Call for Submissions: Centre[3] Members’ Foyer

The call opens on November 10th 2023

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: December 22nd,  2023 11:59pm EST

Centre[3] is expanding our Members’ spaces to offer more exhibition opportunities for our membership by creating The Members’ Foyer, a new exhibition space on James Street North. 


Centre[3] invites proposals for innovative and explorative use of the foyer and street-facing window space. Proposals can include any medium, but please be advised that due to the conditions of Centre[3]’s windows we do not recommend installing weather and light-sensitive works directly against the glass. If you need assistance creating digital prints of original works for display, please make a note of it in your proposal.


This space is a free do-it-yourself space offered to Centre[3] Members and all exhibitions are to be produced, curated, and installed by the member. Centre[3] provides some installation support, basic tools, vinyl signage, and online and printed promotion.


Centre[3]’s Members’ Foyer is committed to the following objectives:

  • Provide Centre[3] members with a dedicated space to exhibit and sell their artwork.
  • Engage the public and arts communities by supporting Centre[3] members working across multiple disciplines.


  • To be eligible, you must be a current member of Centre[3]. If your membership has lapsed or you would like to become a member, please visit our website (, or get in touch with us via email ( Unfortunately, Centre[3] cannot accept proposals from non-members.
  • Current employees of Centre[3] are ineligible
  • 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 artists, women, members of the LGBTTIQQ2SA+ community and Deaf and disabled artists.


  • All submissions are subject to review by the selection committee.
  • Proposals can only be accepted electronically via email or our submission form.
  • Proposal packages submitted via email must include the following information with photo documentation in jpg format, and text in Word (.doc/.docx) or pdf.
    • Preferred Name and pronouns
    • Email or best contact information 
    • Artist’s CV (max. 2 pages)
    • Artist’s Bio (max. 250 words)
    • Optional Artist Statement (max. 1 page)
    • Brief Exhibition Description (max. 500 words)
    • Visual Support Materials (max. 5 numbered support images or videos)
      • Please name files as follows: lastname_01, lastname_02 etc. JPG, MP4, and vimeo, youtube, and links to personal websites are accepted) 
    • Confirmed List of Artworks 
      • Include a list of title information for each art work formatted as follows: title of artwork, year created, medium, price if applicable 
  • Submissions may be made on an individual basis, as a duo, or as a group/collective.
  • All works must be presentation-ready and original.
  • Eligible works can be listed for sale and transactions processed by Centre[3], in which 30% of all sales will go to support Centre[3]’s ongoing programming, and 70% is remitted back to the artist. Unsold pieces will be returned to the artist. 

Centre[3] provides some installation support, vinyl signage, and online and printed promotion.