Elora Sculpture Project

The Elora Sculpture Project is an outdoor public art exhibition that runs from May through October in key locations within the towns of Elora & Fergus, Ontario’s newest most vibrant tourist destination. Put your sculpture at the centre of this fabulous summer scene.

The deadline for submitting your work to be considered for the 2021 Elora Sculpture Project is January 16.  

Please go to elorasculpture.ca for all the details.

FCA Toronto: new Call for Entry

FCA Toronto is a new chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists formed last year by OSA member Alan Douglas Ray. FCA Toronto’s mission is to offer exhibition, education, and networking opportunities to FCA member artists, to promote their artwork; and to advance the knowledge and appreciation of art and culture in our area. FCA Toronto currently has 61 artists associated with it, many based outside of the GTA. Several artists are members of the OSA as well.

FCA Toronto is hosting its first annual Open National Juried Exhibition, December 1st to December 31st, 2020. This will be an online exhibition open to all artists who are Canadian residents and living anywhere in Canada. Artists do not need to be affiliated with FCA Toronto to submit an entry.

Deadline for Submissions is November 16, 2020.

The details can be found on FCA Toronto’s Call for Entry page.

To start the submission process, click the exhibition banner image below or this link to our submissions page on the FCA website.

FCA Toronto 2020 Open Juried Exhibition

2020 Members’ Exhibition of Selected Works

The 2020 Members’ Exhibition of Selected Works is the primary annual OSA exhibition. Our new exhibition is now live online until October 31st. Please visit this link or click the image below.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:  Alan Douglas Ray, Barbara Sohn, Carmel Brennan, Carole Finn, Cathy Groulx, Cesar Forero, Charline Gardhouse, Cher Pruys, Cheryl Bailey, Christine Proctor, Clara Laratta, Clare Ross, Clement Cheng, Dayna Law, Debra Archibald, Dianna Bennett, Diana Harding-Tucker, Dominique Prevost, Edith Fullerton, Elizabeth Elkin, Erin Fitzgibbon, Ernestine Tahedi, Eva Kolacz, Evelyn Rapin, Frances Patella, Frank Rodick, Gill Cameron, Giuseppe Pivetta, Heather Grindley, Heather Laws, Helena Kwon, Ian Mackenzie, Janet Baker, Janet Hendershot, Jangmee Park, Jaya Datta, Joanna Turlej, John Ashbourne, Joseph Muscat, Josy Britton, Judy Finch, Julia Hacker, Karen Taylor, Kate Taylor, Kathy Haycock, Kim Atkins, Krystyna Cseh, Lawrence Glazer, Lee Munn, Liane Bedard, Lillian Michiko Blakey, Linda Finn, Lisa Martin-Dunk, Lori Ryerson, Lynden Cowan, Margaret Pardy, Margaret Stawicki, Marilena Isacescu Carlea, Marissa Sweet, Mary Ellen Farrow, Mary Ng, Mary Pavey, Maya Foltyn, Michael Walker, Micheal Zarowsky, Min Kim, Mirka Hattula, Nancy Calder, Nancy R. Chalut, Pat Dumas-Hudecki, Peter Kashur, Peter Wirun, Quan Steele, Reina Nieland, Rob Niezen, Robin Kingsburgh, Roger Sutcliffe, Rosalie Lam, Sally Martin, Serge Deherian, Shahla Etemadzadeh, Sharron Corrigan Forrest, Shaukat Chaney, Shelley Newman, Shirray Langley, Steve Wilson, Steven Volpe, Stuart Blower, Sue Ennis, Sue Miller, Susan Clark, Susan Garrington, Susan Gosevitz, Ted Michener, Valerie Geard, Vera Bobson, Wayne Gascho, and Wendy Birmingham.

Exhibition Chair: Cathy Groulx
Exhibition Coordinator: Kim Atkins
Online Gallery Design: Alan Douglas Ray
Catalogue Graphic Designer and Editor: Pat Dumas-Hudecki

FCA Toronto: Call for Entry

FCA Toronto is a new chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists formed last year by OSA member Alan Douglas Ray. A chapter of the FCA has not existed in the province of Ontario since the early 1960’s! FCA Toronto’s mission is to offer exhibition, education, and networking opportunities to FCA member artists, to promote their artwork; and to advance the knowledge and appreciation of art and culture in our area.

FCA Toronto currently has 45 artists associated with it, several of whom are members of the OSA as well.

FCA Toronto’s inaugural exhibition will take place online this summer, August 4 to September 7.

FCA Toronto invites all artists who are FCA members in good standing with Active or Signature status to participate. The submissions and jurying process is being managed directly by the FCA in Vancouver.

Deadline for Submissions is Friday July 17, 2020.

The details can be found on FCA Toronto’s Call for Entry page.

To start the submission process, click the exhibition banner image below or this link to our submissions page on the FCA website.

Link to the Federation of Canadian Artists Website and the submission page for FCA Toronto's exhibition.
FCA Toronto 2020 Summer Exhibition

York Pride 2020: “Just Be” Art Exhibition

This exhibit is in partnership with York Pride in recognition of their 20th anniversary.

