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Deadline for Oil & Water Entry is approaching

Deadline for Oil & Water Entry is approaching

Posted by: ArtsVictoria.ca
The dealine for entry is May 4 - 2 months away, so it is time to get those brushes wet, and start your prize winning entry. You can go here to view the prospectus and enter: https://southdeltaartistsguild.com/upcoming_events/2024_oil_water_prospectus
Out & About - Call for Artists!

Out & About - Call for Artists!

Posted by: Open Space
As part of Open Space’s Out & About program, we are seeking local artists to show-and-tell their work to audiences at our off-site Studio, located at 750 Fairfield Rd. We’re looking for artists interested in giving talks, demonstrations, and/or interactions with the public throughout the summer months, June and July.

Is there something you want to try with the support of an audience?

Do you want to demonstrate or deconstruct a part of your artistic process?

Have you discovered something in your research that you want people to know about?

Artists will have access to the following equipment/amenities:

Xerox machine, sound equipment, monitors, sink, mini fridge. We can offer technical support with the available equipment we have onsite. Audiences will be small as space is limited. Selected artists will be offered a CARFAC half-day rate $362 (2 hours of prep work, 2 hours of being in the Studio). Open Space’s Programming Committee will select artists based on feasibility and capacity within the Studio.

Your application should include the following:

- Your Name
- Contact Information
- 250-500 words of your proposed idea and how you will engage with the audience
- Social media links, website, or photos of your work
- Identify equipment needs

Submit your application as a pdf to: [email protected]

For more information, please contact: [email protected]
Art Victoria Now\'24

Art Victoria Now'24


Location: The Bay Centre, 1150 Douglas Street [lower level]
Exhibition dates: 11-31 May 2024
Gallery hours: from 11am-6pm, daily
Public Reception /Community Celebration: Saturday 11 May, 2-5PM
Awards Ceremony: Saturday 25 May, 5PM

Calling all artists
in Greater Victoria and the Capital Regional District …

The Victoria Arts Council is excited to announce the return of the much-loved juried art exhibition, ART VICTORIA NOW!

Taking place at The Bay Centre in downtown Victoria from 11-31 May 2024, this exhibition will feature the best in local art with awards recognizing:

Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Textile, Sculpture /3-D,

and more!

We will also have a special Youth Artists section to welcome the next generation of local artists into the scene!

Artists from ages 11 to 111+ are encouraged to apply today.

**Only 50 artists will be selected to exhibit as part of Art Victoria Now**


Call to Artists - 2024 Sooke Fine Arts Show

Call to Artists - 2024 Sooke Fine Arts Show

Artists are invited to submit work for consideration to the 2024 Sooke Fine Arts Show at the SEAPARC Leisure Complex in Sooke. The 2024 Show will continue its 38-year legacy of showcasing exceptional original artworks from Vancouver Island and BC’s Coastal Island artists from July 27th through August 5th.

More than 9,000 visitors from Canada, the US and abroad flock to the 17,000-square-foot gallery to view and buy the inspiring art on display, enjoy live music, engage with artists as they demonstrate their techniques and take in the many special events during the 10-day art show.

Artists living on BC’s coastal islands, from Vancouver Island, to the Gulf Islands and up to Haida Gwaii can submit images of their work online to be adjudicated.

Want to know more? View our website https://sookefinearts.com/artist-information/ for information on eligibility, submission requirements, important dates and more.

The website also has a list of FAQ for artists for further information. The Call is open now (as of March 15, 2024) and closes midnight on June 1, 2024.

Call to Artists - Commercial Alley

Local artists are invited to re-imagine Commercial Alley as a site for artistic and creative expression. The work will be presented as a series of four, 4 x 8 feet plywood panels from October 2023 – September 2024.

This opportunity is open to early to mid-career artists – individual artists, collectives and/or groups – residing in the Capital Region including the Gulf Islands. We encourage a diversity of applicants. Submissions will be accepted until 4 p.m., Monday July 10, 2023

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