Anonymous Art Show

Anonymous Art Show 2023 | Call for Artists

Be part of the Anonymous Art Show 2023!

Get your creativity on and submit your art for the most adrenaline-fueled art event of the year! The Anonymous Art Show returns on April 14, 2023.

This fan-favourite is a fundraiser for Arts Whistler, with all proceeds going toward accessible and diverse community art programs – to support artists like you!

Call for entry opens on December 1, 2022, until February 18, 2023. Whether you are a novice painter or a trained professional we want to see your artwork!

Submission Form


How to submit your masterpiece:

Pick up a canvas at Arts Whistler
Use your own canvas or pick one up from us at the Arts Centre. Canvases and cradled wood panels are $8 each and are available from December 1 until sold out. We leave the theme up to your creative spirit and welcome multiple pieces (to a maximum of three) from all artists and in all mediums.
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Photographers – You’re invited too!
Cutting Edge Signs will digitally print your photographic work onto a wrapped gallery canvas or cradled wood panel at very affordable prices. Thanks Cutting Edge! SHOP LOCAL.
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REMEMBER: Keep your art piece a secret – it’s an Anonymous Art Show after all!
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IMPORTANT DATES

• Deadline to drop off art: February 18, 2023
• Deadline to submit participation form: February 18, 2023
• Exhibit open for public viewing: March 29 – April 29, 2023
• Sneak Peek (artist reception): April 5, 2023 | 6:30-9pm | Free | All Ages | Maury Young Arts Centre
• Buying Night: April 14, 2023 | 7-11pm | Ticketed | 19+ | Maury Young Arts Centre


REQUIREMENTS

Artists
• Artwork will be accepted from locations far and wide, no need to be a Sea to Sky resident for this show.
• Artists must be 13 years or older.

Artwork
• Must be 8 x 8 inches exactly. 3D work is accepted as long as it does not exceed 8″ x 8″ x 8″.
IMPORTANT!: Canvas depth must be 1/2 inch or more.
• Most mediums are acceptable as long as they meet the size criteria. All artwork must hang on the wall.
• No hanging hardware is required for canvas or cradled wood panels; if your artwork has a flat rear surface (such as a block of wood), please attach hanging hardware.
• Each artist can submit a maximum of three (3) pieces – Arts Whistler will exhibit at least one (1) of each artist’s pieces. No series work please; pieces will be hung randomly throughout the gallery. The number of pieces displayed from each artist will depend on the total number of submissions.
• Arts Whistler must receive mailed work by February 18, 2023.
• Artist’s name must be written clearly on the BACK of the canvas. Artist names are revealed when your piece comes off the wall. Please DO NOT sign the front of your piece(s). Pieces that are signed on the front will not be hung.
• Artists are encouraged to title each piece. Please write the title of the piece on the back of the canvas. Untitled pieces will be referred to as “Untitled” in print.

What Do Artists Get for Participating?
• Participating artists receive a complimentary one-year Arts Whistler membership ($40 value).
• Each artist may choose to receive $25 per piece sold, with the remainder of revenue contributed to the fundraiser. Or, if you would prefer to donate the total amount, Arts Whistler will issue you a charitable tax receipt for $25 per piece sold.
• Artists will be promoted through the online gallery and in the program guide.

 

Submission Form

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