Welcome artists and art lovers! The first annual Newmarket Juried Art Show has come & gone! Amazingly, 81 artists with 223 pieces of work sent in – pretty good for the First Annual, starting from no mailing list! From those, the jurists selected 47 pieces by 29 artists. It was a long day.
The call to Artists is now out for the 2020 Show, which will begin October 7, 2020. To apply, click here.
Where: Online – on this site, and in ArtGateVR (a link will be provided)
Contact: Just leave your contact info on our Contact page – click here
2019 Awards: We presented these awards at the Opening Reception, totaling $950:
- Jurors’ choice: Bob Tunnoch – In Session, Carnivorous Plant Choir (Sponsored by the Co-Directors)
- Best Painting: Anita Niemeyer-Archibald – Oblivion (Sponsor: Jackie Playter)
- Best Photograph: Natalia Shields – Juxtaposed (Sponsor: Fuse Chamber)
- Best Sculpture: Fariba Kalantari – a group of 3 wculptures (Sponsor: Steve Whitfield)
- Best Pottery or Ceramics: Teresa Dunlop – Reaching (Sponsor: Linda Kempton)
- Best Mixed Media: Dave Schembri – Tectonic Shift (Sponsor: Jackie Playter)
- Four Honourable Mentions: Sibernie James-Bosch, Kaitlin Sproule, Elayne Windsor, Cathy Harris (Sponsors: Bike Sports, Robins IDA, Stirred Interiors)
- Special VR Gallery Award: Bob Tunnoch a 3D Virtual Reality Gallery from Canadian startup Art Gate VR.
Please contact us if you wish to become a sponsor for the 2020 show.