CALL FOR ENTRY

2021 Elected Members' juried Exhibition

The call for our 2021 Elected Members’ Juried Exhibition is now open. We invite submissions from elected members of the SCA in good standing.

All of the  call information is listed below.  Please read the Entry Terms & Conditions carefully before proceeding with your submission.

If you have any questions, please contact our Exhibition co-ordinator, Gisele Leger Drapeau, at
exhibition-elected@societyofcanadianartists.com

Call Information

Gallery:  Gallery 78, 796 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB   E3B 1C6

Exhibition Dates: September 10th to October 3rd, 2021

Opening Reception: September 10, 2021 (TBA)

Submission Deadline: July 31st, 2021

Maximum number of artworks per entry: Artists may submit two artworks for jurying. Only 1 artwork per artist will be accepted if juried into the show

Elected Member Entry Fee: $40 (non-refundable) for up to 2 artwork images.  

Results Notification by Email: August 13, 2021

Shipped Work Delivery Date: Week of Aug. 31 to Sept. 3, 2021

Hand Delivery Dates: Week of Aug. 31 to Sept. 3, 2021

Shipping/Delivery address:  Gallery 78, 796 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB   E3B 1C6

Exhibition Closes: October 3rd, 2021

Hand Pickup Dates: October 5, 2021

Returning Shipping Dates: Starting October 5, 2021

Awards

Mary Pratt Crystal Award: $5000 plus engraved crystal bowl

First Award of Excellence: $1,000

Second Award of Excellence: $500

2 Awards of Merit: $250 each

Our Jurors

Germaine Pataki-Theriault

Gallery owner

Tom Smart

Director/CEO Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB

Colleen J Dyson

SCA Juror
Kelowna, BC

EligibiliTy, Terms & Conditions of Entry

Eligibility:
Open to Elected SCA members, in good standing, only.  Associate members of the SCA are not eligible.

Artwork Eligibility:

  1. Only original artwork in traditional media including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and photography will be accepted.
  2. Entries must not be copies, derivatives, or based in any way on other artists’ paintings, photographs, copyrighted or not, or other artistic work. Any infraction of this rule will result in serious consequences. It will result in, but will not be limited to, expulsion from the SCA. Entry fees or award prizes will be forfeited.
  3. The artwork must be entirely the work of the entrant, executed without the supervision of an instructor, and completed within 3 years of the entry deadline.
  4. The artwork must not have been previously exhibited in an SCA exhibition.
  5. All artwork must be suitably framed.  In the case of three-dimensional work, installation instructions must be provided.
  6. The artwork must be no larger than 30” x 40” framed.

Conditions of Entry

  1. Shipped artwork must arrive at Gallery 78 via UPS, FedEx, Canada Post and it must be suitably packaged for both shipment to and from this venue.
  2. Artists are responsible for all shipping costs to and from the gallery.
  3. A return waybill MUST be included as well as a current Bio and CV for display during the show at the Gallery.
  4. The artist, by submission, grants the SCA the right to use accepted work for publicity, educational, references, and website purposes.
  5. Artwork will not be for sale on the website. You can enter a $0 price when submitting.  If sold through exposure of this show on our website, 20% commission is charged, directly payable to the SCA.
  6. All artworks must be for sale, priced in Canadian funds with the intent to sell.
  7. The gallery charges a 40% commission on all sales. Prices must include this and not be artificially inflated. The SCA will not take any commission for this exhibition.

Image Specifications

For this exhibition, you may enter up to 2 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 longest side *
  4. Image files cannot exceed 2.5MB *

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.

Please contact Gisele Leger Drapeau at exhibition-elected@societyofcanadianartists.com if you have any questions.