ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
This year, the John B. Aird Gallery is celebrating the 20thedition of this annual juried exhibition showcasing drawings by contemporary Canadian artists. For this exhibition, a drawing is defined as an art form used to either draft ideas that are further developed in other media or to create a finished work of art. This broad definition is intended to open the exhibition to entries reflecting a wide variety of contemporary drawing techniques and practices.
Jennifer Vong is the Administrative Director at the Red Head Gallery and was the Producer of the 2018 BIG on Bloor Festival, Bloordale’s annual celebration of local arts and culture. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Ryerson University in New Media Arts and Culture where she took on the role as the Education Outreach Coordinator for the fourth year thesis exhibition, META 2012.
Kais Padamshi is a practicing artist currently attending OCAD University. In 2017 he took on the roll of Executive Director of Academic Affairs working towards strengthening the OCAU Community though events and advocating for stronger equity and diversity policies for OCADU students both academically and socially.
ENTRY FORM DEADLINE
Entry forms with digital images (jpegs) are due Monday, January 14, 2019 by midnight.
ENTRY FEE: $40
Jurying will take place the between January 18 and 20, 2019.
NOTIFICATION OF RESULTS
Selected artists will be notified of the jurors’ decisions by email by Wednesday, January 23, 2019.
DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORKS
Accepted artworks to be delivered to the Gallery on Saturday January 26, 2019 between 10 am and noon.
Tuesday, January 29 to Friday, February 22, 2019.
Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
PICK-UP OF ARTWORKS
Saturday, February 23, 2019 between 10 am and noon.