Art Volt: Art Volt Collection: Call for Submissions

Art Volt Collection
Call for submissions
Apply to become one of the featured artists in the inaugural launch of the Art Volt Collection!

Deadline: Monday, March 21st, 2022, at 11:59 pm EST

Program Overview
The Art Volt Collection (AVC) is now accepting applications for the launch of its collection in May! Graduating students and recent alumni of Concordia’s Faculty of Fine Arts are encouraged to submit work to this new initiative.

Would you like to:
  • Receive compensation for your creative productions
  • Gain increased visibility for yourself and your practice through the Art Volt channels
  • Have your work featured in the AVC and rented or sold to art collectors and patrons

A jury of professionals will select artists that best represent the multidisciplinary contemporary art practices of Concordia’s Faculty of Fine Arts. The selected artists will form the inaugural cohort of the Art Volt Collection. Their works will be showcased in an in-person launch event in May 2022, and represented for sale or rental on the AVC website, for a period of up to three (3) years.

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Application + Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicants must have applied for graduation in Spring 2022 or have graduated within the last five (5) years either from Concordia University’s Faculty of Fine Arts, or from INDI or HUMA PhD with a primary supervisor in the Faculty of Fine Arts.
  • For the inaugural collection, artworks must be either in 2D or 3D formats and require no or minimal technical equipment to be shown (painting, drawing, print, ceramics, sculpture, photography, installation, fibres & material practices, video, design objects, etc.)
  • Applicants must submit a minimum of three (3) and up to twenty (20) artworks in a single application
  • Artworks may have been created outside of the context of or after graduation from Concordia University’s Faculty of Fine Arts
  • The rights to all artwork(s) submitted must be fully owned by the applying artist
  • Applicants must be fully available on Friday April 22nd (afternoon + evening) + on Saturday April 23rd for an onboarding + training session

Please submit your application before Monday, March 21st, 2022, at 11:59 pm EST.

APPLY HERE

Also, people interested in applying are invited to join one of the information sessions that will be held on March 11th and 17th at noon. To join an information session, please request a zoom link with avcollection@concordia.ca