Calls for Submission

Below are the calls for submission which are currently accepting online submissions.

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Spotlight 2021

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About The 2021 Spotlight Exhibition:

 

Motivated artists can sell their artwork directly to our serious buyers, putting their artwork in the “Spotlight” during our annual Client Appreciation Exhibition and Evening. Opening on this VIP evening, we offer first right of refusal for returning art buyers. Following its success in 2019, Spotlight returns in our busiest season. Commission is shared 50/50 between artist and the Federation. 

 

Below is a PDF Call Booklet for this specific call. Please read it in full before submitting, by submitting you agree to these terms, and submissions made in error will not be refunded.

 

Jurors:

This exhibition is gently screened and a non-qualifying call for Signature Status.

 

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Cost to Submit:
Entry Cost: CAN$15.00
First item included with Entry Cost
Items 2-5: CAN$15.00 per item
Maximum Items:
5
Submission Dates:
Accepting Submissions until: Feb 14 2021 11:59 pm PST

Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibition (AIMAE)

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About The 2021 Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibition (AIMAE):

 

An exhibition of artworks by international artists competing for cash prizes and a
catalogue feature. Artworks can be no bigger than 8” x 10”, so they can be delivered inexpensively to our gallery from anywhere in the world. We frame the pieces on arrival for an exhibition with a coherent visitor aesthetic featuring all different kinds of art. Each year there is a different theme, for 2021 the theme is “change”. 

 

2021 AWARDS

 

AWARD

PRIZE

First Place (1st)

$1000 CA

Second Place (2nd)

$500 CA

Third Place (3rd)

$200 CA

3 x Honourable Mentions

3 x $100 CA each

 

This is a qualifying call for submission. Acceptance into this exhibition counts as one point towards Signature Status Applications with the Federation of Canadian Artists. Learn more about Signature Membership here.

 

Below is a PDF Call Booklet for this specific call. Please read it in full before submitting, by submitting you agree to these terms, and submissions made in error will not be refunded.

 

Jurors:

Cindy Revell, SFCA

SFCA - TBD

Enda Bardell, AFCA

 

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Cost to Submit:
Entry Cost: CAN$15.00
First item included with Entry Cost
Items 2-10: CAN$15.00 per item
Maximum Items:
10
Submission Dates:
Accepting Submissions until: Feb 24 2021 11:59 pm PST

Water - Sculpture Intake

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SUBMIT TO THE CORRECT INTAKE

THIS IS THE INTAKE FOR SCULPTURE

TWO DIMENSIONAL ARTISTS MUST BE MEMBERS OF THE FEDERATION AND SUBMIT SEPARATELY HERE

FEE TRANSFERS AND REFUNDS ARE NOT ISSUED FOR SUBMISSIONS MADE TO THE INCORRECT INTAKE

 

 

About The 2021 "Water" Online-Only Exhibition and Competition:

 

AWARD

PRIZE

Best Sculpture in Exhibition

$500 CA

3 x Honourable Mention Awards

Awards in Title

 

 

This exhibition theme was voted for by the membership and will result in an online-only exhibition. "The source of life on earth" submissions to this call for entry could be of oceans, rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, fountains, baths, sinks, anywhere you find water!

 

This is NOT a qualifying call for submission.  Learn more about Signature Membership here.

 

Below is a PDF Call Booklet for this specific call. Please read it in full before submitting, by submitting you agree to these terms, and acknowledge that submissions made in error will not be refunded.

 

Jurors:


SFCA - TBD

SFCA - TBD
SFCA - TBD

 

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Cost to Submit:
Entry Cost: CAN$20.00
First item included with Entry Cost
Items 2-5: CAN$20.00 per item
Maximum Items:
5
Submission Dates:
Accepting Submissions until: Feb 24 2021 11:59 pm PST

On the Edge

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About The 2021 On the Edge Exhibition:

 

Open to all artists worldwide, this exhibition is for artists working and thinking a little differently. Submitting artists are encouraged to challenge themselves in their practice, challenge their audience or push the limits of your media for the chance to exhibit on a global stage and win prize awards.

 

2021 AWARDS

 

AWARD

PRIZE

Grand First Place Prize (1st)

2D Artists Only

$2,000 CA

2nd Place OPUS Art Supplies Awards

$1,000 OPUS Gift Card

3rd Place OPUS Art Supplies Awards

$1,000 OPUS Gift Card

Best Sculpture in Exhibition

$1,000 OPUS Gift Card

3 x Honourable Mention Awards

Awards in Title

 

This is a qualifying call for submission. Acceptance into this exhibition counts as one point towards Signature Status Applications with the Federation of Canadian Artists. Learn more about Signature Membership here.

 

Below is a PDF Call Booklet for this specific call. Please read it in full before submitting, by submitting you agree to these terms, and submissions made in error will not be refunded.

