student!

Creative PEI is looking to hire a student as a Digital Content Coordinator to help build a prototype of a web-based artist portfolio directory aimed at increasing the online discoverability of Prince Edward Island creative sector workers.

Applicants must be:

  • registered as a student in a recognized Post-Secondary Education Institution in any program or field of study.

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons with refugee protection given under the law.

The successful candidate will be a student enrolled in a program where they are gaining skills in one or more of the following disciplines:

  • Graphic Design

  • Web Development – PHP / HTML / CSS

  • Photography / Photograph Editing

  • Videography / Video Editing

  • Marketing / Social Media Marketing

  • Journalism / Communications

  • Commerce / Business Administration / e-Commerce

  • Project Management

See the full job description at creativepei.ca/student-job-opportunity

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