Category Archives: Art Submissions

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What Should You Include in a Portfolio Submission (Which Artworks, How Many)?

It can be daunting to choose a certain number of your artworks to include in a portfolio submission. Do you pick your favourites? Do you pick other people’s favourites? Do you only pick new works? Read the tips below to

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What Should You Include in a Portfolio Submission (Which Artworks, How Many)?

It can be daunting to choose a certain number of your artworks to include in a portfolio submission. Do you pick your favourites? Do you pick other people’s favourites? Do you only pick new works? Read the tips below to

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Application Deadline: Vancouver Art Gallery | Art Rental and Sales Program

May 31, 2012 The Art Rental and Sales Program at the Vancouver Art Gallery is currently accepting submissions of artwork from Canadian artists. Work accepted into the program is consigned for rental or sale, with partial proceeds going to the

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Application Deadline: Vancouver Art Gallery | Art Rental and Sales Program

May 31, 2012 The Art Rental and Sales Program at the Vancouver Art Gallery is currently accepting submissions of artwork from Canadian artists. Work accepted into the program is consigned for rental or sale, with partial proceeds going to the

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Gallery Submissions: How to Set Yourself Apart from the Crowd

With many artists vying for the same few spots at galleries or exhibition spaces, the “competition” for exposure can be difficult and disheartening. Unpersonalized rejections, lack of feedback, or unresponsiveness from galleries can lead artists to take drastic measures to

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Gallery Submissions: How to Set Yourself Apart from the Crowd

With many artists vying for the same few spots at galleries or exhibition spaces, the “competition” for exposure can be difficult and disheartening. Unpersonalized rejections, lack of feedback, or unresponsiveness from galleries can lead artists to take drastic measures to

Approaching a Gallery: The Initial Email (an Example of What to Send)

At any point in an artist’s career, they many begin to seek out representation from a commercial gallery. This has several benefits for the artist, including more exposure, a better venue to show work (presumably), less self-marketing, and hopefully more

Approaching a Gallery: The Initial Email (an Example of What to Send)

At any point in an artist’s career, they many begin to seek out representation from a commercial gallery. This has several benefits for the artist, including more exposure, a better venue to show work (presumably), less self-marketing, and hopefully more

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Art Gallery Submissions: How to Prepare and What to Send

So, you’ve decided that you want to submit your artwork to a gallery. Fantastic! Although it can seem like a daunting task, creating a professional and complete submission to send to galleries is a huge step in getting your artwork

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Art Gallery Submissions: How to Prepare and What to Send

So, you’ve decided that you want to submit your artwork to a gallery. Fantastic! Although it can seem like a daunting task, creating a professional and complete submission to send to galleries is a huge step in getting your artwork

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Upcoming deadline: the Canada Council Art Bank Purchase Program

The Canada Council Art Bank is the largest contemporary art collection in the country. Each year, their purchase program accepts submissions from Canadian artists. The collection, made up of over 18,000 works, is rented out to corporations, institutions, government departments

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Upcoming deadline: the Canada Council Art Bank Purchase Program

The Canada Council Art Bank is the largest contemporary art collection in the country. Each year, their purchase program accepts submissions from Canadian artists. The collection, made up of over 18,000 works, is rented out to corporations, institutions, government departments

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Suggestions for Writing your Artist’s Statement

I purposely did not call this post “how to write an artist’s statement.” Because the answer is, there is no definitive right or wrong way to write an artist’s statement. The main purpose of an artist’s statement is to augment

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Suggestions for Writing your Artist’s Statement

I purposely did not call this post “how to write an artist’s statement.” Because the answer is, there is no definitive right or wrong way to write an artist’s statement. The main purpose of an artist’s statement is to augment

How to Write an Artist’s CV in 10 Steps

A CV or curriculum vitae is an overview of your artistic professional history and achievements. Although it looks similar to a resume, it contains different elements which are only related to your artistic professional practice. One mistake emerging artists often

How to Write an Artist’s CV in 10 Steps

A CV or curriculum vitae is an overview of your artistic professional history and achievements. Although it looks similar to a resume, it contains different elements which are only related to your artistic professional practice. One mistake emerging artists often

Do’s and Don’t’s of Submitting Artwork to a Gallery

DO Research the gallery you are submitting to. Make sure you’re not wasting your time submitting to galleries that would not show the kind of work you make. Inquire about whether the gallery is actually accepting submissions. Your portfolio in

Do’s and Don’t’s of Submitting Artwork to a Gallery

DO Research the gallery you are submitting to. Make sure you’re not wasting your time submitting to galleries that would not show the kind of work you make. Inquire about whether the gallery is actually accepting submissions. Your portfolio in

Which Gallery Should I Sumbit To?

There is a lot of work and cost involved in preparing submissions to send to galleries. I have put together a list of tips to create an intelligent  submission strategy which will streamline your preparations and hopefully pay off with

Which Gallery Should I Sumbit To?

There is a lot of work and cost involved in preparing submissions to send to galleries. I have put together a list of tips to create an intelligent  submission strategy which will streamline your preparations and hopefully pay off with