Calls for Entry & Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT

DUNDAS VALLEY SCHOOL OF ART | BUILDING SERVICES COORDINATOR

The Dundas Valley School of Art is now accepting applications for the position of Building Services Coordinator. The successful applicant will coordinates building services and systems (such as HVAC and MEP) for there DVSA. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter in PDF format to info@dvsa.ca.For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 14, 2017

HAMILTON FRINGE FESTIVAL | FESTIVAL COORDINATORS

The Fringe is currently looking to hire a Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator and a Box Office Coordinator. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator will oversee the recruitment and coordination of volunteers for all fringe venues and events. The Box Office Coordinator will supervise and coordinate all Front of House and Box Office operations for the Festival. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 21, 2017

HAMILTON FRINGE FESTIVAL | VENUE TECHNICIAN (2)

The Fringe is currently looking to hire two (2) Venue Technicians. Reporting to the Technical Director, each of these positions will oversee the implementation of seven Hamilton Fringe productions in a specific venue. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE:  May 01, 2017

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC | GALLERY ASSISTANT

Hamilton Artists Inc. is looking for a Gallery Assistant for starting May 28 – September 3, 2017.  This opportunity requires working weekdays, evenings (during events) and weekends. Job duties include: installation and gallery prep, research and program development, membership management, marketing and promotion of gallery events (print and online), exhibition coordination, grant writing, developing an exhibition essay, archival documentation and working directly with our cultural community. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 13, 2017
DANCE

DUSK DANCES  |  CALL TO ARTISTS

HCA Dance Theatre is now accepting submissions from local choreographers for an outdoor dance work.  Proposed works may be a new or remounted performance, must be between 8 & 12 minutes, suitable for family audiences and for outdoor performance.  Contact Jessica Lea Fleming at Jessica@hcarts.ca or 905-528-4020 for details or download the PDF.

  • DEADLINE:  April 14, 2017
FILM & MEDIA​

CONTACT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL | 2017 PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

CONTACT is now accepting submissions from photo-based artists with well-developed projects to participate in the 2017 Portfolio Reviews program. International curators, directors, publishers, and photo editors are brought together during CONTACT to review work by emerging artists, with a focus on documentary, photojournalism, narrative or photo-based art practices. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 24, 2017

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC & AGH | PHOTOPHOBIA FESTIVAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Photophobia is the 11th annual festival of short-format contemporary media, film, video and moving image hosted in partnership between the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Hamilton Artists Inc. The Art Gallery of Hamilton and Hamilton Artists Inc. are once again partnering to showcase contemporary practitioners who test the boundaries of the medium in 2017. For further info, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

​ONE WORLD FILM FESTIVAL | CALL FOR DOCUMENTARIES 

One World Arts is currently seeking submissions of feature and short documentaries for the 28th annual One World Film Festival, which will be held September 28-October 1, 2017 in Ottawa, Canada. For further info, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: May 01, 2017

CONTACT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2017 BURTYNSKY GRANT

Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky and the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival are looking for submissions for the 2017 Burtynsky Grant-a $5,000 annual grant to support a Canadian artist in the creation of a photobook. This grant is intended to support photo-based artists in the advanced stages of developing a photobook. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 15, 2017

TORONTO ANIMATED IMAGE SOCIETY | ANIMATION SHOWCASE OPEN FOR ENTRIES

The Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) is pleased to announce the 11th Annual TAIS Animation Showcase is now Open for Entries. Any frame-by-frame or computer-assisted animated film or video completed within the last 2 years may be entered though films must be no more than 10 minutes in length. For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 22, 2017

G44 CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY | CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS

Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography is a non-profit artist-run centre committed to photography as a multi-faceted and ever-changing art form, offering a unique platform for reflection and dialogue on contemporary photography and its related practices. We encourage exhibition proposals from local, national and international artists at all stages of their careers who are innovative in their use of materials and approach to photography. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: June 01, 2017

