Call For Submissions Visual Artists

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Call For Submissions Visual Artists

Artist Showcase, closing for submissions December 12, 2021.

The Opportunity

Vertigo Theatre is seeking artists to highlight during our Spring 2022 Artist Showcase.

The selected artists from this search will:

  • Showcase their artwork in Vertigo Theatre’s two-story lobby from January – June 2022
  • Receive a display fee as per CARFAC guidelines
  • Be highlighted at an invited Art Showcase Opening
  • Be featured in a full-page Artist Spotlight in a show program and on a media card displayed in the lobby
  • Have artwork insured while on-site
  • 100% of proceeds from any sales will go directly to the artist.

About Vertigo

Vertigo Theatre is the only professional theatre company in North America committed to producing plays in the mystery genre. Vertigo Theatre is a family-friendly atmosphere, and submissions will need to be suitable for patrons of all ages. Our 40,000 square foot facility is located at the base of the Calgary Tower in the heart of downtown Calgary, and annually welcomes 55, 000 patrons into our venue.

The Vertigo Gallery Space will require:

  • 12 – 15 small to medium sized works of art, or
  • 8 – 10 large scale works to fill the space

Show duration will be approximately 6 months, January – June 2022.

To apply, please submit the following at

  • A brief artist bio of less than 300 words including place of residence, cultural background, medium of work, and number of years working as an artist
  • A website link, digital portfolio, or images of specific pieces being considered with a combined file size 2 MB or less

The artist will be responsible for hanging and striking the artwork, all sales of art, and transport and delivery of artwork should it be sold during the time it is on display at Vertigo Theatre.

Deadline for submissions: December 12, 2021

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