A photo of a person holding a digital film camera with their back to the camera. There are two dark blue bands with white text at the top and bottom that read "If You Ask Me Youth Filmmaking Initiative" and "Call for Applications, Deadline: June 21".

If You Ask Me 2021 Open Call – Deadline: June 21

If You Ask Me (IYAM) is a free program that supports emerging filmmakers with mental health and/or addiction experiences to develop a short film in the company of like-minded peers in a supportive environment. Apply to our annual open call to receive mentorship and engage in workshops led by industry professionals.

A pair of hands screenprinting on the left, with a dark blue diagonal block of colour with the text Call for Online Course Proposals, Deadline June 25 on the right

Call for Online Course Proposals 2021/2022 – Deadline: June 25

Workman Arts invites instructors to propose accessible and inclusive online courses for our 2021/2022 training year. Instructors will develop and teach workshops and classes for our artist membership, units at CAMH (as part of our Art Cart program in collaboration with Gifts of Light) as well as the greater Toronto Arts community with partner organizations.

OAC Exhibition Assistance Grants

Workman Arts is a recommender for the Ontario Arts Council’s (OAC) Exhibition Assistance Grants, a program that provides funding for presentation costs for confirmed exhibitions to artists living in Ontario. The minimum grant awarded is $500 and the maximum is $2,000. 2021-22 Deadlines for applications: July 26, 2021, 1 pm ET and January 10, 2022. 1 PM ET.

Art Sales and Rental Participation

The Art Sales and Rental program is undergoing some changes. At this time we are not accepting any applications.

George Hardy from the waist up, wearing a bowtie and jacket and tipping his brimmed hat in one hand above his head.

George Hardy Scholarship

The George Hardy scholarship was established in honour of Workman Artist George Hardy to support professional development opportunities for Workman Arts members.