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Link to Call to Edmonton Artists : YEGCanvas in Transit (RFP)

Call to Edmonton Artists : YEGCanvas in Transit (RFP)

Date: Feb 11, 2019

YEGCanvas in Transit is a temporary public art exhibition featuring artworks by Edmonton artists on the ETS system.
Link to Art Acquisition by Application - now accepting submissions!

Art Acquisition by Application - now accepting submissions!

Date: Feb 6, 2019

The AFA invites Alberta artists to submit artworks for the Art Acquisition by Application program. Deadline: April 1, 2019.

Deadline: Apr 1, 2019 - 11:45 pm

Link to Call for Submissions - 2020 Exhibition Season

Call for Submissions - 2020 Exhibition Season

Date: Jan 29, 2019

Leighton Art Centre invites submissions from artists, artist groups & curators working in all genres, styles, and mediums for exhibition in 2020.
Link to Call for Submissions | Student & Recently Graduated Artists

Call for Submissions | Student & Recently Graduated Artists

Date: Jan 29, 2019

In compliment to the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current, AGSC will host an exhibition of artwork by young artists including university fine arts students and recently graduated young professionals.
Link to Call for Artists - Lougheed House

Call for Artists - Lougheed House

Date: Jan 14, 2019

Lougheed House is developing an exhibit exploring Métis identity and peoplehood - past and present - on an individual, communal, and national level.

Deadline: Feb 28, 2019 - 11:45 pm

Link to Call to Artists  "Large Works"

Call to Artists "Large Works"

Date: Jan 11, 2019

The Alberta Society of Artists invites artists (18+) to participate in the exhibition, “Large Works.”

Deadline: Mar 4, 2019 - 11:45 pm

Link to Call for Submissions "Earth"

Call for Submissions "Earth"

Date: Jan 11, 2019

The Alberta Society of Artists invites artists (18+) to participate in the exhibition, “Earth”

Deadline: May 12, 2019 - 11:45 pm

Link to Call for Submission "AGEism"

Call for Submission "AGEism"

Date: Jan 11, 2019

OVERVIEW- As a visual artist, how do you see/experience aging/ageism? 2D artworks up to 40″ in any direction

Deadline: Mar 17, 2019 - 11:45 pm

Link to Uncommon Threads -a 2D and 3D textile show

Uncommon Threads -a 2D and 3D textile show

Date: Jan 4, 2019

The Spruce Grove Art Gallery has a call for Alberta artists to create works of art incorporating textiles into 2D or 3D artwork.

Deadline: Mar 23, 2019 - 11:45 pm

Link to Call for Submissions | Rebuilding Summer Cultural Trade Routes

Call for Submissions | Rebuilding Summer Cultural Trade Routes

Date: Jan 2, 2019

This self-directed residency will explore a deep and meaningful form of reconciliation through creative process from Indigenous perspectives.

Deadline: Mar 6, 2019 - 4:30 pm