Call for Submissions: A Canadian Coast-to-Coast Juried Exhibition

On the theme of “JOY”

Exhibition Dates: December 2 – 24, 2022
Application Deadline: November 14, 2022, 4 pm EST

Our goal is to accept artist submissions from every province and territory in Canada.

$8500 in Prizes
1st place: $4000 | 2nd place: $2500 | 3rd place: $1000
Honourable Mention: $500
Oakville Mayor’s Prize: $500

The first and second prize winners will have the opportunity to have a joint exhibition at Summer and Grace Gallery in 2023.

Summer and Grace’s juried exhibition is sponsored by Carepath Digital Health.
A portion of the gallery proceeds from the sale will be donated to Wellspring Cancer.

Joanne Poluch, the owner of Remarque Art Consulting
Teresa Marie Philips, the Founder and Current Executive of the Grand Bend Art Centre
Joanna Turlej, OCAD, CFS is a Contemporary Artist and Educator

The jurors select the exhibition from the eligible on-line submissions and determine award winners from the accepted artwork. Jury decisions are final.

December 2- 24 Show dates
November 14 DEADLINE for entry submissions & payment by 4pm
November 16 Notification of acceptance/decline
December 1, 6-10pm Preview Sale and Awards, with cocktail reception by invitation only.

Award recipients who live outside driving distance of our gallery will be included in the festivities and announcements over Zoom.


  1. Exhibition theme: “JOY”
  2. Submission pieces can range in size from 16×20″, 20×20″, 20×24″, or 20×30″. 30 x 30″ is the maximum size. Recommended sizes are just a guideline.
  3. Artists may submit up to two works of art.
  4. Acrylics, oil, mixed media, inks, coloured pencil, or watercolours are accepted. (Watercolours must be framed)
  5. Please do not submit art photography or pastels

Fee to Submit: $20 per artwork via PayPal or Credit Card

For more information and to register, please visit our website & Instagram.

Summer & Grace Gallery
350 Lakeshore Rd E, Unit 2
(Door on Allan St)
Oakville, Ontario L6J 1J6
Tel: 905 842 0177

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