Call for Artists 2016

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The Arts Council is now inviting artists to submit applications for group or solo exhibitions during the 2016 calendar year.

The Arts Council operates a picturesque Gallery in Queens Park, which features a wide range of visual arts by local and emerging artists in exhibitions which change monthly. If you are an artist and are interested in being considered for the period from January 2016 to December 2016, your submission must reach the Gallery Exhibition Selection Committee (GESC) before August 31st 2015.

How to Apply for an Exhibition brochures, that contain an application form, are available for pickup at the Arts Council Gallery in Queens Park or on the Arts Council website here.
Submission by email only. In general, you will be asked to submit:

  • A selection of 8-10 good quality digital images of proposed work you wish to exhibit. Digital images should be jpg format; each image should be at least 800 x 600 pixels. Images should be clearly labelled with your Name, the Title of Work, Size and Medium.
  • Contact information (mailing address, phone number, email, website)
  • An Artist Statement giving your aims and objectives as an artist in relation to your work.
  • A Curriculum Vitae (3 pages max.) to establish a better understanding of your background and experience.

For more information contact the Arts Council office by phone 604-525-3244
or by email: info [at] artscouncilnewwest [dot] org

Arts Council of New Westminster,
PO Box 16003, New Westminster, BC V3M 6W6

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