Call for Submissions: New Vistas 2023 – Next Steps Juried Exhibition

New Vistas is a project presented by Humber College’s Arts Administration and Cultural Management Program, in partnership with the City of Toronto. The goal of the program is to hold a month-long gallery exhibit at ECCAG in tandem with a performance at Assembly Hall in December that supports artists from equity deserving communities (focus on IBPOC, deaf, persons with disabilities and 2SLGBTQIA+).

This year, the open call for a juried art exhibition at the ECCAG encouraging applications from emerging* Toronto-based artists to submit visual artworks of all mediums that respond to the theme “Next Steps.” For details, see the application form.

There will be an honorarium for the artists.

*Emerging artists are herein described as artists in the early stages of their professional career who have produced a small body of work and achieved some local recognition and/or have limited public exhibition experience.

Submission Deadline: November 17, 2023, 11:59 pm EST
Exhibition: December 6, 2023 – January 17, 2024
Opening Reception: December 10, 2023, 2-4 pm EST

Who can apply?

  • Emerging artists*, 18+, from equity-seeking communities, with a focus on IBPOC, Newcomers, Deaf, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+.
  • Artists with connections to Toronto: who live, work, or play in the Greater Toronto Area.

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About the Gallery
Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery hosts 10 shows annually with exhibitions showcasing emerging and established visual artists/art groups by providing diverse, accessible, inclusive, and professional gallery spaces. The gallery is owned and operated by the City of Toronto, Arts Services, and is programmed by a dedicated gallery committee.

The gallery is a public space, displaying artworks in the halls and foyer on the main floor of the Etobicoke Civic Centre and is filled with large windows providing natural light throughout the day.

Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery
399 The West Mall
Toronto, Ontario M9C 2Y2