ANNUAL HAMILTON FILM FESTIVAL  |  CALL FOR ENTRIES

Locally focused and internationally recognized, the Hamilton Film Festival screens over 150 films and attracts 5000 cinema lovers, film producers, distributors and filmmakers from all over the world. The festival also has a strong industry development component with the Canadian Film Market and Lights Camera Hamilton. Accepting Short, mid-length and feature films in all genres including drama, comedy, music, documentary, experimental, genre, youth and local. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE:   August 15, 2017
FINE CRAFT​

OTTAWA ART GALLERY  |  OAG SHOP & COMMERCIAL GALLERY CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The doors to the new Ottawa Art Gallery will open in the fall of 2017 and we're looking for handmade items such as: jewellery, ceramics, greeting cards, children’s toys, stationery (notebooks, zines, etc.), fashion accessories (scarves, hats, etc.) and any other goods. The submissions will be juried by gallery staff and representatives from the local arts community. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

CANADIAN SESQUICENTENNIAL QUILT  |  CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canada, and as part of the Inaugural Canadian Craft Biennial, artists are invited to submit a quilted square to be included in The Canadian Sesquicentennial Quilt. Quilted squares can be 12 x 12 inches (30 x 30 cm) or 6 x 6 inches (15 x 15 cm). For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE:  April 30, 2017

GLADSTONE HOTEL | HARD TWIST 12 YARN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The Gladstone Hotel’s signature show of textile-based art, invites artists to explore the art of narrative through textile. Whether speaking of the solid stuff of truth or of fabricating a tissue of lies, it’s hard to tell a story without the textile words and imagery that weave their way through the fabric of language. Hard Twist 12 challenges artists to spin a tale with thread, but without words. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC  |  CRAFT MART* 2017 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Hamilton Artists Inc. is accepting submissions for it’s annual Craft Mart* June 9 & 10. Craft Mart* is an bi-annual curated pop-up craft and design market that hosts talented and avant-garde makers. Craft Mart* features the very best in jewellery, paper/ prints, ceramics, toys, clothing, accessories, housewares and apothecaries from artisans from Hamilton and the surrounding regions. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 01, 2017

CANADIAN CRAFT BIENNIAL | CALL FOR EMERGING EXHIBITION SUBMISSIONS

The Art Gallery of Burlington, in collaboration with Craft Ontario, is pleased to announce the inaugural Canadian Craft Biennial. As part of Biennial programming, Nothing is Newer than Tradition will present the work of emerging Ontario makers that reflect a dedicated engagement with specialized skills and materials. Craft Ontario welcomes emerging craftspeople to submit their work. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: JUNE 9, 2017 
LITERARY 

EVENT: POETRY AND PROSE  | EVENT 2017 NON-FICTION CONTEST

EVENT is now accepting online submissions of creative non-fiction. There is $1,500 to be awarded in prizes. There is an entry fee of $34.95 per submission, which includes a one-year subscription to EVENT.  Entries must not exceed 5,000 words. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 15, 2017

HAMILTON ARTS COUNCIL | CALL FOR SUBMISSION HAMILTON LITERARY AWARDS

The Hamilton Arts Council is now accepting submissions for the 24th Annual Hamilton Arts Council Literary Awards. These Awards recognize published books of literary excellence, written by authors residing in Hamilton. Prizes this year will be awarded for books published in 2016 in each of the following four categories: Fiction, Poetry and Non-fiction, and the Kerry Schooley Book Award. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 28, 2017 at 4 PM

ARTASCENT | ORANGE CALL FOR WRITERS

ArtAscent is now accepting submissions for the international call for artists themed “Orange.”  Submitted work can include paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, digital, printmaking, installations, ceramics, fabric, jewelry, sculpture and written art (up to 900 words). For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

