Call for submissions: centre[3] members' Gallery

December 9th, 2020

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Call for Submissions: Centre[3] Members’ Gallery Exhibit in the Members’ Gallery in 2021 DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: Monday January 11th, 2021, 11:59 pm

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.


  • To be eligible, you must be a current member of Centre[3]. If your membership has lapsed, please renew your membership in person, online (, 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.


  • 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

  • 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 Centre[3]’s ongoing programming, 60% is remitted back to the artist. Unsold pieces will be returned to the artist.


Please submit the following items by email as a zipped folder to no later than January 11th, 2021, 11: 59 pm. The total size of the email should not exceed 10MB.

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 300dpi.

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 2021 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 all applicant’s needs.

If you require exhibition assistance consider applying for an OAC Exhibition Assistance Grant. Information can be found at 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.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT:  Monday January 11th, 2021 11:59 pm

Centre[3] welcomes submissions from artists and curators 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 intern, Sahra Soudi at


Thank you, we look forward to your submission!