2019 Vancouver Arts Carnival "Splendour of Canada" Painting Exhibition

Organization: 

International Arts Gallery/ Canada Chinese Arts Bridge Association

Deadline: 

Apr. 15, 2019

Call for Artists Description: 

a) Objectives: Promotion of crossing boundaries exchange of arts and culture amongst ethnic communities of BC Province; Encouraging creativity and harmony of community with this open-to-all Arts Carnival.
b) Themes: Beauty of Nature; Wonderful and Prosperous Life; Multiculturalism and Community Care.
c) All the paintings shall be standardized in size for uniformity and fairness. Only images of paintings are required for first screening. 120 paintings will be selected by the screening committee to enter the exhibition and competition.
d) The exhibition will be hosted at the International Arts Gallery for 28 days. Exhibited paintings will be adjudicated by a panel of 34 community leaders in a transparent, just and fair manner to determine the gold, silver and bronze awards for each category.
e) Awarded winners of each category will receive Trophies/Certificate of Awards and Prize Money; and will be invited to attend on complimentary basis the dinner banquet at the evening after the closing ceremony at the Peninsula Seafood Restaurant of the Oakridge Mall in recognition of their achievements.
f) All the 120 selected artists will be invited to attend the Closing Ceremony as well as the VIP reception.
g) Entrance Fee: 

* A non-refundable administrative/entrance fee of $20 for each painting entered;
* If selected, an additional $60 will be charged for each painting which includes the cost of framing (or $40 if painting comes with frame acceptable by organizer). The painting and frame will be returned to the artist after exhibition.

How to Apply: 

1. Selection to enter Exhibition:

a) Submission of application form and graphics of the artworks shall be made
online by email. Photo images (full images and close-ups) of the Artwork must be clear (we suggest it be taken by a professional photographer) with a minimum of 300 dpi / 2MB.
b) Submission of each application must be accompanied with appropriate Application Form. Hard copies of Rules and Regulations as well as Application Form can be obtained from International Arts Gallery or E-Copy can be downloadable from the Organizer’s website www.artsbridge.ca or the Hosting Gallery website www.iagbc.com.
c) Submission of each application must be accompanied with non-refundable administrative fee of $20, payment made in according to stipulations of the Organizing Body.

2. Applicants being selected to have their artwork entering the Exhibition shall be informed by mail and email, by the Organizing Body, to deliver originals of their artwork to the International Arts Gallery, together with the payment of Exhibition Fee $60 (or $40 if painting comes with frame acceptable by organizer), according to the timeline as per advised, failure to do so shall be presumed to have application withdrawn. The application form mentioned above shall be attached to the upper right corner of the back of the Artwork when delivery is made.

Contact Name: Katherine Chan
Contact Email: info@artsbridge.ca
Contact Phone: (778) 879-5415

Website: 

http://www.artsbridge.ca

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