Monday, November 21, 2011

Place des Arts: Call for Proposals

Deadline: February 3, 2012 (RECEIVE) or (Hand Delivery)

Call for Proposals
Place des Arts

Coquitlam, BC
2013 Exhibition Season

Place des Arts offers gallery and gift shop display space where local emerging artists and art groups may exhibit and sell their works. Artists living in British Columbia who are not represented by a professional gallery are considered local, emerging artists.

Place des Arts welcomes submissions in 2D and 3D media and techniques including fibre arts, sculpture, painting, photography, prints and drawings; we are not able to accommodate multimedia work at this time.

Guidelines and Selection Criteria:
The Place des Arts Exhibition Committee will review proposals and recommend selected artists based on the following criteria:
• Artworks must be original and recent (created within the past two years).
• Artists must not have exhibited at Place des Arts within the previous three years.
• Artworks must not have previously been exhibited at Place des Arts.
• Quality of artworks (materials, technique, style).
• Originality and creativity (subject matter/media/technique).
• Successful candidates must be able to present work ready to hang (properly framed or stretched with finished sidesand properly wired for hanging).

Community Art Group Exhibitions
Two exhibitions per year are reserved for local community arts groups*. The same submission standards and selection criteria apply with consideration to the following:
-meets the definition of community art group
-cohesive and organized proposal
-art groups have the opportunity to apply to exhibit every two years.

*A community art group provides opportunities for communities and individuals to develop skills as artists, as well as opportunities for artists to explore ways of transferring those skills. Place des Arts will reserve, but not be limited to, programming two exhibitions per year.

Visit website to download complete Exhibition Proposals Package:

Michelle Chan
Exhibitions & Ceramic and Fibre Arts Program Coordinator
Place des Arts
1120 Brunette Ave.
Coquitlam, BC. V3K 1G2