Call for Submission

Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibition (AIMAE)




In light of the COVID19 pandemic, all exhibitions have been put online until further notice. This exhibition is a little different so please read the following information carefully.


If you submit to this exhibition and are successful,

you will be required to deliver your artwork to the gallery.


It is our intention, that when the Federation Gallery in Vancouver re-opens to the public to launch with this exhibition. 


Submissions and jurying will go ahead as normal, in accordance with the dates outlined in the call booklet schedule.


Artists will be asked to deliver their artwork during the delivery window as stated in the call booklet. We will carefully store the pieces until we know when we can re-open to the public. 


The online exhibition and sales functionality will launch in line with the original exhibition dates on May 25th and remain "live" until and throughout the physical exhibition display.


Once we are given permission, we will frame the artworks on site and install the exhibition.


We will also announce the opening reception details and end of exhibition dates and collection window.



About the 2020 Annual International Mail-In Art Exhibtion Exhibition (AIMAE):

Share your stories! The 2020 theme for the Annual International Art Exhibition (AIMAE) is; “story”. Hosted by the Federation of Canadian Artists, AIMAE is a solution for artists looking to exhibit in Vancouver, Canada from all over the world. You submit artwork no larger than 8” x 10” and mail it flat in an envelope to our gallery, we frame it, display it and aim to sell it - on your behalf!


Please read the accompanying Submission Call Booklet carefully (click button below). This submission has specific criteria in regards to accepted sizes, media and presentation.






First Place: $1,000 CA

Second Place: $500 CA

Third Place: $200 CA

Three Honourable Mention Awards: $100 CA each





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.




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All submissions must be finalized by the submission deadline time.

This includes uploading all images and entering all artwork details and descriptions. Once the submission deadline has passed, you will no longer have access to your submission.

Cost to Submit:
Entry Cost: CAN$15.00
First item included with Entry Cost
Items 2-5: CAN$15.00 per item
Maximum Items:
Submission Dates:
Submission deadline has passed! (Apr 16 2020 11:59 pm PDT)
You cannot currently make an online submission.