Whitchurch-Stouffville Art in the Park
Early Bird rate deadline: February 1, 2019
Call for artists to at Stouffville's Art in the Park, taking place on June 8, 2019. Learn more
146th Open Juried Show
Deadline: January 15th, 2019
The OSA 146th Open Juried Show will take place from March 26, 2019 to April 26, 2019 at the John B. Aird Gallery in Toronto. Learn More
2019/2020 Salt Spring National Art Prize
Submissions Accepted: Jan 10, 2019 to May 31, 2019
The Salt Spring National Art Prize is a biennial competition and exhibition of Canadian visual art. The next event will be in 2019, with the call for artist submissions opening on January 10, 2019. Learn More
The Mindful Project's 3rd Annual Mental Health Exhibit: Roots|Routes
Exhibit takes place from April 5th to May 25th, 2019 at Newmarket Old Town Hall
In an effort to end stigma and promote progressive, positive conversations around mental health and wellness, the Mindful Project is organizing its 3rdAnnual exhibition: Roots|Routes. The exhibition also recognizes Canadian Mental Health Association's Mental Health Week (May 6-12) and the National Youth Week. Learn More
Toronto Outdoor Art Fair
Deadline: March 6, 2019
The 58th annual Toronto Outdoor Art Fair happens July 12 - 14, 2019 at Nathan Phillips Square. Learn More
2017-2018 Exhibition at Queen/Saulter Library
Boynton House Art Exhibition Space
Boynton House is an art exhibition space in Richmond Hill with four display rooms. These rooms have art hanging systems and track lighting, making them an ideal place to display your work for an art show, host a special occasion or book meetings. Learn more.
Latcham Gallery General Exhibition Submissions
Description: The Latcham Gallery is committed to planning a balanced exhibition program and highlights work that stimulates the community in Whitchurch-Stouffville and reaches out to a larger art community in Ontario. We welcome proposals throughout the year from artists across Ontario (and nationally when possible) working in all media. Learn More.
Toronto Digital Projects - Online Showcase for Emerging Artists
Description: Toronto Digital Projects is a new curated virtual gallery for emerging artists creating digital paintings, animations, videos, GIFs and other forms of Post-Internet art. Supported by Canada Council for the Arts and Angell Gallery. Learn More
Office of Beaches-East York MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith
The MP of Beaches-East York, Nathaniel Erskine-Smith invites artists to display their artwork in his constituency office at 1902 Danforth Avenue. No commission will be taken for sale of the work. Artists are encouraged to provide a price card with contact information, local art group (if applicable), and price of the piece. Art work will be displayed in meeting rooms where clients, community members, and leaders will be invited on a regular basis. Artists are asked to send pictures of their work via email for a preview (with sizes), though there is no jury selection process. Artwork will be displayed in quarterly installments (3 month period), and is to be hung and removed by the artist. Artists are welcome to visit the space beforehand, and are invited to contact the office to make arrangements for displaying their work. Call Diana at 416-432-2572 or email: Nathaniel.Erskine-Smith.C1(at)parl.gc(dot)ca
The Big Picture – Collective Art Project
The Big Picture is a collective art project where people around the world are collaborating to create a big mosaic picture from thousands of drawings. This project outlines the connections between individuals from all around the world and can be seen as a giant conversation taking place between all the participants through a dynamic and monumental art work. Learn more.
The Varley Art Gallery of Markham - Artist Level Membership
The Varley Art Gallery of Markham introduced the new Artist Level membership, launching summer 2015. The Artist Level membership (eligible for those 18 years or older) allows special access to the gallery's facilities, discount on art programs, reciprocal admission to 70+ participating Ontario Arts Galleries, and also a 10% discount at all Curry's Artists' Material locations. Learn More.
FILM & PERFORMING ARTS
Vaughan Film Festival
Regular Deadline: January 31, 2019
We’re calling on your passion to come to fruition in the most impactful way possible. As we begin our seventh year, we are working on bringing you the absolute pinnacle of innovative content and opportunities in filmmaking. We are pleased to announce that on September 17th, 2018, we will begin accepting another roster of hyper-creative film submissions. Learn More
York Region Association of Young Artists - Open Mic Nights
We invite all singers & performers that are looking for a family-friendly venue to perform in. We also invite a featured host for our events that are in the music industry and may have something to share with our guest performers.
