SCA Call for Entries 2018

2018 International Open Juried SCA Online Exhibition - March 15 to June 15, 2018

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All members and non-members submitting work for SCA exhibitions, please note that:

  • Entries must not be copies or derivatives based in any way on other copyrighted or published paintings, photographs or other artistic work.
  • Any infraction of this rule will result in serious consequences. For members it will result in but will not be limited to expulsion from the SCA.Non-members will be barred from all SCA exhibitions, and entry fees will be forfeited.

Conditions of Entry

  1. The Exhibition is open to all artists anywhere, whether or not SCA members, creating original artwork in 2 and 3-dimesional media. Art must be entirely the work of the entrant, executed without the supervision of an instructor, and within 3 years of the entry deadline. Work must not have been previously exhibited in an SCA exhibition.
  2. This is an online exhibition which means no shipping to a physical location is required for display. All selected works will be exhibited on the SCA online gallery for 3 months at:
  3. There is no size limit for submittedartwork.
  4. The artist by submission grants the SCA the right to post the selected image(s) in the online exhibition and use the digital image(s) for publicity or educational purposes.
  5. Accepted artwork may be for sale or NFS. In the event of a sale, the SCA charges a 20% commission which is taken off the artist’s stated retail price. Shipping to customer is the artist’s responsibility. The artist is notified of the sale and the purchaser’scontact information will be releasedas soon as payment has been processed. 


  • Best of Show: $2,000
  • 2nd Prize:   $ 1,000
  • 3rd Place:   $ 750
  • 2 Honourable Mentions: @ $250

The Jurors:

  • Katie Brennan MFA, BFA, Artist, Curator & Art Consultant
  • Mary-Beth Laviolette, Fine Arts Professional, Writer, Curator
  • Josy Britton, BA Hon., CSPWC, SCA Hon., Past SCA President

To Enter

Artists are invited to submit up to 3 pieces of original artwork produced within the last 3 years and never shown in an SCA exhibition, all for one submission fee of $40.00. Please submit your digital images (as per specifications see below - .jpg 500K - 2MB) on our website and proceed to pay the fee by PayPal via the link provided. Make sure your payment has your name listed so we know who the fee is for. If you need to pay by cheque, there is a link for that as well. 


  • Digital files must be in .jpg format, PC/Mac compatible. When opened, only the image of the artwork should show (cropped with no frame, no mat board or extraneous background showing).
  • Files size to be no less than 500K and no more than 2 MB at High quality setting for JPG compression.
  • Exceeding the file size may cause the process to time-out.
  • Please name your image files in the following format: 
    firstnamelastname_imagenumber_title_yearcreated.jpg example: janedoe_01_mypainting_2017.jpg

>>> PayPal form coming soon! 

Payment by Cheque form:

Save the entry form and keep a copy for your records


  • February 1, 2018 Latest date entries must arrive by midnight(images and fee) (no exceptions)
  • February 22, 2018 Notification by email 
  • March 8, 2018 Notification of Award Recipients
  • March 15, 2018 Exhibition opens on SCA online gallery -
  • June 15, 2018 Exhibition closes on SCA online gallery