SSAC showcases regional artists through an array of exhibitions and performances, and employs local artists as instructors and mentors. Throughout the year, there are numerous calls for entry in a variety of artistic mediums and for differing creative opportunities.

Calls for Entry

Artcraft 2017

Registration is Now Open for Artcraft 2017. Artcraft is accepting new and returning participants for the 2017 season. Information for applicants is available here. We are now able to accept online Registration Forms and Payments. [...]

In House Proposals

We are now accepting online proposal submission for “In House” workshops. Deadline for submissions for 2018 workshops is September 15th, 2017. “In House” workshops take place at Mahon Hall in Jan/Feb/March and are focused on [...]

Artcraft 2017 registration open.

Registration and applications to the jury for Artcraft 2017 are now being taken. This year anyone new to Artcraft and all two dimensional work (painting, photography etc) and Household items (candles, soap, beauty, food etc) [...]

Easter Art Show Call

This year's Easter Art Show is themed 'Body of Work.' Mahon Hall will host our annual curated exhibit, featuring 20 - 25 artists whose work explores portraiture and the figure. Some changes this year: You [...]

Interviewing Local Artisans + Craftspeople

SSAC Artist-in-Residence (2017) Fraser McCallum is interested in speaking with local craftspeople and artisans about their involvement in the local economies of Salt Spring Island and the Southern Gulf Islands. Fraser is making a video [...]

SSNAP 2017 Call for Submissions

The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) Announces The 2017 Call For Artist Submissions Offering $30,000 Worth Of Awards  Keep Me Informed SSNAP Submissions    The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) is pleased [...]

SSICA Scholarship Announced

SSICA MASTER DEMONSTRATION WORKSHOP SCHOLARSHIP Deadline EXTENDED: Friday, September 30, 5pm Announcement of Awards: Monday, October 3rd.   In thanks to a generous donation, SSAC and the SSI Potters Guild are able to offer 4 scholarships [...]

Grants & Awards Fall 2016 Intake

Individual or Group Projects, and Professional Development Grants Next Deadline: October 31, 2016 Eligibility: Based on Salt Spring Island and of cultural benefit to the island An artistic or cultural endeavour within the mandate [...]