Contact: Omar Rayman at 647-919-6627 or omar [dot] rayman [at] gmail [dot] com
Pitch Opportunity for Young Audience Work
Deadline: All applications must be received by March 22, 2019
A delegation of multidisciplinary performing arts presenters from northern and central Ontario communities will be visiting Toronto in May 2019 to see performances at Junior (Harbourfront Centre), WeeFestival (Theatre Direct) and Uptown Toronto International Children’s Festival (Civic Theatres Toronto).
Eight professional Ontario-based artists/companies will be selected to pitch their work on Saturday, May 19, 2019 in Toronto for their chance to be presented in eleven communities across the province. Learn More
Choirs Ontario- Dynamic Submissions
Deadlines: WINTER ISSUE: submission deadline Feb. 15, 2019; publication date Mar. 15, 2019. SPRING ISSUE: submission deadline May 15, 2019; publication date June 15, 2019
Does your choice have some interesting news to share? Send us the details and we'll include your story in our next Dynamic newsletter. Topics for feature articles may include repertoire, choral history, performance practice, choral composers and conductors (including interviews), rehearsal techniques, vocal technique, choir management and organization, choral music education, and sociological aspects of choral singing. Learn more.
Tech Art Fair (Ontario Science Centre)
Deadline: January 14th, 2019
Ontario Science Centre is looking for participants for Tech Art Fair to be held in the Great Hall of the Ontario Science Centre from February 16 through to February 18, 2019. Up to 20 applicants will be selected through a juried competition to demonstrate and exhibit work and sell affordable items at the Tech Art Fair. In addition to participation in the Tech Art Fair, participants will be considered for the art studio residences at MOCA Toronto, leading to an exhibition at the Ontario Science Centre. Learn More
WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITIES: Creative Writing Workshops (Firefly Creative Writing)
Deadline: Until Filled
Firefly Creative Writing offers a variety of creative writing workshops this Spring. Whether you are a beginner looking for a fun and easy creative writing workshop, a seasoned writer who wants an intensive experience with coaching to reach a deadline or goal, a seasoned writer ready to write a memoir, or are interested in delving into the world of poetry, there is a class for you. Full details HERE.
F(r)iction is open for submissions year-round. We accept short fiction and creative nonfiction (up to 7,500 words), poetry (up to three pages per poem), and graphic stories or comics written in English from writers located anywhere in the world.
At F(r)iction, we pride ourselves on publishing the best writing regardless of genre, style, or origin. This means that we accept work of all kinds, including genre writing and experimental literature. We seek work that actively pushes boundaries, that forces us to question our traditions and tastes. We seek that feeling of being stunned, that gut-punch that inevitably follows an incredible piece of writing. If your work takes risks, then we want to read it. Learn more.
Payment Policy: $10 per final printed page. Free contributor’s copy of the publication.
Toronto Digital Projects – Call for Digital Projects
Deadline: Ongoing - contact the TDP for details.
Toronto Digital Projects is a curated virtual gallery for emerging artists creating digital paintings, animations, videos, GIFs and other forms of post-Internet art. Projects selected for the site should be innovative in their use of digital media. Learn More
LaVaLab – Opportunity to set up a Free Profile
LaVaLab invites all Artists and Writers to set up a FREE profile including a bio and multiple frames to upload examples of work, complete with the ability to sub-categorize each piece for easy LaVaLab visitor searches. Artists and/or Writers can connect with each other, gain a new audience, access potential buyers and promote themselves with LaVaLab. The Editorials aim to keep creative talent abreast of relevant industry news, trends, events, competitions and professional opportunities. Learn More
Owl Ridge Acres - Self Guided Residencies
Now accepting applications for Fall and Winter residencies. Owl Ridge Acres is a new creative residency hosting multidisciplinary artists, writers, musicians or photographers to focus on their practice. ORA offers weekly, monthly and seasonal self-guided residencies as well as daily retreats. Located in the town of Bancroft, Owl Ridge Acres offers a beautiful rural setting on a hobby farm surrounded by the rugged terrain and provincial parks of Central Ontario. Private rooms, studio/workshop space and common areas are all available to use over your stay. Learn More