CALLS for ARTISTS

JULY & AUGUST 2020


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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

Art Vancouver International Art Fair: Applications invited to exhibit paintings, photography, sculpture, mixed media, glass/wood. No tapestries or arts and crafts. Submit applications online at artvancouver.net | Showtime! Sept. 24-27, 2020 Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West

Federation of Canadian Artists: 2020 Annual International Representational Exhibition: An international juried competition in representational artistic excellence. Cash prizes are awarded for the top three artists. Each exhibiting artist is also featured in a print exhibition catalogue. | Deadline: Aug. 4 | Full details at: artists.ca/submissions/view/id/1109

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

Lower Mainland Sheep Producers Association: Annual Wool ‘n Ewe A-Fair fleece auction and artisan market rescheduled for 2021. Registration form for 2021 at tinyurl.com/woolnewe

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

South Delta Artists Guild: Closed until further notice. Contact: southdeltaartistsguild.com

Port Moody Arts Centre: The gallery accepts exhibition proposals year-round, from groups and individuals in all media and subject matter. Proposals are reviewed twice per year by the Port Moody Arts Centre Gallery Committee. For further details: pomoarts.ca/exhibitions/gallery-exhibition-proposal-application/ | 604-931-2008

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


PERFORMANCE

Come sing with us! Peace Arch Chorus is a women’s a cappella Chorus which sings barbershop style harmony | Guests 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: Next concert (pending Corona Virus Heath rules) Sept 12, 2020. We welcome experienced singers with an interest in performing serious classical and contemporary music. | lyricsingers.ca

Place des Arts: Now offering online opportunities in the arts. New live classes and video series in visual and performing arts for you to do from home. For full details please visit our website at www.placedesarts.ca

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

Surrey Youth Theatre Company: For up-to-date information contact surreyyouththeatre.ca or sytc20@gmail.com. We’re on Facebook, too, at Surrey Youth Theatre Company | White Rock Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd, White Rock

Westcoast Harmony Chorus: Guests and new members welcome to our a cappella chorus: traditional barbershop, contemporary pop and rock. Rehearsals Wed. 7:15–10:15 p.m. Parkland Church, 96 Ave. at 160 St., Surrey. westcoastsings.com

Vancouver Maritime Museum: 1905 Ogden Ave., Vancouver: Open Thurs – Sun 10 am-5 pm. Featured exhibition until Aug. 3, 2020: The Arctic: How Roald Amundsen Won the Race to the South Pole. We encourage visitors to book online to avoid congestion at the front desk. Enter our raffle for a trip in 2021! All proceeds support VMM. Full info at https://vanmaritime.com or call 604-257-8300. Ask about memberships.

LITERARY

SIWC 28th Annual Writing Contest: To enter, first pay for your entry online using the PayPal button below, filing out the two required information fields first. Once you have paid, you may email your entry to contest@siwc.ca | First prize: $1000 plus publication | Honourable Mention: $150 plus publication | Cost: $15/entry Deadline: September 18, 2020: All entries must be emailed by midnight, Friday, September 18, 2020. No late entries will be considered. | Open to all writers except SiWC paid staff, board members, and immediate families. | Young writers are welcome to enter, but must be aware that their work will be judged blind among submissions made by adult writers. | Please read the contest rules before entering at www.siwc.ca/writing-contest/

Global Peace Alliance BC: Annual Art and Literary Contest submission deadline Aug 25, 2020. Open for all ages. Checkout more information and rules at our website www.peacealways.org, our Face book page or call 604-329-0850. Open Mic Night at 100 Braid St Studios: Check website for updates | First Monday of the month | 7 – 10 pm | 100 Braid St Studios, New Westminster | 100braidststudios.com/events

Royal City Literary Arts Society: New members welcome! Annual membership fee $35. 7th Annual Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry: open for submissions. Deadline Oct 1, 2020. Check out Eligibility Criteria and complete details at https://rclas.com/awards-contests/fred-cogswell-award/ . For more upcoming events and contest news check out at www.rclas.com | Join us on Facebook.


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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