CALLS for ARTISTS

JANUARY 2018


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Visual

Arts Council of Surrey: Just Chairs – What comes to mind when you think about Chairs? Email entry only: Send your image along with the title, artist name, size, medium, and price to the Arts Council of Surrey. Contest is open to Arts Council of Surrey members. Each entry is $10 and you may submit up to 3 pieces. Fees can be paid over phone. Deadline: Mar 1 @ 3pm | info@artscouncilofsurrey.ca

BC Alliance for Arts & Culture: Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival – The theme of this show is the year of the Dog in the Chinese Zodiac. Works featured in this show must represent the theme but do not solely need to be dog-themed; they can also be elements that relate to Chinese culture and the New Year. Deadline: Jan 8 @ 3pm | allianceforarts.com

Cloverdale Public Library: Free display space for BC artists on an ongoing basis. 604-598-7320| jcbrown@surrey.ca

Expressions Art Gallery: Is looking for artists – potters, glass works, jewelry or other unique items. No monthly fees, but must look after the gallery 2 days per month and be reliable. | 25% of commissions go to the gallery. | Monthly show rental space available | Maple Ridge | art.bydoris10@gmail.com

Fleetwood Public Library: Free display space for BC artists on an ongoing basis. 604-598-7346| lawoods@surrey.ca

Semiahmoo Arts: Call to Artists! Annual Members Exhibition – Semiahmoo artist members are invited to participate in the annual Members Exhibition in the Turnball Gallery and Corridor Galleria. | Deadline to register: Jan 5, 5pm | Exhibition: Jan 18 – Feb 15 | Reception: Jan 18, 7 – 9pm | semiahmooarts.com

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

The Fort Gallery: Losing Home, Finding Hope – From the forced migration of political refugees, to wildlife losing habitat due to human activity. The fort Gallery’s 2018 juried exhibition invites submission on themes of loss of home and inquiries into possibilities of creating a sense of hope. | Deadline: Feb 7 | Exhibition: Mar 7 – Apr 1 | fortgallery.ca


Performance

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Literary

Arts Council of Surrey
LOVE IS IN THE AIR: Art & Writer Contest

Your chance to have your Art & Prose featured in Spotlight on the Arts February edition.
Submission Deadline: January 2nd, 2018 | 3:00pm

Federation of BC Writers 2018 Literary Writes: Open Poetry Contest – The FBCW seeks your best unpublished poem that reflects your writing style. There is no theme or subject matter required. Prose poetry and other unique formats are welcomed. Deadline: Jan 15 | Prize $350 | bcwriters.ca

LitFest New West 2018 Two Short Fiction Contests: Entries must be original work of fiction, not previously published in print or online. Story criteria: Story must contain a New Westminster theme, such as a person, location, or an event. Adults: Word Count: 1200 – Max. 1500, First Prize: $1000 | Youth, Ages 12 – 18: Word Count: 500 – 1000, First Prize: $250 | Deadline: Mar 1, 12am | Please visit website for further details: litfestnewwest.com