Calling All Artists – Artspace 50/50

(Via Artspace)


Spring is around the corner, bringing with it ARTSPACE’s annual 50/50 fundraising event. This year, we’ve renewed our focus on community and fun, and we want YOU to be a part of it! With live musical entertainment, the return of the beloved “balloon prizes,” an exhibit featuring over 40 participating local and regional artists, the popular annual 50/50 DRAW, and a diverse silent auction, we guarantee a packed and boisterous house!

Works will be on exhibit from April 5th through April 13th. The 50/50 event will take place on April 14th.

Draw Details:

We are inviting artists to submit works of art valued at $100 or more to the 50/50 DRAW. Ticket holders will choose a work of art in the order their number is drawn, and as in the past, all profits from the draw will be shared equally between the Artist and ARTSPACE.

Fire Sale Finale:

In recent years, the fire sale has greatly contributed to the success of the evening and we are pleased to present it again. We ask that all artists participating in the 50/50 DRAW agree to participate in the fire sale at the end of the evening. This is a last-­‐chance opportunity to sell your work for the fire sale price of $50 in the event is not chosen during the draw. As usual, if your piece sells in the fire sale, profits will be split between the artist and ARTSPACE.

Silent Auction:

This year, we’re opening up the silent auction to include works valued at the low and high end. Reserve prices will be set by the Artist and ARTSPACE. We are also introducing the option of setting a “Buy it Now” price. This means that your work will be available for sale throughout the 50/50 exhibition, increasing the excitement towards the gala event! Silent Auction works will be installed in the Mudroom for the duration of the exhibition and of course, all sale proceeds will be split 50/50!

Count Me In!:

If you’re interested in participating, bring in your work and we’ll help you find the absolute best spot for it! Contributing Artists will receive admittance to the 50/50 event and will have exclusive access to a $25 date ticket, purchasable through ARTSPACE. In addition, artists will receive a charitable donation reciept. Works for the 50/50 should be delivered to ARTSPACE between March 25th and April 2nd. There will be an Unveiling Event on Thursday, April 5th with participating artists and local media. Works will then be on display until the April 14th event. All works must be ready to hang, and should have the artist’s name and title on the back of the work.

If you are interested, or have any questions regarding the event, please do not hesitate to contact us at:


or phone 705-748-3883


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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