Open Call For Artists – Chronic Art Show – October 2019

Open Call For Artists – Chronic Art Show – October 2019

New Motion Gallery invites visual artists to an open call for the new fall exhibit in October, “The Second Annual Chronic Art Show” which will include, painting, drawing, photography, mixed media, and sculpture. The show is open to anyone, emerging artists 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 October 10- November 2nd, and will be themed cannabis art. Artists can submit up to 8 pieces of artwork (pieces must be no larger than a 3×3’ area) for the three week show, submission 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 October 6. No artwork required at this time.
  • Art drop off will be October 8 or 9th, between 5:00 and 8:00pm either day
  • Public Artist’s Reception will beThursday, October 17th, private reception will be held Friday, October 19th (and will be an adult only paid event)
  • Exhibition will run from October 10th to November 2nd
  • Art pick up date will be Saturday November 2nd, between 12:00-6:00pm

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 mediums, 2 and 3D 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. There will be no commission taken for this show, the artists will receive the full amount if the sale minus the Square fees. 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 November 2nd. 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 9th 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

Entry can be purchased here: