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Call To Visual Artists For The Cultch Gallery 2017-2018 Season

7 Apr

CanvasOnEaselSilverbleeThe Cultch, 1895 Venables Street, has put out a call to visual artists who live and work in BC to submit applications to exhibit their work during their 2017/2018 gallery season. Each exhibition will run for 3 to 4 weeks between August 2017 and June 2018. Submissions can be single or multiple artists’ proposals.

The Cultch has built a reputation over the past 40 years as one of Western Canada’s most innovative and exciting presenting venues. The mandate of The Cultch is to contribute to the enrichment of the city and community’s social and cultural life through the presentation of innovative programs of contemporary music, theatre, dance and visual arts by established and emerging artists.

The Cultch Gallery is a multi-use space and not a traditional art gallery as it also serves as the lobby for performances and is occasionally used for meetings and other small events. Due to the diverse nature of their space, submissions that include sculptures or free standing art will not be accepted. We have set out below the submission criteria for artists:

1. An artist statement;

2. Resume/CV with contact information;

3. A complete list of images you are submitting, which should include title, size, medium. These images do not have to be the work you will be showing. They want to get a good overview of your work.

4. You can submit up to 10 images.   Note: Images should be 300 dpi and no bigger than 8″ in any direction

Deadline for applications is Monday, May 15, 2017.  If you have questions about your submission, you can contact Yuri Arajs, Gallery Coordinator at The Cultch at gallery@thecultch.com. Artists will be notified in June on the results of the selection process. The Cultch handles all sales and retains a 20% commission on all works sold. 

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Exhibit Opening Every Day in Every Way At The Cultch Gallery August 4th

3 Aug

Deborah-Leigh-225x300The Gallery at The Cultch invites you to an opening reception this Thursday, August 4th. It is a group exhibition from Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture which features artists living with disabilities.  We are thrilled to see some great artists in this mix including one we’ve featured here at ILiveInEastVan.com, that being L.J. Throstle.  Other artists include Deborah Leigh, whose work is pictured to the left, Dawn Margaret Enman, Take5 and Trish Smith.  All the artists will be on hand for this reception which kicks off at 6:00 pm and runs till 8:00 pm. This is a free event and everyone is welcome to attend.  If you miss the opening reception, the exhibit will run until August 27th. 

Image by Deborah Leigh

Call For Artists 2016 – 2017 Showcase Your Art At The Cultch

17 Mar

TheCultchCallToArtistsThe Cultch, 1895 Venables Street, has put out a call to visual artists to submit applications to exhibit their work during their 2016/2017 gallery season. Each exhibition will run for 3 to 4 weeks between September 2016 and June 2017. Submissions can be single or multiple artists’ proposals.

The Cultch has built a reputation over the past 40 years as one of Western Canada’s most innovative and exciting presenting venues. The mandate of The Cultch is to contribute to the enrichment of the city and community’s social and cultural life through the presentation of innovative programs of contemporary music, theatre, dance and visual arts by established and emerging artists.

The Cultch Gallery is a multi-use space and not a traditional art gallery as it also serves as the lobby for performances and is occasionally used for meetings and other small events. Due to the diverse nature of their space, submissions that include sculptures or free standing art will not be accepted.

Submission Criteria for Artists:

  1. An artist statement
  2. Artist bio(s)
  3. Resume/CV
  4. A complete list of images you are submitting, which should include title, size, medium. These images do not have to be the work you will be showing. They want to get a good overview of your work.
  5. You can submit up to 10 images. Image files should be in .jpeg format. File names must include the artist name, title of artwork and size of the work when framed: (example: Yuri Arajs – Sunny Day -18 in x 30 in. jpg)

Deadline for applications is June 1, 2016. It is preferred that you email your submissions or any questions to Yuri Arajs, Gallery Coordinator at e: gallery@thecultch.com.

Opening Reception Of Works by Jack Procter August 6th

5 Aug

JackProcterYou are invited to the Opening Reception of Works by Jack Procter Thursday, August 6th. The event takes place at The Cultch, 1895 Venables Street from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This exhibition will show a variety of work representing Jack Procter’s favoured forms and mediums which are collage, sculpture, painting and mobiles. They are very different in form and you will see first hand his attention to detail, composition, and colour is masterful. Jack has been creating his whole life. His father was an artist and a big influence. He worked primarily in sculpture with a love of colour. This is a free event that everyone is welcome to attend. If you missing the Opening Reception, the exhibit will run till August 27th.

The Cultch – Call To Artists For 2015/2016 Season

17 Apr

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The Cultch, 1895 Venables Street, has put out a call to visual artists to submit applications to exhibit their work during their 2015/2016 gallery season. Each exhibition will run for 4 to 5 weeks between August 2015 and July 2016. Submissions can be single or multiple artists’ proposals.

The Cultch has built a reputation over the past 40 years as one of Western Canada’s most innovative and exciting presenting venues. The mandate of The Cultch is to contribute to the enrichment of the city and community’s social and cultural life through the presentation of innovative programs of contemporary music, theatre, dance and visual arts by established and emerging artists.

The Cultch Gallery is a multi-use space and not a traditional art gallery as it also serves as the lobby for performances and is occasionally used for meetings and other small events. Due to the diverse nature of this space, submissions that include sculptures or free standing art will not be accepted.

Submission Criteria for Artists:

  1. An artist statement
  2. Artist bio(s)
  3. Resume/CV
  4. A complete list of images you are submitting, which should include title, size, medium. These images do not have to be the work you will be showing. They want to get a good overview of your work.
  5. You can submit up to 10 images. Image files should be in .jpeg format. File names must include the artist name, title of artwork and size of the work when framed: (example: Yuri Arajs – Sunny Day -18 in x 30 in. jpg)

Deadline for applications is Monday, May 15, 2015. It is preferred that you email your submissions to gallery@thecultch.com, but you can also mail a CD with your application to:

Attention: Yuri Arajs / Gallery Coordinator
c/o The Cultch 1895 Venables Street
Vancouver, BC V5L 2H6

Art Exhibit Opening Reception: The Cultch Gallery May 14th

14 May

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The Cultch Gallery invites you to the opening reception of Years of Explorations by Sarah Mousseau, Trees and Their Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoats by Sherry Cooper and Love, Decay, Repair by Michelle Sirios-Silver this Wednesday, May 14th.  Sarah Mousseau will be presenting woodcut prints inspired by Japanese aesthetics. Sherry Cooper’s mixed media collages take a unique look at trees, using various media to create golden art within the negative space of the intertwining branches. Michelle Sirois-Silver completes the exhibition with large hand-woven traditional rugs that blend Eastern Canadian methods with Western Canadian style and color to address themes of history and our desperate attempts to repair decay through beautification.  The opening reception takes place in The Cultch Gallery,1895 Venables Street, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you miss the opening reception, the art exhibit will run until May 31st.

 

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Cultch Gallery Opening Showcasing The Downtown East Side Small Grant Arts Program

27 May

CultchGalleryDTEASPThis Wednesday, May 29th, The Cultch Gallery, 1895 Venables Street, invites you to the opening of a new exhibit.   The Cultch Gallery will be showcasing the works of the Vancouver Foundation’s Downtown East Side Small Arts Grants program. This program was created in 2008 in partnership with the Carnegie Community Centre. The initiative seeks to foster individual achievement amongst local artists in the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood.   You are invited to attend the opening reception of this exhibit which will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday,  May 29th. The exhibit runs from May 28, 2013 – June 8, 2013  and can be viewed from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday and 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

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