The York Region Arts Council is excited to partner with the Upper Canada Mall to highlight artistic excellence in York Region through the creation of an art display!

Where: Upper Canada Mall

Theme: We are requesting the submission of artwork for display around the theme of Ontario Summers and Cottage Country.

Mediums: All mediums are invited to apply!

Submission Requirements:

  1. Images of the artwork you are submitting for consideration.
  2. Artist Resume and a short biography.

Please note that artists must reside in York Region. Please email your submission including the above requested information to

Exhibition Timeline: Mid-June to Mid-September

Submissions Due: Monday, May 27th by 11:59 pm

Selection Process: Selections of artwork will be made by the York Region Arts Council in partnership with the Upper Canada Mall.

Notification to Artists: All artists will be contacted by Friday May 31 by 5:00 pm.

Art Drop Off/Pick Up Details: Selected Artwork can be dropped off at the Upper Canada admin office OR guest experience. The Upper Canada Admin office is open Monday-Friday 11-5 and is located on the Upper Level, near the food court between Aerie and La Vie En Rose. Guest Experience is located on the upper level, inside entrance 2 near Dynamite. Their hours are Monday – Friday 11-6 & Saturday/Sunday 11-7

Accepted Artwork: Accepted artwork will be hung on the wall as part of a display celebrating Ontario Summer. Artist credits will be displayed along with the artwork including name, social media handles and websites if applicable.

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