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Submissions 2020-09-21T16:18:27+00:00

The John B. Aird Gallery is not accepting submissions at this time.

Thank you for your interest.

PAINTING 2020
CALL FOR ENTRY 

Juror/Curator: Niki Dracos

DEADLINE: Friday, September 18, 2020, by midnight
Online Exhibition/Art Book Launch: October 22, 2020 

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:

This juried/curated exhibition will showcase paintings by contemporary Canadian artists. For this exhibition, a painting is defined as a work of art made from paint applied to canvas, wood, paper, or other support. This broad definition is intended to open the exhibition to entries reflecting a wide variety of contemporary painting techniques and practices.

PAINT 2020 invites entries from artists at all stages of their careers and works in any paint medium will be considered.

Be part of our ‘book’! All accepted artworks will be published online to showcase and share the works.

JUROR/CURATOR BIO:
Niki Dracos
, principle director of General Hardware Contemporary, in the heart of Parkdale, graduated from OCAD in 1989 and spent several successful years in the design and advertising industry collaborating with the industry’s leading creative people. In 2006 she acquired the building and proceeded to convert the old hardware store into a gallery space, which she opened in 2010. 

HOW TO ENTER

  • Entry fee: $50.00, the fee covers entry of up to 2 works per artist and helps our not-for-profit gallery create an online exhibition/art book.
  • UPLOAD ENTRY MATERIALS via the JOTFORM below.
  • Include jpegs no larger than 1.5 MB with a 300 DPI.
  • Please name your files in the order of last name, first name, and title. Example: Smith, John, My Beautiful Tulips.

HOW TO PAY

  • The non-refundable entry fee of $50.00 is to be paid when you submit your jpegs.
  • Pay via online banking using INTERAC E-Transfer to director@airdgallery.org.
  • This fee covers entry of up to two works per artist and helps our not-for-profit gallery create an online exhibition/art book and to continue delivering diverse and excellent exhibitions.

IMPORTANT DATES
DEADLINE: Friday, September 18, 2020, by midnight
Selected artists will be notified by September 30, 2020.
Launch: Thursday, October 22, 2020

The Aird will facilitate online sales and asks for a 30% donation to the gallery.

The artist and buyer will coordinate shipping.