Call for Submissions closes July 12th, 2019.  Show opens Saturday, August 10th at Argyle Fine Art, 1:30-3:30pm


Summer time and late into the Fall is a time of year that Atlantic Canadians take to the parks, their backyards, cottages and get together to share food with one another at picnics and potlucks. Good cheer and recipes are shared. We'd love for you to bring your own ideas to this theme for our summer group show. It can be food based but not necessarily just that. We're looking for unique works that capture the feeling of the season. All mediums will be considered. This is a juried show and as much as we'd love to include everyone, we have a limited space so have to make decisions on what will work best in our commercial space.


 Artists may submit a maximum of 2 pieces.
  • We ask that you  have your works gallery ready (meaning a way to hang or display the works in a professional manner or when needed, framed)
  • If you are working on paper it must be archival and framed or mounted. (ask us about options)
  • Works done with materials such as charcoal and pastels must be fixed (ie sprayed) to protect the work.
  • You can work in any medium you chose (ie watercolour, oil, graphite, etc.)
  • We discourage the use of thin canvas or masonite boards as they are not easily wall mountable.
  • Submissions must be new and not previously shown.
  • To submit by email to
    • Your name
    • Phone number and email address
    • Titles of pieces and materials used to create the work
    • Images in a jpeg format, titled as indicated below.
  • Please title your image files as follows
    • Last name, first initial, title of piece, number of submission
    • Ex: McGuireC_GreenRoom01.jpg, McGuireC_BlueRoom02.jpg, McGuireC_PinkRoom03.jpg, McGuireC_OrangeRoom04.jpg, McGuireC_RedRoom05.jpg

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, July 12th, Midnight
If your work is selected by the jury you will be notified by phone or email the following week, after the deadline has closed to all. You will then be required to bring the work in person or by mail by on later.


  • Pieces that are selected for the exhibition will be sold with a standard 50% commission to the gallery. Please keep this price in mind when creating your pieces.Prices will be determined between the artist and the gallery.
  • If you are sending your work from away, note that you are responsible for the fee to ship it here and back to you, should it not be sold.

Please phone, email or drop in to the gallery if you have any questions regarding the show – 902.425.9456. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

From your pals at Argyle Fine Art,
Adriana Afford and Andre Dumont
1559 Barrington St, Halifax , NS

Argyle Fine Art is not currently looking for new artists for this location, however we are always interested in seeing what you are doing for the future season. If interested in submitting your work via a portfolio please follow the submission recommendations below:

An exhibition proposal/ request to show a body of work at the gallery should include the following:

A professional resume/CV
An artist statement
A CD with images, a LINK to your blog or site, or NO MORE THAN 5 images (Jpegs, 300 dpi max) 

Do Not Send Us The Physical Artwork or just SHOW UP with ARTWORK!
Please include information on each work: medium, size and date of completion
Reviews, catalogues, articles, history of sales if any.
SASE self addressed stamped envelope if mailing your submission. 

You can email submissions to:

Proposal of work to be exhibited - optional

You can mail or drop off submissions addressed to:

Argyle Fine Art

Attention: Exhibitions Coordinator
1559 Barrington Street, Unit 102
Halifax, NS
B3J 1Z7

Thank you for your interest in our gallery.

We will attempt to contact you in writing within one month of receiving your submission. 


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