Artist Calls2018-10-09T10:36:48+00:00

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

Grants + Awards: Fall 2018 Submissions

Individual or Group Projects Next Deadline: October 31, 2018 Objectives: To assist individuals and groups to undertake projects of cultural benefit to the community. Average Grant Levels: $300 – $800 Description:  This program fosters innovation, creativity [...]

Wintercraft Registration

Registration for Wintercraft is now open. Deadline October 31st 2018. Key Dates: Oct 31, 3pm - Inventory and Registration Nov 20 & 21 - Inventory Delivery + Set Up Nov 23 - Wintercraft Opens Dec [...]

Showcase and Artcraft Outside Application

  Registration details: 2019 application forms and information. Deadline October 31st 2018 Showcase application 2019 showcase application2019 Application form and Information for  "Artcraft outside": Artcraft Outside 2019  

Previous Calls

In House Proposals 2019

Welcome to the online proposal submission for "In House" workshops. Deadline for submissions for 2019 workshops is September 30th, 2018. Workshops on the Rock is accepting workshop proposals for our 2019 season in Fine Art, [...]

Artists in the Class 2018-19

Artists in the Class is now accepting applications from interested artists for the 2018-2019 School Year. Full program information is Here. Application Form is AIC Application Form 2018_19. The Deadline for applications is July 20, [...]

Summer Student Position: Exhibitions Assistant

Title: Exhibitions Assistant Salt Spring Arts Council, Salt Spring Island, BC   Deadline for Applications: April 20 The following position is open only to a full-time student who is returning to full time studies [...]

Summer Student Position: Workshops Assistant

Title: Workshops on the Rock Assistant Salt Spring Arts Council, Salt Spring Island, BC Application Deadline:  Friday, April 27 The following position is open only to a full-time student who is returning to full [...]

Call for Curators: Easter Art Show 2019

INTRODUCTION Since 2007, the Salt Spring Arts Council has presented the Easter Art Show (formerly Tour). Each year Mahon Hall has a curated anchor exhibit of fine arts (photography, painting, sculpture) by artists from the [...]

AiR Residencies 2018-19

The Salt Spring Arts Council (SSAC) and the Artist in Residence steering committee are pleased to announce the third year of the Artist in Residence (AiR) Program on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. The Artist in [...]

Artcraft 2018 registration Open

Registration for Artcraft 2018, our 50th anniversary, is now open. Deadline May 11th. Intro-to-Artcraft-and-jury-2018-final.pdf Artcraft-information-2018-final.pdf Artcraft-Registration-2018-final-.pdf Artcraft-Jury-Application-2018-final-.pdf  

Grants & Awards Fall 2017: Professional Development

Professional Development Next Deadline: October 31, 2017 Eligibility: Practicing artists and or art teachers (visual, performing and creative arts) Residents of Salt Spring for 3 years or more Members of SSAC must submit an application [...]

Call for Curatorial Proposals: Easter Art Show 2018

Please Note: the Call for EAS2019 Curators will be posted shortly. Check back here! Update: the 2019 Call is HERE.   Deadline for 2018 Submissions: Friday, September 15, 2017 Call for Curators EAS18 - PDF INTRODUCTION Since [...]

Calls for ‘Artists in the Class’

Deadline for Submissions: July 20, 2017. Artist in the Class (AiC) is a longstanding program of SSAC. The purpose of the program is: to give the arts a stronger presence in the everyday life of [...]

Parallel Show

The 2017 Parallel Art Show (PAS) runs during the SSNAP 2017 Exhibition. It is open to Salt Spring Island artists that submit work to the Salt Spring National Art Prize 2017 (Deadline: May 31, 2017). SSNAP [...]

Home Words Project

SSAC is proud to partner with Connecting Generations. This arts-based community development project is supported by the BC Arts Council. To apply, please email Sarah Hook-Nilsson at shooknilsson(at) Writer and facilitator Ahava Shira will train 12 people [...]

Hiring: Art Camp Instructor

SSAC Workshops On the Rock is hiring! Title: Summer Art Camp Instructor Deadline for application: Monday, June 5 @ 5pm We are looking for a  Art Camp Instructor for our new Summer Art Camps for the [...]