Calls for Entry & Opportunities

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​FINE CRAFT

FUSION CLAY & GLASS SHOW 2018 | CALL FOR ENTRY

FUSION: The Ontario Clay & Glass Association is pleased to invite submissions to participate in their 22nd annual juried Clay & Glass Show, exhibition and sale. Celebrating the best, most engaging clay and glass works, FUSION’s Clay & Glass Show will be the foremost event for purchasing the finest in clay and glass and will feature prizes for Best in Show, in Clay, and in Glass. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: July 31, 2018

HAMILTON ARTISTS IC | CRAFT MART* CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to announce the return of its bi-annual Craft Mart*, a curated pop-up art, 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. Located at Hamilton Artists Inc. in the heart of the art district, at the corner of James and Cannon, Craft Mart* will be open to the public during an Art Crawl weekend, anticipated attendance of 2000 – 2500 visitors. For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: August 04, 2018

THE CANADIAN CLAY & GLASS GALLERY | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Submissions from emerging artists wanted for the 2018 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics. The winners will receive $10,000. This prestigious national award allows practising early career ceramic artists to undertake a period of independent research, or other activities that advance their artistic and professional practice. For further info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: September 24, 2018
LITERARY 

MALAHAT REVIEW | 2018 CONSTANCE ROOKE CREATIVE NONFICTION PRIZE

The Malahat Review invites entries from Canadian, American, and overseas authors for its Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize. but is not limited to, the personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, social commentary, travel writing, historical accounts, and biography, all enhanced by such elements as description, dramatic scenes, dialogue, and characterization. For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: August 01, 2018

​MATADOR REVIEW | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Alternative art and literature magazine The Matador Review is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2018 publication through August 31. They publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English language (and translations that are accompanied by the original text) as well as many forms of visual art. More information can be found at www.matadorreview.com/submissions

  • DEADLINE: August 31, 2018

HAMILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY | POWER OF THE PEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Power of the Pen Creative Writing Contest is an annual writing contest offered in partnership with The Hamilton Spectator. Teens (ages 12-18) are invited to submit original poetry and short stories. A distinguished panel of professional writers and reviewers will judge the entries on the basis of originality, style, general presentation, spelling and grammar. For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE:  September 30, 2018
THEATRE

SARASVATI PRODUCTIONS | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Sarasvàti Productions is seeking monologues or solo performance pieces for our annual cabaret to celebrate International Women’s Week (March 3-9, 2019). They must be created by Canadian artists and performed by a woman or someone who is female-identifying. This year we are seeking work that tackles what the writer feels is a crucial issue of our time. In particular, we are interested in works that use humour, wit and unique approaches rather than traditional narrative. For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: August 31, 2018

MAGNETIC NORTH THEATRE FESTIVAL | CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

The Magnetic North Theatre Festival re-emerges with renewed spirit and purpose in the Vancouver Region from June 6 – 16, 2019. They are asking artists, presenters, producers, administrators, community advocates and academics to bring their work to the table in whatever stage of development it might be or form that might take. If you already have resources that you have allocated to developing work, and/or are in a process that wants to engage the public and colleagues in a robust dialogue, then Magnetic North is for you. For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: September 1, 2018
VISUAL ARTS 

ART AFTER DARK | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Apply now to present your new media installation to ART AFTER DARK (a nighttime multi-media art exhibition presented by the QUEEN WEST ART CRAWL) Sept 22, 2018. Display your work at one of the most exciting and popular art festivals in Canada! Annually drawing 60,000 visitors to its various events, the Queen West Art Crawl is hailed as one of Canadas most popular cultural and art attractions.  For more info, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: July 31, 2018

ONTARIO PLACE WINTER LIGHT EXHIBITION 2018 | CALL FOR SUBMISSION

OPEN CALL: Ontario Place is seeking the imagination and creativity of Ontarians to take inspiration from our natural winter landscape and submit a proposal for this year’s Winter Light Exhibition. Submissions for illuminated sculptures that shape, transmit, explore and/or contain light are now being accepted for the event, which will run from November 2018 to March 2019 throughout the 15-acre West Island, Ontario Place.  For further info, follow the LINK.

  •  DEADLINE: AUGUST 7, 2018

FIELDCOTE FINE ARTS COMMITTEE | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The Fieldcote Fine Arts Committee invites artists who reside in the Greater Hamilton area to submit up to two works of art for possible inclusion in the ‘Fresh from the Studio’ Exhibit at Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum from OcT to Dec 2018. Submissions will be adjudicated by an impartial panel with three juror's prizes awarded of $200 each. Online submissions via www.hamilton.ca/fieldcoteartcall. All submissions must have been completed within the last year. For more info, contact Janet Parker at jep6612@gmail.com.

  • DEADLINE: SeptembeR 15 (4 PM) 

​HAMILTON ARTISTS INC SPECIAL PROJECTS | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

New in 2018, pending funding, we would also like to encourage the submission of “special projects.” Special Projects may include, but are not limited to, independent projects diverse in nature that may happen at the gallery or off-site and might manifest themselves through happenings, print materials, digital platforms, screenings, workshops or other forms of public presentation or intervention. For further details, follow the LINK.

  • DEADLINE: Ongoing
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