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3rd Annual St. Lawrence College Alumni Juried Show


The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery is a state-of-the-art community art gallery located in the front atrium of the Brockville Campus of St. Lawrence College and is a focus for the visual arts in Brockville and the larger Eastern Ontario area. The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery is pleased to announce the Juried Alumni Exhibition as one of the gallery’s annual fundraising events. 


The Marianne van Silfhout Gallery invites submissions from all St. Lawrence College Alumni for the 3rd Annual Juried Show; The Inner Essence. The work(s) must be produced entirely during the 24 months preceding September, 4th, 2010 and not exhibited previously at the Marianne van Silfhout Gallery. Submissions may include works executed in two- or three-dimensional form. Two-dimensional works include paintings, drawings, etchings, photography, monoprints, lithographs, serigraphs, etc.

Theme: The Inner Essence

Awards: Best in Show Award, Dean’s Choice Award and People’s Choice Award

Entry Fee: $20 for one entry, $5 for each additional entry with a maximum of 4 entries (This fee may be paid by cheque made payable to “St. Lawrence College”, or by VISA or Mastercard).


Call for Submissions: Friday, June 19th, 2010

Closing date for Submissions: Friday, September 3rd, 2010.
Submissions received after this date will not be considered.
All applicants will be notified as to the final decisions of the jury via email by September 9th, 2010. Accepted works will be required at the campus no later than 4:00pm on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010.

Duration of Exhibition: Friday, September 24th - Monday, October 25th 2010

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 30th 2010, 5:00pm to 7:00pm


Submission Guidelines: If you would like your submission returned, you must provide a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage.


Please provide digital and print copies of items below:

  • Artist biography or statement, 100 – 200 word maximum
  • CV, 1- 2 pages maximum
  • Inventory information (including size in inches, medium and date)

  • Please indicate if works are for sale or display only. (Marianne van Silfhout Gallery takes no commission and will connect potential clients to feature artists)


Please provide a digital copy of images of artwork on a CD with titles.

  • Image files must be 300dpi in jpeg format; 1200 pixels in the largest dimension.

  • For each two-dimensional work, please include one image, and for each three-dimensional work please include three images taken from different aspects. 

Submissions may be hand delivered, or forwarded by post services to the following address: 
Marianne van Silfhout Gallery,
St. Lawrence College
Brockville Campus
2288 Parkedale Avenue, Brockville, ON    K6V 5X