CALLS for ARTISTS

JUNE 2020


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Visual


ARTS 2020: CLICK HERE for complete entry details and registration form

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

Coquitlam Heritage Society: Civilian Impressions – Remnants of Conflict – Artists are asked to create a work of art inspired by those on the home front of conflict. All types of 2D media are accepted including paintings, mixed-media, photography, etc. Sculptures are also accepted. Entries are limited to one piece per artist. There is no entry fee. | Deadline: Feb 15 | For Further Details: coquitlamheritage.ca | 604-516-6151 | museum@coquitlamheritage.ca

Fleetwood Public Library: Call for Artists – Free display space for BC artists for 2020 | 604-598-7346 | Croberts@surrey.ca

Landmark Pop – Uptown Gallery: Call for Artists for 2020/2021 – Open to artists wishing to exhibit monthly! Applications are online at whiterockcity.ca | culture@whiterockcity.ca | 604-542-7580

Lenka Suchanek: New School of Lace in Ocean Park, Surrey, invites all lacemakers and lace artists to participate in the 3rd lace heart art international Challenge and Online Exhibition of handmade Bobbin lace in Colour 2020. | Deadline: Feb 14 | Prospectus download with free pattern and instructions: lenkas.com/laceheartart

Mind and Matter Gallery: Call for Artists – Artists are invited to submit their creations to be a part of the rotating monthly displays. To apply provide a biography as well as a few photos of the art to be displayed. | 604-536-6460 | mary@mindandmatterart.com

Science World: Call for Submissions – We have space available throughout the year to display artwork that aligns with our mission to ignite wonder and empower dreams through science and nature, and is relevant to our core audience of young families. | Deadline: Feb 28 | Further Info: scienceworld.ca/artist-contact-form

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

Two Rivers Gallery:
All for Water – Artists from across BC are invited to submit visual art in any medium that considers the global availability of freshwater and the health of our freshwater systems. | Deadline: Feb 23, 4pm |Apply online: form.jotform.com/93086572410254 |For assistance contact Assistant Curator Meghan Hunter-Gauthier: meghan@tworiversgallery.ca



Performance

Peace Arch Chorus_Come sing with us! _ is a women’s a cappella Chorus which sings barbershop style harmony. We rehearse every Wed night at the Newton Cultural Centre, 7pm | Guests are welcome | peacearchsings.com

Dansing Tones Association: Dance classes designed for special needs kids of all abilities to develop current skills and learn new ones in a positive and fun environment. | 778-877-4222 | facebook.com/dansingtones

Handel Society of Music: Producing fine choral performances while actively promoting the artistic development of young musicians. | handelsociety.ca

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

Place des Arts: Offers classes and private lessons for all ages during the day, after school, in the evening and on weekends. |Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam | 604-664-1636 | info@placedesarts.ca | placedesarts.ca/music

The Maple Leaf Singers: Do you love to sing? The Maple Leaf Singers invite you to join our dynamic show chorus. We perform a varied repertoire, including Broadway and movie musical numbers; gospel, folk, classical, and inspirational pieces; and swing, rock, and pop hits. Practices run 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Monday evenings at Burnaby Lake Pavilion.
All are welcome to audition. | 778-245-4445 or joinus@mapleleafsingers.com | mapleleafsingers.com

Sudnya Dance Academy: Learn to dance the vibrant rhythms, full of grace and expression in Bharata Natyam-Classical Dance of India. | All skill levels and ages 3+ are welcome to join | Newton Culture Centre | sudnyadanceacademy@gmail.com

Surrey Arts Centre, 13750-88 Avenue. Get creative! Surrey Civic Theatres offers classes and day camps for children, youth, and adults. What can you register for? | surrey.ca/theatre (Performing Arts Classes) or 604-501-5100

Surrey International Folk Dancing Society: Learn folk dances set to ethnic music from around the world in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Beginners welcome. | Every Thursday, 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, Surrey | westcoastsings.com

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Literary

Cedar Bark Poets: Community-led poetry group affiliated with Friends of The Grove meets on 2nd Sat of each month. | cedarbark@friendsofthegrove.ca

Open Mic Night at 100 Braid St Studios: Bring your performance down to the studio to share with a warm, welcoming crowd. You have up to 8 minutes per time slot. We’ll have a different featured artist hosting each event. | Cash Bar & Snacks Available |First Monday of the month | 7 – 10pm | Sign-up Starts at 7:15pm | 100 Braid St Studios, New Westminster | 100braidststudios.com/events

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

Sanjana Karthik: Everyone’s Writing and Open Mic Events: Writing Club (All Ages), 2nd Wed each month, 7-8pm | Open Mic (All Ages), 4th Wed each month, 7-8pm | South Surrey Rec Centre, Room MP6 (location for both) | To receive free bi monthly booklets and/or for a chance of getting your work published, Email: skarthik.study@gmail.com | wordstouchsouls.blogspot.com

Sea to Sky Review: Online literary journal devoted to showcasing the best writing in British Columbia – We are a literary journal featuring poetry and prose, but we also welcome interviews and reviews, artwork and photography, now open for submission. | Seatoskyreview.ca

Surrey Muse Gatherings: Each gathering features an author, poet, and a performer/artist at varying levels, followed by 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

White Rock & Surrey Writers’ Club: Meets on the third Wed of each month (except Dec) at the White Rock Library. Each reader has five minutes to present their work and may ask for gentle critiquing. Bring ten copies of your work to share and a beverage. | 15342 Buena Vista Ave | wrandswc@gmail.com

Write On: Join the ‘Write On’ Club and enjoy constructive critiques, readings and writing support. New members are welcome.| Ocean Park Branch 12854 17 Ave, Surrey | 604-502-6449| surreylibraries.ca

Zero to 360: This long-running Open Mic Series meets the 2nd Thursday of most months (not December, July or August) at Turnbull Gallery. Any genre, but all readers are limited to 6 minutes (360 seconds). | Sign-up at 7pm, readings at 7:30pm | South Surrey Arts & Rec Centre, 14601-20th Ave


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