For artists and art workers

Call for Community Consultants
Centre[3] for Artistic and Social Practice
Deadline: July 9, 2020
Who: Senior Guelph community members (ages 60-75)
What: designing a digital platform to improve older adults’ access and involvement with the arts in Hamilton, Guelph and London
More information available here

Call for Submissions
Colours of South Asia 2020Visual Arts of South Asia Festival
Deadline: July 10, 2020
Where: Brampton, ON
Who: Canadian and South Asian-Canadian artists
Format: digital submission
Exhibition dates: July 14th-28th, 2020
More information available here

Open Call for Artists
South Asian Visual Arts Centre – The Practice of Art
Deadline: July 10, 2020
Where: Toronto, ON
Who: Canadian and South Asian Canadian artists
More information available here

Request for Proposals – Public Artwork
Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Community Centre
Deadline: July 13, 2020
Where: Lethbridge, AB
Budget: 85,000$
Who: qualified Canadian professional visual artists (Canada Council for the Arts)
More information available here

Call for Submissions
Martha Street Main Gallery
Deadline: July 15, 2020
Where: Winnipeg, MB
Who: Canadian printmakers
More information available here

Call for Submissions
Broken Pencil Studios
Deadline: July 22, 2020
What: Fancore zine submissions fundraising for the Avalon Sexual Assault Centre
More information available here

Workshop Program
Silverfish Magazine – Artist and Writer Program
Deadline: July 23, 2020
Who: Toronto-based artists and writers
When: August-September, 2020
More information available here

Call to Artists
Commissions Addressing Equity in Public Space – Evergreen Brickworks

Deadline: July 24, 2020
Who: Canadian professional artists
More information available here

Call for Artists
PostScript and Tangled Art + Disability

Deadline: July 30, 2020
Who: disabled, crip, d/Deaf, Mad, Sick, and chronically ill artists
Exhibitions dates: October, 2020
More information available here

Call for Applicants – Residency
Kasahara Gabriola Trust Artist Residency

Deadline: July 31, 2020
Residency period: October 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021
Where: Gabriola Island, BC
More information available here

Call for Submissions
Mount Pleasant Community Arts Screen

Deadline: Ongoing but must submit by July 31st to be considered for the Fall/Winter 2020 program
Where: Vancouver, BC
More information available here and here

Artist Scholarship
Annie Free
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Scholarship: 2,500$ art supply grant
Who: BIPOC artists
Restrictions: traditional media only, digital art not accepted
More information available here

Call for Submissions
Femme Art Review
Deadline: months of June and July
What: features, reviews, and artwork
Who: LGBTQ+, women/femme, BIPOC, and under-represented writers and artists
(honorarium provided)
Contact: farguesteditor@gmail.com
More information available here

Call for submissions – Filmmaker Award
New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative
Deadline: August 1, 2020
Award value: 1,880$ (in workshops, equipment, membership, and a
monetary prize)
Who: New Brunswick filmmakers
More information available here

Call to Artists
Stadium LRT RFQ – Edmonton Arts Council

Deadline: August 3, 2020
Installation: Late Summer 2021
Who: Canadian artists or artist collectives
More information available here

Digital Residency
Joggins Fossil Institute’s ArtScape Artist-in-Residence Program
Deadline: August 7, 2020
Duration: 6 weeks
Covid-19 Restrictions: only applications from writers are being accepted
Where: Joggins, Nova Scotia, Joggins Fossil Cliffs UNESCO World Heritage Site
More information available here

Call for Submissions
UNB Art CentreFibre Reflections
Deadline: August 21, 2020
Where: Fredericton, NB
Who: New Brunswick textile artists
Exhibition: November 6 – December 15, 2020
Requirements: works produced in the past 2 years
More information available here

Call for Submissions – Artist Feature
The Gathered Gallery
Deadline: August 31, 2020
Exhibition: January-April, 2021
Also: Subsidized payment option for artists who self-identify as BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+
More information available here

Call for Submissions
DYSCORPIA 2.1

Deadline: ongoing
Format: digital works shown in virtual 3D galleries
Exhibition: August 2020
More information available here

Call for Artists
Art Vancouver – Visual Art Fair

Who: Canadian and International artists
Restrictions: does not accept jewelry, tapestries, and other craftworks
Dates: September 24-27, 2020
More information available here

Call for Submissions
Ontario Society for Artists – Open Juried Art Exhibition

Deadline: September 1, 2020
Who: Canadian artists
Format: online exhibition
Dates November 1, 2020 – January 1, 2021
More information available here

Call for Submissions – RMG Exposed 2020
Robert McLaughlin Gallery
Deadline: September 07, 2020
Where: Oshawa, ON
Who: Canadian photographers
Format: Digital Submission
More information available here

Call to Artists – 2020 Community Banner Program
City of Pickering
Deadline: September 10, 2020
Where: Pickering, ON
More information available here and here

Call for Submissions – Horror Films
Online Demonic Brilliance Film Festival
Deadline: Before the festival (September 11-13, 2020)
Who: Horror Filmmakers
Requirements: Must be considered a short film, (but no time limit)
More information available here

Call for Submissions
2020 Burtynsky GrantScotiabank Photography Festival
Deadline: September 28, 2020
Who: Canadian photographers
Budget: 5,000$
More information available here

Call for Submission
TAPA – Commission Proposals, Nightswimming

Deadline: October 16, 2020
Who: BIPOC performance artists
More information available here

Call for Submissions
Print Pulse 30 – National Undergraduate Printmaking Exhibition
Deadline – October 31, 2020
Who: Undergraduate students currently or recently enrolled in a BFa/BA program printmaking course (any level)
Where: Kingston, ON
Format: digital submission
Exhibition dates: mid-September to early November, 2020
More information available here

Call for Proposals
Living Arts CentreGallery 2020-2021 Exhibition Season
Deadline: Ongoing
Where: Mississauga, ON
What: exhibition proposals
More information available here

Call for Submissions – Time Capsule
City of TorontoIt’s All Right Now – Life in COVID-19
Deadline: ongoing
Who: Toronto-based artists
Format: mail submission
More information available here

Call for Submissions
See Collective
Deadline: Ongoing
Who: London (ON) and GTA based Black artists, collectives, and writers
Contact: seeldncollective@gmail.com
More information available here

The following is a list of resources compiled by the The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning that could be useful during the emergency measures enacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.eduarts.ca/resources-for-the-arts-and-learning-sector-during-the-covid-19-pandemic