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Call to Artists 2023 Programming

Deadline for submission: April 30, 2022

Galerie Old Chelsea is a non-profit gallery, owned and run by ten regional artists whose art is permanently featured in the gallery. The Galerie, located above the award-winning Restaurant Les Fougères, offers guest artists 40 linear feet of exhibition space for three-week periods. Each year we offer about 12 exhibition opportunities to local artists working in all media.

The Galerie is now accepting proposals for its 2023 program. Artists living within 100 kms of the Gatineau/Ottawa area are invited to submit applications. We encourage artists at all stages of their professional careers, with a variety of voices and forms of expression to apply.
Solo, duo or groups are welcome.
Selected artists will give the Galerie a 30% commission on all sales occurring during their show plus a show fee of $275.
Submission Requirements
Your complete submission package must include the following:

  • Current CV (maximum 3 pages) including your name, phone number, email and website addresses.

  • Artist Statement (max 500 words).

  • 8 images of recent works representative of the works you would plan to show at the gallery. Each image must be numbered, saved as a .jpg no larger than 1 MB. Use only high-resolution images.

  • Numbered Image List with detailed information about each corresponding artwork. (Example: 01_Title_Medium_Dimensions _year-of-creation, price.)

Email your submission by April 30 to

Submissions will be reviewed by a jury of professional artists. Successful applicants will be notified of the jury’s decision by email.
For more information, contact the gallery at

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