Call for Submissions: StudioWatch Emerging Artist Series

Made possible by Earl and Sandy Brewer

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is calling for submissions for the Studio Watch: Emerging Artist ExhibitionPainting 2017. This innovative series provides New Brunswick artists, in the early stages of their career, with the opportunity for an exhibition and the purchase of one of their works by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.  In 2017 the Studio Watch: Emerging Artist Exhibition Painting 2017 will be held at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton during the fall.

To be eligible an artist must:

  • Reside and produce art in New Brunswick
    (consideration will be given to permanent residents of New Brunswick attending higher education degree programs or conducting temporary projects outside of New Brunswick)
  • Have at least five years of experience in art making    
  • Have yet to have a solo exhibit in a major public gallery or museum 
  • Have a particular body of work ready for exhibition for September/October 2017

Each submission package must contain the following components: curriculum vitae, artist statement (400-500 words, five (5) digital image samples of work (JPEG format, file size 500-800 KB).

Please submit all packages electronically to

Deadline for applications: August 4, 2017

For further information on the Studio Watch: Emerging Artist Exhibition – Painting 2017 exhibition please contact Jeffrey Spalding at

The curator of the exhibition is Jeffrey Spalding, C.M. R.C.A., Chief Curator Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

Spalding is past President of the Royal Canadian Academy of Art, a director of the board of the Association of International Art Critics of Canada, consulting Editor of Galleries West Magazine and a member of the Order of Canada.