January 7, 2019


The exhibits are all run through the Nanaimo Arts Council and therefore we ask that the venues not be contacted directly for information with regards to the exhibits.


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We are looking for submissions for the Port Theatre. 

Hanging & Jurying Date:  Thursday, May 9, 2019

Time:  10:00 am

Location: Port Theatre


-This exhibit is 2-D work only and will show for 3 months.

-Work will be juried by the Hanging Committee on the day of hanging.

-Work must be for sale.

-Commission is 20 %.

-Due to space limitations, outside dimensions must be NO LARGER THAN 36 inches in the longest dimension.

-All work must be hanging ready, appropriately framed or finished with braided-wire hangers. 

-Space is limited so only one piece per artist will be hung.


Entrants are asked to submit a digital image of your pieces(s) with the application form by

May 7, 2019, so that the Hanging Committee has an idea of what pieces will be coming to be hung. 


Work currently showing at the Port Theatre is to be picked up on May 9th, at 10am.


---------CONFERENCE CENTRE----------

Artwork will be displayed at the Vancouver Island Conference Center from April 4th, to June 4th 2019 and Drop off and pickup times are on the start and end date at 10am sharp. Any sales of artwork during the showcase will be processed by the Nanaimo Arts Council who will retain a 20% commission fee.


Waiver of terms or "Artist Agreement" will be emailed to all participants prior to drop-off after pieces are juried. Please bring a signed copy with you at that point. See the Artist Agreement here.


NAC shows at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre are juried shows as there is limited space. For multiple submissions please fill out the form for each piece. Submissions closes on March 21st, 2019 at midnight. Only successful participants will be contacted by email by March 26th, 2019.


For this show the theme is "Portraits".

Portraits of Animals will also be considered.


All Artwork must be hangable. Wired backs are required. This space is ideal for large images so paintings or images must have a minimum of 30 inches wide with or without a frame.

This submission is a two step process. Fill out the application form and click submit. Also submit a digital photo of your artwork, please label photos with the artist name and piece title, then submit photos for submission here. 



-Organized by Delie L. as a volunteer for the Nanaimo Arts Council.

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