TREX WALL – Call for Submissions

We are looking for solo exhibition or group exhibition (for example 2-3 artists or a community art group) proposals to display artwork on the TREX WALL outside the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie located in the Montrose Cultural Centre for this coming year.

December marked 1 YEAR for the TREX WALL!! The wall is a prominent space for Alberta based artists to display their artwork located just outside the doors of the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie . We have had over 70,000 people walk past the TREX Wall this year. Thank you to our TREX Program Sponsor, KMSC Law for the support to make the TREX WALL a reality for the next 4 years!!  KMSC Law has deep roots in this community, over 100 years, and are pleased to continue their relationship with the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie and support the arts in Grande Prairie and surrounding area through the TREX program.

Visit the TREX page to see all the exhibitions from 2023!

TREX WALL Open Call for Submissions

Proposal submission deadline is February 9, 2024 by 11:59pm

This is an open call for Alberta artists to submit a proposal for the TREX WALL which is located just outside the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie. This public exhibition wall is in the busy Montrose Cultural Center, home to the Grande Prairie Public Library, Jeffreys Café & the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie. The 15-foot TREX Wall will be equipped with a rail hanging system, but this doesn’t limit the artwork to be only 2D, the space also lends itself well to creative installation works.

We are looking for engaging proposals that respond to the space and take into consideration potential interactions with viewing audiences – there is no limit on the type of exhibition proposed they can be two dimensional, sculptural, and/or mixed-media in nature. We would also welcome an educational or public engagement component. In your proposal, please indicate if you are interested in working with the organizers on developing this.





This call is only open to artists residing within Alberta. Art collectives or groups are welcome to apply.


Responsibilities of the Artist(s) and Fees

Installation/take-down assistance is available for out-of-town applicants, however shipment and delivery of artworks as well as retrieval of artworks at the close of the exhibition duration is the responsibility of the artist. CARFAC fees will be paid to artists for exhibiting. Exhibitions will be displayed for approximately a three month period.


Proposal Submission Requirements

Please submit the following components in a single PDF by email no later than February 9 2024, 11:59pm to with the following subject line: TREX WALL Exhibition Proposal – [YOUR NAME OR NAME OF COLLECTIVE]


  • Proposal (750 word max) – Briefly describe your exhibition idea. Please indicate if you are interested in working with the organizers on developing a workshop or educational aspect in your exhibition.
  • Artist Bio/Statement(s)
  • 10-20 Digital Images (Include: Title, Medium, Size, Year | optional – paragraph describing image)


Posted January 3, 2024 in Art, News