Apply to the LAC's Annual Summer Exhibition 

Free Application


The Langley Arts Council is celebrating Summer with our annual season-themed exhibition. Submit work that reflects Summer, your experience of it, or your feelings about it. 


Summer Exhibition will be showcased at the Township of Langley Civic Centre located at 20338 65 ave, Langley, BC V2Y 3J1 from June 8 - July 12th, 2022. 


Submission Deadline: May 30, 2022 


Guidelines


 Please submit artwork that has not been shown in any of the LAC's previous exhibitions, or in last year's Summer Exhibition.

 Artists are welcome to submit 3 artworks for consideration and will receive a notice via email about the status of their submission after the show's submission deadline.

 All artworks must be for sale, and any sales that take place during the duration of the exhibition must be facilitated through the LAC.

 This call can only accommodate artwork that can be hung on a wall and all artworks must remain hung for the duration of the exhibition.

 All artwork must be suitably prepared for display. Artworks must be appropriately stretched with finished sides and properly wired for hanging, using d-hooks and wire. The D hooks should be 4” from the top of the frame or 1/3 of the height of the frame. The stretched wire should be 2” below the top of the frame. The Langley Arts Council reserves the right to refuse any piece. Work not properly prepared may not be exhibited (consult with Gallery Director regarding any questions or special considerations before exhibition).

 Please ensure your work follows the LAC's definition of an 'Original Artwork'

Original artwork is created at the hand of the artist who is submitting the work. The creation process must be the effort of a single individual to convey their own personal interpretation of an image or multiple images. Submitting artists are allowed to use reference photos to inspire their work, but artists must use their own design and composition for the final artwork to be considered original.

The Langley Arts Council reserves the right to refuse any piece. Work not properly prepared may not be exhibited (consult with the LAC regarding any questions or special considerations before exhibition).


Artwork that will not be accepted


Artworks submitted to the Langley Arts Council must not have been created in an art class, lesson, or paint night.


Photographing your Artwork


We've provided two resources for artists on how to successfully photograph their artwork. Since this is a digital platform it is imperative to have good quality images. These resources should help you to achieve that.

1. "How to Photograph a Painting, Step by Step" by Artists Network Staff

https://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-mediums/oil-painting/how-to-photograph-a-painting-step-by-step/

2. "How to Document Your Artwork with Jannette Maedel" by the Surrey Art Gallery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOAAmoZp_kg&feature=youtu.be


Commission

The Langley Arts Council takes a 30% commission on all sales for this exhibition.


Insurance
Please note. The Langley Arts Council insurance policy does not provide coverage for exhibiting artists. The Langley Arts Council cannot be responsible for theft or damage in any of their Art In Found Spaces Galleries; that being said precaution will be exercised to keep the artwork safe in each exhibition space.