Wednesday, 31 December 2014

SNAP Gallery Submissions

The Society of Northern Alberta Print-artists (SNAP) is a not-for-profit, artist-run centre, and a registered charity (Registration No. 12293 0019 RR0001) incorporated under the Societies Act of Alberta. Since its inception in 1982,SNAP has grown to become one of Canada’s premier centres for research and innovation in printmaking as well as providing a unique forum for discussion and examination of critical and theoretical issues related to printmaking and image culture.

As a print production and exhibition centre, SNAP is unique in Alberta, and exceptional in Canada.

SNAP is dedicated to the promotion of both traditional and experimental printmaking practices including prints, artists’ books, posters and print-based installation as well as new, experimental and hybrid forms. To achieve these goals the Society maintains a permanent, dedicated space including a gallery and printmaking studio, and provides a comprehensive range of programming including: exhibitions (CARFAC fees are paid to exhibiting artists), classes, workshops, lectures, mentorships, artists’ residencies and publishing. Programming for exhibitions and education is reviewed and revised periodically to keep pace with new developments in the field and to better serve SNAP’s diverse constituency, which includes the many individuals and groups from all backgrounds and levels of experience who take courses and attend exhibitions at SNAP, practising professional print-artists, schools, high-risk youth groups and more.
Call for Submissions – Main Gallery
Next deadline is February 15, 2015
SNAP welcomes submissions from artists, collectives, curators and collaborations practicing in all printmaking & print-related media (including but not limited to: photography, installation, video, drawing, collage, printed matter).SNAP’s Main Gallery Space is programmed through an annual call for submissions as well as through curated exhibitions.
The Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists is an Artist-Run Non-profit in Edmonton, Alberta dedicated to the production, presentation and dissemination of Fine Art Printmaking and Contemporary Print Media. The SNAPGallery programs eight Main Gallery exhibitions every year.
For more information on our organization, mandate and to view floor plans please visit
Programming is determined annually by peer jury.
SNAP Main Gallery Submission Requirements:
Submissions should consist of:
1.      A project proposal explaining the specifics of the proposed exhibition. (maximum 1 page)
2.      15 -20 numbered high quality digital images on OSX Apple-Mac compatible disk
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
6.     1 – 2 items of support materials as appropriate (DVD, Publications, Print Articles). These support          items will not be returned.
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 Note:
SNAP will be accepting submissions ONLY IN DISC FORM. Please send all written support as a single PDF and images in JPEG form on one CD. Please do not send any paper or include a return envelope. Please do not email submissions.
Digital images: should be in JPEG format, 300 dpi and sized to 1000 pixels maximum on the longest side. File names should correspond to the image list.

Tips for Submitting:
·    Please DO NOT EMAIL Submissions
·  Please burn all materials to ONE disc: proposal, PDF written support and JPEG images. An additional DVD may be submitted for video work, however please ensure individual clips do not exceed 5 minutes in length.
·    Proposals should be clear and concise.
·  Make sure that your name and the title of your project is clearly marked on each part of your submission, including all of your support material(s).
·    Please do not send PowerPoint presentations, slides, printed images, or VHS tapes, as these will not be reviewed.
·    Do not send original works of art.
·    Do not submit a website address in lieu of digital files.
·    Incomplete proposals or excessive support material will not be reviewed.
For information regarding submissions and the review process, please contact:
Deadline for SNAP Main Gallery Submissions:
Main Gallery Submissions should be addressed to:
c/o Programming Committee
SNAP gallery10123 – 121 Street
Edmonton, AB T5N 3W9, Canada
 For more information please visit 
Note: SSNAP pays full CAR/FAC fees to Main Gallery Exhibiting Artists

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