About the show

Welcome artists and art lovers! The first annual Newmarket Juried Art Show is in the planning stage. In fact, we already have contacted some artists, a potential jurist and some award sponsors.

When:  Oct 11 to 26, 2019 (Install Oct 10, take down Oct 27)

Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – 7 to 9 pm

Where: Newmarket’s Old Town Hall

Who: Artists in Southern Ontario can now respond to our Call For Artists: Click Here to apply Deadline is August 17 at 5pm

Contact: Before the Call goes out, you can get on our list. Just leave your contact info on our Contact page – click here

Awards: Currently, we plan on these awards, contingent on budget, works submitted and our ability to display all the different forms or work:

  • Jurors’ choice: $250 (Sponsored by the Co-Directors)
  • Best Painting: $100 (Sponsor: Jackie Playter)
  • Best Photograph: $100 (Sponsor: Fuse Chamber)
  • Best Sculpture: $100 (Sponsor: Steve Whitfield)
  • Best Jewellery: $100 (Sponsor: Linda Kempton)
  • Best Fabric and Textile: $100
  • Best Mixed Media: $100 (Sponsor: Jackie Playter)
  • Four Honourable Mentions: $50 each
  • Special VR Gallery Award: One artist will win a six-month 3D Virtual Reality Gallery from Canadian startup Art Gate VR.

Please contact us if you wish to become a sponsor for the 2019 show.