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The RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.

Apply by November 30, 2020.

The RBC Emerging Visual Artists program at Arts Commons provides an exceptional opportunity for emerging visual artists to develop their artistic practice, to showcase their work to the public through exhibitions, open studio and speaking engagements, and hone their professional skills in order to build a solid foundation for a successful career.

Visit to apply directly.

Within the RBC Emerging Visual Artist Program there both paid residency and exhibition opportunities, as well as opportunities for independent sales.

All submissions to include the following:

  • Letter of intent
  • Exhibition proposal
  • Artist statement
  • Artist biography
  • Supporting material
  • Image list

If you have any questions about the submission process, please email and use the subject line RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program Submission.