Monday-Friday, noon-7 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
ArtWorks Oakville 18th Annual Juried Show
February 28 to March 26
Join us for the Opening Reception on Thursday, March 2 at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public!
ArtWorks is dedicated to promoting and showcasing visual artists at public spaces throughout Oakville and the surrounding area. The variety of art styles and changing exhibitions enrich participating public and private spaces. At each site, patrons and employees can enjoy unique creations. Each year, ArtWorks coordinates a juried exhibition hosted in the Main Gallery of QEPCCC.
Edwin Sarmis – X, Y, Z
Kim Correia – Cottonwood Cards
Olivia Tripp Morrow – Stretch
Rehtaeh Parsons Memory Stone – For Her We Speak
Soyeon Kim – Illustration and Fine Art
Dick Sanders – Scenes of Nature
Virender Paul Madan – Woman
Lawrence Halycz – A Work in Progress
ArtWorks Oakville – Artists’ Choice
Oakville Art Society – Members Showcase
Oakville Quilters’ Guild – Out of this World
Oakville Camera Club – Capture Oakville 2016
QEP Fine Art Members – 6 from Studio 3
Amira Ayad, Kathleen Chiovitti, Lynda Klaassen, Nikita Nicholas, Suzanne Patrick, Anne Reid
White Oaks Secondary School – Art, Actually: IB Visual Arts at WOSS
QEP Digital Discoveries – Children’s Photography and Photoshop Class
Oakville Museum Display Space
HOME and Native Land: Being Canadian
February 17, 2017-January 2018
Artifacts, photographs and interviews of 150 current Oakville residents representing different cultures and traditions from around the world, woven together to showcase Oakville’s vibrant community and its Canadian identity.
QEPCCC welcomes proposals from professional, local artists and curators in the areas of fine art, craft, performance art and digital arts for both its Main Gallery and Corridor Galleries. The QEPCCC Exhibitions Committee reviews proposals twice a year. Application due dates are March 1 and October 1.
Four kilometres of Corridor Galleries showcase work that reflects the range of activities in the building including individual and group members of QEPCCC, as well as professional and emerging artists, instructors and students in the community at large. The preferred duration of group and solo shows in the QEPCCC Corridor Galleries is three to four months. Exhibiting in the Corridor Galleries is free. Open the QEPCCC Corridor Galleries map (PDF, 1.9 MB).
The Main Gallery presents professional artwork by local artists. Content ranges from historical to contemporary themes. Exhibitions may also include works by national and international artists and exhibitions proposed by curators or collectives. Rental rates range from $275 to $325 weekly for a minimum of three weeks. Open the Main Gallery floor plan (PDF, 180 kB).
QEPCCC also welcomes proposals for workshops by exhibiting artists who wish to share their techniques or expertise with the public.
The exhibition schedule for the Main Gallery and Corridor Galleries combines gallery rentals and exhibitions organized by town staff, including partnerships with QEPCCC Cultural Group members.
Application forms and submission requirements
Please open the Galleries Purpose and Procedures (PDF, 170 kB) for more information. Applications must include:
- Exhibition Application Form (PDF, 110 kB).
- Written proposal with 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.
- 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!
- A corresponding image list. Label all materials and list the works numerically, indicating each title, year of production, materials used and overall dimensions.
- Provide a current curriculum vitae (resume) listing your training/education, exhibitions, grants/awards and other professional art experience (three pages maximum).
Mail or deliver applications to:
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
Town of Oakville
2302 Bridge Road
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6
For more information contact the Queen Elizabeth Community and Cultural Centre at 905-815-5979.