Art in Public Spaces 

We are happy to annouce that Art in Public Spaces (AIPS) – Kamloops Airport is back with another intake this year. 2D art pieces with various mediums will be showcased throughout the airport from October 2022 to October 2023.

PLEASE READ THE DIRECTION AND CRITERIA CAREFULLY. 

We would like to invite all artists to submit one application with up to 3 pieces. This is open call for any theme. Considering the venue is Kamloops airport, subjects that represents Kamloops and surrounding area will be welcomed, but not limitted to it. Please note that Art in Public Spaces (AIPS) program is for KAC member artists only. If you are not a current KAC member, you are required to obtain a membership to participate in this program.

Click here for membership >> Become a Member – Kamloops Arts Council

*All submitted pieces will be subject to jurying process and your submission does not guarantee acceptance to the exhibit.

<Criteria>

  1. Artists must be current KAC members.
  2. All submitted works must be 2 – Dimensional in nature.
  3. All pieces must have hanging wire with d-rings attached to the back. (Redy to hang)
  4. Due to space limitations, submitted works should be no more than 38 inches wide including the frame. We regret that 3-dimensional art is not able to be accepted for this installation due to space considerations.
  5. Works that are for sale will be available for purchase through our KAC office or KAC online Shop. (kamloopsarts.ca). Any sales will be split with 70% proceeds going to the artist and 30% commission to KAC.
  6. Artists will be required to volunteer for installation, strike (take down), or art intake, and will be notified upon selection.
  7. Artists are required to bring submitted art works to the Old Courthouse for the jurying process during intake dates. Pieces that are not selected need to be picked up.

*All submitted pieces will be subject to jurying process and your submission does not guarantee acceptance to the exhibit.

<Dates>

  • Intake: October 4th – 6th, 10 am – 4 pm, at the Old Courthouse (7 seymour street West, Kamloops)
  • Installation: October 14th, 2022
  • Exhibit: October 14th, 2022 – October 1st, 2023
  • Take down: TBA

Submission deadline: October 3rd at midnight

If you have any artwork that you would like to be considered –
Please fill out form below.

Art in Public Spaces- Kamloops Airport - Submission Form

Art in Public Spaces- Kamloops Airport - Submission Form

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 upload size: 16.78MB
Please label each image with ARTIST NAME / TITLE OF ARTWORK / MEDIUM / SIZE / PRICE. Please submit images cropped with no background, showing image only
Maximum upload size: 16.78MB
Please label each image with ARTIST NAME / TITLE OF ARTWORK / MEDIUM / SIZE / PRICE. Please submit images cropped with no background, showing image only
Maximum upload size: 16.78MB
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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Kamloops, BC V2C 1E4

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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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Please note: Kamloops Arts Council does not handle bookings for rentals of the Old Courthouse.  For information on rentals, please contact City of Kamloops Arts, Facility Booking, at facilities@kamloops.ca or (250) 828-3707.

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We acknowledge the financial support of our Core Supporters: The City of Kamloops and BC Arts Council