Artist Calls 2017-06-12T14:18:47+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

Art on the Hall 2018 Call for Entry

  Art on the Hall   Call for Juried Outdoor Exhibit 2018   Artcraft is turning 50! Be Bold, Be Bright, Be Big!   Let’s dress Mahon Hall for the party. Create large, bright, expressive, [...]

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 [...]

Wintercraft 2017 registration open

Wintercraft registration is now open with a deadline of November 3rd. Forms and information are available here or on the Wintercraft page. To download and print form: 2017 wintercraft reg doc-final 1 Wintercraft info and [...]

Call for 2018 Showcases

Application forms and information for 2018 Showcase proposals are now online or available from the office at Mahon hall. The deadline is October 31st 2017. More information is available on the Showcase page. showcase application2018

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 [...]

Previous Calls

Call for Curatorial Proposals: Easter Art Show 2018

Deadline for 2018 Submissions: Friday, September 15, 2017 Call for Curators EAS18 - PDF INTRODUCTION Since 2007, the Salt Spring Arts Council has presented the Easter Art Show (formerly Tour). Each year Mahon Hall has [...]

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 [...]

SSAC Hiring Summer Student

Title: Outreach & Program Assistant Salt Spring Arts Council, Salt Spring Island, BC The following position is open only to a full-time student who is returning to full time studies in the fall. Position subject [...]

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, or from the links below. You can then get the [...]

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 [...]