Opportunities for DC and area artists

This week I will be sharing some exciting opportunities for local artists that you won’t want to miss.


Bin Top Artist in Residence (BTAR), Dawson Creek Art Gallery

The BTAR program will support a visual artist to develop and create a body of work for a professionally curated exhibition. This program will offer a visual artist a subsistence fee and

artist fee, as well as mentorship and studio space in the Bin Top Studio at the Dawson Creek Art Gallery. The deadline to apply has been extended to February 1st, 2021, with notification of results on February 17th.

You can find the full BTAR program guidelines at http://dcartgallery.ca/wp-content/uploads/Bin-Top-Residency-Guidelines.pdf



At Home Artist Residency (AHAR), Dawson Creek Art Gallery

The AHAR is designed to creatively and financially support three artists through the COVID-19 pandemic. Three artists will be paid a subsistence fee to create a body of work at

home which will be shown in a virtual exhibition. Artists of all levels are encouraged to apply. Like the BTAR program, the deadline has been extended to February 1st, with notification of

results on February 17th.  You can find the full AHAR program guidelines at http://dcartgallery.ca/wp-content/uploads/At-Home-Residency-Guidelines.pdf


Other opportunities -  Artist Registry, Penticton Art Gallery

The Penticton Art Gallery is compiling a registry of contemporary BC-based artists. This database will be used as an art historical and research tool, as well as a platform for connecting artists.

Travelling Exhibitions Program Region 1 (TREX NW), Art Gallery of Grande Prairie

The Travelling Exhibitions Program Region 1 (TREX NW) welcomes proposals from artists based in Treaty 8, Alberta. The exhibition schedule for TREX NW is programmed roughly

one year in advance. Each exhibition features between 15 – 20 artworks and tours for two years throughout the province of Alberta. All TREX NW artists are paid an artist fee for their

works. Selections will be made in accordance with the submission guidelines, the TREX NW curatorial mandate, and in consultation with the selection committee. The application deadline is March 15th, 2021.

See more info at: https://aggp.ca/exhibitions-collections/open-call-for-travelling-exhibitions-trex/

The Dawson Creek Art Gallery is managed by the South Peace Art Society, so if you have a membership with DCAG then you are already a member of SPAS. However, if you are not yet a member, you can call the gallery at 250-782-2601 to sign up. Do you have an artistic endeavour you would like to promote? Is there a topic you would like me to discuss? I would love to hear from you! Please email me at programs@dcartgallery.ca.





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