MISSISSAUGA, ON – Visual Arts Mississauga at Riverwood (VAM) is pleased to present a new opportunity for visual artists to showcase their creative works. VAM is currently accepting submissions from emerging and established artists for its upcoming exhibition ARCHITEXTURAL IDENTITIES at the Mississauga Central Library located at 301 Burnhamthorpe Road West in Mississauga. The exhibition will run from December 7, 2015 to January 30, 2016 providing selected artists with the chance to showcase their works for 50 days.
“We are thrilled to present new opportunities for artists to benefit from increased exposure,” says Executive Director Annis Karpenko. “The first exhibition we presented with the Mississauga Central Library, Art in Motion, celebrated the creative energy that surrounded the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. The exhibition gave 40 Ontario artists exposure to a larger audience. ARCHITEXTURAL IDENTITIES offers experienced and emerging artists the same chance to again, showcase their work to a broader audience.”
ARCHITEXTURAL IDENTITIES, invites Ontario artists to explore an assemblage of shape, text, texture, and experience that forms the essential character or condition related to who a person or what an object is.
Artists may submit up to two pieces of work that reflect the theme. Entry Fee is $25 + HST and the show will be juried by the Art Gallery of Mississauga’s Assistant Curator, Kendra Ainsworth. Entry deadline is November 2, 2015. The public Opening Reception will be held at the Mississauga Central Library on December 7, 2015 at 6 pm. Prizes will be awarded for First and Second place and later, The People’s Choice.
For full details and payment information go to www.visualartsmississauga.com and find the ARCHITEXTURAL IDENTITIES call under the EXHIBITIONS tab.
ABOUT VISUAL ARTS MISSISSAUGA AT RIVERWOOD: VAM was founded in 1978 and strives to enrich community life by fostering an appreciation of the arts through active involvement in a variety of creative experiences. VAM offers a variety of studio arts courses for adults, teens and children as well as summer camps, school programs, exhibitions, Artsy Parties and ArtReach for schools, older adults and corporate team-building. Visit www.visualartsmississauga.com for more details.