Have your art, crafts displayed at Oakville facilities

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Published August 28, 2023 at 11:51 am

The Town of Oakville is welcoming proposals from artists, collectives, curators and community groups in the areas of fine art, craft, performance art and digital arts for exhibition spaces at Oakville facilities. TOWN OF OAKVILLE PHOTO

If you have an artistic flare and want to have your work displayed, the Town of Oakville is looking for you.

The town is welcoming proposals from artists, collectives, curators and community groups in the areas of fine art, craft, performance art and digital arts for exhibition spaces at QEPCCC and/or other Oakville facilities.

You’ll have to move fast though as applications are due Friday, Sept. 1.

Oakville celebrates its cultural history and creativity though its Public Art Program, Corporate Art Collection, and exhibitions at town facilities.

The exhibition program showcases the work of local artists, students and art organizations with free corridor space being offered for the exhibits at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) and Trafalgar Park Community Centre.

Applications must include:

  • Exhibition Application Form (pdf)
  • Word document or PDF with written proposal with details regarding the issues or ideas explored, as well as the type of medium and format of the works to be exhibited, in three paragraphs or less.
  • Five to ten JPEG images of your work sent via email or delivered on USB drive, CD and/or DVD. Images must be PC compatible in JPEG format, and a maximum of 1 MB file size (maximum resolution of 1024×768 pixels at 72dpi). PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, PDFs or large TIFF files will not be accepted. Do not send original artwork.
  • Word document or PDF with a corresponding image list. Label all materials and list the works numerically, indicating each title, year of production, materials used and overall dimensions.
  • Word document or PDF with a current resume listing your training/education, exhibitions, grants/awards and other professional art experience. Please keep qualifications to a three-page maximum.

Those interested can email their application to [email protected]. They may also mail or deliver applications to:

Gallery Submissions
Cultural Coordinator
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
Town of Oakville
2302 Bridge Road
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6

The duration of group and solo shows is three to four months. The Exhibitions Committee reviews proposals for exhibitions twice a year. Application due dates are Feb. 1 and Sept. 1.

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