Submission Process (now closed for 2022)
Artists are invited to submit an application to have their work juried for exhibition in the Kanata Civic Art Gallery. The Gallery is located in the Mlacak Centre, in Ottawa’s west end. All applications for jurying are conducted annually, in the fall, with a specified deadline for submissions. Note that applications/submissions for 2022 have been closed.
Please note that sculpture, woodworking, ceramics and photography are welcome. The application procedure is as follows:
1.Complete the online application form. The application and digital images must be received by the Gallery by a specified date (tbd for fall, 2022).
2.Images must be labelled and numbered as follows: SmithJane.#1.Red Roses.24×22.acrylic.2021 and be accompanied by a corresponding image list. (Artist name, image number, title, size, media and year of completion. NOTE: artwork must be completed within the last two years ).
3.Include with your submission an artist statement and bio.
4.Submit a $25.00 (non-refundable) jurying fee by e-transfer to email@example.com.
5.Bring four original artworks in for jurying on a specified date (jurying for 2022 was virtual due to covid).
6.Applicants will be notified of the jury results by email. Be sure to include your email address in your application form.
Gallery Membership Requirements
The Gallery operates as a co-operative and the hours of operation are staffed on a voluntary basis by its artist members. Members are responsible for staffing the Gallery a minimum of 10 shifts per year (approx. 3.5 hrs. per month) as well as actively participating in the day to day running of the Gallery.
Due to City guidelines regarding Covid-19 gallery members must be duly vaccinated.
Each Gallery member must maintain a regular production of original artwork for exhibition. Approximately 8 new exhibitions are presented each year. All work shown in the Gallery must be for sale. Artists will be paid within 30 days of a sale with a 15% commission retained by the Gallery. The success of the Gallery depends on the commitment of its members to present high quality and creative artworks for exhibition to the public.
The annual fee for membership is $100.00.
Online applications will be open again in the fall of 2022.