Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre Exhibitions

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Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) presents artwork by local, national and international contemporary artists in three spaces: the corridors, the main gallery and the display area. As well, the centre hosts a satellite exhibition space featuring works from the collection of the Oakville Museum.

Are you a practicing artist? Interested in exhibiting? Click on the Call for Submissions heading below for more information!

Gallery hours

Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Current exhibitions

Main Gallery

Travel: From Sedate to Supersonic
Oakville Museum
July 1- October 9, 2016

Corridor Galleries

The Making of the App Commercial for Real-Time Bus Tracking
Soyeon Kim

Seeing Stars
Oakville Quilters’ Guild

Inspired by a Famous Artist
Oakville Fibre Artists

NLP Algonquin Photographs

Capture Oakville 2015

Dick Sanders
Classic Landscape Elements

Artworks Oakville
Artist's Choice

Oakville Art Society

Inspire
QEPCCC Instructors

Heather Ann
Celebrations

Ljuba Simovic
For my Town

Angela Ferguson
Testing, Testing
Thread and Wood

Peter Wright
Interaction with the City:
Chicago and Toronto

Virender Paul Madan
Just Like India

Oakville Museum Display Space

Crystal Clear: Pieces from the Oakville Museum's Glass Collection
April 16, 2016 to February 5, 2017

Glass is a material of everyday life. It has limitless applications whether poured, blown, pressed or moulded. We see through it and we see ourselves in it. Using the seven capital vices as facets of human fascinations, we will explore pieces from our glass collection.

Call for QEPCCC exhibition submissions

Opportunities to exhibit all types of media are available, including solo and group exhibitions. The QEPCCC Interior Design Committee reviews all proposals twice a year. Deadlines are March 1 and October 1.

The Corridor Galleries Exhibition space at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) is reserved primarily for QEPCCC Cultural Group members. All artists must be a member in good standing with one of the QEPCCC Cultural Groups. QEPCCC welcomes proposals for participation in its Corridor Galleries exhibition program from artists of all disciplines at any point in their artistic development.

The Main Gallery Exhibition space at QEPCCC presents creative work that is important to the QEPCCC community. Exhibitions will feature professional artwork by local artists in the areas of fine art, craft, performance art and digital arts, which range in content from historical to contemporary themes. Exhibitions may also include works by national and international artists and exhibitions proposed by curators.

The exhibition schedule for the Main Gallery is a combination of gallery rentals and exhibitions organized by town staff, including partnerships with internal organizations. After receiving notification of acceptance, applicants must return a signed Exhibitor's agreement and begin the process of setting up a permit for gallery rental.

Application forms and submission requirements

Submissions to exhibit artwork in QEPCCC's Corridor or Main Galleries are due March 1 and October 1 of each year. Please mail or deliver complete packages to:

Corridor Galleries Submission
Attn: Cultural Supervisor, QEPCCC
2302 Bridge Road
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6

Questions? Please review all of the information provided for specific requirements. For more information, contact the QEPCCC Cultural Supervisor at tonia.dirisio@oakville.ca or call 905-845-6601, ext. 4614.

Application forms

QEPCCC welcomes proposals for participation in its Corridor Galleries exhibition program from artists of all disciplines at any point in their artistic development who are members in good standing with one of the QEPCCC Cultural Groups. For QEPCCC's Main Gallery, proposals from professional local artists and curators in the areas of fine art, craft, performance art, and digital arts are welcome. Weekly rental rates in the Main Gallery range from $275 to $325 (three weeks minimum).

Complete proposals must include the appropriate application form. The following documents are also available for pick up at QEPCCC:

Submission requirements

All requests for Corridor Exhibitions must have the name and signature of a QEPCCC Cultural Group member sponsor. As well as the appropriate submission form, applications must include the following documentation.

Written proposal

Provide details regarding the issues or ideas explored, as well as the type of medium and format of the works to be exhibited, in three paragraphs or less. Indicate if you are applying for Corridor or Main Gallery space, and outline how you intend to use the space provided. If you are requesting a particular date or exhibition space, indicate why this is important to the work you are proposing.

Photos

Your exhibition submission package must include five to ten images of your work on CD and/or DVD. Images must be PC compatible in JPEG format, and a maximum of 1 MB file size (maximum resolution of 1024x768 pixels at 72dpi). Do not submit PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, or large TIFF files. Do not send original artwork!

Include a corresponding image list. Label all materials and list the works numerically, indicating each title, year of production, materials used and overall dimensions.

Indicate if these images represent what you plan to exhibit or examples of your current pieces, indicative of the future direction of your studio work.

Curriculum vitae

Provide a current curriculum vitae (resumé) listing and outlining your training/education, exhibitions, grants/awards and other professional art experience (three pages maximum).

What else do I need to know?

All works being submitted for an exhibition must be original artwork.

The QEPCCC Cultural Supervisor processes exhibition requests and the applications are reviewed by an Exhibitions Review Committee, a subcommittee of the QEPCCC Interior Design Committee. Notification of results will take approximately two months after the deadline.

Installation

All exhibitors are responsible for the transportation, installation and dismantling of exhibitions.

The installation and dismantling of exhibitions will be coordinated and scheduled with the Cultural Supervisor.

All works must be ready to hang and/or prepared for display cases. Artwork for Corridor Exhibitions must be prepared to hang on the QEPCCC gallery hanging system.

Insurance

All works on display are insured by the QEPCCC (only when values are provided) unless the Cultural Supervisor deems the work to be unsafe due to construction or installation. For work to be insured, insurance forms must be filled out in advance of installation. Insurance claims cannot be honoured for works which are damaged due to mishandling or poor installation.

Sales

Artwork may be available for sale with prices listed on the labels. All sold artwork must remain on exhibition for the duration of the show. For Corridor Exhibitions, all sales of artwork are subject to a 30 per cent commission as outlined in the Corridor Galleries Purpose and Procedures. For Main Gallery Exhibitions, artists may coordinate their own sales or choose to have the Town of Oakville handle all sales in exchange for a 10 per cent commission.

Changes to the proposal/submission

Any major change to the original exhibition proposal must be made in advance, in writing, for approval by the Cultural Supervisor and bear the signature of the artist’s QEPCCC Cultural Group sponsor. In such cases where major changes are implemented without the approval of the Cultural Supervisor, the opening of the exhibition may be delayed pending a decision by the Interior Design Committee.