Call For Submissions – Sunnyside Beach Art Show and Sale

The Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show and Sale is an annual show held at the Sunnyside Pavilion in Toronto, September 9, 10 and 11. The three-day art event is an opportunity to show your work both to persons with a strong interest in the arts and to collectors who are willing to purchase works in a variety of styles.

The festival provides a showcase for up-and-coming and established artists, and features painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture, alongside live music and art performances.

The event is free and open to the public. All sales are commission-free. The first place juried art show winner receives $1,000 in prize money, as chosen by a qualified committee of gallery owners and recognized art critics. There is also a People’s Choice Award, a $500 cash prize. In addition, all artists are included in the official show catalogue.

To apply, send examples of your work (a web link or no more than seven photos), a bio (max 70 words) along with a C.V./resume to:

Please be aware that if you are accepted, one of the images you submit will be shown in the catalogue. Please specify which image you would like in the catalogue and provide a description: title, year produced, dimensions, and technique.

Proposals from all artists—juried art show applicants, as well as performing artists and those with art installation ideas are welcome.

Application Deadline: July 31, 2011 by 11:59pm
There is a $ 25 non-refundable jury fee.

Exhibit pricing:
For a standard outdoor space 10×10 feet
Artists $195
Semi-enclosed space (under a roofed section of the Pavilion) $250
Full time students $95 (spring and summer 2011 graduates still considered students)

Please note: All artists will set up their own space and are responsible for how their art is displayed—this includes tents, tables, chairs, grids etc. Each year we partner with rental companies who can assist participants with their equipment needs. Exhibitors may leave their work set up for the duration of the show as the area is locked daily and patrolled by security.

For more information, visit the website:


About Electric City Art Lodge

The Electric City Art Lodge is based in Peterborough, Ontario and focuses on the coverage of local artists, art and the artistic happenings of our city and beyond.
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