call for entry

SCA 56th Juried Exhibition 2024

Open to SCA Elected Members and Associate Members

Call Information

Exhibition: Online on the SCA website

Exhibition Dates:  August 27 – Sept 30, 2024 

Submission Deadline: July 21, 2024

Results Notification by Email: August 18, 2024

Virtual Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: August 29, 2024 (time TBC)

Exhibition Closes: September 30, 2024

Maximum number of entries: 3

Entry Fee: $40 for members

Awards

The SCA’s largest prize pool! New Prizes totaling over $12,000

To further elevate the excitement, this year’s exhibition will feature more prizes than ever before, offering participants an even greater opportunity for recognition and reward.

Prizes: 

1st Award of Excellence: $4000
2nd Award of Excellence: $2000
3rd Award of Excellence: $1000
Honourable Mention: $750
Honourable Mention: $750

Creative Innovation Award: $500
Artistic Expression Award: $500
Technical Excellence Award: $500

**Stay tuned for more!

VIRTUAL AWARD GALA AUGUST 29, 2024

In addition to the increased prizes, we are delighted to announce a virtual gala event for the Grand Opening. This online celebration will bring together artists, art lovers, and members of the SCA community from across the country to enjoy and discuss the incredible works on display. The virtual format ensures that everyone can participate and share in the excitement, regardless of their location.

We encourage all SCA members to participate. Whether through innovative techniques, unique perspectives, or compelling subject matter, we look forward to seeing how you will bring your untold stories to life.

Our Jurors

Danielle Beaulieu, SCA – ON, Watercolour Still Life

Luc Fortier, SCA – QC, Contemporary Pointillism

Jill Hobson, SCA – ON, Water media, Contemporary Figurative

Martin Murphy, SCA – BC/ON, Oil, Classical Figurative

Barry Rafuse, SCA – BC, Acrylic abstract

Eligibility, Terms & Conditions of Entry

Eligibility: 

The SCA 56th Juried Exhibition is an online exhibition that is open to all SCA members (Elected & Associates). All electronic submissions meeting the terms and conditions of entry will be forwarded to the jurors for adjudication, and the juror-accepted and award winning pieces will be exhibited online on the SCA website. 

Terms and Conditions of Entry:

By submitting your entry, you are agreeing to the following:

• Up to 3 artworks, $40 CAD for SCA members in good standing. Jury fees are non-refundable. Maximum of 2 artworks will be accepted.

• You may submit up to 3 views of each piece

NEW: You may write a 260-character description of your piece.

  1. The exhibition is open to all SCA Elected and Associate members.

  2. All submissions must be original artwork in traditional media including painting, drawing, pastel, printmaking, sculpture, fibre art, photography, mixed media, and digital art. Artwork must be solely created by the artist without guidance from an instructor(s) and must not be copies or derivatives of other artist paintings, photographs (copyrighted or not), or other artistic work. Artwork utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) platform is not permitted.

  3. Art must have been completed within 3 years of the entry deadline and must not have been previously exhibited in an SCA exhibition.

  4. There are no size restrictions for artwork for this online Exhibition.

  5. Any infractions of the rules may result in serious consequences; including, but not limited to: the removal of the artwork from the exhibition, the forfeiting of entry fees and/or award prizes, a prohibition from entry to future SCA exhibitions, and the artist expulsion from the SCA.

  6. After the entry is submitted, there will be no changes or substitutes allowed.

  7. The artist by submission grants the SCA the right to utilize images of the accepted work for publicity, educational, references, and website purposes.

  8. The artist will handle all artworks that are for sale and should priced in Canadian funds ($CAD). As an online exhibition Not-For Sale (NFS) art is allowed. The SCA will not take any commission for this exhibition.

Image Specifications

For this exhibition, you may enter up to 3 images. Please ensure the images meet the following specifications.

  1. Must be in jpg format only (jpg or jpeg)
  2. Only the image of your artwork should show (no frames or extraneous backgrounds)
  3. Images must not be smaller than 800px on its shortest side *
  4. Image files cannot exceed 2.0 MB *

Image files are to be named using the following convention:
FirstName LastName, Title, Medium, Size**.jpg (ie: Jane Doe, My Painting Title, Acrylic, 18×24.jpg)

*Images that do not meet these specifications will fail to upload. Please make sure your files are sized properly before you begin the submission process.
**Size to be specified in INCHES in HxWxD with D-Depth only required for 3-D work. 

how to enter

The SCA will be using EntryThingy as its online submission provider for this exhibition. 

You will need to either have an existing EntryThingy account, or create a new one, in order to submit to this exhibition. The following button will take you to our submission page where you can find How to guides to help you create your EntryThingy account and submit your entries. If you have any questions, please contact the open exhibition coordinator, at [email protected] 

Call For Entries Downloadable PDF:

56th SCA Juried Exhibition 2024-Eng

56e Exposition Jurée de la SCA 2024

Jurying Rubric

Jury Rubric SCA Exhibitions (February 2024)

Cadre de Sélection des Œuvres pour les Expositions de la SCA