OSA 148th Annual Open Juried Art Exhibition

The Ontario Society of Artists (OSA) welcomes Canadian artists to apply to participate in our 148th Annual Open Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts. To maintain public safety during COVID-19, an online Exhibition will be held from May 10-30, 2021. Details of the event will be provided to the artists at the notification date.

Click here to apply.

We are using JotForm as our platform. A copy of your application will be emailed to you for your records upon payment and submission.


ENTRIES OPEN: February 15, 2021
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Monday, March 15, 2021
Entry Fee is $35, One submission per artist
50 pieces will be selected by the jurors.
Notification date of the Jury results: via email, Monday, May 3, 2021
The decision of the Jury is final.


This is an annual exhibit of the OSA with the purpose of promoting the best that Canada has to offer from emerging and established artists. With that as our guide, the jurors will be looking for:

  • Originality
  • Artistry in composition and design
  • Excellence and skill in the chosen medium

All applicants are expected to be able to navigate basic digital processes including creating and uploading photographs of their work and properly labelling and submitting work according to the instructions.


$1,000 – Award recipient chosen by an OSA Life Member
$1,000 – Best in Show Award recipient chosen by the Jurors
$250 – Award for Excellence will be awarded to four artists