Call For Artists

Artists and Artisans for our Holiday Exhibit

Each year the Pitt Meadows Art Gallery is filled with beautiful treasures for people shopping for the holiday season. We are looking for giftable artwork and unique one-of-a-kind handmade items made by local artists and artisans. The Holiday exhibit will be open from November 14 to January 17, 2021.

Please note: this is not a vendor market where vendors set-up a tent and table to sell their items. The Pitt Meadows Art Gallery will be responsible for merchandising and facilitating the sales.

Deadline for submissions is Sunday, October 25,11:59pm.

Submissions

The Pitt Meadows Art Gallery accepts submissions on an ongoing basis for its six annual exhibitions and small dedicated Gallery Shop. PMAG is committed to supporting local and regional artists and artisans who would like to have their work featured in our beautiful gallery space.

We welcome submissions with the following criteria:

Exhibitions

  •  All original visual art mediums including 2D and 3D
  • All work must be exhibition ready; for 2D work it must be matted and framed, except gallery wrap canvas or stretched canvas, 3D work must have the appropriate supporting structures
  • All work must have the appropriate hanging hardware; framed - wire, D-rings, screw eyes or sawtooth hangers. Canvas - D-rings or wires
  • All work must be available for sale
  • Artists under the age of 18 must provide a letter with parent/guardian consent

Gallery Shop

  • High quality, handmade items from local (BC) origin. No commercially produced items will be accepted
  • Non-perishable items. No live plant material or perishable food products will be accepted
  • Each item requires a proper label, tag or packaging with company name/artist name, content, product description, size and care instructions (if applicable)

Please note: This is not a vendor market (no tents or tables to set-up). This is a Gallery Shop where staff and volunteers are responsible for merchandising and facilitating the sales.

How to Submit an Application

Download and compete either the Art Gallery Exhibition or Gallery Shop application form, along with the corresponding  applications Appendix A and send via email or mail.

Art Gallery Exhibition    Art Gallery Appendix A         

Galley Shop Application Gallery Shop Appendix A

*Please note: Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Your completed application form with all supporting documents can be emailed to pmag@pittmeadows.ca or dropped off or mailed to:

Pitt Meadows Family Recreation Centre | Attn: PMAG | 12027 Harris Road | Pitt Meadows, BC, V3Y 2B5

Submission Consideration

We thank you in advance for your interest.  Submissions will be considered as they are received.  An email will be sent to confirm we have received your application. Only those applications which are chosen will receive an acceptance letter.   Please be advised that the City of Pitt Meadows and the Pitt Meadows Art Gallery reserves the right to reject any submission, and select artwork, based on criteria established by the City of Pitt Meadows and the Pitt Meadows Art Gallery.

Have questions? Email pmag@pittmeadows.ca or call 604.460.6754

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