HAMILTON YOUTH POETS | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Hamilton Youth Poets (HYP) is calling for applications from aspiring writers interested in joining a series of free workshops from February 18 - May 6, 2017. The 12-week Spitfire Writers' Series is an accessible way to learn from and grow with a diverse group of people, facilitated by experienced community arts educators. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 01, 2017​

THE MALAHAT REVIEW | FAR HORIZONS AWARD FOR SHORT FICTION

The Malahat Review, Canada's premier literary magazine, invite invites emerging short-story writers from Canada and abroad to enter the Far Horizons Award for Short Fiction. Eligible authors have yet to publish their fiction in book form (a book is defined to have a length of 48 pages or more). Publication in literary magazines is acceptable. One prize of $1,000 (CAD) is awarded. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 01, 2017

​CANADIAN ART WRITING PRIZE | CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Founded in 2009, the Canadian Art Writing Prize is a juried prize designed to encourage new writers on contemporary art. The winner of this national competition is commissioned to write a feature story for Canadian Art and receives a $3,000 award, while the two-runners up each receive recognition in the magazine and a $1,000 award. For more information on eligibility and how to apply follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: May 26, 2017 before 5PM EST

THE NEW QUARTERLY | THE PETER HINCHCLIFFE SHORT FICTION AWARD

In Honour of Peter Hinchcliffe a well known lecturer at St. Jerome’s University and to recognize his contributions to his department. The New Quarterly are looking for one work of short fiction to win this award. There is no word limit and entrants must be Canadian and have not published either a first novel or short story collection. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 28, 2017

​CBC BOOKS | CBC POETRY PRIZE

Submit your original, unpublished poem or collection of poems. The word count must be up to 600 words (no minimum). The Canada Council for the Arts will offer five cash prizes in each category and in each language: the grand prize of $6,000 and finalist prizes of $1,000 each. The Grand Prize winner will receive publication of the winning work and a ten-day residency at the Banff Centre. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 31, 2017
MULTIDISCIPLINARY

DOWNTOWN BIA | CALL FOR 2017 VENDORS GORE PARK SUMMER PROMENADE

The Downtown Hamilton Business Improvement Area is accepting applications for vendors for this year’s Gore Park Summer Promenade.  This annual event happens every Tuesday through Friday from 11am to 5pm with live entertainment, food trucks and vendors. Thursdays will be their ‘vendor day’. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: Ongoing (June - September)

ARTSPACE | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Artspace is dedicated to presenting work from contemporary artists working in a variety of disciplines. Submissions from emerging, mid-career and senior artists whose works is alternative, experimental and/or critically engaged are welcome. The centre welcomes submissions from individual artists, curators, and collectives to apply with new or existing exhibition proposals. For further information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: June 16, 2017

​ONTARIO PLACE | OPEN CALL FOR TALENT

Open call for family-friendly talent for a series of Festivals at Ontario Place this coming spring and summer! Inclusive of stage shows and emerging artists of kinds, roamers and street entertainers, cultural contributions, as well as educational and technological activations, there is special interest in unique and diverse performances that will be sure to "wow" the crowds! For further info, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: ONGOING
MUSIC

BROTT CHORUS  |  AUDITIONS

Applications for auditions are being accepted for positions in the Festival Chorus, and positions in the Brott Opera Chorus. Brott Chorus is open to quality singers of any age ready to perform with a full symphony orchestra under the baton of Maestro Boris Brott who has a strong passion and a wealth of experience working with choristers. Everyone is guaranteed an audition.  For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINES: April 28, 2017 (Festival Chorus Performance - June 29, 2017), May 12, 2017 (Choral Spectacular - August 17, 2017)

HAMILTON ALL STAR JAZZ BAND  |  CONTINUOUS AUDITIONS

The Hamilton All Star Jazz Band is holding auditions for ages 12 to 25; saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, bass, piano, drums, & vocal.  Audition anytime for placement or the waiting list.  Candidates requesting an audition will be considered for the three 20-piece jazz ensembles and for the proposed Master Classes that will take place throughout the year. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • AUDITION DATES:  ONGOING

DUET CLUB OF HAMILTON | 77TH ANNUAL DUET CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS

In 2017 Duet Club scholarships are being awarded through the Hamilton Music Festival
with the exception Woodwind/Brass and Choral Scholarships. The application for Brass/Woodwind (Level 8) valued at $400.00 is now available on HAC and at duetclub.ca. For further info, download the PDF.

