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Call for Interest- Fill out and Submit concepts by March 9, 2020

The Art Centre ~ Powell River Public Art Gallery invites artists who identify along the LGBTQ2+ spectrum (including allies), who live in the qathet Regional District, Sunshine Coast/ Vancouver Island/ Gulf Islands in British Columbia, Canada to participate in the What the Plus (+) exhibition opening June 20, 2020 in Powell River, BC at The Art Centre ~ Powell River Public Art Gallery, and on display until July 26, 2020

Call for Interest- Fill out and Submit concepts by March 9, 2020.

You may use the pdf form instead of this form at https://whattheplus.files.wordpress.com/2020/01/callforinterest.pdf

A small non-refundable application fee of $10 is recommended. Please e-transfer to theartcentrepr@gmail.com or via cash or cheque at The Art Centre ~ Powell River Public Art Gallery 215 – 6975 Alberni Street, Powell River, V8A 2B8 Canada If you cannot afford to submit the fee at this time, you can also do so later, just let us know and we may even be able to cover the costs if you are a member of The Art Centre or Malaspina Art Society or if you cannot afford this.

The Art Centre (TAC) Powell River Public Art Gallery invites artists who identify along the LGBTQ2+ spectrum (including allies), who live in the qathet Regional District, Sunshine Coast/ Vancouver Island/ Gulf Islands in British Columbia, Canada to participate in the What the Plus (+) exhibition starting June 20, 2020 in Powell River, BC at The Art Centre~ Powell River Public Art Gallery and on display until July 26, 2020.

WHY The purpose of the multimedia art show is to collect and display impressions of what it means for local artists to be part of/an ally of the LGBTQ2+ community, while representing the overall theme of Gradient (see below)

WHO We welcome artists of all ages, levels of accomplishment, genders, sexualities (including students, school or artist groups) on the upper and lower BC Sunshine Coast/ qathet Regional district, Gulf and Vancouver Islands who identify as part of the LGBTQ2+ (and allies) spectrum!

WHAT We want NEW art work that you produce for this show, so we are starting with the concept: Submit up to three concepts for works in any medium you or your group plan to display/perform along with the simple information form so we can reach you (all info is confidential) The overarching concept is ‘Gradients’ within an LGBTQ2+ context. If you do use a pseudonym or alternate name you want to have your work associated with, let us know asap.

WHERE The show will take place at the new and beautiful non-profit The Art Centre ~ Powell River Public Art Gallery in central Powell River, BC see https://www.powellriverartscouncil.ca/ (find out more about Powell River at https://powellriver.info/Tourism-Powell-River/ )

WHEN The show opens June 20, 2020 and goes on until July 26, 2020– review the Important Dates list at https://whattheplus.wordpress.com/important-dates/ and generally visit the website and social media links at the bottom of the pages for all updated info as it happens- it’s all at https://whattheplus.wordpress.com

HOW Harness your creativity and submit three concepts for works by March 9, 2020 (using this form or by sending the required information via email with the small non-refundable $10 fee). Pay via cash, cheque (The Art Centre~Powell River Public Art Gallery) etransfer to art centre email theartcentrepr@gmail.com OR decide to do this later on.

The Art Centre ~ Powell River Public Art Gallery

215 – 6975 Alberni Street, Powell River, V8A 2B8 Canada