Deadline: October 15, 2016

This call for proposals is open to professional artists/craftspersons
from the province of Quebec, from Canada and from abroad, whose
practice is tied to fine crafts through the techniques or material they
use. Their works must emerge from significant research and go beyond the
traditional functions of the objects. Materia also invites exhibition
curators and organisations to submit innovating projects devoted to the
advancement of fine crafts.

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Content of the proposal for Artists/Craftspersons

  • Project description (500 words max.)
  • Artistic approach (250 words max.)
  • Recent resume (3 pages max.)
  • A visual file including 5 to 10 good-quality recent images (2300-pixel wide min.)
  • A descriptive list of the images (title, date, material, dimensions, photo credit for each piece)
  • Any other relevant document (examples: sketch, technical specifications, press review)

Content of the proposal for Exhibition curators/Organisations

  • Project description (500 words max.)
  • Resume of the curator or the organisation (3 pages max.)
  • Resume of the artists/craftspersons (3 pages max.)
  • A visual file including about 3 images of recent works by each participating artist (2300-pixel wide min.)
  • A descriptive list of the images (title, date, material, dimensions, photo credit for each piece)
  • Any other relevant document (examples: sketch, technical specifications, press review)

General Information 
Clearly identify the category in which you belong: emerging artist,
mid-career artist, established artist, exhibition curator or
organisation.

Send your proposal by email no later than October 15, 2016, 11:59 p.m., at info@centremateria.com.
You will receive an email confirming that your proposal has been
successfully submitted. Incomplete proposals or submissions after the
deadline will be discarded.

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Plan of the exhibition space

Selection criteria

  • Technical mastery
  • Innovation
  • Artistic approach
  • Project originality
  • Project relevance

Information: Ève Préfontaine, Coordinator, 418 524-0354 ext. 249