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Logo image - Peoples Portrait Calgary 2017

People’s Portrait Prize

Join us for the first ever People’s Portrait Prize!

We want to promote portrait and figurative artwork by the vast talent that can be found in our community.

Local Calgary artists of all abilities are welcome to enter a portrait realized in any medium.

A maximum submission of three artworks per artist, $2 per artwork. Two-dimensional artwork must be ready to hang with D-rings/wire or be accompanied by an easel. For sculpture, please bring plinths. One piece by each artist will be hung.

Artwork must have the artist’s name and contact information on the back of the piece.

Artwork will be judged by a jury in categories and visitors can vote for the People’s Choice Award.

Dates and Times:

  • Drop off is Saturday, March 18, 2017, 10:00am to 1:00pm at cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW).
  • Exhibit runs March 19 to March 25, 20179:00am – 5:00pm.
  • Closing reception and award distribution on March 25, 2017, 7:00pm.
  • People’s Choice Award voting takes place March 25, 2017, 12:00 – 5:00pm.
  • Pick up of artwork Sunday, March 26, 2017, 10:00am – 1:00pm.

Price: $2 fee per portrait submitted, free for the public to attend.

For more information email or visit the Facebook event.