This exhibition is open to all amateur and professional visual artists. All mediums accepted in 2D and 3D (painting, photography, sculpture, textile, installations, etc…) No limit to the number of pieces entered per artist. All artwork MUST be in the theme of “Far Out”. This exhibition’s focus is to highlight and showcase those offbeat, avant-garde, radical and/or extreme works of art that push the limits of expressionism in contemporary art.
Deadline to Enter: Sat October 28, 5pm SHARP!
Entry Form: Far Out Show 2017 Entry Form
Enter your best 8”X10” sized photos ONLY (no frame or mat) in the categories of: Historical, Colourful, Black & White. There is NO limit on the number of entries. As part of your entry fee your photo will be professionally matted. All photos entered will be displayed in the show in January.
Deadline to Enter: Fri December 23, 4pm SHARP!
Colouring isn’t just for kids! Recent trends and research show that colouring can help to alleviate stress, promote wellness, calmness and focus while stimulating brain areas related to motor skills, senses and creativity. So put down your pen and highlighter, leave work aside and pick up a crayon or marker; enter your fav coloured page or entire colouring book! This is an all ages show!
Deadline to Enter: Fri. Dec 23, 4pm
Entry Form: keep-calm-and-colour-on-entry-form-2017
BUILD: an exhibition built by you
Deadline to Enter: Sat January 28, 4pm
Entry Form: build-entry-form-2017
The Breaking Barriers exhibition’s focus is to create an understanding of lived experiences. The exhibition seeks to highlight resilience and resourcefulness in coping with barriers. A barrier can be anything that one must overcome to reach a goal, even if the goal is simply to survive. Breaking Barriers is an exhibition for creative expression that empowers, builds awareness, and facilitates partnerships and collaborations.
Deadline to Enter: Sat February 25, 4pm
Entry Form: Breaking Barriers Entry Form
The LAC presents the 19th Annual Juried Student Art Show featuring works by Secondary Students from across Essex County. Categories include: Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Photography, Digital Media and Film.
$1200 IN CASH PRIZES will be awarded in EACH Category with a People’s Choice Award at the end of the month. Also, as a part of this event, a $100 “Future Artist” Award will be granted to the graduating student who showcases the most artistic potential.
Sponsored by: Rotary Club of Leamington & the Kiwanis Club
Deadline to Enter: Sat April 1, 4pm
Entry Form: Juried Student Art Show Entry Form
The LAC presents its new spring craft show in the gallery featuring a variety of local and handmade jewelry, pottery, candles, metal crafts, furniture, home décor, glassware, mixed media, needlework, paper crafts, scrapbooking, leatherwork & more!
Deadline to Enter: Sat April 29, 4pm
Entry Form: Craft Fair in the Gallery Entry Form 2017
The sky is an endless symbol for the longing to break free, to achieve heights, to connect with others and ourselves. The bird is always reaching for the sky, to fly at new heights; it is an inspiration for our earthbound body and our soul’s eternal desire for limitless being. The group exhibition “Reach for the Sky” is hosted by 3rd Annual Leamington Flock Fest and will showcase artists flying their highest, overcoming limitations and showcasing inspirational works of art. Join us!Deadline to Enter: Sat April 29, 4pm
Entry Form: REACH for the sky-submission entry form MF1jk
The 2017 annual members show and sale celebrates the strength, vitality, creativity and wealth of talent found within the Leamington Arts Centre (LAC)/ South Essex Arts Association (SEAA). Each year, the diverse and outstanding works by our members creates an exciting and engaging exhibition whereby artists are able to showcase, share and sell their work.
Deadline to Enter: Sat May 27, 4pm
Entry Form: U17 Members Show and Sale Entry Form
Opening Reception: Fri Aug 4, 7-9pm
Canada 150 & Beyond is an exhibit that proudly celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation – our heritage and history to our future and goals. What does it meant to you to be Canadian? What do you celebrate about Canada? Topics of interest may include diversity and inclusion, reconciliation from nation to nation with Indigenous people, the environment and youth. This is a non-juried exhibition open to everyone, youth and adults in any medium. All artwork will be displayed and featured for the month of August with free gallery admission to all visitors.
Entry Form: Canada150exhbition
Solo Exhibition Submissions
The LAC is a 9,000 square foot state of the art facility. Our three large galleries offer 250 linear feet of continuous wall space and 2000 sq/ft of floor space for a perfect setting for exhibitions and many other community based events and receptions. Our building situated in the heart of down town Leamington at 72 Talbot Street West offers three floors of galleries, meeting rooms and workshop and studio space, plus, it’s fully accessible!
- LAC Solo Exhibition Submission Form 2016-17
- LAC Artist Exhibition Preparation
- LAC Exhibit Timeline 2016-17