CALLS for ARTISTS

OCTOBER 2018


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Visual

Abbotsford Arts Council: Artist in Residence – Accepting applications from local artists on an ongoing basis for Artist in Residence Program, a self-directed program offering opportunities for artists to work in the secondary space of the Kariton Art Gallery. | abbotsfordartscouncil.com

Arts Council of Surrey: Spirit of Christmas In Surrey – Arts & Words Contest Returns! Art 2-D Media: Vertical or Horizontal minimum size 8” x 10”, maximum size 32” x 40” Words a short poem or sentence to commensurate the season. | 1st Prize for both Categories: 25 cards with envelopes printed with winning artwork on the front and the winning words inside. Deadline: Oct 31, 3pm | 604-594-2700 | artscouncilofsurrey.ca
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Langley Arts Council: Incognito and Concert – This show will exhibit anonymous works by local artists all priced at $100 with any purchase being split 50/50 between the artist and the LAC. | Following the art show, audiences can enjoy a concert by John Gillit and Rossi Tzonkov, a fiery guitar duo. The Langley Arts is currently accepting submissions for the show. Nov 2 | langleyarts.ca

Semiahmoo Art Society: 4th Annual Holiday Market – Looking crafters and artisans to participate in our 4th annual Holiday Market. All items must be handmade by the applicant. | Market Runs: Nov 30, 1 – 7pm and Dec 1, 4 – 6pm | semiahmooarts.com

Surrey Art Gallery: Welcomes proposals from artists and guest curators. Your package will be acknowledged when received. surrey.ca/artgallery

The Act Art Gallery: Ensemble 2018 Exhibition and Sale – Invites BC artists at all levels, and in all mediums, to submit for consideration a small collection of artwork (an ensemble) for this year’s Ensemble show. The concept of this exhibition is to give each artist the opportunity to show a small collection of artworks that related by one or several unifying elements such as theme, medium, size, etc. Deadline: Oct 15, midnight | theactmapleridge.org/gallery/artist-call/

The North Vancouver Community Arts Council: Annual Anonymous Art Show – This group exhibition and fundraising event will include emerging and established two-dimensional artists working strictly on unframed 8” x 8” x 1½” back stapled canvas or wood cradle panel. Artists are required to sign the back of the paintings and are displayed anonymously. Each piece is priced $100. Sales are divided 50/50 between the NVCAC. All are welcome to submit | Oct 27 | nvartscouncil.ca

Vancouver Visual Art Foundation: Art! Vancouver 2019 – Exhibitors can showcase their artworks on prestigious platform, while exposing attendees to a diverse collection of original art. Interested in becoming an exhibitor be sure to apply by Nov 1 | artvancouver.net


Performance

Global Peace and Alliance – Looking for dance groups representing varied cultures to participate in the November Festival. The main purpose of the festival is to celebrate diversity among humans. They are still looking for groups representing African, Asian and other missing cultures. | 604-583-6767 | peacealways.org

BC Girls Choir: Zephyra Women’s Choir – Accepting new members for a balanced 24 voice ensemble. Must be able to sight read and prepare independently for rehearsals. Rehearsals are on Mon evenings. rehearsalsfiona@fionablackburn.com | bcgirlschoir.org/why-join/zephyra-womens-choir

Lyric Choirs of Surrey: Looking for experienced singers with an interest in performing serious classical and contemporary music. | lyricsingers.ca

Peace Arch Chorus: Whether you are an experienced barbershopper, choral singer, or new to singing altogether, come sing with us. Find new friends and excellent harmony. Newton Cultural Centre, Wed 7 – 10pm | peacearchsings.com

Surrey International Folk Dancing Society: Learn folk dances set to ethnic music from around the world in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Beginners welcome. Thu, 7 – 9pm | surreyfolkdance.org

Westcoast Harmony Chorus: Welcoming new members at all experience levels. Rehearsals Wed 7:15 – 10:15pm | Parkland Community Church, 96 Ave & 160 St | westcoastsings.com

Vocal Fusion: The Artist in the Ensemble with Ryan Heller | 1.5 days of vocal workshops and instruction. Open to all Singers | Nov 16 – 17 | Chief Sepass Theatre, Langley Fine Arts School, Fort Langley | peacearchsings.com

ON-GOING


Literary

Alexandra Neighbourhood House: Lit Café –. Open mic for brief readings only. Admission by donation. 2916 McBride Avenue, Surrey | alexhouse.net

Poetic Justice Reading Series: Every Sunday (except holiday weekends and the month of December). Come early & sign up Open Mic. 3 – 5pm. The Heritage Grill, Back Room, 447 Columbia St. New Westminster | poeticjusticepnw@gmail.com

Surrey Muse Gatherings: Each gathering features an open mic session. City Centre Library, Room 418, by donation | 4th Fri of every month except Dec, 5:30 – 8:30pm | surreymuse.wordpress.com


BC ALLIANCE FOR ARTS & CULTURE: Calls

To ensure Surrey artists are aware of the many Provincial ‘Calls for Entry’ happening throughout the year, we will provide a link here to the BC Alliance for Arts & Culture ‘Calls for Artist’ page.

BC Calls For Artists