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July Open Exhibit

Date

July 8, 2020 - August 2, 2020

Juried by: Pennylane Shen
Exhibit dates: July 7, 2020 – August 2, 2020

Download the Program!

 

The Art League Award for Best in Show: 

Kay Walsh – Turning Over a New Leaf

 

Honorable Mentions:

Joan Bevelaqua – Black Dress with Purple Ribbon

Susan Canuteson – Just Be

Barbara Dove – In the Springtime

Eva Lanyi – Spotlight

Amy Mann – F

Alyse Radenovic – Leesburg Historic District

Terry Rowe – Long View

Norma Shaw – Off to the Beach

Jo Ann Tooley – George

Peter Ulrich – Peonies and Oranges

 

Exhibit will be ONLINE ONLY.

If you have questions, please contact gallery@theartleague.org.

 


Meet the Juror

Pennylane Shen

Pennylane Shen is an artist consultant, curator and educator. Since 2006, her company Dazed and Confucius has offered personalized consultations, group seminars and business development with regular seminars held worldwide. Pennylane personally assists and advises over 500 artists on a one-on-one basis each year.

Pennylane holds a Master’s Degree in Visual Culture Theory from New York University and has lectured at various forums throughout Canada, the US and the UK. Her publications discuss the politics of representation, race and fine art. At Langara College and Thrive Art Studio Pennylane is responsible for creating and instructing courses on fine art marketing and conceptual development. She has also represented University of the Arts London in the UK, preparing students for higher education in the arts.

For more than a decade, Pennylane has worked in commercial galleries such as the Bau-Xi Gallery, the longest standing commercial gallery in Canada. In her hometown of Vancouver, BC Pennylane is also a curator for the Vancouver Mural Festival. An avid supporter of art and wellness, she sits on the board for the Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Foundation, collecting notable art pieces for hospital walls.

For Artists

Open exhibits do not limit theme, medium, process or content. Artists may enter any current work made within 5 years.

Digital Submission Deadline: Monday, June 15, 2020 by midnight.

Guidelines

  • Artist must be a current exhibiting artist member of The Art League gallery.
  • All works must adhere to the Gallery hanging and framing requirements. For 2D artworks, no clip frames are permitted and hanging wire must be attached to the frame, not the backing. 2D artworks must have hanging wire. No saw tooth hangers permitted. Canvases may be gallery wrapped with no visible staples.
  • Artists may enter any current work made within 5 years.
  • Works are chosen by the selected juror’s curatorial vision and aesthetic.

We expect to notify artists of the results ten days after the deadline.
Work will be displayed online only. If a piece sells, drop off and pick up of the artwork will be arranged on a case by case basis

Need help photographing your artwork? Check out the video link below! Gallery Assistant and photographer Emma Gould explains how to make your 2D and 3D artwork look awesome with your camera or iPhone!! A good picture makes all the difference.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0byQQCLzI4U&t=9s

Become an exhibiting artist

Exhibiting Artist Membership at The Art League gallery is open to all artists who wish to participate in Art League exhibits.

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