Art Gallery Closed Friday, Oct 2nd.


Call for Submissions - October 15th Deadline

Submission Guidelines
The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie (AGGP) welcomes proposals from artists and curators in all media for exhibitions or special projects for the 2017-18 programming year. The gallery presents a diverse program of exhibitions, lectures and meetings with artists, and is involved in the production of curated exhibitions connected to themes developed by the gallery. Together, the programs propose a critical reflection on today’s art and culture.

The gallery has seven exhibition spaces and provides professional technical services for the selected projects. The AGGP pays fees to artists and curators in accord with CARFAC/CARCC standards. Submitted projects are assessed and recommended for program inclusion by the curatorial team.

Deadline for Submissions: October 15th and April 15th of each year.
Applications must be postmarked by these dates to be considered for the 2017-18 programming year.
Applications are assessed at the convenience of the curatorial team. It may take months before a response is provided.

 

Submission Requirements

  • Updated Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
  • Statement of Intent or A Specific Project Description including special requirements, hanging procedures, etc.
  • Artist Statement
  • 10 – 20 Digital Images* (cd-rom or USB Drive) or Photographs or 35mm slides of relevant works
  • (Video Tapes or DVD’s – if applicable)
  • Slide Identification Page (Title, Medium, Size, Year | optional – paragraph describing image)
  • Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (if necessary)

*For digital images submit only .jpg files in RGB format at a resolution of 150 dpi, with a maximum size of 4 MB and a maximum of 1024 x 768 pixels. Email Submissions will not be accepted.

 

Additional Information
If you do not include a S.A.S.E. we will assume that you do not want your materials back and they will be kept on file for one year at which point they will be discarded.

Note: As per standard art gallery practice, the AGGP’s exhibition schedule is programmed approx. 3 years in advance. This enables the gallery to fulfill provincial and federal government funding requirements and provide adequate planning time to mount significant exhibitions that are supported through educational programs and public relations.

Submit to:
Curatorial Team
Art Gallery of Grande Prairie
#103, 9839 – 103 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta
T8V 6M7

 

For additional information, please download our Facilities Guide featuring detailed information on our building and exhibition spaces.



Night School - David Hoffos



Unveiled on Friday night's 40th Anniversary party, Night School is a permanent public artwork created by Lethbridge-based artist David Hoffos, situated on the grounds of the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie. Occupying and paying tribute to the gallery’s newly-restored heritage facade, this two-channel video and sculptural installation portrays a ghostly illusion of presence and movement in the darkened plaza while referencing the various past histories and activities of the resurrected site.

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Current Exhibitions 
Carl Beam: Grande Prairie Regional College Collection
August 13 - November 1, 2015

Elisabeth Belliveau: Margaret’s Mountain
August 13 - November 1, 2015

Bibi Clement: A Life in Clay
August 13 - November 1, 2015

Wilf Perreault: In the Alley
August 13 - November 1, 2015

Peter von Tiesenhausen: Ether and Procession
May 22, 2015 - November 1, 2015 


ClosuresThe Art Gallery will be closed Friday, October 2nd. We will resume regular hours the following day. The Art Gallery will also be closed during the Thanksgiving weekend on October 11 and 12th.

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