Call for Submissions: Our Annual Open Call is Currently On Hold until Spring 2021

SNAP is a Non-profit Artist-Run Centre in Edmonton, Alberta dedicated to the production, presentation and dissemination of Fine Art Printmaking and Contemporary Print Media. For more information about SNAP, visit the About section.

Main Gallery Programming is determined annually by peer jury.

SNAP Main Gallery Submission Requirements:

Submissions will be accepted via email or by mail. (please adhere to guidelines below)

Submissions should consist of:

  1. A project proposal explaining the specifics of the proposed exhibition. (maximum 1 page)
  2. 15 -20 numbered high quality Jpeg digital images OSX Apple-Mac compatible
  3. Corresponding image list indicating the artist’s name, title of work, media and date
  4. An artist statement, which describes and contextualizes the work presented. (maximum 1 page).
  5. Curriculum Vitae or artist resume

Please indicate which works are intended for exhibition or clearly indicate if your proposal includes new works or work in progress, as well as any extraordinary installation requirements, including technical support.

Please send all written support (items 1, 3–5 above) as a single PDF and images (item 2 above) in JPEG form. If mailing submission, please do not send any paper or include a return envelope.

Digital images: should be in JPEG format, sized to 1000 pixels maximum on the longest side. File names should correspond to the image list.

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Tips for Submitting by Email:

  • Please package all materials: PDF written support including proposal and JPEG images into a .ZIP file. (put everything into 1 folder, click on folder, go to file, select compress “my folder name”, send the compressed folder)
  • .ZIP Files should be labeled artists last and the first name (
  • An additional file may be submitted for video work, however please ensure individual clips do not exceed 5 minutes in length. If more space is required for time-based or intermedia work please provide a link.
  • Label email with “Main Space Submission” in the subject line.
  • Submissions are to be emailed to: [email protected]
  • Proposals should be clear and concise.
  • Make sure that your name and contact information is clearly marked on each part of your submission, including all of your support material(s).
  • Please do not send PowerPoint presentations
  • Do not submit a website address in lieu of digital files.
  • Incomplete proposals or excessive support material will not be reviewed.
  • Annual submission deadline is April 30th. Note that submissions are on hold until Spring 2021.

Email Main Gallery Submissions to: [email protected]
Note: SNAP pays full CAR/FAC fees to Main Gallery Exhibiting Artists