Art In Public Spaces – KAC Galleries

Submissions are now open for a new Exhibition taking place at the Kamloops Arts Council Old Courthouse Galleries – Fan Works and Fantasy Art. This exhibition is a nod to those who are inspired, create, and participate in making 3D and 2D artwork based on Science-Fiction and Fantasy. This exhibition is open to DND, Marvel, Anime, Disney, Pokémon, Unicorns, Dragons, board games and more. This work will be showcased in the Alcove and Vault gallery spaces at the Old Courthouse between July 5 – 25, 2024.

Please note that all submitted pieces will be subject to a jurying process and your submission does not guarantee acceptance to the exhibit.

PLEASE READ THE DIRECTION AND CRITERIA CAREFULLY. 

The Kamloops Arts Council is looking for various sizes of Small/Medium/Large pieces. Due to this being a public building, we are asking for artwork to be appropriate for all ages and demographics. Please note, that all submissions are subject to a jurying process.

Artists can submit one application/person with up to 3 pieces with the following information.

  1. Title
  2. Size
  3. NFS (as these subject matters deal with trademarks, we ask that unless the piece is original, list it as NFS. However, if you would like to make a private sale, please include your contact information so the buyer can get a hold of you to make arrangements to purchase the artwork).
  4. Artist bio and statement about the piece.
  5. Images of art pieces

Submission Due: Midnight of Saturday, June 8th, 2024. Artists will be notified by June 13th if their piece(s) is selected. 

< Criteria>

  1. This call is open to everyone. (KAC members and non-members)
  2. 2D & 3D art pieces with various mediums are accepted.
  3. Selected pieces must have a proper hanging system; 2D – plastic wrapped hanging wire with d-rings attached at the back. 3D – should not require special skill to install by KAC staff. Or, artists must be able to install at the venue. Pieces without a proper hanging system will not be accepted at the intake. 
  4. Due to space limitations, submitted works should be no more than 40 inches wide, of a variety of heights, including the frame. 
  5. Works that are for sale will be available for purchase through our KAC office or online shop of the KAC website. (kamloopsarts.ca). Any sales will be split with 70% proceeds going to the artist and 30% commission to KAC.

<Important Dates>

  • Submission Deadline: Midnight of Saturday, June 8th, 2024
  • Intake: June 18th – 22nd
  • Installation: July 3rd – 4th
  • Exhibit: July 5th – 25th, 2024

Please email [email protected] if you have any questions. 

Art in Public Spaces - Fan Works KAC Galleries
Address *
Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
Country
Are you a member of the KAC?
Artist Bio: (tell us about yourself in 100 words or less, in third person, ie: he/she)
Artist Statement: (a short description, 100 words or less, about your art, inspiration, style, mediums you like to work with in first person, ie: I/me/my)

Artwork Information:

Maximum file size: 104.86MB

Please label each image with ARTIST NAME / TITLE OF ARTWORK / MEDIUM / SIZE / PRICE. Please submit images cropped with no background, showing image only

Maximum file size: 104.86MB

Please label each image with ARTIST NAME / TITLE OF ARTWORK / MEDIUM / SIZE / PRICE. Please submit images cropped with no background, showing image only

I am aware the Kamloops Arts Council is NOT responsible for any loss or damage that may result from my participation in ART IN PUBLIC SPACES.

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The Kamloops Arts Council office and KAC Main Gallery are located in the city-owned Old Courthouse Cultural Centre at 7 Seymour Street West. We share this wonderful century-old building with the Courthouse Gallery Cooperative and Theatre BC (Mainstage).

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