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Dreaming of Canada: A Mail Art Project | Call for Entries
ArtWalk St. Albert 2017 | Call for Street Artists
Art Rental and Sales Gallery | Call for Submissions
Materialize | Emerging Artists Call for Submissions
Gallery Shop Submission


Call for Entries | Dreaming of Canada: A Mail Art Project

Calling all artists, designers, illustrators, and the artistically inclined: show us your most creative mail art! We are celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday with a cross-country, multi-media, multi-participant, mail art extravaganza. Mail art is an inclusive and playful artistic movement, centered on the sharing of small scale art using the Canadian postal service.


ArtWalk St. Albert 2017 | Call for Street Artists

ArtWalk St. Albert wants to fill our Downtown with art, and we’re looking for outdoor artists and buskers for ArtWalk nights (May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, 2017).

Please complete the application form on the ArtWalk St. Albert website to register for a spot downtown.

If you have any questions about this call for artists, please contact Pam at 780-651-7202 or rentalsales@artsandheritage.ca.


Rental and Sales Gallery Call for Submissions

The Rental and Sales Gallery accepts submissions from artists in the community and beyond twice annually. Artists receive 60% from sales of their artwork and 50% of rental revenues.

Submission Deadline:

May 2
Nov 1

Jurying:

Semi-annual

Submission Guidelines:

Up to three (3) works maximum may be submitted as digital images with proper documentation as follows: title, year, medium, sale price, dimensions, and edition number for limited edition prints and photographs. Mailed submissions will not be returned.
Selected artwork must be matted on acid-free board and where appropriate, framed and wired adequately for weight. Work will be refused if it does not meet this requirement.
Each work must be signed.
Please include with your submission an artist’s resume detailing past or upcoming exhibitions and other galleries where you sell your work (if applicable). An artist’s biography and statement should accompany submissions.
We require that if selected, works be available to the Rental and Sales Gallery for no less than two years.
If work is inactive for a period of more than six (6) months, the Rental and Sales Gallery reserves the right to return the piece(s).

Results of jurying will be made available within four weeks of the submission deadline. In busy times only successful applicants will be contacted.

Please email, mail or drop off submissions to:

Art Gallery of St. Albert
19 Perron Street
St. Albert, AB T8N 1E4
Attn: Rental and Sales Gallery Associate

T: 780-651-7202
E: rentalsales@artsandheritage.ca


Materialize | Emerging Artists Call for Submissions

The Art Gallery of St. Albert Rental & Sales Gallery is seeking entries from emerging artists working in any two-dimensional media for a six-week-long exhibit and sale. Hosted on the second floor of the Gallery in the Rental & Sales Gallery from July 6 – August 19, 2017, the exhibit and sale is a unique opportunity for emerging artists to promote their work in an established gallery.

The Rental & Sales Gallery invites entries from unrepresented emerging artists in the Capital region. Artists are welcome to submit up to five works for consideration; however not all works by successful candidates will be selected for the sale. Artworks must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Smaller than 25”x30” (including frame)
  • Framed in a contemporary style, or finished edges for unframed canvases
  • Wired adequately for weight
  • Each work must be signed
  • Each work must be assigned a sales price reflecting fair market value

Interested? Follow the instructions below.

Email, mail or drop off your completed submission to:
Pam Gendron, Rental & Sales Gallery Associate (Materialize)
Art Gallery of St. Albert, 19 Perron Street
St. Albert, AB T8N 1E5
780-651-7202

Deadline for entries June 9, 2017 at 5pm
Early successful applicants may have their artwork featured in promotional materials.
Please note that:

  • Gallery will retain all successful proposal contents
  • Artists must be 18 years of age or over
  • Jury decisions are final
  • Rental & Sales Gallery receives 50% commission of all sales
  • Successful applicants will be contacted by telephone or email by Thursday, June 15, 2017
  • Accepted artworks will be dropped off at the Gallery between June 23 and June 30, 2017 (by appointment)
  • An opening reception will be held on Thursday, July 6, 2017
  • The sale will be featured in the St. Albert Artwalk July 6 and August 3, 2017
  • Unsold artworks will be picked up between August 23 and August 31, 2017 (by appointment)

Materialize Submission

Submission form for Materialize
  • Artworks for Consideration

  • Title of artworkMediaSizeYear of creationRetail Price 
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    Please submit up to 5 jpeg images. Images should be of good resolution as they will be projected on a large screen for the Jury. Please name your file with the title of your artwork. Your complete submission must be under 5MB total. If you choose to email your submission, please note that emails over 5MB will be rejected by our server. If you would like to submit a physical CD, please include a printed copy of this completed form.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg.
    Files must be less than 5MB combined

Download the printable submission form here.


Gallery Shop Submissions

Please email ahfgallery@artsandheritage.ca or call 780-460-4310 to find out more information on submission guidelines for Gallery Shop.