The Living Arts Centre (LAC) Gallery is currently accepting exhibition proposals for our 2020-2021 season which runs from September 1, 2020, to August 31, 2021. Exhibitions typically run from 5 to 7 weeks.

Our Gallery hosts contemporary art and craft exhibitions with a focus on emerging and mid-career artists from Mississauga and surrounding regions. The exhibition program seeks submissions from diverse practices including works in; 2D, 3D, interdisciplinary, digital, interactive, and time- based media.

The Curator accepts submissions from collectives, arts organizations or groups of three or more artists with a realized exhibition concept. Exhibition proposals should be contemporary relevant and speak to a wide range of audiences.

Exhibition proposals must include:

  • Exhibition description (400 words max.)
  • Artist statements (200 words max. for each artist)
  • Organization Profile (if applicable) (250 words)
  • List of participating artists
  • Artist CVs for each participant
  • 10 digital images of proposed or representative works (jpeg only). Maximum 150KB per image
  • Time-based work should be submitted via the Internet
  • Image list indicating artist name, title, medium, date, brief description

Deadline: March 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Please send proposals by email to exhibitions.exhibitions@livingartscentre.on.ca

The LAC provides exhibitors with the following services for a nominal fee of $500 + HST. This fee includes:

  • Curatorial guidance regarding; art selection/ design, thematic clarification, and exhibition descriptions
  • Complete exhibition services; including installation, lighting, and deinstallation
  • Advertising including invitation design, printing and distribution in print and digital
  • Press Release production/ distribution and social media posts
  • Gallery supervision from attendants during gallery hours
  • Insurance of works while on site
  • Reception logistics/ promotion

*Gallery exhibitors are responsible for covering the costs of the opening reception. LIVE Cuisine, the Centre’s on-site restaurant, is the exclusive caterer.

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