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Portrait Show Submissions

We are excited to announce that this fall we will be holding a “Portrait Show” (running mid-October to mid-November).

Opening Reception: Friday Oct. 13, 2023 

Show Run: Oct. 13 – Nov. 12 (Artwork will hang for duration of the show).

Submission Deadline: Friday Sept. 29, 2023 NOW CLOSED

Art Revue: Selection of art will happen between Sept. 30 – Oct. 4 and we will contact artists by end of day Oct. 6 to let them if there work has been chosen.

Art drop off and pick-up: Oct. 10 or 11

Requirements
  • Open to any artist.
  • All submissions must be portraits, not just figurative work, but a face or faces must be the focus. No animal portraits this time.
  • 1 – 3 individual pieces submitted per artist. Works in painting, mixed media, print, as well as sculptural portraits will be considered. No photography for this show please.
  • Artwork for sale will be considered first but artwork that is not for sale may be accepted dependent on quality and number of submissions (Craig Gallery will take a 40% commission on anything sold at the show).
  • If work has been displayed previously in galleries or exhibitions please let us know when and where.
  • 2D work MUST BE ready to hang. Work should be framed or sides of canvas/board cleanly painted.
 

Art will be selected by gallery owners based on visual impact, size of work, uniqueness, context, and price point. 

Submission Details

Please email submissions@craiggallery.ca and title your email “Portrait Show.”

Please note: We are only accepting digital submissions by email, nothing printed or hand delivered.

In the email please include the following:

REQUIRED

  • Full name
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Address (include Postal Code)*
  • Artist Bio*
  • 1-3 jpegs of artwork being submitted.
  • Description of each work including size and medium.
  • Please indicate if the work has been displayed or not, and if it has been, where and when.
  • Price of each work if for sale, or NFS if not for sale.

*If you have shown work at Craig Gallery this is not required unless you would like it to be updated in our files.

OPTIONAL

  • One link either to a website or Instagram etc.
  • Any comments or questions you have.

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