Artist Calls


CALL FOR ENTRY: Publication of Art & Writing Book 2018

booksSCAC is planning a “word & image” book. The aim of the book is to fulfil our mandate of promoting all types of art, and to promote artists, musicians and authors by offering an opportunity to be visible in the community. The book will be available for sale at future SCAC art shows and other local venues.

Pay NOW to reserve your spot, and submit your image entry or word entry later (March 15th deadline.)  If you’re looking to get matched, the earlier you submit your piece the better.

Limited to first 20 images and first 20 musicians & writers, so reserve your spot now!
Early entrants get to suggest a title for the book!

Full details and registration here.

Notice to Sooke Region Artists
Call for Entries to Art2Art

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Online submissions are now open to all Sooke Region visual artists. Artists will have until January 20th to submit digital images of their artwork for consideration. Please read the guidelines carefully to prepare for the submission process.

About the Event
In its inaugural year, Art2Art is a joint community collaboration that will showcase the artwork of Sooke regional artists and is staged to allow our local talented artists to demonstrate their specific inventiveness and creative practices, to exhibit their work in a prime venue and to sell their work to art lovers. Twenty-six artists will be chosen to participate by a professional arts jury. Artists will be on hand to discuss their inspirations, processes and techniques in order to spark interest, enlighten the public and to allow arts patrons to add to their collections while supporting local artists and creative regional youth. There will be a Silent Auction comprising offerings of certificates for arts mentorship, instruction and private professional critique from participating artists, as well as objets d’art. Proceeds from the show will go toward the Sooke Fine Arts Show Youth Scholarship fund.

The Art2Art event takes place March 3, 2018 at the Prestige Oceanfront Resort in Sooke Prestige Oceanfront Resort in Sooke starting at 5:30 pm. Admission to the evening event is $20 per person, which includes delicious hors d’oeuvres created by the renowned West Coast Grill. A cash bar will be operating on site. Artwork will be for sale until 9:30 pm March 3, 2018.


Important Dates
Submission Deadline: 11:59 pm Friday, January 20
Notice to Accepted Artists: Wednesday, January 24
Accepted Art Exhibit Set-Up: Saturday March 3, 1:00 – 5:15 pm
Event Date/time: Saturday March 3, 5:30 – 9:30 pm
Art Exhibit Dismantle: Saturday March 3, 9:30 – 11:00 pm
Exhibition Fee payable by January 31, 2018 by:
Cheque, credit card (phone 250-642-7256), or cheque/cash/credit card in person @ SFAS – SEAPARC Leisure Centre , 2168 Phillips Rd., Sooke, BC) or by mail to Box 471 Sooke, BC V9Z 1H4

This Event is a collaboration between the following organizations:



Ladysmith Fine Arts Show – Call for Artists

The Arts Council of Ladysmith and District  and the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery invite established and emerging artists living and working on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands to enter their 8th biennial Juried Show to be held at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery February 3 – 24th 2018.


Click here for more information.

ou gallery

 Call for Submissions

To celebrate their 1st year anniversary in March 2018, Ou Gallery is hosting UNDER|WHERE? an adjudicated group art show! Submissions will be judged by an independent panel, and People’s Choice will be awarded a solo exhibition at The Ou Gallery at the end of 2018.

Applications are open to Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands residents & students; all mediums & levels of artists are welcome to apply. It is FREE to apply for students, and is on a sliding scale from $5-$10 for others. Application fee supports our artist-run centre & provides a stipend to the independent judges for their time & travel.


Learn more and apply at Ou Gallery

Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria

Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria – Apply for shows in the new Gallery, Cafe Gallery and display cases at Arts Centre at Cedar Hill, as well as for our Satellite Galleries.


Visit Coast Collective for news of shows and artist calls.

Arts, Culture & Community with the Coast Collective at Westridge Landing in the Heart of West Shore


 Click here for call details.