Calls to Enter


Call for Submissions Ten Voices 2017
Submission Deadline: Friday April 21, 2017 at 4 pm.
Ten Albertan artists, working in photographic and digital media, will be selected to represent a cross-section of the approach that our Province’s artistic minds are taking as they embrace and usew these rapidly-evolving technologies. These works will be shown in Calgary and Edmonton.

We invite all Alberta artists to submit images for the opportunity to exhibit their work in a group  exhibition. All subject matter, styles and techniques are welcome.

Download the call (pdf)

Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC invites Alberta designers & artists to create a one-colour graphic image for a limited-edition T-Shirt (Print Run of 50). The design must focus on advocacy for artists and the arts. Examples of relevant themes include, but are not limited to:  Art is Work… Build Your Career… Draw More Income… Working Artist… or similar phrases that focus on the economic realities of artists, and the advocacy that CARFAC provides for visual artists.

This design will be used to promote Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC’s advocacy work and programming for visual arts professionals on a regional & national scale. The T-Shirt will launch at the CARFAC National Conference in Edmonton June 2 – 4, 2017. The artist chosen will receive $525.00 (more than current CARFAC minimum fee), and one t-shirt.

Submission Requirements:

  • Specify one colour for image and one colour for T-Shirt (see Spec and Colour Chart attached)
  • File must be submitted as one of the following formats: (Max file size: 10MB)
    JPEG, PNG, GIF, Bitmap, Adobe PDF, Adobe Illustrator .ai, or  Adobe Photoshop .psd
  • Include the tagline “Designed  in Alberta by <Artist Name> for Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC” somewhere in the design
  • Short biography (100 words max) and a website link or other examples of your work (to be used on social media and in our member newsletter to promote the designer/artist chosen)
  •  DEADLINE: May 1 at 5pm

Selection process: 
Submissions will be juried by a committee of three Board Members of Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC. The designer/artist selected will be notified by May 10. We thank everyone for their submissions, but only the successful candidate will be contacted.

PLEASE SEND Submissions via Dropbox link to

Download the full call here (pdf)