  • DEADLINE: June 30, 2017
​PUBLIC ART

GREAT ART FOR GREAT LAKES | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Waterlution is looking for community-based art project proposals from local artists or artist collectives based in Hamilton. Projects must prioritize community dialogue about the Great Lakes and what Lake Ontario means to its people. Participation from the public and the artist in co-creating a community-based, Great Lakes-themed artwork is a mandatory requirement of this commission. For further info, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: April 28, 2017

CITY OF BURLINGTON  |  REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

The City of Burlington invites artists to submit Expressions of Interest to create a permanent public artwork for a traffic island located at Plains Road (QEW Ramp, West of Plains Road QEW Overpass) in the Aldershot community of Burlington, ON. This competition is open to all professional Canadian artists and applications will be reviewed on the basis of merit, qualifications, and experience. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 28, 2017
RESIDENCIES & RETREATS

SPARK BOX STUDIO | ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Spark Box Studio’s Artist Residency Program provides live/work space to accommodate both emerging and professional printmakers, photographers, painters, illustrators and writers. The Residency Program affords artists the space and time to support the advancement of their careers and to strengthen their practice. Artists-in-residence stay in a charming century home located in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: ONGOING (check calendar)

SALT SPRING ARTS COUNCIL (SSAC) | ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 

The Artist in Residence (AiR) Program provides an opportunity for artists to work in the vibrant arts environment of Salt Spring Island. The program is open to all professionals working in the arts, in any genre or medium, at any stage of their careers. Applications for the AiR program will be for tenure between Oct 2017 and Apr 2018. For further info, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: April 15, 2017 

THIRD SPACE GALLERY | THIRD SHIFT CALL FOR RESIDENCY PROPOSALS

Third Space Gallery is pleased to offer a two-week artist residency in conjunction with their THIRD SHIFT exhibition. One artist will be selected through this open call for submissions to spend two weeks developing a site-specific project for exhibition during THIRD SHIFT. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 01, 2017

​RICHMOND HILL | ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 

Richmond Hill is seeking submissions from artists for the pilot Artist-in-Residence program. The program will provide one professional artist, or one collective of artists, with the opportunity to develop a new piece of work with the stated purpose of engaging the community and animating outdoor public spaces through the creation of a temporary installation(s) or creative experience. For further info, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: May 04, 2017 (4PM EST)

LIVING ARTS CENTRE | RESIDENT ARTIST FELLOWSHIP CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, ON offers professionally-equipped studios for emerging and mid-career artists to develop their practices in a collaborative environment. Recent graduates (within 2 years) of post-secondary studio programs are invited to submit applications for the 2017 - 2018 Fellowship Program in the Ceramics, Flameworking, Glass, Jewellery, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Textiles, and Wood Studios. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 24, 2017
THEATRE

SUPERCRAWL  |  CALL FOR ARTISTS

Supercrawl 2017 will be the festival’s pilot year of integrating live theatre and performing arts as its own section in the event. Theatre and Performing Arts will differentiate itself from other Supercrawl disciplines (performance art, music, dance) by being projects performed by live artists where the focus of the work is narrative, experiential and time-based. Organizers are seeking 3-5 new site specific works created specifically for Supercrawl. The works will be short (5-8 mins) and performed repeatedly throughout the day, or epic durational works taking place over the full day. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE:  April 21, 2017 (4pm EST)

