Saturday, May 23, 2009


Deadline: September 1, 2009 (RECEIVE)


a book art and altered-book exhibition
Gallery 96
Stratford Public Library
Stratford, Ontario
October 18 – November 7, 2009

Gallery 96 invites artists working in all media and styles to participate in BookMarked, a book art and altered-book exhibition, hosted by the Stratford Public Library. This juried exhibition kicks off the annual Ontario Public Library Week with an opening reception on Sunday, October 18th from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. BookMarked runs Sunday, October 18th to Saturday, November 7th, 2009 at the Stratford Public Library. There is a submission fee of $30 and you may submit up to three pieces.

Jurors are: Marian Davies, sculptor and librarian; Jean Stevenson, painter and librarian; and Karoline Varin-Jarkowski, internationally exhibited altered-book artist and painter.

Who may apply: This exhibition is open to all artists.

Please include in your submission:

• CV or Bio
• Up to three entries for submission (please submit images only - no original work) with a maximum of two jpgs per entry (standard size = 1024 x 768 pixels, 72 dpi) on a CD or photographs – two per submission. Please label your material.
• Image list of CD or labels on each photograph with artist’s name, title, date, medium and dimensions in inches.
• Unusual requirements for presentation
• Include a cheque or money order payable to Gallery 96 for $30 in Canadian funds.
• SASE (self-addressed, stamped envelope) if you wish your submission returned.

Gallery 96 and the Stratford Public Library are not responsible for lost or damaged submissions. E-mailed submissions will not be accepted.

Notification of acceptance will be sent out the third week in September. Artists are responsible for delivery and pick-up of artwork.

Mailing address:
Gallery 96 (BookMarked)
PO Box 21108
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 7V4

For more information contact: Michelle Salter, curator, at

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