Call for artists – Wall of Art: Childhood Reverie

Quarterly Juried Show at Guelph Civic Museum

Deadline – Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 5pm

Attention all artists! Guelph Civic Museum and Guelph Arts Council are pleased to announce the call for the next installment of the Wall of Art series. The Wall of Art is an exhibition series located on the main level of Guelph Civic Museum that is dedicated to showcasing original works by Guelph-based artists. All exhibitions are juried and temporary, changing each quarter. This is a great opportunity to have your work seen by hundreds of museum visitors.


This opportunity is open to all residents of Guelph who produce two-dimensional work in any media, including painting, drawing, photography, mixed media and fiber. A maximum of two original artworks may be submitted by each artist: submissions exceeding two works will not be considered. Works for this call must address the theme of “Childhood Reverie”; a theme open to the interpretation of the artist.

All works must be ready for hanging and must be able to fit through an entrance of 6.5 ft. by 4 ft. Any technical needs for works must be provided by the artist.

Submission and jurying process

To apply, fill out the form below and attach a .JPG image file. All JPGs must be titled as follows — Artist name, Piece (i.e. “Vincent Van Gogh, Starry Night.jpg”).

  • Title:
  • Artist Name:
  • Dimensions (with frame):
  • Media:
  • Phone:
  • Email:

Submit your application to Guelph Arts Council at

All applications must be received by Guelph Arts Council no later than Sunday, March 23 2014 at 5pm. Late submissions will not be considered. Participating artists will be notified by phone. If you do not receive a telephone call by Tuesday April 1, 2014, your work has not been selected.

Accepted works must be delivered to Guelph Civic Museum between 1pm and 5pm on Thursday, April 3rd 2014 or by arrangement with Guelph Civic Museum. Following the exhibition, works must be picked up on Monday, June 30th 2014 between 9:30am and 12pm or by arrangement with Guelph Civic Museum.

We are pleased to announce, as a new addition to the program, that selected artists will receive an exhibition fee of $127 CAD and an invitation to an exhibition reception at the museum on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7pm.

Key dates

Deadline for submissions: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 5pm
Exhibition run: Friday, April 4, 2014 to Sunday, June 29, 2014
Museum exhibition reception: Friday, April 25 2014, 7-9pm

For more information

Contact the Guelph Arts Council, 519-836-3280 or