CALL FOR ART SUBMISSIONS

York Pride 2020: “Just Be” Art Exhibition
www.newmarket.ca/yorkpride2020

Submission Deadline: Sunday, April 26, 2020 EST 11:59 p.m.

This year “JUST BE” ART EXHIBITION welcomes you to celebrate our history, diversity and courage through York Pride’s 20th Anniversary. It’s our pleasure to invite 2SLGBTQ+ artists and allies of York Region and beyond to share their voices, stories and perspectives through visual art reflecting on what this milestone means to them and their community.

York Pride shines a light on human diversity within York Region through its annual events and initiatives, providing residents with opportunities to express and celebrate their sexualities and gender identities. Together, York Pride and the Town of Newmarket aim to foster and support living free of fear and discrimination. However, homophobia and lack of acceptance remains a reality for the 2SLGBTQ+ community. This exhibition will provide a platform for these unique voices to be heard. The progressions, achievements and setbacks, faced in the last 20 years and before, play an important part in our collective history and personal narratives. We eagerly await the many contributions the 2SLGBTQ+ community will make in the next 20 years!

Exhibition will run from May 15 to June 20, 2020

Please visit www.newmarket.ca/yorkpride2020 for more information on how to apply

Cost: No fee for entry

Eligibility: 2SLGBTQ +/ allied emerging or established artists and makers are invited to apply. Open to York Region residents and beyond. Each applicant can submit up to two (2) pieces of artwork in any medium for consideration. All mediums of art are eligible (e.g. photography, painting, sculpture, multimedia, video, etc.) For individuals under the age of 18 years, parental/guardian contact information is required to enter.

Submission Details: Submissions must be submitted through the email submissions@newmarket.ca with the subject line of ‘YORK PRIDE’.

Westport Schoolhouse Artist Residency, Brier Island in Westport, Nova Scotia

I hope this call finds you in good spirits despite it being February.
The deadline for the 2020 Westport Schoolhouse Artist Residency call is midnight February 29, 2020. It would be greatly appreciated if you could help promote the residency by sending the call listed below to your artist contacts. Thank you for all your efforts in helping to promote the Westport Schoolhouse Artist Residency.
Sincerely,     Jane Zdansky

2020 OSA Emerging Artist Exhibition

Congratulations! to the following artists who are exhibiting in the 2020 OSA Emerging Artist Exhibition: Kari Visscher, Brubey Hu, Kathryn Czaplicki, Xiao Fan Wang, Carolyn Laidley Arn, Lucy Cifoni Hughes, Kat Hernden, Janet Jardine, Sherry Park, Murat Yukselir, Nadia Gurkova, Jaehyun Han, Tom Ashbourne, Jackie Rancourt, Chania Allen, Cheryl-Ann Hills, Kyle Yip, Elayne Windsor, Natalia Ros, Christy Chor, Katherine A. Laird, Rachelle Wunderink, Xuefei Ji, Dennis Martynyuk, Rhonda Short, Sarah Zanchetta, Angela Chao, A.M. Benz, Tom Ashbourne, Diane Mohan, Susan Aaron, Marion Younan, Jennifer Claveau, Keith Boa, Haiying Zhang, Carol Cheong, Suzanne Buckingham-Jarvis, JL Robertson, Holly Hutchison.

This is a progressive and exciting show and worth the trip to Oakville! Show closes January 31st. Call the Centre for hours: 905-815-5979.

Congratulations to our award winners in the 2020 Emerging Artist Exhibition on now!

1st Prize $500
Godhead
by Murat Yukselir
sculpture

2nd prize $250
Sojourner
by Kari Visscher
painting

3rd prize $250
Isthmus Bay
by Chania Allen

Honorable Mention
are you reaching for me or am I reaching for you?
by Kathryn Czaplicki
ceramic wall sculpture with LED lighting

Honorable Mention
Man Devouring His Own Tail and Future Gazing
and Down by the Dead Zone
by Katherine A Laird
3 photo-lithographs/monoprints

Honorable Mention
Pepto-Abysmal
by Kyle Yip
painting with resin

Open Juried Call – Drawing: An Exhibition

Open Juried Call: Drawing: An Exhibition 

From the cave dwellers of Lascaux to the e-Drawings of our present century, the urge to draw is innate and impulsive.

Artists are invited to submit for consideration up to two drawings that stretch the boundaries of the medium. Be expansive and imaginative with the potential of this expressive form of communication. All types of drawing are welcome: figurative gestures; recordings of history and memory; two-, three- and multi-dimensional as well as site-specific works.

Gallery space is limited. Individual pieces must not exceed 48″ in width.

Two pieces may be submitted for $50 fee (via PayPal). 

Submission Form

Janet Read is exhibiting in the group show 
The Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed  
November 8, 2019 – January 22, 2020
Opening Reception Nov. 8, 7 – 9 pm
@ The Orillia Museum of Art & History, 30 Peter Street South, Orillia