Submissions

To submit an Exhibition Proposal for our Main Gallery, Discovery Gallery or Satellite Cases, please send the following information to CRAG Curator, Julia Prudhomme by 01 June 2017, 5:00 PM PST.

Submission deadline for exhibitions is June 1 of each year. To have your submission returned, include a self-addressed and postage paid envelope. Digital submissions are preferred.

E-mail digital proposals to both curator(at)crartgallery(dot)ca and curatorialassistant(at)crartgallery(dot)ca. Dropbox, MediaFire and WeTransfer can be used to send large image files. Only completed proposals will be considered. 

Schedule

Exhibitions generally last six weeks. Openings are held Friday evenings at 6:00 pm. Artists are given up to twelve days for installation, more time dependent upon proposal. The Exhibition Schedule is set between 12 to 24 months in advance.

Submissions

Submissions should consist of:

  1. Visual work: 10 – 20 images (digital images on CD or DVD or e-mail or file sharing) clearly identified with name, number, title, dimensions, and a numbered slide list. If these are not the work you wish to show or intend on presenting new works, please indicate in your proposal
  2. A letter of interest, stating desired exhibition space and summary of exhibition proposal
  3. C.V., maximum 3 pages
  4. Artist statement, maximum 500 words

Please allow 3 – 4 months for response.

Gallery Spaces for Proposal

Main Gallery: Features professional contemporary artists. This is our largest exhibition hall, featuring plywood backed walls, open floor space, five pillars and the option for natural light.

Discovery Gallery: Features professional contemporary artists. This is our second largest exhibition hall, which is entered off the Main Gallery, featuring one window and a smaller atmosphere.

Satellites: Four cases in the Gallery and Visitor Centre’s lobby measuring at 6 feet by 6 feet by 1 foot in depth and is reserved for local and emerging artists.

Fees

The Campbell River Art Gallery pays CARFAC Artist Fee Rates to exhibiting artists.
Shipping costs will be covered by the gallery.

Discussion to apply for additional funding to cover costs for travel, accommodation, materials, and installation will be discussed between artist and curator. Artists are encouraged to attend the Opening Reception and give an Artist Talk.

Documentation

The gallery documents all exhibitions digitally for the artist’s use, publicity, and for our archives. Shot are primarily of the installation and rarely of singular artworks.

Sales

The gallery is a non-profit public art gallery. We do not sell artworks, but will direct patrons to the artist. Price lists are solely used for insurance purposes.

Thank you for your interest in the Campbell River Art Gallery.

gallery floorplan with wall numbers