Complexe du Canal Lachine is once again producing a juried/curated art show featuring 30 Montreal artists which will be exhibited at the Centre d'Art E.K. Voland.
The artwork for VERT is to be inspired by the theme of Green, not just the colour but the implications of the greening or rewilding of the planet. Be creative, explore what green means to you as an artist. How does this elusive color make its way into your work, either as the star player or in a supporting role?
The exhibition will take place from May 31 to June 11 at the E.K. Voland Gallery and will be a must-see stop for the hundreds of art lovers who will visit the Complexe's Open House June 6th from 3 to 8pm.
There will be prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winning artists and a People's Choice Award for the Open House.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING
Work that does not meet the criteria will not be admitted to the show.
CRITERIA FOR THE WORK: Artists are invited to create a work inspired by Green. What does Green mean to you in the 21st century. Green is the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being.
TECHNIQUE: Painting, Drawing, Photography*, Collage and any other 2D technique will be accepted, providing the work is adhered securely to the panel/canvas and does not exceed the outer boundaries of the panel’s/canvas' edges.
SURFACE: In order to conform to our vision for the exhibition, we ask that you only use 24” x 24" x 1 5/8" gallery panels or stretched canvas. No other format or size will be accepted.
*These sizes and criteria apply to photography as well. NO FRAMES!
Photos must be printed or mounted on one of the above sized canvas or panels.
NO OTHER FORMAT OR SIZE will be accepted
(please note the depth dimension of 1 ⅝”)
• The sides of the panels/canvas should either be painted or finely finished
• No frames will be accepted. The works must be ready to hang with D-rings and wire.
• The artists’ name, title of the work, date, price and media must be inscribed on the back of the panel/canvas.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
Each artist may submit one work online for the jury’s consideration. A maximum of thirty artworks will be selected by a jury (TBA) There is a $15 entry fee*.
*This fee will be waived for all Artists who rent studios currently located in the Complexe du Canal Lachine.
ALL SUBMITTED WORKS MUST REMAIN AVAILABLE UNTIL THE JURYING PROCESS IS COMPLETE ON MAY 7th. ACCEPTED WORKS MUST REMAIN FOR THE DURATION OF THE EXHIBITION UNTIL JUNE 11. NO SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED.
Deadline for submission is May 4th. All artists will be informed of the jury’s choice by May 7th. All accepted artists will be asked to pay a $20 hanging fee. This fee is due upon drop-off of accepted artwork.
Please note that the gallery does not take a commission on any sales.
Accepted works must be delivered to studio 349 in Complexe du Canal Lachine on May 10/11 (arrangements can be made if you are absolutely unable to come during these hours).
Accepted works must be picked up after completion of the show at the E.K. Voland gallery location, on June 11th between 11am and 2pm
May 4th 11:59pm Application deadline and 15$ fee (non-Complexe du Canal Lachine artists)
May 7th Notification of artists by jury on acceptance status
May 10/11 Drop-off of work and deadline for $20 hanging fee
May 31 - June 11 Exhibition dates
June 6th Open House, announcement of Prize Winners
June 11th Pick-up of work and announcement or People’s Choice