There are many opportunities for visual artists in the Ottawa region. Here’s a short list of exhibition programs that Arts Network Ottawa encourages you to explore:

EXHIBITION SPACE AT ARTS NETWORK OTTAWA
Arts Network Ottawa’s dedicated members-only exhibition space that hosts up to 10 juried exhibitions each year. There is no cost to exhibit but sales are subject to 15% commission. Read more here >>>

ARTICIPATE PROGRAM GRANTS
A $5M endowment fund stewarded by Arts Network Ottawa that disperses program grants for artists interested in presenting or exhibiting at Shenkman Arts Centre:  Read more here>>>

ARTISTS’ ASSOCIATION OF CLARENCE-ROCKLAND
The Artists’ Association of Clarence-Rockland (AACR) is a non-profit association founded in the Clarence-Rockland area by Bernard Lévesque in 2009. The association’s mission is to put in place the promotion, the development and visibility of member artists. For more information>>>

ARTEAST OTTAWA
Offering Arteast members multiple exhibition opportunities and juried shows each year including exhibitions held in the Trinity Galleries at Shenkman Arts Centre, at public libraries and City facilities. For more information visit their site here>>>

ARBOR GALLERY CULTURAL CENTRE
Located in Vankleek Hill, Arbor Gallery offers multiple exhibition opportunities to groups, artist-members and solo exhibitions each year to their Members. Find out more here>>>

FIGUREWORKS
Figureworks is an annual juried art prize and celebration of the art of the human form held in Canada’s capital. Submissions must focus on the human form; the medium is up to you. Figureworks awards significant cash prizes annually. For more information>>>

OTTAWA ART ASSOCIATION
Offers a few member juried shows throughout the year as well as the opportunity to exhibit in the gallery at Ottawa Little Theatre. For more information>>>

OTTAWA SCHOOL OF ART
Offers opportunities for students and members to exhibit at both school locations as well as the opportunity to exhibit at the Fritzi Gallery at GCTC. Additionally, membership offers a variety of visual art-based benefits. For more information >>> 

THE NEW ART FESTIVAL
Annually held in Central Park, The Glebe, this juried art fair offers excellent exposure for artists. There is no cost to apply but if juried in, there is a cost for a booth. 100% of all sales go directly to the artist. For more information>>>

NEPEAN FINE ARTS LEAGUE
NFAL promotes visual arts in the community through exhibitions and sales, the NFAL Gallery, professional development, and networking and social events. For more information>>>