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 and has not been displayed in galleries or shows (outside of your educational institution). 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 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.
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