Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture – Call for Artists Part 2!

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Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is seeking Canadian visual artists for a second exhibition entitled Can You See Us Vancouver?, an exhibition of artworks created by artists who identify as living with a disability, and use a wheelchair. This curated group exhibition will be in November/December and take place at the Pendulum Gallery in downtown Vancouver.

Kickstart is a Vancouver-based registered charitable non-profit society, founded in 1998, with a mandate to support and promote artists with disabilities. They do this by presenting professional work by artists with disabilities to public audiences, raising public awareness of their contribution to the arts, and paying the artists for their work. Our projects present authentic interpretations of the disability experience from the perspective of persons who live with disabilities.

  • FREE TO APPLY
  • All mediums will be considered
  • Deadline: August 1, 2017

Contact Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture by email at kickstartdirector@gmail.com or by phone at 604-343-9141

For submission details click Here

Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture – Call for Artists Part 1!

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Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture is seeking Canadian visual artists for the possible inclusion in Can You See Us Port Moody?, an exhibition of artworks created by artists who identify as living with a disability. This curated group exhibition will be in August/September and take place at the Port Moody Art Center in Port Moody.

Kickstart is a Vancouver-based registered charitable non-profit society, founded in 1998, with a mandate to support and promote artists with disabilities. They do this by presenting professional work by artists with disabilities to public audiences, raising public awareness of their contribution to the arts, and paying the artists for their work. Our projects present authentic interpretations of the disability experience from the perspective of persons who live with disabilities.

  • FREE TO APPLY
  • All mediums will be considered
  • Deadline: June 1 2017

Contact Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture by email at kickstartdirector@gmail.com or by phone at 604-343-9141

For submission details click Here

Enter Now! CODAawards 2017 – Recognizing the World’s Most Successful Design + Art Professionals!

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The Federation of Canadian Artists is happy to be a Supporting Partner of CODAworx and the 2017 CODAawards

The internationally acclaimed CODAawards celebrate the design projects that most successfully integrate commissioned art into interior, architectural, or public spaces.

Commissioned Art Matters – and the CODAawards celebrate this. The CODAawards program honors the individuals and the teams whose collective imaginations create the public and private spaces that inspire us every day.

Winners and their projects are:

  • Promoted through an international PR campaign, delivering unparalleled public recognition through print, social media, and digital presence throughout the year.
  • Announced in Interior Design magazine, the leading design authority.
  • Featured in an article on NYFA and through other key partners.
  • Showcased on CODAworx.com and given a one-year Creative Profile (valued at $500 USD).

Deadline: May 31 2017

To submit artwork & for more information click Here

Have questions? Contact info@CODAworx.com

Timeraiser150 – $5 off with “FCA” Code

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On April 27th, the Framework Foundation will host Timeraiser150 Vancouver, in support of emerging Canadian artists and nonprofit organizations.  At Timeraiser150, attendees bid on original art by investing volunteer time, not dollars, to the local causes they care about.  Bid time. Do good. Get art!

Use the Federation of Canadian Artists’ official promo code to get $5 off your ticket. Just enter “FCA” when buying your ticket, simple!

Learn more about this event from this VancouverIsAwesome post, and sign up for your tickets here.

@NVArtsCouncil Call For Artists – Pushing Boundaries Exhibition 2017

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Seeking emerging and professional First Nations, Metis and/or Inuit artists for the bi-annual exhibition! Artists are encouraged to “push the boundaries” with contemporary artwork representing indigenous culture.  Each individual art piece can have its own theme; past themes have included nature, community, identity, dual heritage and residential schools.

Pushing Boundaries will be held at CityScape Community Art Space, October 6-November 11 2017.

Please submit 2D, 3D, photography, sculptures, installation works and film ONLINE at www.nvartscouncil.ca

Deadline for submission: Saturday June  17 2017 @ 4pm

Click Here for more details on the exhibition and submissions

Nonesuch Art Of Paper Awards 2017 submissions close April 30 2017


Main & Station is pleased to announce the 2nd edition of the international NONESUCH ART OF PAPER AWARDS.
These awards are open to all artists.
Finalist works will be included in 2 Canadian exhibitions: in Montréal, Québec and in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia.
The awards consist of cash and residencies valued at over $ 27,000.00:
.  The Nonesuch Best Work Award
.  L’Usine de Papier Award
.  The Main & Station Award
.  The Griffintown Award
.  The Wellington Church Award
Submission Deadline: 30 April, 2017
For the first edition 230 entries were received from 17 different countries, including Argentina, Australia, Estonia, France, Italy, Israel, Japan, Spain, and the United States of America. Over 35 submissions came from artists living in the Maritime Provinces and over 55 from the island of Montreal.
More than 70 works of art were shown in the two finalist exhibitions. The diverse works created on or with paper included drawings, paintings, prints, sculptures, crochet hangings, origami, photography, collage and hand-made books by artists from all over the world and from around the corner.
Over 700 visitors participated in the public ballots to select the winner(s) of the Wellington Church Award, the people’s choice award.
For additional details on the awards and information about how to apply, please go to the website …http://hmsnonesuch.com/nonesuch-art-on-paper-awards/