Saturday June 9th, 2018
1:00PM – 2:30PM
Location: Gladstone Hotel, 2nd floor exhibition space
Peter Kingstone will lead an informal discussion on what is needed for a grant, and will address specific questions on difficulties with translating work for a jury. There will also be tips on how a grant should be written, highlighting things like storytelling, audience, history, and documentation.
Peter Kingstone is a Toronto-based visual artist and curator, working primarily in video and photography. He holds a MFA on video and new media from York University. Peter also holds the position of Visual/Media Arts Officer with the Toronto Arts Council. As an independent artist, Peter’s installation pieces have been shown across Canada and internationally, and he was awarded the Untitled Artist Award in 2005 for his installation The Strange Case of peter K. (1974-2004). Peter holds a degree in Philosophy/Cultural Studies from Trent University in Peterborough and a Masters of Fine Art focusing on video and new media from York University in Toronto. Peter has presented at many conferences on the ideas around storytelling and social engagement.