Call for Submissions: 2023 Headwaters Arts Fall Festival Art Show & Sale

Call for Submissions: 2023 Headwaters Arts Fall Festival
Annual Juried Art Show & Sale

Submission Deadline: July 31, 2023
Festival Dates: September 13 – October 1, 2023
Headwaters Gallery/Alton Mill Arts Centre, Alton, Ontario

Jurors: Judy Daley, David Scott Armstrong

Headwaters Arts invites emerging, mid-career and established artists to apply to the 27th Annual Open Juried Fall Festival Art Show and Sale. Open to all artists living in Ontario, Canada and working in any media (including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, mixed media, fibre arts, jewellery, glass, pottery, wood or others).

We are looking for your best new work (2021 and on). Artwork must not have been entered into any previous Headwaters Arts shows. Students welcome. No work from classes or instructional teaching will be accepted.

All entries will be juried. The juror decisions are final. Fee is non-refundable.

Notice of Acceptance: Acceptances will be posted on the Headwaters Arts website on Tuesday, August 15, 2023.

You may enter one, two or three images to the show as follows:

Members: one piece of artwork $35.00 + HST = $ 39.55. Additional pieces $20.00.

Non-members: one piece of artwork $50.00 + HST = $56.50. Additional pieces $25.00.

Headwaters Arts will receive 35% commission on all sales. Headwaters Arts Festival’s Opening Soiree will take place on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at the Alton Mill Arts Centre. A total of up to $600 will be awarded as artists prizes. A Juror Walk & reception will take place on Saturday, September 16, 2023, 2 pm – 3 pm in the Headwaters Arts Gallery. This is a free event, open to all.

Submission Deadline: July 31, 2023 at midnight

Download Submission Guidelines here (PDF document)
Submission Application (including image upload and payment) will be done through Jotform: Headwaters Arts Fall Festival 2023 Submissions

Contact Information:
Email: or Call: 519-943-1149 (Wednesday & Thursday only)

The Headwaters Arts Gallery and Headwaters Arts not-for-profit organization is located in the Alton Mill Arts Centre at 1402 Queen St W, Alton, ON in the Town of Caledon, L7K 0C4.

The historic Alton Mill is in the village of Alton, in the rolling hills of Caledon, Ontario, just fifty minutes northwest of downtown Toronto.