Queer Arts Festival is going remote. See our COVID-19 response here.

PIA Community Visual Arts Show

The Community Visual Arts Show, usually taking place in the Great Hall of the Roundhouse, has been reformatted as an online exhibition. Participants in the exhibition will be curated into our online gallery as well as promoted on our social media pages during the QAF dates of July 16th to July 26th.

Where: The QAF 2020 online exhibition and QAF social media platforms.
When: July 16 – July 26.
Submission deadline: June 30.

Submission Checklist:
  1. Complete the Online Submission Form below (or go to: https://forms.gle/ZqSb1ycVuRjrLEFu5 ). Submissions are accepted via online registration only. Please fill out the information in the appropriate fields.
  2. Email the following files with the subject line “Community Show Submission” to submission@queerartsfestival.com
    • digital images of artwork(s) being submitted for consideration. Format: JPG (no larger than 200 kb per image). All image files must be clearly titled with artist name_work title_year of creation, or the submission will not be accepted.
    • a 75-word Artist Bio
    • an Artist Statement pertaining to the work submitted
  3. Pay the submission fee (see below for payment options)

Submission fee:

$15-35 Pay what you can, by cheque to Pride in Art, or Paypal. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. $35 is the usual submission fee for an exhibition of this kind, to help cover:

  • Pride in Art Society $5 membership fee
  • Coordination costs for the exhibition
  • Promotional expenses (posters, website, brochures, publicist)
Sliding Scale

Submission deadline: June 30.
Please allow minimum 2 weeks for a response.