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CALL FOR ARTISTS – RiverFest 2016

New Westminster, May 24, 2016

The Arts Council of New Westminster in partnership with the Fraser River Discover Centre is now inviting all visual artists from Metro Vancouver to submit applications for a group exhibition during the opening night of the 2016 edition of RiverFest. The exhibition is to take place on Friday, September 23, 2016 in the rotunda and lobby at the Fraser River Discover Centre in New Westminster, BC. The theme of the exhibition is the working river and its natural environment.

If you are an artist from Metro Vancouver and are interested in being considered for this group exhibition on Friday, September 23, 2016, your submission must reach the Gallery Exhibition Selection Committee (GESC) on or before June 30, 2016.

In general, you will be asked to submit:

  • A selection of 8-10 good quality digital images of proposed work you wish to exhibit. Digital images should be jpg format; each image should be at least 800 x 600 pixels. Images should be clearly labelled with your Name, the Title of Work, Size and Medium.
  • Contact information (mailing address, phone number, email, website)
  • An Artist Statement giving your aims and objectives as an artist in relation to your work.
  • A Curriculum Vitae (3 pages max.) to establish a better understanding of your background and experience.

Submissions will be accepted by email only. Please include all written material as PDF files and submit via email to with “Gallery Exhibition Submission” in the subject line. Please ensure that attachments total less than 10MB

Stephen O’Shea

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