The Kingston Arts Council's Juried Art Salon is run annually and accepts submissions from its members of artwork in any medium. Please feel free to contact us with any questions at email@example.com
Grand Prize: Alex Jack, Winter Shoreline
Grand Prize: Lina Van Helvert, Fair Day
Second Place: Sharon Thompson, Where Darkness Meets Light
Third Prize: Stephan Deurst, Depression
Emerging Artist/People's Choice Award: Tonya Corkey, Unknown #2
Hilary Scanlon Award: Ginny Trousdale, Marilyn W
Nan Yeomans Legacy Award: Nicole McGrath, Returning From Pasture, Illimani, Bolivia
The Kingston Arts Council’s annual Juried Art Salon enables member artists from the region to enter up to three pieces in any medium and have their work judged by three professional artists. The winners and finalists are exhibited at the Wilson Room of the Kingston Public Library during the month of May.
The 2013 Juried Art Salon runs from May 9 to 28, with an opening reception on May 9 at 7:00PM. If you are interested in entering, please carefully read the instructions below, and submit your entry form and related images & documentation by March 28th at 4:00PM.
March 28, 4:00pm
Before April 22
First stage adjudication with digital images will take place.
Artists whose work is selected for the final adjudication process will be contacted by email.
April 23, 6:00-9:00pm
Selected art must be delivered to the Wilson Room, Kingston Frontenac Public Library, for the final stage of adjudication.
April 25, 1:00-9:00pm
Installation. All artwork that is selected must remain for the full duration of the exhibition.
April 25, 6:30-8:30pm
Art that is not selected for the exhibition must be picked up at this time.
May 9, 7:00PM
Juried Art Salon opens to the public.
Opening reception and awards ceremony. There will be music and refreshments.
May 30, 6:30-8:30pm
All artwork must be picked up from the exhibition.
SIMON ANDREW was born in England. While there he received his M.F.A., was the beneficiary of the Lawrence Atwell Award from Skinners’ Hall, London, U.K., awarded first prize (Northern Region) for his work in The Laing National Landscape Competition and selected for The Hunting Group Contemporary Art Competition.
Simon has received arts council grants and is represented in collections, including Glaxo Wellcome, Hewlett Packard, Canadian Business Development Bank, Fidelity Investments and Her Majesty the Queen in Right. Simon has produced art for the artistic ventures of Mel Gibson and The Tragically Hip. He has attended residencies in Canada and abroad and was the recipient of the full fellowship award from The Vermont Studio Center, USA. He has had international solo shows at both public and commercial galleries. Currently Simon works in Canada and England.
KIM ONDAATJE was raised in Toronto and studied at the Ontario College of Art and McGill University. She completed a M.A. in Canadian Literature at Queen's University while on a teaching fellowship, and then taught at Wilfred Laurier University and Sherbrooke University. In the early 1960s, Kim returned to the visual arts, painting full-time for a number of years, and then expanded her practice into printmaking, filmmaking, and photography.
With her films, photography, and many exhibitions of her paintings and prints in Canada and abroad, Kim has received national and international recognition. Her work is represented in various collections in galleries across Canada, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
For more info Contact: Greg Tilson, Programming Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteering: We need people to help with intake of entry forms and artworks, hanging, and with the opening reception. Please let us know if you can volunteer!
The exhibition runs May 9-28, 2013 in The Wilson Room, Central Branch of Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 130 Johnson Street
JAS 2012 Prize Winners:
JAS 2011 Prize Winners: