ANYTHING’S POSSIBLE: 2018 Amateur Photo Contest
Enter your best 8”X10” sized prints ONLY (no frame or mat) in the categories of: Parts and Pieces, Insects and Animals, Rain or Shine.
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. With three prizes in each category, plus a People’s Choice Award, its certain to delight and prove that Anything IS Possible! Generously sponsored by: Speedprint & Framing by Anna.
Deadline to Enter: Sat Dec 9, 5pm
KEEP CALM & COLOUR ON: group exhibit
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: Sat Dec 23, 5pm
Entry Form: Keep Calm and Colour On Entry Form 2018
ZIP CODE (N8H 1M4)
Zip Code is an exhibit of selected works from the region by guest curator Douglas Bedard (DKN Blues.) The exhibit’s focus is to bring togther a collection of efficacious works in a variety of mediums and subject matter throughout artist’s careers
Deadline to Enter: Sat Jan 13, 5pm
Entry Form: Zip Code Entry Form 2018
BUILD: an exhibition built by you
Deadline to Enter: Sat Jan 27, 4pm
Entry Form: BUILD Entry Form 2018
WFCU CREDIT UNION: painting competition + exhibit
The WFCU Credit Union Painting Competition + Exhibit is an incredible opportunity for emerging, mid-career and established artists to present their most accomplished works at the LAC for a chance to win cash prizes. The exhibit’s focus is highlight and celebrate the arts in our region and to offer financial support and an audience for artists.
Deadline to Enter: Sat Feb 10, 5pm
BREAKING BARRIERS: group exhibit
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. Sponsored by: Art Indeed & Aleksander Estate Winery.
Deadline to Enter: Sat Feb 24, 5pm
Entry Form: Breaking Barriers Entry Form 2018
JURIED STUDENT ART SHOW: 20th Annual
The LAC presents the 20th 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 Mar 31, 5pm
Entry Form: Juried Student Art Show Entry Form 2018
POINT PELEE 100 STUDENT ART SHOW: Point Pelee National Park
SPRING STUDIO CLEAR OUT: group exhibit
Artists, this is your chance to clear out that packed studio to make room for new work! Do you have old artwork that has been around for years, work that your are tired of shuffling around to make space in your studio? Don’t hold on to it any longer… the spring studio clear out exhibit has low entry fees so you can enter a lot work and get back that studio space you need!
Entry Form: Spring Studio Clear Out Entry Form 2018 v2
Nesting: Leamington Flock Fest
The Leamington Flock Fest is an annual arts event which brings the community together to embrace the arts. The Flock Fest is an exhibition of work representing the journey of creative exploration, connecting and soring past our personal limits. It is an exhibit of new, inspirational and stimulating artwork that highlights artist’s feats and flights through the thrills of personal and spiritutal migration and growth. The theme of this year’s exhibit is “Nesting.” Artists may be inspired by an actual nest but artists are also free to share personal, mental, or spiritual inspirations and ideas that are representational for them of nesting.
Eligibility: This exhibition is open to all amateur and professional artists. All mediums are accepted: photography, painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, mixed media, digital, fashion, graphic arts, literature, pottery, etc..
Deadline to Enter: Sat Apr 28, 5pm
Entry Form: Leamington Flock Fest Nesting Entry Form 2018
U18: 2018 SEAA/LAC Members Show & Sale
Entry Form: U18 Members Show and Sale Entry Form
FAR OUT SHOW: group show
A SIGNATURE CHRISTMAS: Indoor Artist Market
Deadline to Enter: Sat Nov 17, 4pm
Solo Exhibition Submissions
The LAC is a 10,000 sqaure foot state of the art facility. Our 4 large galleries offer 400 linear feet of continuous wall space and 3000 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 downtown Leamington at 72 Talbot Street West offers three floors of galleries, meeting rooms, workshop and studio space, plus, its fully accessible!