GALLERY OPENING

Open House Event

Thank you to all artists that have submitted the "Open Call for Artists" form over the past few weeks as an expression of interest in exhibiting your work with us at our new gallery. Our Gallery Opening will be an open house event. In that spirit, we will be displaying 70 pieces of art from 70 different artists.

 

  • Each artist that is already on the Open Call list may submit one piece of art for the Open House exhibit.

  • To make it fair to all, the first 70 artists will be selected for participation.

  • There is no submission fee for this event.

  • There is a 25% commission on sales.

 

UPDATE: We have already reached 70, if you apply now, you will be on a waiting list.

See Artwork Requirements below for important information on size limitations, marking and other requirements. Failure to abide by the rules may disqualify your entry.

Opening Reception: March 24, 2017


Artwork drop off: March 19 (noon-5pm)

ADDRESS:

Artusiasm

1684 St Clair Ave W

Toronto, ON

TTC Streetcar at doorstep

Street Parking and 24/7 Green P Parking available

STEPS TO APPLY:

  1. Read all information on this page carefully.

  2. Click "Apply Now" to fill out the form and submit. YOU WILL BE ADDED TO A WAITING LIST.

  3. Send an e-mail to artusiasm@gmail.com with a low resolution picture of your artwork.

Subject Line: "[ARTIST NAME] OPEN HOUSE ARTWORK"

Contact artusiasm@gmail.com if you have questions (subject line: “OPEN HOUSE EXHIBIT – Questions”).

 

ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS:
 

  • The artwork (finished dimension - including frames if applicable) must be within 20" to 36" wide and 20" to 60" tall. 

  • Artists can submit work in any two dimensional medium (paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, digital art etc).

  • Each piece of artwork must be ready to hang on a wall. Frames 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 (oil paintings) will not accepted.

  • Please avoid glass and very heavy art for safe handling.

  • All art must be unpacked when dropped off. No packaging material or bags will be kept at the gallery.

 

Art Drop Off:
Please allow 5 to 15 minutes for art drop off.

 

Copyright: 
The artist retains all copyrights to their artwork without exception.

Intellectual property rights:
The artists are entitled to use the name of Artusiasm Gallery, logos and promotional material for the purposes of promoting their participation at the exhibition. The artists grant to the curators a non-exclusive right to use their names and pictures of submitted artwork for promotional and commercial use in connection with their involvement with the exhibition.

 

We have reached 70 submissions already. click below to be added to a waiting list. thank you!

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