Annual Call for Entry

Calling all past and present artists on the North Shore, Sea-to-Sky corridor, Bowen Island & Sunshine Coast. The annual adjudication for the Ferry Building Gallery will be held on Sunday, September 29, 2019.

Selected artists’ work will be scheduled for an exhibition at the Ferry Building Gallery in 2020 (in either a group show or solo exhibit, depending on the jury’s decision).

Apply in-person or online.

Artist Requirements:

  • the artist must be a past or present resident of the North Shore, Bowen Island, Sunshine Coast or Sea-to-Sky corridor
  • the artist must not be exclusively represented by a commercial gallery in British Columbia
  • the artist must submit three finished / gallery-ready pieces of artwork
  • the artist must submit a portfolio with photographs of other works
  • the artist can include a short written concept or proposed theme of exhibition (optional)
  • the artist must include a curriculum vitae (biography)
  • the artist must pay a $20 jury fee

All mediums accepted. Preference will be given to those who have not had a solo exhibition at the Ferry Building Gallery, Silk Purse or Memorial Library in 2018 or 2019, and who have not shown at the Ferry Building Gallery, Silk Purse or Memorial Library in a group exhibition in 2019 (Harmony Arts Festival exhibitions and themed exhibitions are exempt). We cannot accept large scale installations.

Apply in-person

  • Drop-off: Sunday, September 29, 9–11 a.m. *no late entries accepted
  • Pick-up: 3–4 p.m. the same day
  • Location: West Vancouver Community Centre, Music Hall, 2121 Marine Drive (please use underground parking)
  • Jury fee is payable by cash, credit, debit or cheque for in-person entries

Apply online

  • Please click here to apply
  • Deadline: September 28 at midnight.
  • Results: artists will be notified on Tuesday, October 1 if they have been selected to participate 
  • Jury fee is payable online

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