Call for Submissions: International Women’s Day 2022 Group Show


International Women’s Day 2022 Group Show

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year to acknowledge and honour the achievements of women all over the world. To honour the day, Leslie Grove Gallery is calling on all women, Artists’ Network members and non-members, to submit work to the International Women’s Day 2022 Group Show celebrating the voices and aesthetics of women artists. Open to all who identify as women, working in painting, photography, mixed media, textiles, sculpture, and ceramics.

DEADLINE: Sunday, February 13, 2022 — 11 pm

Leslie Grove Gallery
1158 Queen St. E. Toronto, ON
M4M 1L2
Ph: 416-465-0302

Disclaimer: We expect the International Women’s Day 2022 Group Show to be hung in the Leslie Grove Gallery and presented online at; however, in the unforeseen event that COVID-19 restrictions require the gallery to close, it will be an exclusively virtual show at

Joanne Poluch – Guest Juror
Joanne Poluch is the Owner and Operator of Remarque Art Consulting in Guelph, Ontario. Joanne holds an Honours Degree in Art History from the University of Guelph and an Art Marketing Diploma from Sotheby’s Institute in New York. Establishing her business in 2010, she has enjoyed a solid reputation in art consulting ever since. Her business model is multi-faceted and has been based on exceptional customer service, a relaxed and professional relationship with corporate and private clients and assisting artists with all levels of their art practice. Joanne’s deep passion for art and flair for creativity has allowed her to enjoy a thriving business. Joanne is called to be a guest speaker for numerous art groups and events both nationally and internationally. She is also an active and established juror enjoying immensely this facet of her business. Joanne enjoys a very active art coaching/mentorship practice with artists across the country, which has been particularly active since the pandemic! Joanne holds the position of Manager of the Art Sales Rental program at the Art Gallery of Guelph.

Important Dates
Deadline for submissions: Sunday, February 13, 2022 – 11 pm
Acceptance email will be sent on or before February 18
International Women’s Day 2022 Group Show: February 23 – March 13
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 3 at 6 to 8 pm
Drop off artworks: Sunday, February 20, between 5 – 7 pm
Pick up artwork: Sunday, March 13, between 5 – 7 pm

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