Submission Guidelines for Gallery ONE, TWO AND THREE.

All proposals must include:

1. A maximum of twenty digital images representing a recent body of work or a specific project. Digital images

   should be in jpeg format no larger than 1024 x 768 pixels at 72 dpi. They should be numbered 01 to 20 (01_tree,

   02_house, 03_car etc.) Time based submissions in the form of DVDs should be abbreviated to no longer than 10


2. A CD or slide list indicating title, year, medium and dimensions.

3. An artist's statement or other written description.

4. A physical description of the proposed exhibition, including the number of works, the space required and any

    unusual installation requirements.

5. A curriculum vitae, resume or biography.

6. A self-addressed envelope with sufficient return postage 




STEPAC will take reasonable care with submission materials; however, we cannot accept responsibility for damage or loss.

STEPAC does not accept submissions by fax or email. Artists are paid in accordance with the CARFAC Fee Schedule.


Deadline: Ongoing 


Please send submissions to:


St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre

Attention Laura Woermke Curator

301 Talbot Street, ON.

N5P 1B5


The St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre is a Zone 1 Exhibition Assistance recommender for the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Exhibition Assistance Program. The 2014 program is will be open from July 2014 and will run until January 2015.

Please go to to access guidelines, application forms and eligibility.

Application Deadlines:

Each recommending gallery sets their own deadlines for application. Please note: As this program is designed to assist artists with the preparation to exhibit their work, the exhibition for which you are applying must open after the application deadline. The St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre's deadlines for submission are:

Please check back in June, 2014 for the next series of deadlines.

NOTE: We do not accept applications between March and May.

Assessment Criteria

The OAC sets priorities and criteria for assessing applications. Below are three of the criteria identified by the OAC and additional information as to how the St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre considers those criteria when assessing an application.

When considering applications St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Centre considers the following:

    Importance of body of work and the exhibition in the artists’ career

    Artistic Merit

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