Photographic & Digital Works Call for Submissions, Ten Voices 2017, Deadline: Apr 21

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VAAAPhotographic and Digital Works Call for Submissions, Ten Voices 2017

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4 pm Successful applicants will be notified by Friday, June 9, 2017


Ten Voices 2017 | Photographic and Digital Works
Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC Call for Submissions
Ten Alberta 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 use 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.


  • 3 to 6 images, submitted in digital format (jpegs only). Digital files must be submitted by email or burned to a CD/DVD or USB stick and sized to 1024 pixels on the longest side at a resolution of 72 dpi. (Contact Visual Arts Alberta – CARFAC two weeks before deadline if you need help with sizing your files).
  • All images must be labelled as follows: Last name_number.jpg (e.g.: Smith_01.jpg). Please do not include the name of the work in the file name; that information should go in the image key.
  • An image key corresponding to images and including: title, medium, creation date, and size.
  • An artist statement relevant to work submitted (1 pg. max.)
  • An artist biography or cv (3 pgs. max.)
  • Ten Voices Entry FormAll entries may be submitted by email or by mail in one envelope or on one CD/DVD/USB stick. Each entry must have a fully completed entry form. No artist may submit more than 6 images. If the applicant wants a USB stick to be returned to them, they should include a Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope, or visit our office to retrieve it.

    Submissions must be mailed or hand delivered to Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC and received
    by 4:00pm on Friday April 21st, 2017. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered. If any help is required in the submission process, please contact Sharon at Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC ( or telephone: 780.421.1731) by April 7th, 2017.











Returning Media: any submissions on burned CD/DVD will NOT be returned to the applicant, and will be destroyed after the selection is made. Any submitted USB sticks not accompanied with
a SASE for return to applicant will be held for pickup at the Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC Project Space for a period of two months following selection, and then securely erased.

File Formats: The documents may be submitted as individual files or grouped together as pages of a single document; they must, however, be in the .doc .docx, (Microsoft Word) or .pdf formats. We do not always have a Mac onhand to read Apple Pages documents; Pages will export to .docx and .pdf formats.

Artwork Sizes & Framing: Work selected for the exhibition must be no smaller than 16” x 20” and no larger than 48” x 48”, including the frame. All work must be framed, with appropriate hardware attached.

Shipping: If you are shipping the work to us, we will pay for return shipment via economical car- rier (i.e. Greyhound or Canada Post). All work must be appropriately packaged to ship from the Edmonton site to the Calgary site. Please package your work carefully; contact us for proper packing instructions and/or watch the website for details and correct methods.

Exhibition Dates: in Calgary, from late August to mid October, 2017 and in Edmonton, from mid October to the end of November, 2017 Actual exhibition dates TBA. The work will be exhibited at the Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton (North) and Calgary (South). Exhibiting artists will receive a nominal artist fee.

Submissions must be emailed to or mailed or dropped off at:

Ten Voices 2017
Visual Arts Alberta Association 3rd Floor, 10215 112 St. NW Edmonton, AB T5K 1M7

Office & Gallery Hours
Wed Fri: 10 – 4 , Sat: 12 – 4 Closed all statutory holidays and most holiday weekends

Contact us: 780-421-1731
or toll free 1-866-421-1731

*Please include a self-addressed and stamped envelope (SASE) to ensure the return of your USB stick.

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4 pm Successful applicants will be notified by Friday, June 9, 2017

Entry Form

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