LEAPS AND BOUNDS PLAY CREATION INITIATIVE | CALL FOR APPLICANTS

The Young Peoples Theatre are happily celebrating their 50th anniversary and are excited to announce Leap and Bounds – A National Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA)  Play Creation Initiative. This three-year program was created to encourage new play development in TYA through cross-country collaboration. For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 01, 2017 

HAMILTON FRINGE FESTIVAL | FROST BITES 2018 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Applications for Frost Bites 2018 are now open! Frost Bites is Hamilton’s first site-specific, winter theatre festival featuring an array of local artists presenting performance ‘bites’ throughout the buildings and grounds of unique found spaces. They’re looking for applications from artists, companies, or collectives who are playful, unique, risk-takers. For further info follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 26, 2017
VISUAL ARTS

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC | COTTON FACTORY RESIDENCY PROGRAM

The Hamilton Artists Inc. Cotton Factory Residency Program is a 3-month rotating artist residency for Inc. members as well as recipients of Hamilton Artists Inc.’s Award for Distinction from the McMaster Studio Art Program. The Hamilton Artists Inc. Cotton Factory Residency Program provides a valuable opportunity for artists from a wide range of disciplines and career levels to build their practice. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 15, 2017

THE KINGSTON PRIZE  |  2017 CALL TO ARTISTS

The Kingston Prize is a Canada-wide competition and exhibition tour for Canadian portrait painting. The competition is open to any Canadian artist who depicts a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant in a portrait based on a real life encounter. The aim of the Kingston Prize is to encourage and reward the creation of contemporary portraits by Canadian artists. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE:  April 28, 2017

ARTASCENT | ORANGE CALL FOR VISUAL ARTISTS

ArtAscent is now accepting submissions for the international call for artists themed “Orange.”  Submitted work can include paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, digital, printmaking, installations, ceramics, fabric, jewelry, sculpture and written art (up to 900 words). For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

QUEEN WEST ART CRAWL | ARTIST APPLICATIONS OPEN

Artists across Canada are encouraged to apply now to the Queen West Art Crawl and display their work at one of the most exciting festivals in Canada! The 15th annual festival will take place at Trinity Bellwoods Park Sept 23-24. All artistic mediums are accepted. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

THIRD SPACE GALLERY | THIRD SHIFT CALL FOR PROJECTS

THIRD SHIFT is an annual night time exhibition of public contemporary art projects presented by Third Space Gallery in Saint John, NB. Participating artists reflect on the areas cultural landscape and historic architecture to develop their projects and exhibit the works. THIRD SHIFT highlights the work of emerging and established artists who cross disciplines and boundaries in their examinations of contemporary culture. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 01, 2017

RBC CANADIAN PAINTING COMPETITION | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition! As part of the RBC Emerging Artists Project, the RBC Canadian Painting Competition – now in its 19th year – seeks to give exposure and opportunity to Canada’s next generation of visual artists, in addition to a total of $85,000 in prize money to the finalists. For further information, follow the link. 

  • DEADLINE: MAY 03, 2017 (4 PM EST)

TANGLED ART + DISABILITY | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 

Tangled Art + Disability is accepting applications from Canadian Deaf, Mad and disability-identified artists to create new work for an upcoming series of exhibitions which will run from Sept 2017 to Apr 2018. They invite proposals for projects in any artistic discipline that reflect the expansive dimensions of disability arts and culture. For further information, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 05, 2017

GRIMSBY PUBLIC ART GALLERY | THROUGH OUR EYES CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Grimsby Public Art Gallery is celebrating Canada’s 150th with a series of exhibitions throughout the year. Successful proposals will emphasize celebration, inclusion and participation. Regional artists are invited to submit project proposals that include a workshop component, or provide mentorship opportunities, or group projects that generate a collaborative piece. For further info, download the PDF.

