Centre3

Members Gallery

Submissions for our Members’ Gallery are now open!! Deadline: Sunday June 30th 2019 at midnight. 

MEMBERS’ GALLERY VISION STATEMENT

Centre3’s Members’ Gallery Space is committed to the following objectives:

  • To provide Centre[3] members in good standing a dedicated space to exhibit and sell contemporary artwork.
  • To display artwork with a focus on art theory and practice in both traditional and contemporary contexts.
  • To engage the public and arts communities by giving voice to local artists working across disciplines.

ELIGIBILITY

  • To be eligible, you must be a current member of Centre[3]. If your membership has lapsed, please renew your membership in person, online (http://centre3.com/membership/) or over the phone (905 524 5084) before you submit your proposal. Unfortunately, Centre[3] cannot accept proposals from non-members.
  • Current employees of Centre[3] are ineligible
  • If you have exhibited or will be exhibiting in the members’ gallery during the 2019 calendar year, you are ineligible. You may apply for the 2021 calendar year.

CONDITIONS

  • All submissions are subject to review by the selection committee.
  • Only electronic proposals are accepted. Text is to be in Word (.doc or.docx) or .pdf format.
  • Submissions may be made on an individual basis or as a duo or a group/collective.
  • Presentation ready works must be original
  • 40% of all sales will go to support Centre3’s ongoing programming, 60% is remitted back to the artist. Unsold pieces will be returned to the artist

EXHIBITION ASSISTANCE: 

  • If you require exhibition assistance consider applying for an OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant. Information can be found at http://www.arts.on.ca/grants/exhibition-assistance
  • Make sure to apply to the Exhibition Assistance Zone in which you live, not where you are exhibiting, or to one of the Specialized Recommenders.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Please submit the following items by email as a zipped folder to programs@centre3.com no later than Sunday June 30st, 2019 (by midnight). The total size of the email should not exceed10MB.

1/Artist Statement (Max 1 page) which describes and contextualizes the work presented.

2/ Visual Support Material (Max 5 files):A maximum of 5 numbered images and/or videos representing a recent body of work

 – Please name files as follows: lastname_01, Lastname_02, lastname_03 etc
 –  JPG  or MP4 files will be accepted
 – only for video, links to Vimeo, youtube or a personal website are accepted
 – Images should be no larger than 1200 pixels wide and 72dpi.

3/Support Material List ordered and labelled to match the files provided including artist’s name, title of work, media, size, (run time for video), and year created.

4/Exhibition Description:A one-page physical description of the proposed exhibition, which should include number of works, installation requirements and equipment needs. If equipment (TV monitor, DVD player, computer, projector) is available it will be provided. Otherwise, the artist is required to supply their own presentation equipment.

 5/ Please indicate any specific months during 2020 you cannot exhibit as well as any months during the year you prefer to exhibit. Additionally, please indicate your preference for a solo, duo or group show. This does not guarantee anything but we will consider everyone’s needs. Decisions will be final unless in extraneous scenarios.

 

Centre[3] will be offering a free exhibition proposal writing workshop for our members before the submission deadline. Details will be sent out by email.

 

Centre[3] welcomes submissions from artists at all stages of their careers and strongly encourages submissions from equity seeking communities. This includes Indigenous, Black and racialized persons, women, members of the LGBTTIQQ2SA+ community and persons with disabilities. 

If you would like support during the submission process, please email our program coordinator, Sonali at programs@centre3.com

 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT:  Sunday June 30th, 2019 (at midnight)

Thank you, we look forward to your submission!

A floor plan of the members’ gallery can be found here: