CALL FOR ARTISTS
CALL FOR ARTISTS

Artusiasm hosts biweekly back-to-back art exhibitions.

Please read all instructions and fill out the submission form for the exhibition you are interested in (see "Apply" button below each poster).

 

There is no fee to submit -- only a hanging fee for accepted artwork.

Hanging fee includes:

professional curating

installation

art labels

graphic design of flyers/posters

promotions on online media

email blasts

FB event

opening reception with complimentary refreshments

live music (select shows)

 

Gallery hours:

Weekdays 2 to 6 pm. Closed on Wednesdays and statutory holidays.

Saturday and Sunday 2 to 5 pm. 

Also available by appointment. Call 416-970-7235 or email artusiasm@gmail.com. 

SPECIAL SCHEDULE ON OPENING RECEPTIONS.

There is no fee to submit -- only a hanging fee for accepted artwork.

Artwork Dimensions and Hanging Fee:

Minimum 14" smallest side

Maximum 5 feet tall

$35 for 1 piece of artwork up to 36"x36"

$50 for 2 pieces of artwork up to 36”x36”
$60 for 3 pieces of artwork up to 36”x36”

$70 for 4 pieces of artwork up to 36”x36”

$80 for 5 pieces of artwork up to 36”x36”

$90 for 6 pieces of artwork up to 36”x36”


Add $5 per piece for each LARGE artwork (over 36" in any direction, up to 48")

Add $15 per piece for EXTRA LARGE artwork (over 4 feet in any direction)

 

The gallery takes 25% commission on sold work.

Payment via electronic transfer  to artusiasm@gmail.com (use password: artusiasm)


Artwork Requirements:

  • Each piece of artwork must be ready to hang on a wall. Framed art MUST be wired. Stretched canvases are allowed without a wire. Please use proper hardware and wires to hold the weight of your artwork.

  • Please indicate the "right side up" with an upward arrow at the back of the artwork. 

  • All artwork must have the artist's name and contact information at the back.

  • Wet paint (freshly finished oil paintings) will not be accepted.

  • Please avoid glass if possible, and very heavy art, to ensure safe handling.

  • Art and prints on paper, board, canvas board etc must be framed. Matting alone is not considered a frame.

Artists are responsible for dropping off and picking up artwork within the confirmed time frame.

Insurance of artwork is the responsibility of the artist.

The gallery has 24/7 monitored Alarm Force security system installed.

 

Steps to Participate:

1. Read all instructions on this page (very important).

2. Click on the"Apply" button for the specific exhibition below (before deadline) to start the application process.

3. Rename images of artwork with Artist initials and Title and email to artusiasm@gmail.com.

4. After Artusiasm confirms acceptance, please send e-transfer payment to artusiasm@gmail.com (password artusiasm).

5. Drop off artwork within designated time slots only. 

6. Mark the art pick up date on your calendar. Artwork not picked up within 2 weeks of agreed pick up date will be considered a donation to the gallery.

IMPORTANT:

Attendance at the Opening Reception (throughout the evening) is highly recommended. Please contact us if you might not be able to attend. 

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