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Call for Submissions

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Deadline: Thursday 15th, 5 PM (by email only to*)

Forest City Gallery (FCG) is seeking dynamic submissions from artists and curators across disciplines for our 2019-2020 programming year. 

FCG is an artist-run centre founded on artistic autonomy with a commitment to excellence in programming exhibitions and events that reflect recent developments in cultural production. FCG is looking for innovative proposals from artists and curators of all disciplines and career levels with a focus on emergent artists and practices. FCG serves to foster and support contemporary art, promoting dialogue amongst local, regional, and international arts communities. As an artist-run centre, FCG is most interested in works/projects that are experimental, progressive and impactful. We are enthusiastic about artists' most recent endeavors and those art forms, which propel contemporary production and incite conversation.

The main criterion for selections is to fulfill our mandate and bolster our value statements. Artists are paid in accordance to CARFAC fees. All submissions must be emailed to Submissions must include:

A fully filled out application form (Application form found here). Artist CV Press Examples (Optional) Above documents should be merged into a single PDF 15 images of existing and/or proposed work Vimeo links for video works are preferred. 

Submissions (excluding images) should be merged into a single PDF. Paper/mailed submissions will no longer be accepted. Notification can be expected approximately 3 months following the jury date, by email. The adjudication process takes several months to prepare and process after the submission deadline. Only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have any questions concerning the application process, contact us at

Forest City Gallery has two annual submission deadlines: March 15th and September 15th

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