Call for Submissions

The RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL: November 30th, 2020

The RBC Emerging Visual Artists program at Arts Commons provides an exceptional opportunity for emerging visual artists to develop their artistic practice, to showcase their work to the public through exhibitions, open studio and speaking engagements, and hone their professional skills in order to build a solid foundation for a successful career. See our FAQ page to answer common questions.

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DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL: Ongoing, currently programming for season 2021-22 
A call for Short films, animations, video art, media art and short documentaries.
Broadcast Lab is an exciting micro-cinema programming at Arts Commons. Through a peer assessment selection process, 24 media artists are programmed annually running three months in duration. The media art appears on three television monitors located throughout Arts Commons, reaching a diverse audience of all ages and backgrounds. Content must be suitable for public spaces. Artists are compensated according to industry standards.

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DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL: Ongoing, currently programming for season 2021-22
Sound artists from across Canada and the world are invited to submit multichannel sound art proposals for the +15 pedway system located in Arts Commons (specific location overlooks the Scene Shop and is located between Calgary City Hall and the Glenbow Museum).

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To find out more about our Visual and Media Arts, visit this page for RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program, Media Arts Program, Exhibitions, Artists and Receptions. For further questions regarding our programs and these spaces, please email Sanja Lukac, Visual and Arts Associate, slukac@artscommons.

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