Call for Artists

Arts Showcase & Exhibition Team is soliciting visual, performance and literary works on AFAC themes for exhibit at the 44th annual Alex Festival 0n May 26, 2018.
Step One:  Our online submission forms request your contact information, information about the work, and information about your artistic career to date, and must be completed before May 12, 2018.

Step Two of your submission will include intake of your work and/or an information session around the exhibit or event – information about this portion of the process will be emailed to you well ahead of the event.

Important Dates

Please see our calendar for further details.

Submission Deadline

May 12, 2018

Event Setup

Visual Arts Displays – Friday May 25, 3pm – 5pm and Saturday May26th 9:30am – 10:30am. Please note that these displays must be ready to receive visitors by 10:45am, and may not be taken down before 4:30pm. 

Performances – Saturday May 26, 10am – noon. Please note that facilities for costume changes and makeup are sharply limited.

Literary Arts readings – Saturday May 26, 11am – 4pm. Comfortable seating for reader and audience has been arranged.  Please arrive at least 20 minutes ahead of your scheduled time in order to set up your book display and signing table. 

Information Session for Participants

Date To Be Confirmed, most likely 7 – 10 days prior to the event.


AFAC Submission Guidelines limit the submissions to residents of the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.


Areas of Art Accepted

Visual Art

Paintings, drawings, photos, sculptures, digital art, multimedia

Performance Art

Music, drama, oratory, comedy

Literary Readings

Prose, poetry, essay

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