Calls for Artists

The Small Project Matching Grants Program provides funds for projects that will strengthen neighbourhoods, increase resident engagement, and enhance opportunities for Mississauga residents to participate in events and activities at the neighbourhood level including Canada 150 Neighbourhood Celebrations

Online Submissions Now Open For The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). January 12 to May 31, 2017. Canadian artists and permanent residents of Canada are invited to submit their two-dimensional and three-dimensional work for consideration to the Salt Spring National Art Prize, offering in its second year, $30,000 worth of awards.The call for submissions is now open to May 31, 2017, with details and entry forms at The Salt Spring National Art Prize. To easily share on Facebook click here:

Please email Let’s Make good Productions if you are interested in participating as an artist, workshop leader, volunteer, or audience member!

As part of our annual Next Generation Showcase, we invite applications for “New Faces” from recent graduates new to our community. Also, we are interested in applications from performing artists who are newcomers to Canada, who are outside of our application criteria. Applicants must: Be graduating or have graduated from a full-time theatre training program within the last 3 years (and not participated previously in Next Generation Showcase); Currently reside, or plan to reside, in Ontario and are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada; Presently do not have an agent. Next Generation Showcase provides graduating theatre students the opportunity to showcase their talents in front of industry professionals, including casting directors, artistic directors, independent directors, producers, and agents. Learn more about Theatre Ontario’s New Faces at Next Generation Showcase

CALLING ALL ONTARIO COMMUNITIES! BftA is now accepting applications from Ontario communities to receive the artsVest program! Are the arts organizations in your community in need of capacity building training? Does the community need an economic boost? artsVest is in search of 3-5 Ontario communities to apply for and participate in artsVest for 2017. For more information on how to receive training and matching funds for your community’s arts organizations, visit our website.

Open Call for Public Art Selection Commitee Members. Are you interested in participating in a public art jury? Are you an experienced artist or art/design professional? The City’s Public Art Selection Committee needs you. Previous projects include: “Contemplating Child” by Ferruccio Sardella located in Community Common Park and “The Lifeline Project” by Michael Simon, Taline Jirian and Marisa Gallemit located on the oak trees along Hurontario at Burnhamthorpe Road West. Apply now.

Studio.89 is looking for volunteers who want  to get some extra volunteer hours or give back to your community in a meaningful way? We’re always looking for more help! Click here to fill out an application & we’ll be in touch with you shortly

Current Calls for Submission

Residency / Spark Box Studio / Summer Artist Residency / Picton, ON

Call for Submissions / Art Gallery of Northumberland / Exhibition Proposals / Cobourg, ON

Call for Submissions / Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) / 2017 Call For Artist Submissions / Salt Spring Island, BC / Deadline Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Residency / Unpack Studio /  Havana Art Residency / Havana, Cuba

Residency / School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa / Residency for Photographers and Photo-Based Artists / Ottawa, ON

Call for Submissions / Art Gallery of Northumberland / Exhibition Proposals / Cobourg, ON

Call for Submissions / RioCan / Construction Hoarding Programme – Temporary Public Artworks

Studio.89 is always looking to host different workshops/events and are looking for a variety of local talent/volunteers to either host workshops or headline events.  For more information please email Studio.89.