SCA Call for Entries 2018

“A Showcase of Abstraction”

Important: All elected and associate members submitting work for SCA exhibitions, please note that:

  • Entries must not be copies or derivatives based in any way on other copyrighted or published paintings, photographs or other artistic work.
  • Any infraction of this rule will result in serious consequences. For submitting artists it will result in but will not be limited to expulsion from the SCA and entry fees will be forfeited.
  • Entry Fee  $40.00 (non refundable) by PayPal or make cheque payable to “The Society of Canadian Artists”and send to Director of Exhibitions KARIN RICHTER, 156 Maitland Place NE, Calgary, AB T2A 5V5.

Conditions of Entry

  1. The Exhibition is open to all SCA Elected and Associate Members, creating original artwork in 2 and 3-dimesional media in an abstract way. Art must be entirely the work of the entrant, executed without the supervision of an instructor, and within 3 years of the entry deadline. Work must not have been previously exhibited in an SCA exhibition.
  2. This is an online exhibition which means no shipping to a physical location is required for display. All selected works will be exhibited on the SCA on-line gallery for 4 months at:
  3. There is no size limit for submittedartwork.
  4. The artist by submission grants the SCA the right to post the selected image(s) in the on-line exhibition and use the digital image(s) for publicity or educational purposes.
  5. Accepted artwork may be for sale or NFS. In the event of a sale, the SCA charges a 20% commission which is taken off the artist’s stated retail price. Shipping to customer is the artist’s responsibility. The artist is notified of the sale and the purchaser’scontact information will be releasedas soon as payment has been processed. 


  • Best of Show: $1,000.
  • 2nd Prize  $750.
  • 3rd Place  $500.
  • 2 Honourable Mentions @ $250
The Jurors:
  • David Foxcroft, ACAD graduate, arts professional, Gallery Owner of Edge Gallery, Calgary and Canmore, AB
  • Ed Phillips ISA AM, Independent Arts Advisor and Curator, Toronto
  • Bonnie Steinberg BFA (hon.), CSPWC, SCA, TWS (distinction)
To Enter
Artists are invited to submit up to 3 pieces of original artwork produced within the last 3 years and never shown in an SCA exhibition, all for one submission fee of $40.00. Please submit your digital images on our website and proceed to pay the fee by PayPal via the link provided. Make sure your payment has your name listed so we know who the fee is for. If you need to pay by cheque, there is a link for that as well. 



  • Sept. 1, 2018 Latest date entries must arrive by midnight(images and fee) (no exceptions)
  • Sept. 21, 2018 Notification by email 
  • Oct. 1, 2018 Exhibition opens on SCA online gallery
  • Feb. 1, 2019Exhibition closes on SCA online gallery
We look forward to receiving your submissions!