OPEN CALL to all Ontario based artists. John B. Aird Gallery is seeking works from 5 to 8 emerging artists that deal with themes of displacement, home, and migration.
Feelings of displacement and loss of home are common experiences for many people in and around the Greater Toronto Area. Globally, we're in the midst of a refugee crisis resulting in huge amounts of immigration worldwide; locally, high rent prices in the GTA are forcing people out of the downtown core.
This exhibition will include art that deals with themes of transience, home, and migration. This is an opportunity to showcase different voices in Toronto and surrounding areas. We're proud to provide a platform for emerging artists.
Exhibition dates: February 26 - March 22, 2019
Location: John B. Aird Gallery | 900 Bay Street, Toronto, ON
Submission deadline: January 4, 2019
Submission fee: $35.00
Opening reception: Thursday, February 28, 6:00 – 9:00 PM.
Artwork delivery: Sunday February 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
Artwork pick up: Saturday March 23 , 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
5 to 8 artists will be selected from the pool of applicants for inclusion in the exhibition.
Entries will be juried by digital images only. Send images in jpg format.
Photographs, slides, or printed images will not be accepted for jurying.
It is our wish to offer financial support to emerging artists and respect their
practice. We are committed to paying exhibition and royalty fees in accordance
with the CARFAC 2019 Minimum Fee Schedule.
The competition is open to all Ontario based artists. Artists may submit between
3 to 5 works each. Art should deal with themes of displacement, migration, or