Call for Visual Arts Submissions: The Quenten Doolittle Memorial Gallery
Submissions are now open for
The Quenten Doolittle Memorial Gallery Exhibit: An Ode to Music
September 13th to December 15th, 2018.
The Pumphouse Theatre is a vibrant facility with historical significance supporting and presenting all art forms; and creating opportunities for engagement, enrichment, cultural experience, learning and inspiration serving all Calgarians. The Quenten Doolittle Memorial Gallery – previously known as Pumphouse Theatre Art Gallery – provides accessible wall display space for Calgary and Alberta visual artists to display and sell their work, free from commission.
Submissions must meet the following requirements:
• Artist resides in Alberta and must be available for installation.
• Art must fit the theme of Music, and is open to all visual art formats
• Artwork must be delivered ready to hang (wall-space only)
Installation Requirements: All art should be equipped with picture hanging wire or appropriately placed D or Triangle ring hanger. Frames less than 9/16” depth with no attachment can typically be accommodated.
To apply, please send the following information via email or mail:
• Gallery Submission Form (click to view and download)
• Artist Biography (250 words max)
• Artwork: Photos, maximum of 5, do not send original works.
Submission Deadline: August 17th, 2018 4pm
Installation: September 9-12th 2018
Gallery Close: December 15th 2018
Applications or queries are sent to:
Attn: Kelly Malcolm, Programming Director
2140 Pumphouse Ave SW Calgary, AB T3C 3P5
Kelly@pumphousetheatre.ca 403-263-0079 ext. 100
Selection Process: Art pieces are selected by a committee of no less than 3 people and are a mix of artists and administrators. Selection criteria is based on: suitability to the theme, artist’s technique, elicited emotional response, creativity & innovation, and suitability for the Pumphouse Theatre art gallery space and its patrons (ages 8-80 representing various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds)