If You Ask Me, 2017

If You Ask Me, 2020 Open Call

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.

OAC Exhibition Assistance Grants

Workman Arts is a recommender for the Ontario Arts Council’s (OAC) Exhibition Assistance Grants, a program which 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.

Norman and Marsha Paul Family Trust

The Norman & Marsha Paul Family Trust has made a commitment to provide $60,000 in funding over the next three years (2018-2020) to support member artists with costs associated with Workman Arts exhibitions and presentations.

The Paul Family Trust (PFT) assists Workman Arts member artists with production costs associated with Workman Arts exhibitions. To be eligible for this fund, you must have confirmation that your work has been accepted into one of our exhibitions (such as Being Scene or Rendezvous with Madness) and be a current active member.

Art Sales and Rental Participation

Workman Arts selects and administers artwork to be sold and rented by individuals and businesses in the community and at CAMH. Original artworks created by Workman Arts Member Artists will be displayed with proper signage and credits. Proceeds for sales or rentals are given to artist(s) and an additional admin fee is added to cover administration costs.

Workman Arts Promotional Artwork Submissions

If you are interested in having your work featured in Workman Arts’ promotional material, please follow the submission guidelines.

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

George Hardy was a cherished member of Workman Arts from 2008-2016. This scholarship was established in honour of George through the generous contributions from George’s son Trystan Hardy and George’s sister Lynn Hardy.