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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS


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Neilson Park Creative Centre (NPCC) invites emerging and established artists to participate in Impact 2018. Currently in its 26th year, Impact is NPCC’s most anticipated show that fosters creativity in the artistic community. Impact 2018 aims to bring together artists practicing in diverse media and approaches (both traditional and contemporary) while showcasing artwork of the highest standard. 

RULES OF SUBMISSION

    • Each artist is eligible to submit up to two artworks.
    • Weight of 2D artwork that needs to be wall-hung must not exceed 50lbs.
    • Artwork(s) must be created within the last two years.
    • Artists submitting video entries must provide their own presentation devices.
    • Artists submitting installation artwork must provide their own hanging devices, installation notes and may be asked to be available to help with installation.
    • Accepted artwork must be ready to hung or displayed. Paintings and framed artwork must be properly wired according to weight. Each artwork must have temporary labels attached to it indicating the artist’s name, phone number, title of artwork, medium and price - one on the front and one on the back.
    • NPCC is not responsible for the loss or damage of exhibiting artwork(s).
    • NPCC reserves the right to refuse entry if artwork if it does not reflect the submission image.
    • Artworks or exhibition may be photographed unless written notification to the contrary is received.

OUR JURORS

Genevieve Wallen, Programming Coordinator of Xpace Cultural Centre
Jonathan Smith, Curator of Collection of Art Gallery of Burlington

EXHIBITION DURATION

July 17 - August 11, 2018

IMPORTANT DATES

Call for Submissions Deadline: Wednesday, June 27 4:00 pm
Notifications to Artists by Email: Monday, July 9 
Artwork Drop-off: Sunday, July 15 9:30 - 10:30 am
Reception and Awards: Thursday, July 19 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Artwork Pick-up: Saturday, August 11 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Artists who fail to pick up their work by the designated time will be charged a Storage Fee of $15 per day per piece

SUBMISSION CHECKLIST

> Send in the following by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

1) 1 Image for each artwork: Artwork must be of high quality, 300 dpi, in Jpeg format and no more than 1MB in size. Label your images as follows: Lastname_Firstname_Title. 

Video submissions should be converted to MP4 format, uploaded into a google drive and link of video should be provided in the body of email.

2) Completed copy of the submission form.

> Pay the following application fee

Member/Student*: $25 (Plus HST) /Artwork $35 (Plus HST)/Two Artworks
Not-Yet Member: $40 (Plus HST)/Artwork $50 (Plus HST)/Two Artworks

Payments can be made ONLINE, in person at the front desk (cash, cheque or credit card) and through the phone at 416-622-5294.

 *Student refers to those enrolled full time in secondary or post-secondary institutions.

QUESTIONS? 

Any question regarding NPCC Gallery or Impact 2018 can be sent to Gallery Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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