Sunbury Shores: 60 Years + 60+ Artists 👨‍🎨

Sunbury Shores has been instrumental in helping to build and support the careers of countless artists over sixty years.

For our 60th anniversary Celebrating 60 Years + 60+ Artists, artists at all levels of their career who exhibited at Sunbury Shores, taught art courses and workshops here, were students, artists in residence or course participants, or who worked and learned in our art studios are invited to participate in this special exhibition. (more…)

Atlantic Lottery’s Community Canvas 🎰

Artists based in Atlantic Canada are invited to submit their designs under the theme of community pride and the unique elements that showcase the Atlantic Canada of today.

Submissions will be reviewed by an internal panel and the winning artist will be awarded $5,000. (more…)

HOLD FAST Festival Call for Featured Artists 2024 ⚓︎

HOLD FAST Festival is a celebration of contemporary performance, interdisciplinary art, and community engagement in St. John’s, NL. Eastern Edge is seeking four Featured Artists to present accessible, meaningful, and critically-relevant work as part of HOLD FAST 2024.

HOLD FAST culminates in a Saturday afternoon Art Crawl, a series of performances, installations, and interactive pop-ups staged outdoors and in non-gallery venues across downtown St. John’s. (more…)

Body Work ⚓︎

AX is seeking applications from New Brunswick Tattoo Artists for an exhibition titled Body Work during June and July of 2024 in our gallery space.

With the help of local tattoo artists Joey Saindon and Jesse-Lynn Jenkins we have developed an exhibition plan to highlight the rich history and art of tattooing. (more…)

Claire Harris Poetry Prize 📙

Goose Lane Editions and the board of icehouse poetry are pleased to announce the inaugural Claire Harris Poetry Prize. The biennial prize will be awarded to a full-length debut poetry collection by a writer who is Black, Indigenous, or from another racialized community.


Celebrated Canadian poet Kazim Ali will select the winner of the inaugural Claire Harris Poetry Prize. The winning poet’s manuscript will be published under the icehouse poetry imprint. (more…)

The Pierre Lassonde Artist-in-Residence 2025-26 🏠

The Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts at Mount Allison University invites applications to its 2025 AND 2026 Artist-in-Residence program.  This annual non-recurring residency will support research, development, and creation of a project proposed by a successful professional artist.

Artists who are engaged in visual arts, digital arts, performance, social and community-based artistic practices are invited to apply. To increase the degree of diversity within the Mount Allison community, we particularly encourage applications from (more…)

Call for Submissions: Okanagan Print Triennial 2024

The 2024 Okanagan Print Triennial will take place at the Kelowna Art Gallery. The Triennial was initiated in 2009 by Kelowna-based printmaker Briar Craig, and supported by the Kelowna Art Gallery, the Vernon Public Art Gallery, and the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus. This exhibition is an open, juried show dedicated to showcasing the creative forays made with printmaking across Canada and beyond. The winner of the 2024 Triennial will be given a solo exhibition at the Kelowna Art Gallery in 2027.

OPT 2024

The curators look forward to selecting and installing works by a diverse range of printmakers and share their fascinating contemporary art practices with the local public.

Closing date for submissions for OPT 2024, will be January 5, 2024.

Submissions are now open. Details are here.

Call for Applications for Canada‑Korea Co‑Creation Projects 🇨🇦 🇰🇷

The Canada Council for the Arts has partnered with Arts Council Korea and Global Affairs Canada to support projects that will deepen and diversify creative, collaborative relationships between Canadian and Korean artists.

Canada Council for the Arts

This is the second of two funds inspired by 60 years of diplomatic relations between Canada and the Republic of Korea. By working together, the partners hope to facilitate creative connections, promote cultural exchange, and develop new international opportunities while investing in a more equitable and sustainable shared future for the arts.

Deadline:  January 18, 2024. Completed application forms and required documents must be submitted by email on or before the deadline date by 11:59 pm (local time). Incomplete or late applications will not be assessed. Application assistance may be available. See below for details.

Application limits: You can only submit 1 application to this fund. Applications to this fund do not count towards the maximum number you can submit to the Canada Council each year.

Full details are here.

City of Saint John Art Bank Call for Artists 🏦

The Saint John Community Arts Board ​is now accepting submissions for the 2023 City of Saint John Art Bank program from individual emerging or professional artists, groups and collaborations, who are residents of the City of Saint John.

The City of Saint John has a large collection of visual art and heritage pieces that have been purchased or donated to the City. This work can be seen within City Hall, as well as various locations throughout the City, including the Saint John Arts Centre, Market Square and the Saint John Free Public Library.

The Art Bank program provides an opportunity for the City to expand on this collection. Proposals for the purchase of paintings, sculptures, limited edition prints and photographs, drawings, fine craft, mixed media, and other related mediums will be considered, with priority to acquire artworks by artists who are not currently in the City’s Art Bank collection.

The City’s art collection includes work by celebrated artists from Saint John including Miller Brittain, Fred Ross, Herzl Kashetsky, and many more.

The Saint John Community Arts Board supports the development and growth of arts and culture within the City of Saint John. Reporting to Common Council, the board is responsible for formulating and recommending policy in regards to investment in the arts. They provide advisory support to the arts and culture sector and encourage community awareness and appreciation of artistic and cultural activities.

Full details are here.

The deadline for applications is Monday, December 18, 2023.

ECMA Award and Showcase Submissions 2024 🏆

Submissions for Awards and Showcasing at the 2024 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference in Charlottetown, PEI May 1 – 5, 2024 are now open.

Do you have questions about the submissions process? We’ve got answers! Join ECMA’s membership team in person (Music PEI Office, 115 Richmond St, Charlottetown) or online, Tuesday, September 12, 2023 from 7:30PM – 8:30PM ADT as we review the submissions process and answer any questions you may have.

Submissions close October 3, 2023.

Details here.