Call for submissions

This section is for open artist calls for alumni that are rooted in AUArts relationships.

Discover more opportunities through these external resources:  

Calgary Arts Development Authority Classifieds

Non-profit and artist-run centres 


Market Collective AUArts Artist Sponsorship - Spring 2020 

Apply to be the AUArts Sponsored Artist at Spring MC. One first-time applicant who is an AUArts student or alumni will receive a 50% discount on a 6' x 5' booth.

May 22-24, 2020

Big Four Building

Hours of Operation:
Friday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Application deadline: March 9, 2020

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This call is part of an ongoing partnership with Market Collective to provide alumni and students the opportunity to show and sell their work. Recipient is selected by Market Collective and 50% of the booth fee is covered by AUArts. 


New Craft Coalition Emerging Artist Sponsorship  - Spring 2020 

CALL for AUArts students and recent grads. New Craft Coalition is looking for an AUArts student or recent grad to participate in its 2020 Spring Show. 

April 17 & 18, 2020 

The Hemingway Room at The Commons Calgary

Application deadline: March 15, 2020

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This call is part of an ongoing partnership with New Craft Coalition to provide students and recent alumni the opportunity to show and sell their work. Booth fee is covered by AUArts. Recipient is selected by New Craft Coalition.


Temporary Exhibits – Outdoor Artwork – “Perspectives”

Canadian Heritage Foundation  

Location: Canada’s Capital Region
Deadline: March 25, 2020, 4:00pm EST
Budget: $3,000

The Department of Canadian Heritage is seeking a dynamic, impactful image that conveys the theme Singular Plurality. This is Canada’s theme as Guest of Honor of this year’s edition of the Frankfurt Book Fair, taking place in October 2020.

>>> Learn more & apply