Call for Fine Art Photographers by Nov 1, 2019 – Exposure Festival February 2020 “Aqua”

Open Call For Artists – Exposure Festival 2020 “Aqua”

New Motion Gallery invites fine art photographers to an open call for a new exhibit in the Exposure Festival in February 2020, “Aqua” – photography celebrating our most precious resource – Water. Photographs must feature water and its impact on or importance to life on our planet.

Photographs be on display for the entire month of February 2020 and will be included in Exposure Festival marketing materials. Includes an artist reception.

The show is open to anyone, emerging fine art photographers are encouraged to submit their work, as this is a not for profit artist run gallery, that helps emerging artists get established. This show will run from February 1st  – 29th 2020.

Artists can submit up to 8 pieces of artwork (pieces must be no larger than a 3×3’ area) and submissions must be tied to the theme in some capacity and we will need a small bio and story regarding the pieces.

Important dates:

  • Registration for Submission Deadline is November 1, 2019.
  • Photography drop off will be Saturday, January 25th, between noon and 5:00pm
  • Public Artist’s Reception will be Saturday, February 8th.
  • Exhibition will run from February 2nd – 29th, 2020
  • Photography pick up date will be Sunday March 1st, between 12:00-4:00pm

Buy-in fee is $20 per piece for members of New Motion Gallery Society, $30 per piece for  non-members. Artwork must tie into the theme, you will be notified if any of the work is not accepted.

All artwork must be wired properly, and ready to hang. All art must be available for purchase, original, and must not be more than two years old. Volunteering for at least one day at the gallery will be mandatory, as this is an artist run show. Artists must share on all social media, must comment and communicate on events, and participate in the Public Artist Reception. Any artwork not sold will be picked up by the artists March 1st, 2020. Any work not picked up will be stored at $50 a month.

Contract, art details, and tags must be brought to the gallery with your work at drop off times, payment must be received by the November 1st.  Ready to hang, late entries will be charged a late entry fee of $20. There is limited space for this show, early registration is recommended.

Motion Gallery is located in Sunalta. 2001b, 10th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta.

For further questions or enquiries, email You can register here: Exposure Festival 2020 Artist Registration