 

Jurors:

Jean Pederson, SFCA

Cameron Robers, SFCA

Gale More O'Ferrall, AFCA

 

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Cost to Submit:
Entry Cost: CAN$25.00
First item included with Entry Cost
Items 2-5: CAN$25.00 per item
Add'l Non-Member Costs:
Note: As you are not a logged-in member of this organization, the following extra charges will apply:
+CAN$5.00 Extra Entry Cost
+CAN$5.00 Extra Per Item
If you ARE a member and have a username/login, you'll have a chance to login on the next screen before continuing.
Maximum Items:
5
Submission Dates:
Accepting Submissions until: May 15 2021 11:59 pm PDT

On the Edge - Sculpture Intake

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About The 2021 On the Edge Exhibition:

 

Open to all artists worldwide, this exhibition is for artists working and thinking a little differently. Submitting artists are encouraged to challenge themselves in their practice, challenge their audience or push the limits of your media for the chance to exhibit on a global stage and win prize awards.

 

2021 AWARDS

 

AWARD

PRIZE

Best Sculpture in Exhibition

$1,000 OPUS Gift Card

3 x Honourable Mention Awards

Awards in Title

 

This is a qualifying call for submission.

Acceptance into this exhibition counts as one point towards Signature Status Applications with the Federation of Canadian Artists.

Learn more about Signature Membership here.

 

Below is a PDF Call Booklet for this specific call. Please read it in full before submitting, by submitting you agree to these terms, and submissions made in error will not be refunded.

 

Jurors:

TBA

TBA

TBA

 

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Cost to Submit:
Entry Cost: CAN$25.00
First item included with Entry Cost
Items 2-5: CAN$25.00 per item
Add'l Non-Member Costs:
Note: As you are not a logged-in member of this organization, the following extra charges will apply:
+CAN$5.00 Extra Entry Cost
+CAN$5.00 Extra Per Item
If you ARE a member and have a username/login, you'll have a chance to login on the next screen before continuing.
Maximum Items:
5
Submission Dates:
Accepting Submissions until: May 15 2021 11:59 pm PDT

LIMITLESS 2021

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About The 2021 "LIMITLESS" Competition and Online Exhibition: 

 

2021 AWARDS

 

AWARD

PRIZE

First Place

$500 CA

Second Place

$300 CA

Third Place

$200 CA

3 x Honourable Mention Awards

Awards in Title

 

In the spirit of artists supporting artists, this online exhibition awards experienced artists while supporting emerging ones, through the creation of a bursary.

 

$5 from each submission helps create the annual bursary for a visual arts student enrolled in a post-secondary institution.

 

For submitting artists, $1,000 in cash prizes are up for grabs as well as feature in a month-long online exhibition at federationgallery.com

 

 

Past recipients of the bursary include:

Simon Fraser University,

University of British Columbia,

Emily Carr University of Art and Design,

Langara College of Higher Learning.

 

This is NOT a qualifying call for submission. 

Learn more about Signature Membership here.

 

Below is a PDF Call Booklet for this specific call. Please read it in full before submitting, by submitting you agree to these terms, and submissions made in error will not be refunded.

 

Jurors:


SFCA - TBD

SFCA - TBD

AFCA - TBD

 

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First time submitting? Need a refresh?

Click here to watch a tutorial video.

Cost to Submit:
Entry Cost: CAN$20.00
Items 1-5: Included with Entry Cost
Add'l Non-Member Costs:
Note: As you are not a logged-in member of this organization, the following extra charges will apply:
+CAN$5.00 Extra Entry Cost
+CAN$5.00 Extra Per Item
If you ARE a member and have a username/login, you'll have a chance to login on the next screen before continuing.
Maximum Items:
5
Submission Dates:
Accepting Submissions until: Jun 24 2021 11:59 pm PDT

Shape & Form - Sculpture Intake

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SUBMIT TO THE CORRECT INTAKE

THIS IS THE INTAKE FOR SCULPTURE

TWO DIMENSIONAL ARTISTS SUBMIT SEPARATELY HERE

FEE TRANSFERS AND REFUNDS ARE NOT ISSUED FOR SUBMISSIONS MADE TO THE INCORRECT INTAKE

 

About The 2021 Shape & Form Exhibition:

 

Indulge in the beauty of shape and form. Think lines, space, curves, and edges. Open to all styles, genres and FCA supported media. Consider abstract pieces that use the language of shape, representational artists conveying their reverence for form.

 

This is a qualifying call for submission. Acceptance into this exhibition counts as one point towards Signature Status Applications with the Federation of Canadian Artists. Learn more about Signature Membership here.

This exhibition is also a member-only call to two-dimensional artists.

TWO-DIMENSIONAL ARTISTS SUBMIT BY CLICKING HERE.

 

Below is a PDF Call Booklet for this specific call. Please read it in full before submitting, by submitting you agree to these terms, and submissions made in error will not be refunded.

 

Jurors:


SFCA - TBD

SFCA - TBD
AFCA - TBD

 

 

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First time submitting? Need a refresh?

Click here to watch a tutorial video.

Cost to Submit:
Entry Cost: CAN$15.00
First item included with Entry Cost
Items 2-4: CAN$15.00 per item
Add'l Non-Member Costs:
Note: As you are not a logged-in member of this organization, the following extra charges will apply:
+CAN$5.00 Extra Entry Cost
+CAN$5.00 Extra Per Item
If you ARE a member and have a username/login, you'll have a chance to login on the next screen before continuing.
Maximum Items:
4
Submission Dates:
Accepting Submissions until: Jun 30 2021 11:59 pm PDT