Call for Submissions

Art Gallery of St Albert (AGSA), a contemporary public art gallery, seeks submissions from artists working in all styles and mediums for exhibition in the 2015 calendar year.

The Gallery’s mandate is to provide enriching educational experiences that celebrate visual culture and artistic achievement through research, exhibition and interpretation. The Gallery strives to provide an exhibition schedule and corresponding public programs that both support educationally challenging art and appeal to its many audiences. Artworks selected for exhibition must provide vision, inspiration and education for residents of St Albert and surrounding communities. They must also reflect originality and a diversity of styles and mediums. The Gallery endeavours to present artists who exhibit locally, nationally and internationally.

Submissions are adjudicated by a panel of visual art professionals who represent a spectrum of expertise in the visual arts. The artists chosen to exhibit receive CARFAC fees.

Submissions must contain:

  • 10 Digital Images demonstrating proposed, in-progress or recent work
  • Corresponding Image List (including title, medium, year of creation and dimensions)
  • Exhibition Description or Proposal
  • Curriculum Vitae/Artist’s Resume with current contact information (address, phone and email)
  • Artist’s Statement (maximum 500 words)
  • Colour copies of all images in submission (1 to 3 images per page on standard photocopy paper)
  • Self addressed, stamped envelope with postage (if rejected submission is to be returned to artist)

Guidelines:

  • Digital images and image list must be submitted on a CD in JPEG format
  • visible artist signatures must be removed
  • image files should be saved as ‘artist last name_title of artwork’; e.g. smith_landscape 1.jpg
  • DVD’s not accepted
  • 300 dpi preferred
  • minimum 4” x 6”
  • Video or sound submissions are accepted on DVD or CD
  • video files must be PC-compatible, viewable with Windows Media Player
  • maximum of 1 GB file size
  • Proposal, CV, Artist’s Statement, Image List and colour copies of images in submission must be submitted with the application as printed documents

Important:

  • Submissions will only be accepted if the above requirements are met
  • Email or fax submissions are not accepted
  • Slides, PowerPoint format or physical pieces of art are not accepted
  • Jury decisions are final
  • Deadline for submissions: Saturday, March 1, 2014, 5 pm
  • All applicants will be contacted by Saturday, June 7, 2014

Additional information:

  • This call can be viewed online at artgalleryofstalbert.ca/exhibitions-events/call-for-submissions
  • Gallery floor plan available on website
  • Though group submissions are accepted, the gallery recommends artists also submit as individuals
  • Artists may be selected for either solo exhibitions or group exhibitions with compatible artworks. Please clearly indicate if submission is intended for a solo exhibition only

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For more information: Jenny Willson-McGrath, Exhibition Curator  jennyw@artsandheritage.ca l 19 Perron Street, St Albert AB T8N 1E5

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