For artists and art workers

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

Request for Proposals
ArtsNL

Deadline: August 7, 2020
Description: travel to the territories of the province’s four main Indigenous groups to determine the best way for ArtsNL to deliver funding
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 to Artists – Outdoor Temporary Public Art
Pouch Cove Sculpture Garden

Deadline: August 21, 2020
Where: Pouch Cove, NL
Theme: “Expression of Interest”
Duration: 12 months
More information available here

Call for Submissions – Public Art Program
Broadway Subway Project

Deadline: August 27, 2020
Where: Vancouver, BC
Medium: 2D artwork, suspended 3D artwork, applied 2D/3D artwork and light and projection artwork
Who: Five artists for each subway station, BIPOC, emerging, and under-represented artists encouraged
More information available here and here

Call for Proposals
2021 Isabel Bader Fellowship & Graduate Internship in Textile Conservation and Research

Deadline: August 27, 2020
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 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 for Submissions
Indigenous Art Acquisition Program 2020 – 2021

Deadline: September 8, 2020
Who: First Nation, Metis, or Inuit Artists, 18 or older
All media accepted
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
Critical Mass 2020 Port Hope Soundscapes Project

Deadline: September 17, 2020
Where: Port Hope, ON
Registration: ZOOM registration sessions August 9 (register here) and September 6 (register here)
Project dates: mid-October 2020 – March 2021
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 Submissions
Body + Art Contemporary Exhibition 2020 – Truth Gym Gallery

Deadline: October 1, 2020
Theme: The contemporary human body, movement, and pliability
Who: national and international artists in all stages of their career and highly motivates participants from the British Columbia region
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