  • DEADLINE: May 15, 2017

CAMBRIDGE ARTS FESTIVAL  |  CALL FOR EXHIBITORS

Cambridge Arts Festival, a celebration of visual arts, live music, performance and more is inviting visual artists and artisans to apply for an exhibitor booth in the Dickson Street Art Market. Participation is FREE and the event takes place on July 22 from 10 am to 6 pm. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE:  May 15, 2017

ONTARIO MINIATURE PRINT EXHIBITION | CALL FOR SUBMISSION

Print London invites Ontario-based artists to submit their miniature prints for the juried exhibition The Ontario Miniature Print Exhibition (TOMPE 2017) to be held at Satellite Project Space in London, ON. Awards will be presented at an opening reception and the First Prize Winner will be invited to present an artist talk. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 15, 2017

IDEA EXCHANGE | THE BRUSH OFF CALL FOR ARTISTS

Idea Exchange presents their third annual Brush Off – a live-painting competition. This continued partnership with THEMUSEUM (Kitchener) is a collaboration that celebrates the artistic talent in Waterloo Region and the surrounding area while fundraising for both not-for-profit organizations. 12 artists will be selected to participate in two rounds of live-painting with successive audience votes determining the winner. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 17, 2017

SALT SPRING NATIONAL ART PRIZE | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Canadian artists are invited to submit two-dimensional and three-dimensional work for consideration to the Salt Spring National Art Prize. The intent of SSNAP is to encourage artists whose practice demonstrates originality, quality, integrity and creativity, resulting in significant work with visual impact and depth of meaning. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: May 31, 2017

ECO-ART COMPETITION  |  CALL TO ARTISTS

Attention Hamilton artists.  Enter artwork inspired by the Cootes to Escarpment Eco Park system. Accepted media will be either mixed media, drawing, or painting not exceeding 48" by 48". All submitted works must be based on a scene from the Cootes to Escarpment Eco Park system. All entries will be separated into 3 age groups; aged 12-15, 16-19, and 20+. The top two art works from each category will be displayed at the Royal Botanical Gardens from June 23 until July 4. For more information visit http://ecoartcontest.weebly.com

  • DEADLINE:  June 01, 2017

FORT GALLERY | POSTCARDS FROM CANADA CALL TO ARTISTS

The Fort Gallery in Fort Langley, BC is hosting Postcards from Canada, an exhibit of original postcard-sized (4"x 6") works of art from across Canada.  Artists of all ages and stages are invited to submit. All cards will be exhibited in The Fort Gallery and images will be posted on their website  in the summer of 2017. For further info, download the PDF.

  • DEADLINE: June 15, 2017

GLADSTONE HOTEL | COME UP TO MY ROOM 2018 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Come Up To My Room (#CUTMR) is an alternative design exhibition that provides a platform for experimentation outside the norms of art and design. The exhibition challenges artists and designers to create site-specific, immersive installations that stimulate
the imagination and encourage discussion and dialogue between contributors and hotel visitors alike. For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE:  June 18, 2017

​GLADSTONE HOTEL | WHY THE @#&! DO YOU PAINT?: ALL THE COLOUR

The Gladstone is pleased to announce the call for submissions to the 3rd annual group painting exhibit, Why the @#&! Do You Paint? All the Colour, asks painters to consider what about colour (or lack there of) appeals to them most? What are the colours of your favourite fruit? Was there a colour of crayon which was always the shortest in the box? What colours remind you of your closest friends?  #WTFDYP will bring painter’s narratives and motivations together through painting which considers the full spectrum of colour. For further info, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: June 30, 2017 (11PM EST)

PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF CANADA | 2017 CANADIAN PORTRAIT COMPETITION

This will be the 12th Competition sponsored by the Portrait Society of Canada and will be an on-line competition. It is open to all Canadian visual artists and to all those interested in the art of portrait in Canada. As the only professional on-line Competition in Fine Art Portraiture in Canada this will be a unique opportunity to encourage public recognition on the specialty subject of the Portrait in Contemporary Canadian art. For further info, follow the LINK

  • DEADLINE: November 01, 2017