150th Canada Day Celebrations
Call for Submissions from all Nova Scotia Artists
150 Artists, 150 Artworks, 150 Years of Nova Scotia
In honour of Canada’s sesquicentennial, Winding River Art Gallery, Stewiacke, NS is planning a large scale juried exhibition and sale for the summer of 2017. Nova Scotia is the home of many talented visual artists and we want to celebrate them, their craft, and this great province. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to display your artworks in a one month summer exhibition. Many prizes to be won. Minimum $500 Prize to “Best in Show”, plus many other prizes and honourable mentions (more information in 2017) We are looking for established or emerging artists to submit one or two original pieces of art for exhibition and sale. "Intention to submit" deadline is December 30, 2016.
Artists must have a current Nova Scotia address.
Artwork must be original and using the theme “Landscapes and Cityscapes: the Natural (animals included) and Manmade”.
Artists are limited to submit two pieces of artwork.
Artworks can be ANY medium, as long as they adhere to the maximum size.
Size limitations are a maximum of 24 x 36” (864 sq. in.) for 2D artworks (paintings only) 12x12x12” (900 cu. in.) for 3D artworks. 2D works must be framed and ready to hang with wire.
All work must be original, created by the artist (preferably made in last two years) and signed by the artist. Reproductions of original artwork, such as giclee prints of original paintings, will not be accepted.
All entries must be labeled for sale with price indicated.
Artwork must be available for sale on July 1, 2017. Artists are responsible to set their own prices.
Winding River Art Gallery will retain a 25% commission on any sales.
To submit to the exhibition you must register by December 30, 2016.
(Just send an e-mail to one of the e-mail addresses below to confirm that you will be taking part in this exhibition.)
Please complete the Submission Form below and upload a digital image of artwork (JPEG files), 300dpi, approximately 4 x 6 inches by April 30, 2017. Label each photo file with your name , address, etc. and title of image and price. If you do not have email access, you may post a CD with your photos to the gallery address below. Write your name on the CD. Include a self addressed stamped envelope if you want the CD returned.
Fee- $20 each paid by e-transfer, PayPal, cheque or call gallery using your credit card at 902-639-1646 during gallery hours (10:00-5:00 daily). Gallery will be closed from January to March 31st.
Artists will be notified by May 20, 2017 if their piece(s) has been selected.
Artists are responsible to deliver artwork by June 15, 2017 (via mail or in person) to the gallery: Winding River Art Gallery, 87 Main Street West, PO Box 129, Stewiacke, NS, B0N 2J0. Mailed pieces must be sent in re-usable mailers with return postage included.
Exhibition dates: July 1- July 30, 2017
Reception and Sale: July 1, 2017 (2:00 to 5:00)
Place: McCarthy Gallery, Truro, NS
For direct inquiries and registration: email: or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
SUBMISSION FORM (one for each piece)
For further information call 902-861-1937 (Virginia) or Winding River Art Gallery 902-639-1646 during business hours.