Juried Art Show 2018

2017 Juried Art Show

Now in its 33rd year, The Celebration of the Arts is proud to present the 22nd Annual Uxbridge Juried Art Show. The show is a multi-discipline arts exhibition created for the enjoyment of Uxbridge area residents. It showcases the richness of the artistic talent found in and around the Town of Uxbridge.

For artists, this is an amazing chance to have your work evaluated by prominent jurors, to measure your work against other entries, have it displayed at the beautiful council chambers in Uxbridge, and exposed to an audience of more than two hundred people over the week’s display, and perhaps to sell your work.

2017 was a banner year for the show. We had 110 artists submit 289 works with 55 displayed. 250 people attended the Gala Opening Reception and another 250 people visited the show during the week. And for just the second time, we published a show catalogue, our largest yet at 36 pages.

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: Saturday, Aug 4, 2018
  • Decision Notification: Artists will be notified by Friday, Aug 31.
  • Delivery of Original Works: To Uxbridge Municipal Building, 51 Toronto Street South (use upper or lower entrance) on Sunday, Sept 16 between noon and 5:00 pm or Monday, Sept 17 between 10:00 am and noon.
  • Gala Opening Reception: Tuesday, Sept 18, 7:30 to 9:30 pm.
  • Exhibition Dates: Tuesday, Sept 18 – Saturday, Sept 22, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, Sept 23 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
  • Pick up Exhibited works: Sunday, Sept 23 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Uxbridge Town Hall map

Jurors

Tony Marinus Vander Voet – OSA, CFS, PAC, MPAC

Tony Vander Voet is an elected member and current Past-President of the Ontario Society of Artists, an elected member and Past-President of the Colour and Form Society, a signature member of PastelArtists.ca and holds the designation of Master Pastellist.

Richard Bell
Photographer – MPA, HLM, APPO, Cr. Photo. FPPSC

Rick Bell has his Master of Photographic Arts (MPA), with the Professional Photographers of Canada (CDA). His Craftsman of Photographic Arts with the Professional Photographers of America (USA). A Fellowship with the Professional Photographic Society of China F.PPSC (China). He is also currently a national and internationally accredited image salon judge. Rick is one of only 3 photographers in the 132 year history of the PPO/PPOC to acquire the prestigious ranking of 10 Masters Bars above his Masters of Photographic Arts degree (MPA).

Awards

  • Juror’s Choice – $250
  • Best Painting – $125
  • Best Sculpture – $125
  • Best Mixed Media – $125
  • Best Photograph – $125
  • 4 x Honourable Mention – $50
  • People’s Choice – $100

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