“Introducing…” Emerging Artists 2024

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“Introducing…” Emerging Artists 2024

July 8 July 31

The Cowichan Valley Arts Council (CVAC) is supporting emerging artists by providing an exhibiting and marketing opportunity for the Month of July (July 9 – 31) in our Annex Gallery.

Participation in the show is FREE. We are looking for a maximum of 25 new or emerging artists.

Contributing artists must have recently completed a program wherein they studied and produced art. This may include a degree or diploma in Fine Arts, Art Education, completing a mentorship program – or similar programs and accreditation.

Participating artists must currently reside on Vancouver Island or the surrounding Gulf Islands.

Open to original 3-D and 2-D work that has been produced in the last year. Any and all media are welcome. 

Artists can submit up to 2 pieces. For exceptionally large or atypical pieces, please contact us to confirm whether or not we can accommodate them.

Sales & Commission: The art will be for sale unless otherwise specified. CVAC applies a commission of 20%.

CVAC will promote the show in our newsletter (1000 recipients), one news release, on our website and social media. Our exceptional team will install the show so your work is beautifully displayed. The gallery is open 6 days per week with volunteer docents on-site. We’ll host an Opening Reception. Exhibiting artists contributions for artist demonstrations or engagement activities are appreciated.

If you are unsure about any of the above, do not hesitate to contact us: manager@cowichanvalleyartscouncil.ca

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Introducing… 2024

    Conditions of Entry: The artist is a resident of Vancouver Island or the Gulf Islands. The work submitted is the original creation of the artist and does not infringe on any copyright laws. Sketches or reproduction of published photos or advertisements are not accepted. CVAC has the right to display the submissions online. All entries must remain on display until the end of the show. CVAC charges 20% commission on the sale of work. Two-dimensional visual art must be soundly framed, dry and ready for hanging with proper wiring at the back. Please contact us for clarification or assistance on aspects of the show.
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