Call for Submission

Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council: Arts on the Islands

Call to All Artists of the Southern Gulf Islands

Deadline for submissions: May 15, 2020

The Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council invites artists from its four island communities – Galiano, Mayne, Pender and Saturna – to join in a multi-faceted exhibition that will enhance the profile of participating artists while bringing together the region’s creative talent for a unique event. This inclusive exhibition welcomes emerging and establish artists to showcase their work.

Arts on the Islands will include:

  • An exhibition of art in the Mayne Island Agricultural Hall (June 26-July 5, 2020
  • A printed catalogue of the artworks featured in the Agricultural Hall show
  • An online exhibition of all submitted artworks (June 26, 2020-June 24, 2021)

Participating artists must live, full-time or part-time, in the Southern Gulf Islands of Galiano, Mayne, Pender or Saturna and be age 19 and older. A range of 2-D, 3-D and multi-media art forms are eligible. Artwork must be original, have been created in the past three years and be suitable for viewing by all ages. 

Artists are encouraged to submit at least two pieces and may submit up to three. A panel of jurors will select one work per artist for the exhibition in the Mayne Agricultural Hall. All work will be included in the online exhibition. 

If you have not already done so, please read the detailed call to artists:
Arts on the Islands-Call to Artists.pdf

There is no fee to submit work but artists must have a current membership in the Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council ($20/year), available at


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